Agrarian reform beneficiaries in a banana plantation in Tagum City stage a protest action along the city’s national highway Tuesday, March 7 as they call to end the unfair contract with Lapanday Food Corporation. (Photo by Ram Botero)
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I am amazed that unlike landlords like the Cojuangcos, these poor farmer couple gave a portion of their meager land to the Salugpungan Learning Center so that they can build a school for their community.
The Davao City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) said Monday they will release some 2,000 new identification cards for public utility vehicle drivers here under a new system.
A retired police officer and self-confessed hit man of the alleged Davao Death Squad tagged the Presidential son and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte in “protecting” a suspected man involved in drugs.
Filipino Eduard “Landslide” Folayang is set to defend his ONE Lightweight world champion belt for the first time against Malaysian Ev “E.T.” Ting on April 21 at the SM Mall of Asia in Manila.
One of four Filipinos are considered poor. Nine of ten Filipino farmer families do not till their own land and are subjected to steep land rents, unfair agricultural trading prices and usury. Almost three million Filipinos are unemployed.
The Davao-based band, THEA, was among the semi-finalists of the International Songwriting Competition 2016.
Instead of setting up industries that benefit the nation, adding income to public coffers, and ensuring the creation of jobs for millions of Filipino workers, the President instead continues to implement neoliberal economic policies that fatten only the purses of large-scale foreign companies.
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo (third from right) leads the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement in the implementation of Libreng Gamot Para Sa Masa Program during the DSWD 66th Anniversary Program in Davao City on Friday, March 3, 2017. (Photo from DSWD Region 11)
The 3rd of March 2017 marks the 22nd year of environmental plunder under the Mining Act of 1995. Under the act, large-scale, foreign, and destructive mining has spread like wildfire throughout the country.