Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

1 month ago

3 farmer-activists gunned down in Davao Region

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3 farmer-activists gunned down in Davao Region

Human rights group Karapatan reported that victims of extrajudicial killings in Southern Mindanao region under the Duterte administration has reached to 78 as three farmers were killed by unidentified gunmen in separate incidents last week.

1 month ago

PH among 10 worst countries for workers’ rights, study says

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PH among 10 worst countries for workers’ rights, study says

The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) on Monday affirmed the result of a study presented by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), saying that the Philippines, under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is among the 10 worst countries for workers’ rights.

1 month ago

Probe for priest slay starts

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Probe for priest slay starts

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has formed a special team to investigate the brutal killing of Fr. Richmond Nilo of the Diocese of Cabanatuan, Nueva Ejica last Sunday.

1 month ago

Talks with NDF set in July  

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Talks with NDF set in July  

President Rodrigo Duterte has announced that the formal peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) may resume ​in ​​July.

1 month ago

Davao farmers join national day of protest for genuine agrarian reform

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Davao farmers join national day of protest for genuine agrarian reform

Farmers from various organizations in Southern Mindanao staged a protest in front of the office of Department of Agrarian Reform in Region XI (DAR-XI) at Catalunan, Pequeño in this city to slam the government’s failure to enact a genuine agrarian reform program that will render justice to farmers who have long been chained by landlessness, tenancy and poverty.

1 month ago

Don’t force media to become witness in anti-drug ops – NUJP

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Don’t force media to become witness in anti-drug ops – NUJP

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines called for the repeal of section 21 of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act which requires the presence of media as among three representatives in the inventory and documentation of confiscated drugs and paraphernalia in raids and apprehension.