Around 200 houses were razed in a massive fire that hit Purok 4, Isla Verde, Barangay 23-C in Davao City last Wednesday, February 20 and displaced hundreds of families.
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A firefighter cleared some debris after a fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon in Purok 4, Isla Verde, Barangay 23-C in Davao City that destroyed around 200 houses in the area. (Mary Joy Alferez/davaotoday.com)
Residents of Purok 4, Isla Verde, Barangay 23-C in Davao City were in complete chaos after a fire broke out at around 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday that destroyed around 200 houses in the area. (Princess Regina Clamohoy/davaotoday.com)
Families of Desaparecidos have made an appeal to the United Nation (UN), particularly to the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (UN-WGEID) to keep open the 625 cases and look into more cases which have not been reported to the body.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) called for the immediate decriminalization of libel following the controversial arrest of Maria Ressa and harassment on critical news outfit, Rappler.
Gabriela Women’s Partylist Representative Arlene Brosas has called on President Rodrigo Duterte to sign the expanded maternity bill that will provide women who are working in public and private institutions and informal sectors 105 days of paid maternity leave.
Militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) deeply criticized the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte for signing the rice tarrification law, saying the measure will kill the rice industry in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte disclosed that the ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program has been delayed and blamed it on the shortage of skilled workers.
City health personnel are trekking the hinterlands to tract any case of filariasis, which has been declared controlled in the city.
Four soldiers were killed after communist rebels in Bukidnon successfully took over a paramilitary camp of the Army’s 1st Special Forces Civilian Active Auxiliary Patrol Base located in Green Valley, Barangay Dalwangan, Malaybalay City on Thursday, February 14.