Author Archives: Diana C. Tomale

2 years ago

Duterte to Catamco: “I was trying to educate you”

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Duterte to Catamco: “I was trying to educate you”

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said that he was trying to educate North Cotabato Representative Nancy Catamco when he told her that someone should talk to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in order to resolve the issue of the indigenous people (IP) evacuees in the Haran Mission Center compound.

2 years ago

Group discusses violations of IP child’s rights

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Group discusses violations of IP child’s rights

Indigenous peoples’ group Kusog saKatawha ng Lumad sa Mindanao (Kalumara n) continued its advocacy to defend and uphold the rights of the lumads, particularly the children, who have been long victim of abuses brought about by militarization in tribal areas.

2 years ago

More comprehensive food safety ordinance mulled

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More comprehensive food safety ordinance mulled

The chairperson of the committee on health Councilor Joselle Villafuerte on Tuesday, said the city needs a more comprehensive food safety ordinance after the issues of fake rice, fake rice noodles, and poisonous durian candies hit the city.