Environment advocacy groups based in Davao City call on the public to support Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez on her appointment confirmation.
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Bai Bibyaon Ligkayan Bigkay, a popular Lumad woman leader from Talaingod, Davao del Norte will be this year’s recipient of University of the Philippines’ Gawad Tandang Sora award.
Progressive organizations expressed their support to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez as the 75 mining deals posed a threat to the watersheds across the country.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said she is willing to listen to the NPA “if the NPA is willing to talk.”
The peace consultation, spearheaded by the Sisters Association in Mindanao, Exodus for Justice and Peace, and the Ateneo de Davao University Center for Engagement and Advocacy Council, urged the government to resume peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
(R-L) Rev. Sarley Templado of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines and Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J., president of Ateneo de Davao University sign the commitment to peace after the peace discussion at AdDU, Saturday afternoon. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)
In his opening speech at a peace forum Saturday, Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J., president of the Ateneo de Davao University, says that it is “peace” that President Rodrigo Duterte could consider as a compelling reason to resume peace talks with the communists. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)
The provincial government of Compostela Valley is prepping up up for their 10th year annual celebration of Bulawan (Gold) Festival.
The University of the Philippines in Mindanao will be training women in enterprise management in a village near its campus for a month to help them acquire livelihood skills.
An official of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in the Davao region criticized the cancellation of the 75 mining agreements saying the move contradicted President Rodrigo Duterte’s goal towards industrialization.