A total of 91 public officials were dismissed from service, according to the 2016 report of the Office of the Ombudsman in Mindanao.
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In an 8-page report, the mission recommended that the Lumad need immediate response to their “well-being, illness, and the major contributory factors to poor health such as substandard diet.”
The Alamara, a paramilitary group in Davao del Norte, has reportedly threatened a medical and solidarity mission team in Nasilaban, Barangay Palma Gil at Talaingod, Davao del Norte on Sunday afternoon.
A Lumad leader from Talaingod, Davao del Norte, said the government’s all-out war against the New People’s Army, the armed-wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, would target them too.
Church people, students, women, hold protest at Freedom Park, Davao City Friday, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to resume peace negotiation with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines to address the root cause of armed conflict. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)
Glenn Ramos, 40, who was killed in an alleged shootout with combined forces of the police and military on Monday afternoon, February 6 in this city was a former coordinator of Bayan Muna partylist, an activist leader here said.
Members of militant group tear down images of Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año as their way of expressing their dismay after the suspension of the negotiations between the government and the communists. The progressive group called the military “saboteurs” of the peace talks. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)
Militant groups here are hopeful that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will continue the peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
The Public Safety and Security Coordinating Council of Davao said the military and police will be taking active measures against elements “that seek havoc within the city.”
City Councilor Mary Joselle Villafuerte says the doctors assigned in the city’s 17 district health centers are not enough to accommodate the people living in far-flung communities. In a press conference at the Sangguniang Panlungsod on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 Villafuerte said the city is eyeing to have one doctor per 20,000 patients. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)