A non-government organization reported more than 50 cases of rights abuses committed by government forces during the crisis in Marawi.
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A nine-member delegation of farmers from Southeast Asian countries were held by the police and their travel delayed when they visited their counterparts in Northern Mindanao, a peasant leader said Thursday.
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) returning to Marawi City must register first with the local government so they can be given the necessary assistance, a City Welfare and Development (CSWD) official said.
The Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) denied on Saturday, November 11 that the person who was killed in an altercation with a broker here Thursday night, was one of their employees as the agency is now investigating how the victim was able to possess a Customs-issued identification card.
An armed group waylaid a police vehicle resulting to the death of a police officer and four-month-old child in a town in Bukidnon late Thursday afternoon, authorities said Friday.
Members of the League of Filipino Students-Northern Mindanao Region (LFS-NMR) burn a mock version of the US flag to express their opposition to the planned visit of President Donald Trump in the country during a protest action at the Magsaysay Park in Cagayan de Oro City on Thursday, November 9. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
The League of Filipino Students in Northern Mindanao Region (LFS-NMR) joined other youth groups in the country in staging protest actions Thursday morning, November 9 ahead of the scheduled visit of United States President Donald Trump to the country a couple of days from now.
The Bureau of Customs in Northern Mindanao (BOC-10) is optimistic in attaining its P13-billion collection target for this year as it stepped up its efforts to tax shipments of importers and exporters in the region.
In light of the crisis in Marawi City caused by the fighting between terrorists and government forces, Lanao del Norte Governor Imelda Quibranza-Dimaporo urged the young people in her province “to be vigilant.”
A Catholic leader advised the government to push through with the peace negotiations with Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) instead of pursuing local peace talks undertaken by some local government units.