A group of displaced residents from Marawi City condemned on Friday the alleged harassment and surveillance by the government to silence them from expressing their sentiments to the media.
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More than a thousand newly elected officials of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Misamis Oriental took their oath office before Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano on Saturday as he pledged to allocate funds to help them implement their programs and projects.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (right) visits the Cagayan de Oro Press Club (COPC) and talks to the members of the media here on Thursday afternoon, May 24, 2018. He is warmly received by COPC President Ruffy Magbanua. The COPC is commemorating the 36th Press Freedom Week from May 21-26. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
Authorities said they are now investigating the bus accident that claimed the lives of three persons, including a minor, and wounded dozens of others in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon on Thursday.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has assured that it will remain in the war-ravaged Marawi City to extend humanitarian aid to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) until the situation there has returned to normal.
Protests have continued to mount as the first year of the Marawi siege and the declaration of martial law in Mindanao were remembered on Wednesday, May 23.
Authorities have identified possible suspects in the ambush of Pantao Ragat, Lanao del Norete Mayor Lacson Lantud which claimed the lives of four persons and wounded four others in Barangay Cabasagan of the same town.
In time for the 36th commemoration of the Press Freedom Week, the biggest media group in Northern Mindanao has reminded journalists to be truthful and fair in their reports to counter the proliferation of fake news in the country.
Four persons were found to be violating the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) gun ban during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election period, the city police office has reported Tuesday, the day after the local polls was held on Monday.
The husband of a political candidate was killed while another was injured when the vehicle they were riding in was ambushed on the eve of election day.