A piece of machinery owned by a multinational corporation was torched by suspected members of the NPA in a village in Bukidnon early Friday morning, November 3, the Army said.
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Instead of requiring displaced Marawi residents to live in transitional shelters, a Moro leader advised government that giving them direct financial assistance would be a better way to facilitate rehabilitation efforts in the war-torn city.
Muslims and Christians alike must work together to ensure that what happened in Marawi City and other areas in Mindanao will not be destroyed by extremists.
Amid the implementation of martial law in Mindanao, visitors flock to this province to join the celebration of its 38th Lanzones Festival, a yearly event that draws thousands here.
To celebrate the abundance of the tropical fruit lanzones, which is found all over the province of Camiguin and is distinctively sweet due to the island’s volcanic soil, the Lanzones Festival is held every last week of October by the provincial and municipal governments. (More…) (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
Reacting to the accusations by a group of farmer-residents, Ayala Corporation (AC) has maintained that contrary to what has been alleged, it has kept its promise of providing the displaced community members with the benefit package.
Civilians displaced by the siege in Marawi City have expressed their opposition to the plan of the government to implement an identification (ID) system to the evacuees calling it a discrimination and a violation of their human rights.
The police have cautioned store owners and community members of persons buying some ordinary items in bulk that could be used in assembling improvised explosive devices (IED) as the city is on full alert following repeated reports that it is the target of a terroristic attack.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) has urged companies and businesses to observe the non-hiring of minors in their work force as plans to eliminate child labor practice in the country gains ground.
What happened in Marawi City should be a wake-up call not just for its residents, but also for everyone living in Mindanao, a government official said over the weekend.