Unaware of the avian flu virus that led to the killing of thousands of chickens and other fowls in Luzon, this woman sells these wild birds at P200 each in Cagayan de Oro City. Experts suspected the avian flu was transported from one area to another through migratory birds. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
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Statues of saints are paraded in the annual fluvial procession of Higalaay Festival 2017, a month-long festivity held annually in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday, Aug. 28. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
Miss Philippines-Fire 2017 Nellza Mortola-Bautista accepted the invitation of the municipal government to be its ambassadress for the environment.
More than a thousand indigenous peoples (IPs) and Moro communities from Mindanao are on their way to Manila to express their dismay over the continued abuses perpetrated by the present administration against tribal minorities.
More than 21 tons of frozen dressed chicken that arrived from Luzon on Tuesday are put on hold at the Tagoloan port in Misamis Oriental while the shipment load is being further verified over concern on the contamination of the poultry products in Pampanga.
The Commission on Human Rights-10 (CHR-10) will investigate the complaint of two civilians who were accused as Communist rebels by state agents in the wake of the massive evacuation of residents in hinterland villages in Opol town, Misamis Oriental, due to the reported presence of hundreds of alleged New People’s Army (NPA) fighters.
More rural villagers are expected to arrive at the evacuation center in the municipality of Opol, Misamis Oriental after a group of armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army were seen in the town’s four hinterland communities since last week, the mayor said Wednesday.
Some Mindanao lawmakers have expressed their support for the rehabilitation of the besieged Marawi City through allocation of funds as the Lower House has started deliberating the budget for next year.
Northern Mindanao’s indigenous peoples (IPs) are still optimistic President Rodrigo Duterte will act on their complaints of alleged abuses perpetrated by state agents against them as they submitted a report on these violations to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR-10) in the region.
The military on Wednesday arrested two suspected members of the New People’s Army in a village in Bukidnon province and linked one of them to a partylist organization when he was found with a card from the organization.