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.
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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.
A local artist here has urged people not to sell their votes through his performance art as voters are set to cast their ballots to choose their barangay and youth leaders on today.
Artist Nicolas Aca mounts a ‘no to vote-buying’ campaign outside the St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral in Cagayan de Oro, on Sunday, May 13, to remind the people not to sell their votes during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Monday. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
The Department of Social Welfare and Development-10 (DSWD-10) has reminded the public that political candidates cannot enroll or remove beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), one of the government’s poverty alleviation programs.
The Phil. Drug Enforcement Agency-10 (PDEA-10) has identified 22 more village officials in Northern Mindanao on its “narco-list” as the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections heat up in the run up to the May 14 local election.