Typhoon Pablo survivors here are opposing the entry of a mining firm owned by the uncle of Pres. Benigno Aquino,III.
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Councilor (Mahipus) said the resolution is for the “interest of transparency and good governance” and in line with clamor of Davaoenos who joined Monday’s nationwide anti-pork barrel protest.
Militant groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Socsksargen held an indignation rally at the gates of the Glencore-Xstrata-SMI Office in General Santos City Monday to denounce the killing of Fulong (Tribal Chieftain) Anting Freay, 60 and his son 16-year old Victor on August 23.
Monday’s protest march against the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel will continue, despite President Benigno Aquino III’s statement that the pork barrel system will be abolished.
Davao journalists are leading the call for Davao’s version of the one-million people march against pork on August 26 to call for the abolition of the pork barrel or the now infamous Priority Development Assistance Fund or PDAF.
The city council wants to find out what happened to the 30-million peso calamity fund provided to eight villages in Paquibato District.
Before the Agusanon Manobos were displaced due to intense military operations in this province, they were Typhoon Pablo survivors who had to rebuild all over again their ravaged houses and damaged farms.
Sta. Ana Police Senior Supt. Ceazar Cabuhat estimated the crowd was 33% less than last year’s attendance and attributed the dip to security concerns. Despite this situation, revelry is still up in the air.
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA Davao Today DAVAO CITY – A briefing on Wednesday by Cabinet secretaries with Davao region’s…
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The Agusanons endured a grueling two-day travel circuiting two provinces. Starting Thursday, they walked four hours from their evacuation center in Barangay Kauswagan, Loreto, Agusan del Sur, crossed a river to reach the neighboring Laak, Compostela Valley. Then they took a bus that brought them to Tagum City in Davao del Norte at night. Friday morning they traveled to Prosperidad and held a camp-in until provincial officials responded.The Agusanons took this circuitous route to steer clear of the military.