In an interview in time for the first day of classes here, a local leader of indigenous groups said they want more materials to aid them in the education of their children.
Author Archives: JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Elementary pupils from the Obu-Manuvu indigenous peoples of Barangay Manobo, Magpet, North Cotabato arrive early for the afternoon session of the first day of classes.
The recent moves to close several schools of an indigenous people’s organization in Davao del Norte serve the insurgency campaign of the Army, said school administrators.
Members of an indigenous people’s group here said they reclaimed their homes early this month, more than a year after they were forced to leave by members of a religious sect.
A rider makes his way to the final stretch of the Enduro mountain bike competition trail in Barangay Gatungan, Bunawan District, Davao City. The Enduro Davao 2015 held Sunday was attended by about 150 competitors from different provinces in the country. (John Rizle L. Saligumba/davaotoday.com)
A partylist group would soon file a bill to repeal the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 or Epira, said one of the group’s representative in a forum here.
The palm oil industry has “broken its promise” for 30 years of being in the Philippines, said groups in a statement after they recently held an oil palm conference here.
The New People’s Army said its attack against Army troops in Calinan, Davao City, morning of Wednesday is “justified” as “it was a fitting punishment against the brutal operations of the Oplan Bayanihan counter-revolutionary forces.”
The total investment on two coastline projects here would reach a total P100 billion, said the city’s investment office.
The feasibility study of a Korean agency on a proposed light rail transit (LRT) here will be out in June, said an official of the city government.