Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

1 week ago

Labor Official: Few companies hire senior high graduates

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Labor Official: Few companies hire senior high graduates

A labor official noted that few companies in Davao City offer job for senior high school (SHS) graduates despite the assurance from the Department of Education (DepEd) that the K to 12 Program will equip students with values, knowledge, and skills needed to work in various industries.

2 weeks ago

DAILY GRIND

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DAILY GRIND

To sustain the daily needs of his family, this vendor has to brave the sweltering heat of the sun in the streets of Baler in Aurora province, as he sells to tourists and visitors local delicacy called “Pakumbo,” a sweetened dried coconut packed in a dry banana bark. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

3 weeks ago

Davao City indigent funds now spent better

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Davao City indigent funds now spent better

The city government realized better medical and hospitalization assistance to indigents after it struck out accidents and medical emergencies caused by carelessness and failure to observe basic road safety rules.