With huge billboards sprouting over the country in the past weeks egging Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for the presidency next year, the mayor said she is not changing her decision to run for the country’s highest post.
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The city government’s implementation of its second “community exercise” to build its “culture of security” goes to the barangay level as it targets an alleged communist threat in the city.
With 60 of the 82 barangays in District 3 in the city without potable water supply, a city councilor has been eyeing to pass an ordinance that will establish a water center to monitor water sources, test, and study the quality of water the city will provide to the public.
Police and social workers in Cebu on Monday took custody of 21 Lumad students and arrested tribal elders and school teachers from their “Bakwit School” in the University of San Carlos Talamban campus, claiming this was a “rescue” from a rebel training school.
A councilor is proposing a ban on using hydrogen gas for party balloons following a mother’s social media post that such balloons had caused injury to her seven-year-old son celebrating her birthday.
A COVID-19 isolation facility suffered slight damage after two earthquakes struck the region this weekend, as the City Engineering is still determining whether to continue using this facility.
Environment groups in Davao hail the city government for heeding their calls to ban single-use plastic and implement a zero waste management policy in place to the city’s garbage incineration project.
Councilors raised concern over the rising costs of pork and other meat products in the market amid the COVID-19 pandemic and are seeking subsidy for hog raisers.
As the Davao City Council adopts the National Climate Change Action Plan, an environmental group has pushed for more specific actions for environment protection in the city.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio warned the public of a scam involving her name that collects funds for her bid in the 2022 national elections.