String workers are now seeking refuge in a Catholic church here after hundreds of unidentified men dispersed their strike camp in seven Sumifru packing plants early morning of October 11.
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The Commission on Elections here is all set for the scheduled filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the aspirants of the upcoming 2019 midterms election.
Several workers under Nagkahiusang mga Mag-uuma sa Suyafa Farms (NAMASUFA) of Sumifro Philippines Company were wounded in a commotion on Thursday morning after some unidentified men accompanied by the members of Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines attempted to disperse the strike camp.
The global observance of World Teacher’s Day highlights the heroism of teachers. While the occasion is celebratory, it also provides an opportunity to discuss the issues experienced by teachers and how they played a crucial role in the development of Lumad students and society, in general.
An evacuation center where indigenous people who sought refuge in the city stay is not a usual place where retired teachers spend their time.But for a 71-year-old retired teacher, teaching children who fled from their homes in Talaingod and Kapalong Davao del Norte, due to militarization of their communities, is where she finds fulfillment.
As the inflation rate in the region has reached to 7.1 percent this year, government officials claimed that it is still manageable.
Davao Teacher’s group is still hopeful despite the latest pronouncement from Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio that the city could not give an additional monthly allowance increase due to conflict with the law.
A union leader in Compostela Valley who survived an attempted slay try by men wearing ski masks and riding in tandem last September 4 lambasted the attack as part of the harassment against union members, who are being tagged as members of the communist group, because they have been fighting for workers’ rights.
Jerome Carayao, one of the survivors, offers flowers for the 15 persons killed during the Roxas Night Market deadly bombing two years ago. Carayao joins the families of the victims and city officials in a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Romulo Valle held on Saturday afternoon, September 1, 2019at the Roxas Memorial in Davao City. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
The head of the Committee on Women here wants to intensify the current anti-rape campaign through massive sex education among youth and children in communities and schools.