Under the scorching heat of the sun, workers from various unions and progressive organizations marched in the streets of Davao City signifying dismay over the failed promises to end contractualization in the country.
Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ
The city government of Davao is set to release another tranche of assistance worth PhP7.8 million to more areas affected by the long spell after the City Council approved last week the release of PhP3.4 million worth of financial assistance.
The National Telecommunications Commission in Davao Region (NTC-11) said it has monitored the operations of illegal radio stations in the area, most are being utilized in the propaganda of some candidates in time with the campaign period for 2019 mid-term elections.
A Lumad organization slammed the recent ‘congressional inquiry’ being done against Salugpongan schools for its ‘malicious intention’ to link the school to the New People’s Army (NPA).
The Ancillary Services Unit (ASU), a division under the City Mayor’s Office of the city government of Davao raised alarm over the disposal of plastic wastes in the city.
Mussels, known locally as Tahong in Davao City is safe for human consumption, the City Veterinarians Office declared.
Despite the continuing onslaught of the El Niño phenomenon in the country, including here in Mindanao, the Davao City Water District (DCWD) has assured residents of Davao City of ‘No water shortage’ as they have enough supply of groundwater.
Red flags are still waving high as hundreds of banana workers remained on strike against the giant Japanese banana firm for its unfair labor practices and the company’s push for government’s immediate intervention on different attacks against the striking workers.
With the expected influx of both local and foreign visitors in celebration of the Lenten season, authorities in Davao City are now on full security alert.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio encourage the youth to learn from the country’s history, as she delivered her message during the 77th Commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan on Tuesday, April 9 at the Veterans Memorial Monument in Ponciano-Roxas Streets in Davao City.