A peasant leader was shot dead in Compostela Valley Tuesday evening, human rights group Karapatan reported.
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A multi-billion dollar investment to establish a Big-Ticket Industrial Park in Banaybanay Davao Oriental is set to be implemented this year after a Memorandum of Agreement was signed Tuesday morning between the provincial government and Pionaire Finance Limited and its consortium partners Chinese companies MCC International Incorporation, Ltd; Shenzhen Energy Group; Dezhou Chemtics Chemical Co., Ltd; and US-based company WaterGen.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in her speech during the Parada Davaeño on Friday, emphasized that the Davaoeño “is the main strength of the city as its faces challenges”.
In this photo taken in February 20, 2018, a farmer at Sitio Datal Bong Langon in Lake Sebu town, South Cotabato dries corn kernels. Only few people were left at the village after the massive evacuation brought by the incident that happened last December 3, 2017, when eight T’boli-Dulangan Manobo including tribal leader Datu Victor Danyan were killed by alleged military forces. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
KORONADAL CITY, Philippines – “What I saw, heard, and experienced during the fact-finding mission was very lurid. There is no…
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – Five foreign delegates of a fact-finding mission were held by authorities in a checkpoint in…
An elderly woman holds a bouquet of roses in front of a flower shop managed by senior citizens of Barangay 7-A, Davao City. The shop’s proceeds will go to the general and mortuary fund of the senior citizens’ organization. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Two-year old twins, Rosa Maria and John, sit inside the makeshift shelter at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound on Saturday, February 10. The twins are among the 300 Lumad from Davao del Norte province who sought asylum at the compound from the alleged militarization of their communities. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
A worker monitors the construction of the 35-kilometer road project that will stretch from Bago Aplaya to Sta. Ana wharf. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) aims to complete the construction before the end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term in 2022. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.comz)
An old couple from Marawi City trim their white hair inside Buru-on evacuation center in Iligan City Wednesday afternoon. They are among the thousands of Marawi City residents who lost their houses to the five-month-long war last year between government forces and armed fighters of the terrorist Maute group. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)