The 19th City Council will soon to have additional four committees. This was one of the results of the Executive-Legislative Agenda (ELA).
Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio announced on Monday the cancellation of the 83rd Araw ng Dabaw following novel Coronavirus scare.
Affected by the civil war between the government and Communist rebels and often becoming victims of various human rights violations, the Manobo indigenous people still decide to stay in the evacuation center at the heart of Davao for their safety and for accessing government services.
The regional head of the Department of Health has asked the public to stay calm as there has been no case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) detected on the island so far.
Officials of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) and Lumad leaders hang a tarpaulin at the gate of UCCP-Haran compound in Davao City Thursday (Jan. 30). Their message is clear: no arms should be brought or stored inside the church places and premises. Their action came following the Jan. 25 forcible entry of bolo-wielding members of the Alamara paramilitary group into the evacuation camp that holds hundreds of Lumad who evacuated due to militarization and other rights abuses. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
The City Health Office (CHO) has dismissed the rumor that there are already patients with confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in this city.
The Davao City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) secretary has admitted that the body has asked the authorities to intervene into the increasing number of fixers in its office’s vicinity.
A very good performance rating was given to the members of the 19th City Council for their legislative work in the July-December period last year.
Majority of businesses in the Davao region failed to secure their Business Continuity Plan (BCP), which would be helpful in case a disaster happens.
The recent attempt to take Manobo evacuees out of the church facility serving as their sanctuary as well as the immense pressure and intimidation that they face have left unshaken their firm resolve to stay.