A call to strengthen the efforts to protect the Davao Gulf was raised on Tuesday’s regular session of the Sangguniang Panlunsod after a dead whale was found with more than 88 pounds of plastic wastes jammed into its belly.
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Nearly two years of never-ending struggle to go back to where their houses once stood, the women and the youth held another show of anger and dismay over the failure of the government to improve the ground zero here, the scene of the heaviest battles of the armed forces and Maute group in 2017.
The sixteen-day celebration of the 82nd Araw ng Davao concluded successfully on Saturday, March 16, with the Parada Dabawenyo that was joined by thousands of participants.
Living inside a noisy, hot, and difficult shelter for years is how an 11-year-old Manobo girl describes her temporary yet almost permanent shelter inside the evacuation center of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines – Haran (UCCP-Haran).
Seven administration senatorial candidates and two party-list groups are expected to participate during the Parada Dabawenyo on Saturday, March 16, Acting City Treasurer and 82nd Araw ng Dabaw Parade Head Erwin P. Alparaque said.
Series of big events are set to be performed in Davao City and authorities now brace for the influx of visitors, both local and foreign, in the city starting this week.
The City Council has approved in third and final reading the proposed Mental Health Code of Davao City, in a session held on Tuesday, March 12.
Department of Interior and Local Government in Davao Region (DILG-11) has reminded local officials to conduct their Barangay Assembly or State of Barangay Address (SOBA) starting March 2019.
In President Rodrigo Duterte’s hometown and in time with the celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday, women rights advocates unite for a call to end the ‘macho fascist government’ of Duterte.
A woman portrays a chained Filipina who is confronted with various issues of the society in a protest action during the commemoration of the International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8, 2019 in Davao City. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)