While thousands observed the annual Catholic tradition of Undas at the public cemetery here in Davao City’s Wireless Public Cemetery, young tomb painters make a living by accepting painting jobs for a minimal fee and vendors sell assorted food items, candles and flowers to individuals visiting the cemetery.(Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
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A union member of Sumifru company was gunned down by unidentified men in Compostela town on Wednesday evening.
Even as the Armed Forces of the Philippines mulls to lift Martial Law in Mindanao or not, senatorial bet and former Bayan Muna Partylist Representative Neri Colmenares raised the issue why it remains implemented.
The family of a community leader abducted over the Army’s suspicion that she was linked to the New People’s Army has appealed to her abductors to return her saying she has a heart condition.
Close to 600 banana plantation workers and peasants from Compostela Valley province were flagged down by Task Force Davao here Monday afternoon in an attempt to bar the entry of workers in the city.
The National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) condemns the attack on a group of protesting farmers which killed at least nine sugar workers on Saturday evening in Negros Occidental.
Moro leaders in Marawi City warn the government of a possible worse scenario if the promised rehabilitation fails to cater to people’s interests.
A woman evacuee read aloud the Arabic prayer written in the wall of an unrecognized evacuation center inside a Madrasah school in Toril, Ubaldo Laya in Iligan City. The walls of the evacuation center are used for teaching children evacuees learn Arabic prayers.(Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Residents in Marawi City are now questioning the true meaning of liberation because of the slow implementation of its rehabilitation plan, a year after it was liberated from the hands of the Maute group.
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.