Taxi and jeepney drivers are struggling about how to make ends meet in the pandemic which is compounded with this week’s big-time oil price hike by oil companies.
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Supporters of the Leni-Kiko tandem showed force in three major cities of Region 12 or SOCCSKSARGEN as the whole slate of ‘TropangAngat wooed more voters in Mindanao.
Bayan Muna Party-list coordinator for General Santos Larry Villegas was wounded in his legs when a gunman broke in his house Sunday morning.
Progressive groups launched a protest action on International Women’s Day to raise concerns on the effects of oil price hikes on basic commodities that has affected the Davao poor.
Progressive groups led by Gabriela Southern Mindanao chapter commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8 with a rally in Freedom Park at Roxas Avenue. The groups raised issues such as justice for the Lumad school volunteer teachers and health worker slain in New Bataan; the junking of the Oil Deregulation Law that has triggered high price of fuel; and new leadership in the coming 2022 election. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Disbelief and grief was followed by condemnation as relatives and friends question the military reports that two volunteer teachers for Lumad schools — Chad Booc and Gelejurain Ngujo II — were among the five “rebels” killed in an encounter in Barangay Andap, New Bataan, Davao de Oro.
First district Councilor Pamela Librado-Morata sealed her decision to back out of her re-election bid by withdrawing her certificate of candidacy.
On Valentine’s Day, women groups and cause-oriented organizations in Davao City joined the 9th One Billion Rising event in Freedom Park carrying the theme: Rise, Resist and Unite. The OBR is a global campaign on gender-based issues, and is organized nationwide by Gabriela Women’s Party-list. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Women’s groups and other sectoral organizations in the city join the 9th year of the gender-based global campaign One Billion Rising as they called out the attacks against government critics in the region.
Supporters of presidential bet VP Leni Robredo and her tandem Francis Pangilinan staged a caravan on Wednesday in Davao City, filling the streets with pink flags and ribbons. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)