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.
Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ
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.
The Commission on Elections here is all set for the scheduled filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the aspirants of the upcoming 2019 midterms election.
Several workers under Nagkahiusang mga Mag-uuma sa Suyafa Farms (NAMASUFA) of Sumifro Philippines Company were wounded in a commotion on Thursday morning after some unidentified men accompanied by the members of Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines attempted to disperse the strike camp.
The global observance of World Teacher’s Day highlights the heroism of teachers. While the occasion is celebratory, it also provides an opportunity to discuss the issues experienced by teachers and how they played a crucial role in the development of Lumad students and society, in general.
An evacuation center where indigenous people who sought refuge in the city stay is not a usual place where retired teachers spend their time.But for a 71-year-old retired teacher, teaching children who fled from their homes in Talaingod and Kapalong Davao del Norte, due to militarization of their communities, is where she finds fulfillment.