Children retrieve what is left of their homes including a plastic cabinet after the demolition team started to dismantle almost 80 houses at Barangay 26-C Salmonan in Davao City on Monday, May 7, 2018. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
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For sixty-five years the Masjid Assalam stood as the oldest existing mosque in Davao City until it was torn down on May 7 during the demolition in Salmonan.
The demolition of the 3,515-square meter plot in Barangay 26-C, Salmonan, Quezon Boulevard had pushed through despite the resident’s strong opposition early morning of May 07.
The indigenous people of Southern Mindanao has defended Sr. Patricia Fox from the Bureau of Immigration’s cancellation of her missionary visa based on a decision last Monday of a three-man panel headed by BI Commissioner Jaime Morente.
Almost half of the population of the drug reformists under the Community-based Rehabilitation and After Care Program (CBRAP) has dropped out of their rehabilitation program in Davao City.
The Philippines National Police in Davao region has recommended 251 villages to be placed under the Election Watchlist Areas or EWAS for the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections.
Around 3,000 workers from all over Southern Mindanao eventually made it the protest march here on Labor Day despite holding for hours the throng of mostly plantation workers in a highway in three provinces in the Davao Region.
The Kilusang Mayo Uno burns an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte called “Duterthreat” during the Labor Day rally at Freedom Park in Davao City which condemns Duterte’s failure to end ‘Endo’. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Three labor organization in Mindanao are set to march together on the 132nd commemoration of Labor Day to express frustration on President Duterte’s failure to end contractualization.
A former police officer tagged as Davao del Norte’s number 1 drug personality was arrested on Thursday in Panabo City.