Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

1 year ago

FIRST DAY

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FIRST DAY

Newly-appointed Davao City councilor Carmelo “Bebot” Justo Clarion attends his first regular session of the City Council on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Clarion served as the village chief of Barangay Mulig, Toril for eight years before joining the City Council. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

Coca-Cola workers’ struggle continues

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Coca-Cola workers’ struggle continues

Members of Kilusang Manggagawa ng Coca-Cola (KIMACO KMU) staged another protest action on Monday, April 9, to call for the reinstatement of 65 workers who were dismissed last month and the regularization of all contractual workers under Coca-Cola FEMSA Davao.

1 year ago

AFP plans biz protection oplan vs NPA offensives

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AFP plans biz protection oplan vs NPA offensives

The Armed Forces of the Philippines-Eastern Mindanao Command urged businessmen to coordinate with the military and other local authorities after the recent reported burning of heavy equipment allegedly by the New People’s Army (NPA) in three areas in the Davao City.

1 year ago

TEARS OF JOY

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TEARS OF JOY

A Lumad father gets emotional after his daughter presented her college diploma. There are 23 Lumad scholars of the non-governmental Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated (MISFI) who received their college diploma on Monday, March 26, at the Liceo de Davao, a private college in Tagum City. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

IP college grads next mission: Serve Lumad schools

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IP college grads next mission: Serve Lumad schools

Teary-eyed, proud and elated, 23 Lumad scholars of the non-governmental Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated (MISFI) received their college diplomas yesterday during the 29th commencement ceremony of a private college here, the Liceo de Davao.