Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

1 month ago

LUMAD SCHOOL

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LUMAD SCHOOL

The opening of classes at a Lumad makeshift school inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran compound in Davao City push through despite the lack of proper classroom, chairs and teaching materials. (More…) (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

NCIP: Codilla fails IP blood qualifications

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NCIP: Codilla fails IP blood qualifications

The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) affirmed its decision on the lack of mandatory genealogical qualification of prospective Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Cherry Ann Codilla.

1 month ago

Volunteer teacher​ recounts rebel-tagging

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Volunteer teacher​ recounts rebel-tagging

​A volunteer teacher of Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation, Inc. ​​in Trento​,​Agusan del Sur ​is now in fear of her life after being forced to surrender ​as a ​supporter of ​the underground ​New People’s Army.

1 month ago

Drug reformists drop out of rehab

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Drug reformists drop out of rehab

A group dealing with drug reformists urged the authorities to look into better management of budget to address the decreasing number of individuals attending rehabilitation.