Former City Councilor Bai Halila Y. Sudagar has returned to her post temporarily after the National Commission of Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) XI released on Monday a Certificate of Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) hold-over status for Davao City.
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Environment groups here launched an ethical banana campaign to enhance the awareness of Japanese consumers on the environmental and social effects of producing bananas.
Davao City’s point-to-point (P2P) bus system will never solve the problem of traffic congestion and the shortage of public transportation during rush hours.
Progressive organizations have criticized anew the resurrecting of old and highly-believed to be trumped-up charges against the high-profile activist leaders Liza Maza, Satur Ocampo, Rafael Mariano, and Teddy Casiño.
Lumad leaders in Surigao del Sur scoffed at the military for their “outright lies and cover-up.”
Children rights advocates are launching a campaign to raise to 16 years old the age of accountability in statutory rape cases.
Organizers of this year’s Kadayawan Festival eyes “biggest Kadayawan Festival ever” with its budget of up to P44 million.
Workers led by Kilusang Mayo Uno Southern Mindanao (KMU-SMR) kicked off the pre-SONA (State of the Nation Address) protests saying that workers rights and welfare has never been a priority of the current administration.
Detained church workers and rights activists were released on bail after their arrest on the evening of July 4 in General Santos City while holding an organizational consultation on peasant and tribal issues.
The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) has firmly stood to its decision not to issue a Certificate of Affirmation for Cherry Ann Ortiz-Codilla as the city’s next Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR).