Workers of giant bottling company Coca-Cola here were protesting their retrenchment from the company when they were violently dispersed, and 10 of them, including their leader were arrested and filed charges of grave coercion.
Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ
While the rest of the Christian Filipinos celebrated the Holy Week in church festivities, thousands of Meranaw residents in this Islamic city staged a symbolic protest to condemn the slow-paced government rehabilitation of their homes ravaged by war.”
The wife of Nasrudin Kadatuan belied a military report linking her husband to the Bangsamoro Islāmic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who was killed last March 21, 2018.
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)
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.
A beggar along San Pedro Street plays a kudlung, a two-stringed lute played by indigenous peoples in Mindanao, as means to entertain and ask for charity from passersby. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
MANOBO CRAFT. A Manobo woman sells rattan crafts during the Araw ng Davao Parada Dabawenyo on March 16. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
A peasant leader was shot dead in Compostela Valley Tuesday evening, human rights group Karapatan reported.
A multi-billion dollar investment to establish a Big-Ticket Industrial Park in Banaybanay Davao Oriental is set to be implemented this year after a Memorandum of Agreement was signed Tuesday morning between the provincial government and Pionaire Finance Limited and its consortium partners Chinese companies MCC International Incorporation, Ltd; Shenzhen Energy Group; Dezhou Chemtics Chemical Co., Ltd; and US-based company WaterGen.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in her speech during the Parada Davaeño on Friday, emphasized that the Davaoeño “is the main strength of the city as its faces challenges”.