Fifteen media practitioners have been killed since President Rodrigo Duterte rose to power in 2016 — a revelation that despite his promise of change, this sector of society can’t and won’t be spared from vicious attacks.
Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ
When Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes of the Regional Trial Court Branch 221 in Quezon City released its verdict on Thursday, the children of the Ampatuan massacre victims knew that they will be facing another journey after enduring one during the last 10 years.
Authorities confirmed four people were killed while others remain missing in the recent Magnitude 6.9 earthquake that hit Davao region on Sunday afternoon.
The Duterte siblings are supportive of their father’s decision not to extend the Martial Law implementation in Mindanao as it nearly expires this month.
City council passed this Tuesday a resolution allowing the local government of Davao to hand over P7.8 million in financial assistance to typhoon-stricken areas in Luzon and the Visayas.
A farmer in quake-affected community in Mlang town, Cotabato province starts to prepare the rice fields early in the morning despite continuing aftershocks in the area. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) says the business sector still divided on the matter of Martial Law in Mindanao that will expire at the end of the year.
The 17th Council of the Sangguniang Panlungsod has approved the Supplemental Budget 2 (SB2) for 2019 and another budget for Service Recognition Incentive (SRI) to government employees for fiscal year 2019.
The verdict on the Ampatuan massacre case is set on December 19, which will mark ten years of searching for justice for the killing of 58 persons, including 32 media people, in Sitio Masalay, Ampatuan in Maguindanao province.
Responses to the recent earthquakes in Mindanao prove that children also have their own way of helping others.