A union leader in Compostela Valley who survived an attempted slay try by men wearing ski masks and riding in tandem last September 4 lambasted the attack as part of the harassment against union members, who are being tagged as members of the communist group, because they have been fighting for workers’ rights.
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Jerome Carayao, one of the survivors, offers flowers for the 15 persons killed during the Roxas Night Market deadly bombing two years ago. Carayao joins the families of the victims and city officials in a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Romulo Valle held on Saturday afternoon, September 1, 2019at the Roxas Memorial in Davao City. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
The head of the Committee on Women here wants to intensify the current anti-rape campaign through massive sex education among youth and children in communities and schools.
“It was crowded that night and everyone was busy”. The survivors of the Roxas night market bombing recalled what happened on the night the city was under threat two years ago.
Four criminal charges have been filed by the Inter-agency Task Force on Thursday against thirty-three individuals for the December 23 NCCC Mall fire incident that killed 38.
Progressive labour groups in the Davao region poured into the streets on August 27 to join colleagues nationwide to demand accountability of the Duterte administration over what they said were unfulfilled promises to labor, notably in protecting the rights of workers and better working condition.
Despite Martial law in the island of Mindanao, the annual celebration of the 33rd Kadayawan festival here which ended on Sunday, August 19 was successful.
The families of victims of the 2009 Maguindanao Massacre felt offended and dismayed after learning that the court allowed former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Zaldy Ampatuan to attend his eldest daughter’s wedding.
Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said she has no plans in seeking for senatorial position despite getting positive survey results.
Traditional colorful floats dominated this year’s Pamulak sa Kadayawan and Pitik Kadayawan as the city celebrated the last day of the 33rd Kadayawan Festival.