Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

1 year ago

USC, church slam ‘rescue’ of Lumad students in Cebu

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USC, church slam ‘rescue’ of  Lumad students in Cebu

Police and social workers in Cebu on Monday took custody of 21 Lumad students and arrested tribal elders and school teachers from their “Bakwit School” in the University of San Carlos Talamban campus, claiming this was a “rescue” from a rebel training school.

1 year ago

Davao suspends free swab tests for airport passengers

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Davao suspends free swab tests for airport passengers

The free Real-Time-Polymerase Chain Reaction Test (RT-PCR) for arriving passengers at Davao International Airport (DIA) has been temporarily suspended by the Davao City Government as it redirects its resources to address the rising number of local transmission after the holiday season.