The back-to-back trade shows of Philippine Building and Construction Expo (PHILBEX) and Travel and Leisure Expo (TLEX) Davao 2019 formally opened on Thursday, May 9, in SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier, showcasing the latest innovations and products in the construction and tourism industries.
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Seven individuals were arrested by the joint forces of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Davao Region (PDEA-11) Philippine National Police (PNP) in a recent buy-bust operation against a suspected drug den in Davao City.
Veteran human rights worker, former Bayan Muna party-list representative Joel “JV” Virador, 52, passed away on Tuesday morning, May 7, due to complications of cancer.
Human rights group Karapatan, Rural Missionaries of the Philippines, and GABRIELA also filed a petition for a writ of Amparo and habeas data before the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, May 6, citing “threats to life, liberty, and security” amid accusations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that their organizations are communist fronts.
A group of pro bono lawyers congratulate those who passed the 2018 Bar exams, saying it is “both a culmination and a crossroads” for the future lawyers.
Gabriela Women’s Party-list welcomed the signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Law, calling it “an important milestone marking the full implementation of the hard-fought additional benefits for expectant mothers.”
Human rights group Karapatan-Southern Mindanao asserted on Wednesday, that the arrest of its former secretary-general over alleged involvement in illegal drugs should not be used to discredit the work of their organization.
Workers have expressed eagerness to push for the legislation of national minimum wage in time with the celebration of Labor Day on May 1. Amid the rising prices of basic commodities and services, how significant is it for the workers to gain a significant wage hike?
Despite the brief rain shower on Sunday afternoon of April 28, the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony pushed through with around 18,000 delegates across the country welcomed at the University of the Philippines Mindanao Sports Complex in Davao City.
Indigenous People’s organizations under PASAKA presented their “Lumad Agenda” on Saturday, April 27, in a bid for the electoral candidates to hear and recognize the aspirations and rights of IPs in the country as the May elections near.