Two officials from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-Region 9 who are among the police and military officials facing charges in the wrongful arrest and detention of Davao Today columnist Margarita Valle asked the Office of Ombudsman for the 30-day extension to file their counter affidavits.
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Filipino migrant group Migrante International prayed the Supreme Court to allow Mary Jane Veloso to testify against her recruiters and prove that she’s only a victim of human trafficking.
A watch group warned consumers against supposed contraband and counterfeit cosmetics with high levels of mercury and lead being sold in several stores here.
A total of P120,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized by authorities in a house in Vincent Heights Subdivision, Barangay Angliongto.
In commemorating the second death anniversary of Salugpongan student Obello Bay-ao on September 5, Lumad groups protest on the inaction of government to stop the attacks on schools.
The Department of Health (DOH) Davao Region confirmed on Tuesday that a four-year old child died last Friday (Aug 30) due to Meningococcemia.
Four barangays in Davao City are placed under a state of calamity after heavy rains on Wednesday caused flooding that displaced 17,000 people in the southern part of this city.
Lumad advocates criticize the conduct of a Senate hearing that failed to invite the subject of their inquiry: the Lumad schools and teachers.
Women from Lumad group Sabokahan trooped to the regional offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) on Friday (Aug. 23) to file a petition to defend the Pantaron Mountain Range and other ancestral lands from threats of mining and other “development” projects.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — An activist farmer leader was reportedly harassed and interrogated by armed men suspected to be military…