Author Archives: KEN E. CAGULA

1 month ago

PCUP hopes to aid urban poor through discount card

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PCUP hopes to aid urban poor through discount card

Urban Poor Privilege Cards, a Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) project, is set to be launched in August. The card, to be distributed among identified indigent individuals, will allow cardholders to avail of discounts on some basic goods and services.

1 month ago

‘DU-DIRTY BIN’

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‘DU-DIRTY BIN’

Protesters clean up their picket line and throw litter in a waste bin with an image of President Rodrigo Duterte covered in parasites, depicting the “rotten Duterte administration” after holding a protest at the Freedom Park in Davao City in time for the President’s fourth State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22, 2019. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

TEACHER’S PLEA

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TEACHER’S PLEA

Lumad school volunteer teacher Leah Mae Serra gets emotional in a press conference on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the UCCP Haran evacuation center in Davao City. Thinking about the hardship of Lumad children, Serra slammed the DepEd for suspending the operations of Salugpongan schools “on baseless accusations.” (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

Salugpungan schools to appeal against DepEd closure order

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Salugpungan schools to appeal against DepEd closure order

The Salugpungan schools that provide education to different IP communities in Mindanao will appeal the recent Department of Education (DepEd) order suspending its permit to operate and its recognition based on accusations of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.