The family, friends, and militant indigenous people or Lumad groups mourned the sudden demise of one of its leaders, Datu Kaylo Bontulan who was killed during a military aerial bombardment in Kitaotao, Bukidnon, on Sunday, April 7.
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Lower poverty estimates “do not necessarily mean” that the poverty situation in the country is improving, the research group Ibon Foundation said on Wednesday.
Authorities seized various species of exotic animals reportedly smuggled from Indonesia in an operation conducted on Monday, April 8 in Barangay Dahican, Mati City, Davao Oriental.
On the commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan today, April 9, worker’s group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) deplored President Rodrigo Duterte’s supposed act of betrayal to the national interest of the country to accommodate the demands of China and its government.
The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) responded on President Rodrigo Duterte’s “broadsides” against the investigative report on the wealth of his family, clarifying that their report was based on official government records.
The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) called on the Philippine military to immediately cease and desist its red-tagging against the lawyers’ organization National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL)
Evangeline Hernandez, fondly recollects some memories of her daughter Beng, describing her as bright, easy to talk to, and especially have lots of stories to tell. A mother would never forget her child.
The Kabataan party-list criticized the restoring of the fees that were already stricken out of the list to be collected from students and said the move robbed students of the full benefit of government’s free tertiary education.
A fisherfolk group was unimpressed with Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol’s apology over the statement of an official from Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) advising Filipino fishermen to refrain from fishing in Scarborough (Panatag) Shoal following reports of Chinese harassment.
The number of dengue cases during the first quarter in Davao Region rose nearly three times than last year, the Department of Health (DOH)-Davao Region reported.