Presidential daughter and Davao city mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio led the filing of the certificate of candidacy of the official candidates running under the Hugpong ng Pagbabag-Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod (HNP-HTP) Alliance on Monday, October 15.
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A militant lawmaker hit out the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 11 for the violent dispersal of workers of Japanese-owned banana firm Sumitomo Fruit Corp. (Sumifru) who went on strike in Compostela Valley Province.
The city government’s Vices Regulation Unit (VRU) said that around five-million peso increase in revenue is expected to be collected by the end of this year due to violations to the anti-smoking ordinance and liquor ban here.
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT)-Davao Region condemned the red-baiting against the group, which was accused as “protectors of communists terrorists” amid their calls for local allowances for public school teachers in the city.
The Davao City Water District (DCWD) is currently “tightening its belt” to prevent any adjustments in water supply rates here, despite the soaring prices.
The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemned the military’s tagging of 18 Metro Manila universities as ‘communist recruitment grounds’ for a supposed ouster plot against President Rodrigo Duterte. He said the military is trying to “create a climate of fear and insecurity.”
Progressive lawmakers under Makabayan bloc filed a House resolution on Tuesday to probe the military’s “Red October,” a destabilization plot aimed to oust President Rodrigo Duterte.
Days before the filing of candidacy on October 11, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio delivered her second State of the City Address (SOCA) on Tuesday, highlighting the continued gains of her administration.
Families of human rights victims hit out the Armed Forces of the Philippines for deferring retired Major General Jovito Palparan’s transfer to New Bilibid Prison (NBP), two weeks after he was found guilty over the enforced disappearance of student activists Karen Empeno and Sherlyn Cadapan in 2006.
Authorities here often resorted to so-called “bus therapy” and “police mobile therapy” to people with mental illness left loitering in the city.