Only a few barangays in the city are fully-equipped with rescue equipments that can be used in times of disasters, according to the Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DCRRMO).
Author Archives: KEN E. CAGULA
The children of President Rodrigo Duterte are now seeking elective positions in the 2019 midterm elections with his youngest son, Sebastian Duterte, the last to file his certificate of candidacy last Wednesday gunning for vice mayoral post under the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) – Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod.
Thousands flocked at San Pedro Cathedral to see the Incorrupt Heart of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina. The heart relic arrived in Davao City on October 15 and will stay until October 17.(Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)
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.
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.