Amid the recent series of questionable arrests of several members of progressive groups, religious and humanitarian organizations slammed the military for accusing them of being alleged “communist fronts”.
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Bayan Muna Rep. Eufemia Cullamat recently filed a resolution in Congress calling for an investigation on the closure of Salugpongan schools in Mindanao.
The Philippines continues to be one of the countries with most number of unresolved cases of journalist’s murders in the last 10 years, according to the 2019 Global Impunity Index by international media watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has approved the application of 34 higher educational institutions (HEIs) in the Davao region increase tuition and other school fees for school year 2019-2020.
Various groups and individuals paid tribute of former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr., who passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday, October 20.
The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) revealed on Saturday (Oct.19) that they will be preparing series of cases against “human rights violators”, including State security forces and President Rodrigo Duterte once he steps down in 2022.
Food security advocates have launched a campaign petition for the repeal of Republic ACT 11203 or Rice Tariffication Law (RTL).
The Department of Health (DOH), along with the City Government of Davao, have kick off the first round of its “Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio” campaign which will happened until Oct. 27.
Hundreds of children aged five years old and below are given free polio vaccine at the Brgy 5-A gym, Bangkerohan, Davao City on Monday (Oct 14) as the Department of Health (DOH) kicks off the first round of its massive synchronized polio vaccination campaign following the polio outbreak in the Philippines. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)
Lawyers of incarcerated overseas worker Mary Jane Veloso hoped that the ‘truth will come out’ following the Supreme Court’s (SC) decision allowing their client to testify against her recruiters, Ma. Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao, in a local trafficking case.