The Department of Health Davao Region encourages provincial government units to set up Covid-19 testing facilities as Davao de Oro province began construction of their own facility.
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During the Global Day of Action on the first day of the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Monday, human rights workers and advocates joined the online action by raising concerns of unsolved killings in the region.
A community college in Davao de Oro that was closed by the Department of Education will be releasing a book on its unique experience of agro-ecology in their curriculum.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s absolute pardon to American Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton, convicted of killing transgender Jennifer Laude in 2015, drew strong condemnation from Filipinos, calling it a “subservience” to the US government.
A teachers’ union urged the government anew to address the teachers’ grievances and problems in this time of the pandemic as the country observes National Teachers’ Month this September.
Three hospitals in Davao Region have been identified by the Department of Health Region 11 to cater Covid-19 patients in case a surge of positive cases will happen to the region.
Iligan City is placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) for the month of September following an increase of Covid-19 cases.
n Friday, August 28, ABS-CBN Davao aired its final episodes online of its local programs, the morning show Maayong Buntag Mindanao (MBM) and TV Patrol Southern Mindanao. Its local radio station MOR and DXAB also bid farewell.
As slain human rights worker Zara Alvarez was buried in her home town in Cadiz to an emotional mass, calls are raised for an independent probe to see if State forces are complicit in her murder.
A United Nations rights body urged the Philippine government to conduct an independent probe on the killings of activists Randall Echanis and Zara Alvarez, who were murdered over the past two weeks.