Progressive groups in Davao Region have made initiatives to extend help to communities and sectors affected by the public health crisis brought by the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
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A labor group questioned the government’s report that the COVID-19 economic relief has reached many workers.
The regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-XI) revealed Friday that the first batch of workers who applied for its COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program can withdraw the 5,000-peso cash assistance starting next week.
On the last day of Women’s Month, a women peasant leader was killed in Surigao del Sur province, Caraga region.
It’s been a week after President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act” that granted him emergency powers for two months to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, yet there is still little to no action from Malacañang.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to the security forces to implement the country’s action plan to contain the deadly coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) does not sit well among various groups demanding immediate medical-based action to deal with the pandemic.
Human rights groups slam the Department of Justice’s appeal for compassion for Senator Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III as “double standard” in its implementation of strict lockdown and quarantine.
Ten legislators voted against granting emergency powers to President Rodrigo Duterte to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), arguing that the chief executive has enough powers to handle this.
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) declared a nationwide ceasefire order Tuesday for its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA) and its militias amid the country’s efforts to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Three more person were confirmed for contracting coronavirus (Covid-19) in Davao Region, bringing the region’s case up to six, the Department of Health announced Monday.