“The challenge is how to implement it. The RH Law may appear to be pro-women but the other policies of government are anti-women, such as the privatization of public hospitals, and the other policy of the Department of Health of no home-birthing,” Ilagan said.
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State weather bureau PAG-ASA in its 4:00 am weather bulletin issued today, spotted Tropical Depression “Domeng” at 340 km East Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center. It is forecast to move Northwest at 5 kph.
The New People’s Army (NPA) announced Sunday they are intensifying their total log ban campaign in Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte and Agusan del Sur, starting with the capture of a “protector” of big loggers—a soldier belonging to the 72nd Infantry Battalion.
A return to the “militarized areas” is also a violation to international human rights instruments, said Bishop Felixberto Calang, of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente and chairperson of Barug Katungod Mindanao.
Tropical Depression Domeng has drifted northwest past six hours over the central part of the South Philippine Sea as it continues to struggle and maintain its strength.
Tropical storm Domeng (international name: Peipah) which entered the Philippine area of responsibility Sunday is spotted 880 km East of Davao City and is expected to bring cloudy skies with scattered light rainshowers and isolated thunderstorms.
DAVAO CITY—A low pressure area (LPA) spotted some 2,000 kilometers (km) East of Southern Mindanao is expected to enter Philippine…
TALAINGOD, Davao del Norte – Ata-Manobo children complained that they were included in sporadic military questioning of residents in this…
A Moro National Liberation Front faction has urged Malacañang to resolve the three remaining issues on territory, provisional government and definition and sharing of revenues of strategic minerals to complete the government commitment to pass an amended law to implement the final peace agreement they reached in 1996.
The Ata-Manobo Lumads repeated history as they fled from heavily militarized villages on foot and upon reaching access roads, boarded trucks to seek refuge in Davao City. Along the way, a mother gave birth, while a 12-day old infant died.