A peasant leader detained here is set to file a counter affidavit on Friday to counter the complaint of theft leveled on him by one Vivien Jubac, a land owner in Davao Oriental.
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A leader of peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas was arrested Tuesday morning while facilitating a farmer’s dialogue with land owners in Kapalong, Davao del Norte, a human rights group spokesperson said.
Former Tagum Mayor Rey Uy announced his mayoralty bid in 2016 elections, saying he was alarmed by the escalating crimes in the city.
Clad in their best dress, teachers coming from public and private schools of the Department of Education in Davao del Norte province were honored during Sunday’s observance of World Teachers Day.
A high-ranking official of state-run University of Southeastern Philippines in Tagum City believes that the proposal to merge it with another Davao del Norte public college would affect its status as one of the top universities in Asia.
Mobile phone users on Friday were quick to bash government for pushing anew a plan to impose tax on text messages, saying the proposal is anti-poor and plainly absurd.
High ranking church officials of the diocese of Tandag renewed their call on their faithful to oppose the mining operations in Surigao del Sur province.
Saying it will destroy the whole university system, a high ranking school official of the government-ran University of Southeastern Phillippines (Usep) here wanted the bill junked that seeks to merge state universities and colleges in Davao del Norte province.
Students of the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP)-Tagum show their opposition to House Bill 4480 which seeks to merge state colleges and universities (SUCs) in Davao del Norte. The bill was filed by Congressman Anthony del Rosario. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
Dexter Ian Selebrado, 29, a peasant organizer, who was shot and wounded Monday afternoon after he attended the provincial-wide launching of People’s Initiative against pork barrel system in this city, tagged military agents and some local government officials to be the persons behind the said murder attempt.