A labor group organizer was detained by soldiers while a banana plantation worker was killed by suspected military agents in Davao region,days before the first year anniversary of martial law in Mindanao.
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Five days before the first year anniversary of the declaration of martial law in Mindanao, Lumad and Moro groups trooped in front of Cam Aguinaldo in Manila to denounce martial rule in Mindanao, which they blamed for the “massive destruction of communities” in the island.
A 51-year-old resident here with a disability called for more accessibility for persons with disabilities as he cast his vote for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Monday.
Rosella Yupano, a resident of Barangay Talomo in Davao City, shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote at Apolinario Mabini Elem. School on Monday’s (May 14, 2018) Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections. (More…) Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
A New People’s Army leader who was treated in a hospital at Don Carlos town in Bukidnon was arrested on Saturday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines reported.
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) called on the Philippine government to be wary in issuing public statements on the resumption of the peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
Different unions in Compostela town staged a barricade along the national highway in Nabunturan town after police and government soldiers prevented them from going to Davao City for the Labor Day protest action.
The New People’s Army (NPA) said one soldier was killed while several were wounded in two armed attacks against government soldiers in Davao Oriental.
The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines (CBPC) said it hoped for a reconsideration on the Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) expulsion order on Australian nun Sr. Patricia Fox.
A graduate of the Ateneo de Davao University is among the topnotchers of the latest bar examination.