Students and faculty of the University of the Philippines in Cebu (UP-Cebu) expressed alarm over what they said a malicious attempt to red-tag the institution after painted words “CPP-NPA salot” were seen in front of the campus on Friday morning, March 29.
Author Archives: MARA S. GENOTIVA
Victoria Plaza will no longer be the same in the coming days as its new owner has already laid out plans for its transformation into a much modern, up-to-date and cutting-edge business hub in Davao City.
A Lumad student was shot dead by a member of the military auxiliary force Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit on Friday, March 15 in Talaingod town, Davao del Norte, the Save Our School Network reported on Monday.
The continuing dry spell has completely dried up this farmland in La Fortuna, M’lang, North Cotabato owned by Loisa Saragosa, 72, who complained that they were not able to plant again since the El Niño struck in the area in the middle of December last year. North Cotabato is already under the state of calamity as damage to agricultural crops is already placed at P670 million. (Mara S. Genotiva/ davaotoday.com)
Groups that advance human rights and have been accused recently as fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA) trooped the office of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Tuesday, March 12, to file formal complaints on the “government-instigated” incidents of red-tagging campaigns against them.
A woman or a child gets raped every 72 minutes last year in the Philippines, a trend that progressive women groups have blamed on President Rodrigo Duterte’s “misogynistic statements”.
The two spent the night inside the military camp.
Bayan Muna Party-list raised alarm over “highly unusual” loan agreement between the Philippines and China saying it is a “threat to national security.”
The government should prioritize hiring unemployed Filipinos, said opposition solon after President Rodrigo Duterte made a statement that he would rather allow illegal Chinese workers to stay in the country.
“We fear for our lives and liberty, knowing that we are in this list being circulated after a national accompaniment mission that provided support to Lumad and peasant leaders wrongfully charged and detained by the state,” Calang told Davao Today.