City Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta, chairperson of the committee on public safety presides over the public hearing to discuss the request of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) to ban all forms of protests outside the Department of Public Works and Highways compound which houses the Presidential Guest House in Panacan in Davao City. (More…) (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
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Indigenous people from Mindanao travelled for more than a thousand miles just to let the public know about the dire situation of their schools.
Families and friends of the journalists killed in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao visit the graves of the victims after a mass held at the memorial marker at Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman on November 19, 2017. (Mara Genotiva / davaotoday.com)
The Davao City Council approved on third and final reading on Tuesday, November 7, an ordinance establishing a violence against women (VAW) desk in barangays.
Ahead of the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, the environmentalist group EcoWaste Coalition appeals to the public not to turn cemeteries into garbage dumps.
A number of domestic workers in the region are still unaware of their rights guaranteed under the Domestic Workers Act, a labor official said.
This month of October, indigenous peoples (Lumad) are supposedly harvesting crops from the farm, said Lumad leader, Datu Kaylo Bontulan.
A landslide causes a gridlock in Davao City on October 6. (Mara Genotiva / davaotoday.com)
Several Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in this region expressed dismay after Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) officials failed to meet their demand to release “long overdue” installation orders.
The city government installs a giant pink ribbon in front of the Davao City Hall in support of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)