The National Democratic Front of the Philippines on Saturday lauded Environmental Secretary Gina Lopez for her plan to work with the New People’s Army as a “positive gesture towards implementing genuine social and economic development programs in mining areas.”
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A group of doctors specializing in the treatment of cancers warned the public on Friday about several herbal food supplements advertising as replacements for traditional cancer treatment, such as radio and chemotherapy.
Rutchiel Saypan, 26, joined other families of farmer-activists in a protest on Thursday to call for justice for her cousin, Jimmy Saypan .
Members of Hustisya, a group of family members demanding justice for the deaths of slain activists, hold up portraits of the 24 victims of politically motivated killings since President Rodrigo Duterte came into power in a protest along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on Thursday, April 20. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
Councilor Pilar Braga is the most productive city councilor from July 2016 to February this year in terms of passed resolutions, having sponsored 86 resolutions that the 18th council adopted. Coming next is Councilor Edgar Ibuyan, Jr., who sponsored 64 resolutions, Bernard Al-ag with 49, and Danny Dayanghirang with 40.
Two soldiers on Wednesday were reunited with their families after being detained as “prisoners of war” by the New People’s Army.
Private First Class Samuel Garay is happy as he finally reunites with his wife, Jessa Mae who will give birth to their first born on July. Garay and Sgt. Solaiman Calocop, were freed by the communist rebels on Wednesday, April 18 somewhere in the hinterlands of Matanao, Davao del Sur. The two were held as “prisoners of war” by the New People’s Army since Feb. 2. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
Considering that motorcycle accidents are the most prevalent cases of road accidents in the city, Committee on Health Chairperson Councilor Joselle Villafuerte said she has already passed a resolution urging the Land Transportation Office here to conduct motorcycle driving seminars.
The 19 anti-jaywalking personnel of the City Traffic and Transportation Management Office apprehended a total of 19,680 violators since the strict implementation of the Anti-Jaywalking Ordinance from Dec. 1 last year to March 31.
City Traffic and Transportation Management Office Chief Dionesio Abude says his 19 anti-jaywalking personnel were able to apprehend some 19,680 jaywalkers since the start of the implementation on Dec. 2, 2016 to Mar 31, 2017 but were unable to collect the P100 fine in absence of citation tickets. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)