President Rodrigo Duterte has taken another step closer towards accomplishing one of his biggest campaign promises.
Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal
The M/V Super Roro Shuttle 12 left the Kudos Port in Sasa here to ply the Davao-General Santos-Bitung trade route for the first time.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo shakes hands with President Rodrigo Duterte during the launching of the Davao-Gensan-Bitung route at the Kudos Port in Davao City. The M/V Super Shuttle RORO 14, the first roll-on/roll-off vehicle to ply the new trade route made its maiden voyage on Sunday, April 30. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
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.”
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)