The Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc. Davao Region Cluster (PMPI-DRC) and counterpart Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) continue to push for an alternative bill to address the issues on mining in the country.
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Local groups here have collaborated to raise funds and gather other forms of support for the victims of Marawi siege.
The opening of classes on June 5 in both elementary and high school in Mindanao was marred with the usual lack of classrooms and teachers, an official of the education department said.
Pupils from Magallanes Elementary School line up as their teacher tours them inside the school premises on June 6, the second day of the opening of classes across the country. The opening of classes on June 5 is mar with the usual problems of insufficient number of classrooms, teachers, among others. (Robby Joy Salveron/davaotoday.com)
A recent survey conducted by the Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) of the University of Mindanao revealed that the youth here started smoking and drinking when they were 12 years old, six years earlier than the common age.
Activist youth organizations here blasted the Commission on Higher Education for approving tuition fee hikes and increase in other school fees this school year.
Churchgoers undergo strict inspection as the church gates of San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City are guarded by security personnel, on Sunday, June 4, 12 days after the declaration of Martial law in Mindanao. (Robby Joy D. Salveron/davaotoday.com)
Big public schools in the city have set stricter security measures to ensure the safety of the students as classes open on June 5.
The Davao City Investment and Promotion Center (DCIPC) Chief, Lemuel Ortonio, said in a press conference on Thursday, June 1, that there are 30 guidelines for business to remember during Martial Law. These were collectively developed by the city government and the business sectors during a consultation with business sectors through the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Inc. and the City Government of Davao, and subsequently released through the City Information Office (CIO) on Friday, June 2.
The imposition of Martial Law in Mindanao is taking a heavy toll on small businesses operators in this city.