Author Archives: TYRONE A. VELEZ

5 years ago

COLOMA MEETS MINDANAO PRESS

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COLOMA MEETS MINDANAO PRESS

Herminio Coloma Jr, secretary of the Presidential Communication Office, briefs journalists on government’s actions on climate change during the 9th Mindanao Media Summit last April 25 which tackled the role of media in covering climate change. (Tyrone A. Velez/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

HOT AND COLD WEATHER

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HOT AND COLD WEATHER

FR. Daniel Mc Namara SJ, astro-geophysicist and dean of Ateneo de Davao University’s College of Arts and Sciences, explains that climate change will bring both extreme storms and drought especially to Mindanao. This lecture was held at the 9th Mindanao Media Summit in Davao City on April 25 (Tyrone A. Velez/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

Recalling 25 years of the Assumption transformation

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Recalling 25 years of the Assumption transformation

The Missionaries of the Assumption (ma), administrator of the Assumption College of Davao, hosted a celebration with faculty, members of the alumni, and network of nuns, priests and non-government workers. Davao Archbishop Emeritus Fernando Capalla and Davao City Archbishop Romulo Valles also joined the celebration.

5 years ago

Did women win in RH Law?

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Did women win in RH Law?

“The challenge is how to implement it. The RH Law may appear to be pro-women but the other policies of government are anti-women, such as the privatization of public hospitals, and the other policy of the Department of Health of no home-birthing,” Ilagan said.

5 years ago

Aquino urged to resume talks with NDF

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Aquino urged to resume talks with NDF

The question cropped up after the arrest last week of ranking Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) leaders Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria, even as the stalled peace negotiation between the two parties remained hazy and uncertain.