There’s one final court battle to settle the thorny issue of who controls the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (Daneco).
Author Archives: TYRONE A. VELEZ
A United States intelligence group based in Mindanao has reportedly spotted a new “terror threat” that is targeting Davao region and other key cities in the island.
Child’s rights advocates said the city needs to review its way of handling the rising problems of child trafficking. This as three children acting as runners for illegal drugs were caught by police last week.
The environment month of June is marred by a dispersal of 300 farmers barricading a multinational mining firm in the town of Maco, Compostela Valley.
The progressive Makabayan bloc in Congress criticized the Aquino administration of hiding allegations of misuse of funds to stop inflationary prices in the market by hyping up on the arrest of opposition senators accused with embezzling legislative funds.
Once in a while, she hears teachers report of students being absent for more than a week. But instead of approving their recommendation to drop absentee students, she asked teachers to check them in their homes.
The Panalipdan (Defend) Southern Mindanao issued a statement urging the local officials especially Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to look “at the perils” of oil palm plantations being eyed by Malaysian and Thailand companies in Paquibato District.
Journalists welcomed the apology from Davao City police director Vicente Danao for his tirade on three reporters, but they said the city police must do away with its rough treatment on members of the press.
Davao folk-ethnic music artist Popong Landero headlines the Save the Rain concert with Davao folk artists this June 22 at Apo View Hotel’s SoundBox Bar. Proceeds of the concert will go to the rain catchwater basin construction at Tibungco Day Care Center, a project of Interface Development Interventions (IDIs). (Tyrone E. Velez/davaotoday.com)
FADC spokesperson Pedro Arnado told Davao Today that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to Paquibato farmers to embrace oil palm “may be enticing”, but warns that only businessmen may profit at the expense of farmers.