Rudy Silva, 42, has been working as a laborer in General Santos City Fish Port Complex for five years. Here, Rudy, along with fish traders, loads tuna weighing at least 75 kilos each in an elf truck to travel to Davao City on a Sunday morning. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
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The name of a dead environmental activist and a picture of former lawmaker who died seven years ago, were among the respondents on the cases of kidnapping, serious illegal detention and trafficking filed against members of progressive groups here.
Crison Martesio, 39, who currently works in Dubai, will join Filipino migrant workers elsewhere to keep away from banks and remittance centers on Friday to protest the fees collected from Overseas Filipino Workers in sending out balikbayan boxes.
After the merrymaking during the Kadayawan Festival, power interruptions in the city are back this week until the end of the month, Davao Light announced Wednesday.
Members of progressive organizations are mulling to file Writ of Habeas Data against officials of the Crime Detection and Investigation Group to compel them to release the basis why activists were included in the line up of suspects who were charged with human trafficking and kidnapping of the more than 600 Lumad evacuees housed in a church compound in Davao City. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
A nearly blind senior citizen and two minors were among those killed and reported to the media as New Peoples Army members who fought against the Army in Bukidnon province last week, a human rights group said.
A local artists group from the Southern part of Mindanao will be representing the Philippines in an international music festival in Uzbekistan today until August 30.
The Alyansa ng Mga Tagapagtanggol ng Wikang Filipino (Tanggol Wika) would want politicians to include the use of the Filipino language and K to 12 as among the election issues in their political campaign.
The Philippine Eagle Foundation described the killing of the Philippine Eagle (scientific name Pithecopaga jefferyi), Pamana, who was recently released in Mt. Hamiguitan range in Davao Oriental province as “disturbing”.
The director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development said the region will be augmenting the East Quadrant of Metro Manila which covers the areas of Marikina and Pasig, should the powerful earthquake along the Marikina fault happen.