DEADLINE FOR TAXES. Susan Tisoy, assistant chief assessment officers of the Bureau of Internal Revenue-Davao reminds tax payers of the deadline for filing income taxes is 5pm of April 15.
Neil Cervantes, Chairperson of Sambayan, said, “What we are witnessing tonight is only a bit of the rich culture and arts of the lumad through their dances and songs. But more than our performances, this is a night to unite with the ‘roots’ of our country.” He further said that, “Our lumad sisters and brothers here are calling for the pull-out of military troops in their areas after they experienced aerial bombing and many forms of abuse from the soldiers. Any form of aggression upon their land like military operation ultimately destroys their culture.”
Bios Dynamis, an organic rice producer popular for its sought-after organic black rice, and the TreeLife coco sugar from the town of Carmen showcased Mindanao-grown organic products during the four-day exhibit in Germany, which was attended by more than 42,000 trade visitors from 135 countries.
Women protest the fifth year of the still unresolved killing of Rebelyn Pitao and other women victims of human rights violations before the Commission on Human Rights. Pitao the daughter of NPA commander Ka Parago. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Women rights advocates announce activities for the coming International Women’s Day. (L-R) Lorna Mandin of city government’s Integrated Gender Development Division and Mae Ann Sapar of Gabriela Southern Mindanao. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)