Human rights group Karapatan wrote the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (UN SPT) to visit and look into the conditions of a breastfeeding mother detained at the Taguig City Jail.
Seven netizens won awards in the first online photography contest launched by Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC).
The Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) has ordered a “full investigation” into the fatal shooting of father and his son in New Bataan, Compostela Valley.
Fire razed thirty houses on Tuesday noon in Purok Jasa along kilometer 13 in Barangay Panacan, leaving 40 families homeless.
“After all, the members of the church are also citizens that must act on these issues to change them for the better,” said Yanez.
Words from rumored presidential wannabe Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, etched on a t-shirt worn by his Chief of Staff. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Militant partylist representatives and Catholic Church leaders vowed they will block moves by allies of President Benigno Aquino III at the Lower House who are seeking Constitutional amendments.
A so-called sheet flooding Wednesday morning surprised commuters and residents here after an inland waterway of a banana plantation overflowed due to heavy downpour this week.
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)