For many years, the Lumad children in Barangay Butong, Quezon in Bukidnon province have been deprived of education due poverty and lack of resources.
This year’s celebration of 80th Araw ng Dabaw has the highest number of parade contingents compared to the previous celebrations, an official said.
The Musikademy, a Davao-based music academy announced that it would hold a musical concert dubbed as “Something Wonderful, Something Musical” that will feature young, talented and local performers.
A multi-awarded film director hoped to have President Rodrigo Duterte and members of the government peace negotiation panel as audience to his film on the struggle of the Lumads against military harassment, which harvested major awards in the recently concluded Sinag Maynila film festival.
Eighty years ago on March 1, 1937, Davao formally became a city in an inauguration attended by then Interior Secretary Elpidio Quirino at the now Quezon Park, a prominent landmark located in front of the City Hall.
Councilor Bai Halila Sudagar, an indigenous people’s representative, said she is planning to set-up a help desk for the Lumad inside the Southern Philippines Medical Center in response to the request of Davao’s IP communities.
Various artists in Davao City gathered to unite their call for the resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
Despite the decade existence of Women Development Code in the city, women’s rights advocates said it is still not enough to empower and liberate women.
The celebration of 80th Araw ng Dabaw this year will showcase the city’s different cultures, not only from the locals but also from other countries.
The family of Gloria Vergara Alcano, 54, a resident of Purok Balong, Lizada St. was one of the victims of a fire along Ramon Magsaysay Avenue this city on Tuesday.