A group managing lumad schools in Davao del Norte said that the military here has a direct hand harassing volunteer teachers as well as threatening the closure of lumad schools.
An organization catering to victims of the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, warned that cases of infection continue to rise in the city, with 34 new cases detected recently.
The Davao City Chinatown Development Council urged the passing of an ordinance requiring to be constructed or renovated establishments to have Chinese-themed façade in the Chinatown area.
A summa cum laude from the Jesuit-run Ateneo de Davao University landed second place in this year’s Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination with an average of 91.17 percent.
A militant lawmaker on Thursday wants to scrap the regressive provisions of the TRAIN law and not just suspending the excise tax on oil in an attempt to weaken the impact of continued high prices of basic commodities, especially on food items.
A farm to table enterprise would be the best idea for young agri-entrepreneurs said John Tria, vice president of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Inc. (DCCCII) in a press briefing on Wednesday at Habi at Kape.
Despite the claim that rice production in the municipality of Baungon, Bukidnon has decreased due to the siphoning of water of the town’s irrigation canal by a bulk water supplier, there was actually an increase in land converted to rice farm, a National Irrigation Administration-10 (NIA-10) official said.
The city government’s Vices Regulation Unit (VRU) said that around five-million peso increase in revenue is expected to be collected by the end of this year due to violations to the anti-smoking ordinance and liquor ban here.
If before depression mostly affects senior citizens, now the Philippine Mental Health Associate (PMHA) said it has moved back dozens of steps starting as early as 9 years old.
To increase awareness on mental health and illness in the Davao Region, a Mental Health Fair (MHF) will be held starting on October 9 at Abreeza Activity Center.