The Communist Party of the Philippines is expected to issue a unilateral declaration of interim ceasefire not later than March 31 in support of the fourth round of peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) set on April 2-6 in The Netherlands.
The Department of Education issued a moratorium order on field trips and other similar activities in both public and private schools across the country.
A militant lawmaker called on Friday the repeal of Republic Act No. 7279 or the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992 in the wake of continuing and violent demolitions against urban poor communities.
The city’s Quick Response Team on Children’s Concerns rescued a six-year old boy from his stepfather on Wednesday.
Nine days prior to the resumption of the formal peace talks set between the government and communists come April, the New People’s Army freed two members of the Civilians Auxiliary Force and Geographical Unit in a village here on Friday afternoon.
The Integrated Gender and Development Division of the city mayor’s office recorded 40 maternal deaths last year particularly in Barangay 23-C this city.
For Pwersa ng Bayaning Atleta Partylist Rep. Jericho Nograles, the timing and substance of the impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte more political than factual.
This year’s celebration of 80th Araw ng Dabaw has the highest number of parade contingents compared to the previous celebrations, an official said.
President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his previous position that there will be no more releases of political prisoners aside from those who are dying and elderly more than a week before the scheduled fourth round of talks with the communists.
To implement stricter anti-smoking regulation in the city, the Anti-Smoking Task Force would tap barangay officials to beef up its education drive to the barangay level.