President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his demand to the communists to sign a document of a bilateral ceasefire agreement with the government before releasing some 100 political prisoners.
Some residents here are in favor of bringing back capital punishment in the country to curb criminality while others fear the poor will only suffer the backlash under what they dubbed as a “draconian measure” as showed in a random interview conducted by Davao Today.
Despite the declaration of respective unilateral ceasefires, a human rights group here reported the continuous threats received by farmers, many of whom were members of farmers association.
The Department of Trade and Industry here is eyeing more investors to fund the infrastructure projects as a result of the public forum held here Wednesday.
Tension erupted between farmers and security personnel of Lapanday Foods Corporation in San Isidro, Madaum at Tagum City during a protest rally Friday.
A mini hydro-power plant project that is expected to generate 74-giga watts per hour of energy for the Mindanao grid will be put up here and the commissioning would start by the first quarter of 2019.
Some 600 farmers, students, employees, and faculty members under the Save CFCST Movement mounted a protest camp inside the Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Tec
At least 600 farmers from five villages in Arakan town North Cotabato demanded the distribution of farmland reservation allocated for but unused by two tertiary-level schools in central Mindanao.
Environmentalists from various groups raised concern over the safety of the waste-to-energy technology that the city plans to adopt as a solution to waste problem here.
An alliance of Bangsamoro civil society groups called for the unification of Moro National Liberation Front and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, two separate revolutionary groups negotiating peace with the Philippine government.