Amid the controversy surrounding the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) involving upperclassmen and officials allegedly involved in the maltreatment through hazing of students, PMA cadet 4th class Darwin Dormitorio was finally laid to rest at a posh cemetery in Barangay Lumbia here Wednesday morning.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has made a call for the “total elimination” of hazing in all schools and non-school-based organizations, including military and army trainings after the recent death a Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Cadet due to hazing.
Members of progressive organizations led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan hold a protest action at the Freedom Park on Saturday (Sept. 21) as they commemorate the 47th anniversary of Martial Law and call for an end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Martial Law declaration in Mindanao.
Relatives of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadet who recently died from hazing are calling on legislators to review the country’s Anti-Hazing Law.
“Makibaka! Huwag matakot! Ang tao, ang bayan, ngayon ay lumalaban! Natutong lumaban dahil sa kahirapan!”
About 60 high school students from this city and neighboring towns were brought to a municipality in Lanao del Sur purposely to register for the coming elections under fictitious names on Friday, police said Saturday.
The city of Nanning in China is set to deliver two brand new buses for the city government of Davao.
Despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that his administration will never go back to the negotiating table with the National Democratic Front and its political wing the Communist Party of the Philippines, a Roman Catholic Church leader has remained optimistic the impasse will be broken as he urged both sides to reconsider the revival of the peace talks.
The satellite registration of voters in Indigenous People’s (IP) communities in Davao region was formally launched on Monday, September16 the Commission on Elections in the area (Comelec-XI) said.
Two officials from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-Region 9 who are among the police and military officials facing charges in the wrongful arrest and detention of Davao Today columnist Margarita Valle asked the Office of Ombudsman for the 30-day extension to file their counter affidavits.