Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday declined to receive the honorary law degree being offered to him by the University of the Philippines Board of Regents.
Councilor Pilar Braga is the most productive city councilor from July 2016 to February this year in terms of passed resolutions, having sponsored 86 resolutions that the 18th council adopted. Coming next is Councilor Edgar Ibuyan, Jr., who sponsored 64 resolutions, Bernard Al-ag with 49, and Danny Dayanghirang with 40.
Two soldiers on Wednesday were reunited with their families after being detained as “prisoners of war” by the New People’s Army.
Two city government and eight municipalities were found violating the provisions of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.
Saying that labor contractualization is still alive under the Department of Labor and Employment Order No. 174, members of the militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno pressed on Wednesday President Rodrigo Duterte to junk the latest guideline.
After only 13 hours of labor strike, 133 workers of a packing plant of the Japanese-owned Sumifru banana packing plant in Compostela Valley inked a deal with the management to scrap the piece-rate system and install an hourly payment scheme.
In order to ensure the marketability of foods that are certified as “halal” in both domestic and global market, City Mayor Sara Duterte issued Executive Order No. 12 to pave way for the creation of Davao City Halal Industry Development Council.
The New People’s Army, armed-wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, released the two soldiers who were held captive for almost 11 weeks somewhere in Matanao town in Davao del Sur on Wednesday.
Considering that motorcycle accidents are the most prevalent cases of road accidents in the city, Committee on Health Chairperson Councilor Joselle Villafuerte said she has already passed a resolution urging the Land Transportation Office here to conduct motorcycle driving seminars.
Davao del Norte provincial governor Anthony G. Del Rosario is the new chairperson of the Regional Development Committee-Mindanao Area Committee.