The city government is now in its third sisterhood agreement with the People’s Republic of China for possible potential areas of cooperation.
A city councilor is proposing a local law that will mandate all motorcycle users, including their passengers, to wear reflectorized vests when traveling along the City’s roads especially at night.
Former police chief and now Senator Ronaldo “Bato” dela Rosa proposes to deploy police into universities and campuses following complaints from parents that their children have been recruited to activist groups and have not returned home.
Committee Chairperson on Finance, Ways and Means, and Appropriations, Councilor Danilo Dayanghirang, said during the Kapehan sa Dabaw press conference on Monday (Aug. 12) that the City Council is set to approve the P1,474,394, 612.98 supplemental budget 1 (SB1).
Local government employees here will soon be receiving their performance bonus as the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Department of Budget and Management (DBM) have given their go signal.
Bayan Muna party-list Representative Eufemia Cullamat said members of the Mindanao Indigenous People’s Council of Elders (MIPCEL) and the military will not succeed in their “campaign to vilify Lumad groups” who continue to fight for self-determination and protect their ancestral lands.
Progressive groups in Davao said the call from Davao officials to exempt Martial Law in Mindanao may be good, but said they can do more to push for the lifting of this declaration in the whole of Mindanao.
Qualified seniors citizens may soon receive annual financial assistance from the local government after the City Council mulled an ordinance for the said matter.
Another anti-endo bill was filed by Makabayan bloc in congress despite the recent move of President Rodrigo Duterte’s veto of anti-endo bill last July 26, 2019.
The San Pedro square is now declared as a Maximum Security Zone after the 19th City Council passed a resolution filed by Councilor Mabel Sunga-Acosta.