Here is the transcript of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s State of the City Address (SOCA) 2020 from the Davao City Information Office.
The New People’s Army Southern Mindanao claimed foul that one of their leaders was murdered by state operatives Cebu while recuperating from an undisclosed illness.
Davaoeños are in frantic mode the past days as the city’s implementation of its Safe Davao Quick Response (DQR) code is coming on November 7 but the online system for registering for the code is bogging down.
It’s sad news for Davaoeños as the City Government of Davao re-imposes the liquor ban starting November 2 until December 31 in an effort to curb gatherings that may result to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Davao City Council has passed an ordinance to institutionalize organ donation in the city and promote its awareness among Davawenyos.
The re-imposition of the city-wide curfew as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the income of public transport drivers and market vendors, a labor group says.
Students reportedly found loitering on the city during school hours have worried local and school officials.
The drill began on 10am of October 14. Twenty-five “persons disguised as terrorists” were scattered across 200 establishments in the city. The public and personnel of establishments were briefed earlier to spot the “suspects”, all identically dressed, and report to a mobile number.
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) official and National Task Force to End Local Communist Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. has drawn flak for issuing threatening remarks against actress Liza Soberano and 2018 Ms. Universe Catriona Gray, some of the female celebrities who are vocal on their advocacies.
Davao City will install three new police stations and 160 additional police personnel to add to the city’s security and safety measures, local officials said.