Lumad and Moro activists denounced the appointment of another former military officer as the new chief of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP).
Recent report of unspent funds for Marawi City has resurrected the anger and frustration of victims, not only of the Marawi City fighting in 2017, but also of the other victims of calamities where billions of funds have been reported coming in from donor nations and private groups but whose actual assistance remained begging for answers as to where it went.
The Davao City Council has approved the amendments to the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance to delineate areas for eco-tourism and agro-tourism activities in Marilog and Paquibato Districts.
The human rights group Karapatan welcomed the Supreme Court’s issuance of writ of amparo and habeas data in favor of rights groups, which have been accused as “communist fronts” by the military.
This city would not slacken on enforcing the ban on smoking in public places as it commemorated its 17th anniversary of the anti-smoking campaign and in observance of the World No Tobacco Day.
Six persons, including two police officers, were wounded when law enforcers exchanged gunfire during a “misencounter” in Barangay Puerto, this city, Thursday night, police said Friday.
Law enforcers and military forces foiled an attack carried out by a group of armed individuals believed to be members of the Communist fighters in a Bukidnon town Tuesday night, the police regional office said Wednesday.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Davao Region (PDEA-11) expressed support to the decision of its head office to ban Shanti Dope’s song “Amatz.”
Youth and teacher’s groups decry the recent decision of the Supreme Court (SC) affirming Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) memorandum that would no longer require subjects on Filipino and Philippine Literature in college.
The research group Center for Women Research (CWR) said the institutionalization of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) “merely reflects the inadequacies of the government in providing basic social services and its failure to eliminate the roots of poverty in the country.”