Today’s Views

An act of pure harassment and legal trickery

An act of pure harassment and legal trickery

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Jul 04, 2016

President Rodrigo Duterte even extended aid to these evacuees at Haran, giving food and other necessities when he was still Mayor of the City. Would the good Mayor have come to their aid if he did not approve and commend the humanitarian deeds of the concerned groups?

The last three years

The last three years

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Jun 29, 2016

There are beautiful stretches of highway in Davao Oriental with straight, smooth roads lined with acacia or fire trees. I was reminded of this during a recent trip to Mati City as the fire trees were in red bloom and the acacias remained steadfastly green amidst a landscape ravaged by El Nino.

Climate change, climate of impunity

Climate change, climate of impunity

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Jun 26, 2016

Last week our network, Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-Unlad ng Agrikultura, in partnership with the Ateneo de Davao University’s School of Business and Governance organized the National Climate Conference of Farmers, Scientists and NGO’s.

The rise of Duterte

The rise of Duterte

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May 21, 2016

The 2016 elections usher a leap in both form and substance of the campaign trail. There had not been so intense and dynamic participation of people in the history of Philippine electoral exercises than these.