There’s a higher plane where seeking for accountability can take us to, such as contemplating about socio-political systems which allow such adverse projects to perpetuate, about who really benefits from them. This saves us from the simplistic, ignorant, and cliché narrative of citizen-blaming.
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Progressive groups pushed through with their protest actions despite restrictions by the local government for mass gatherings in time for the commemoration of the 157th birthday of the working class revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio.
The Davao City Council has passed an ordinance that will impose fines and penalties for persons or establishments caught not observing physical distancing and other health protocols during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Davao City has reverted back to general community quarantine (GCQ) starting November 20 due to the “alarming” rise of coronavirus transmission.
A 15-year old who was detained for curfew violation was raped by two tanods (barangay security watchers) in Leon Garcia, Agdao last week, which drew condemnation from women and children’s rights advocates.
“Around 9 am on November 4, I saw two bulldozers ready to flatter the land where we live.”
The registration for the Davao Safety QR (DQR) Code, an electronic tracing and travel pass platform to be used in the city for this pandemic, have resumed last Monday after fixing its glitches and data security concern.
Coffins placed on highway checkpoints and the return of the food and medicine pass are among the issues Davaoeňos heavily criticized in the past week as the city tries to come up with measures to respond to the rapid rise of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the city.
Despite the cases of COVID-19 transmission now reaching 1,605 active cases, Davao City’s COVID-19 Focal Person says this is “still not in the alarming stage”.
Those who want to take the admission exams for the University of the Philippines (UP) need to wait for another year.