Posts by tag: davao city

4 years ago

Small miners surprised at ID requirement

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Small miners surprised at ID requirement

Small-scale miners from the gold-rich town of Pantukan, Compostela Valley cried foul to the latest move of large-scale mining company National Development Corporation (Nadecor) which allegedly put up a steel gate and told them to get an identification card from the mining regulatory agencies of the government.

4 years ago

Today’s View : CHR For Whom?

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Today’s View : CHR For Whom?

My friend Lito rasps: “Ngano man kahang gi-initan man gyud sa CHR ang atong Mayor, no? Imbestigahan daw tungod sa iyang pamahayag nga patyon ang dakong taeng smuggler sa bugas kun moanhi sa Davao!” [Why should our Mayor be the object of reproof by the CHR on account of his statement that he would kill the Number One rice smuggler if he comes to Davao?”]

4 years ago

EPIRA allowed private takeover of energy sector, says groups

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EPIRA allowed private takeover of energy sector, says groups

Non-government organizations and consumer groups in Mindanao castigated government on its alleged mishandling of the affairs of the energy sector that they said only allowed corporations to dominate the field rather than being clipped of their powers to monopolize.

4 years ago

UP Tacloban studes complain of verbal abuse

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UP Tacloban studes complain of verbal abuse

Students from the Tacloban campus of the University of the Philippines complained of receiving verbal abuse from the UP president after some of them barged into a top-level meeting of campus chancellors to distribute copies of their petition.

4 years ago

STARSTRUCK

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STARSTRUCK

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte gets the celebrity treatment as he poses with delegates in the National Convention of the Philippine Association of Water Districts at SMX Convention Center. (Ace Morandante/ davaotoday.com)