Davao City has reverted back to general community quarantine (GCQ) starting November 20 due to the “alarming” rise of coronavirus transmission.
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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.”
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s State of the City Address Monday, November 16, called on Dabawenyos to brace through “a difficult stretch” of the COVID-19 pandemic that may last until next year, while guaranteeing continued medical and economic relief from 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.
A local mall in Valencia City, Bukidnon was temporarily closed by the local government after 19 employees tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19), an official said Monday.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio dispelled a “fake” social media post that the City Government of Davao is re-imposing a lockdown after a surge of COVID-19 cases in the city.
The Department of Health in the region (DOH-11) has reported 561 new cases of COVID-19 from October 17-23, bringing the total number of cases to 4,474. The center said that 1,012 of these are active cases.
Teachers are demanded to grade objectively. Students are commanded to deliver. And while this seems to be the most efficient way to identify who “passes” and who “fails”, it disregards the human aspect of education. In fact, it is this obsession with efficiency and production that reveals how misplaced the priority of our education system is.