Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

1 hour ago

SLAMMING THE CRISIS

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SLAMMING THE CRISIS

The Bonifacio Day commemoration of Davao City’s progressive groups on Wednesday, November 30 revolved around the current “crisis” where they criticized the Marcos-Duterte administration over the increasing prices of basic goods and services while the workers’ wages remain a pittance. (Photo by Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

2 months ago

REMEMBER, THE 21st OF SEPTEMBER

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REMEMBER, THE 21st OF SEPTEMBER

Progressive groups in Davao City stage a protest Wednesday, September 21 at the Freedom Park to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martial Law declared by then Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Sr. During those years, thousands of human rights violations were documented including extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances. (Photo by Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

In Davao, some folks are hesitant over optional wearing of face masks

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In Davao, some folks are hesitant over optional wearing of face masks

As many have welcomed the national government’s move to allow the optional wearing of face masks outdoors through Pres. Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr.’s executive order (EO), some Davao folks are worried about the possible rise of COVID-19 cases after the city government declared it will abide by the new policy.