An environmental group has expressed alarm over the unabated sale of beauty products reported to be laced with a toxic element.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has become a “silent epidemic” at the time when the country battles with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Residents and small business operators are unaware of the proposed 60 percent water price hike in the city and are opposed to it for its timing in the pandemic.
Taxi and jeepney drivers are struggling about how to make ends meet in the pandemic which is compounded with this week’s big-time oil price hike by oil companies.
The Davao City-based Parents Against Vape (PAV) and other groups appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto a bill that allowed the sale of vape products to young people.
Progressive groups launched a protest action on International Women’s Day to raise concerns on the effects of oil price hikes on basic commodities that has affected the Davao poor.
The illegally imported red onions with estimated value of P57 million in pesos had been intercepted at the Mindanao Container Terminal sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.
Despite the series of confiscation of millions worth of red onions coming in as illegal imported agricultural produce at the Mindanao Container Terminal sub-port in Tagoloan town in Misamis Oriental, the smuggling of red onions has continued.
The federation’s reaction came after Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III announced that the government has extended P23.2 billion in subsidies to PCIC over the last 20 years.
According to the Customs in Northern Mindanao in a Facebook post, the onions were burned and buried in a pit inside the destruction facility.