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Maglana: Eight things to remember about Kadayawan
DAVAO City is currently in the heat of the Kadayawan 2017 festivities. The City Government has worked with various stakeholders to put together the events that highlight the annual festival. Among the numerous announcements, one on eight reminders related to ...
From 644 days ago
Maglana: Following through on transitional justice for the Bangsamoro
DESPITE a short working period, the expanded Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) was able to submit the 2017 Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to President Rodrigo Duterte last July 17. This document is the key political measure in the implementation of the ...
From 672 days ago
Maglana: That all-caps DOT statement
FELLOW SunStar Davao columnist Daphne Padilla posted on her social media page the Department of Tourism (DOT) statement that announced the discontinuation of its partnership with McCann Worldwide Philippines because of "glaring similarities between McCann's 'Sights' ad and South Africa's ...
From 706 days ago
Maglana: A different kind of Martial Law? (Second of 2 parts)
THAT media has not been muzzled, and people are still able to post on social media were preferred as evidence that this is a different kind of martial law. Granted, it is unlike 1972 when government closed down mass media ...
From 727 days ago
Maglana: A different kind of martial law? (First of 2 parts)
WHILE on an official visit to Russia, President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation No. 216 “Declaring a State of Martial Law and Suspending the Writ of Habeas Corpus in the Whole of Mindanao” that cited violent acts of the Maute group ...
From 728 days ago
Maglana: The President as project manager for Mindanao projects
THE then Secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced on March 11 that the highest official of the land “wanted to be the project manager, even in Armm (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao).” This might just ...
From 777 days ago
Maglana: Understanding the right-wing authoritarian follower
THE Duterte Youth gained media mileage recently, in part due to the attention paid by mass and social media to the confrontation that artist Jim Paredes had with the group in an event commemorating the 31st year of the ouster ...
From 810 days ago
Maglana: Dabawenyos and doing right by the 1,424
THE press conference last February 20 of retired police personnel Arthur Lascañas led to a flurry of questions. But I think a vital question was missed, one significant to people who call Davao home. Among the questions that came out were ...
From 819 days ago
The GRP-NDF peace negotiations and process aren’t over
THE peace talks between the Philippine Government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is off again. But the peace negotiations and process are far from over. On February 4, less than a year after the much-welcomed ...
From 823 days ago
Maglana: Japanese in Davao
IT IS not every day that the Japan flag festoons the main thoroughfare of Mintal, Davao City. Not the small ones used in schools during United Nations Day mind you, but full-sized immaculate white flags with the blazing red sun ...
From 861 days ago