DILG: Federalism can unlock Soccsksargen’s chest of natural wealth

DAVAO CITY (October 31) –  Federalism can be the key to unlocking Soccsksargen’s untapped abundance of natural and mineral resources, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). “The people of Soccsksargen are literally sitting on gold, copper, and iron, but are still living in poverty because of inequitable distribution of wealth …

Commissioner Arellano: No Dictatorship, federal system to distribute power

DAVAO CITY (August 2)– A member of the Constitution Consultative Committee fired back to the critics who are raising the specter of dictatorship under the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Commissioner Antonio B. Arellano, during the Federalism Road Show media forum on Wednesday at Davao City Hall, expressed  his grief over the rumors being …