Insurgency problem affects Agricultural development in the countryside

DAVAO CITY (June 5) — President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday admitted, many investment areas in the country remain underdevelopment as insurgency and peace and order problem exist, a reason why many agricultural areas remain unutilized. Duterte,  who left for a 3-day official visit to South Korea, Sunday morning, in his pre-departure speech, said while he expects …

Dureza rallies stakeholders to work together vs violent extremism

SAN JUAN CITY — Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza called on various stakeholders to work together towards creating new strategies to confront the serious threat of violent extremism. Speaking during the launch of the book “Ramadi to Marawi: Peace and the Prevention of Violent Extremism” on Wednesday at Club Filipino, Dureza said all efforts must be …