Seven things data tell us about the deforestation and devastating floods in Davao Region

Seven things data tell us about the deforestation and devastating floods in Davao Region

Rapid deforestation and illegal logging, which remain rampant, are the main culprits, in the devastating landslides and flooding to hit Davao Region. Along with an increasingly unpredictable climate, these have caused deaths and damage to millions of residents in the region. Data and interviews done by PressOne.PH revealed that policy gaps, corruption, and politics accelerated these problems.

Here’s what the data revealed.

Presidency not an entitlement for the popular – CBCP official

Presidency not an entitlement for the popular – CBCP official

An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said Filipinos should be conscious that the presidency is an entitlement that should not be given to someone simply because the candidate is popular but does not have the capacity to lead the country.