It may be an exaggeration, but a Davao City councilor has sent a distress signal for the dead buried at the Panacan Public Cemetery, whose tombs are drowned by perennial floods. READ MORE
The dead entombed in cemeteries here will sleep the sleep of the dead when hundreds of thousands of people visit their graves in celebration of All Souls Day on November 1.
The noise disturbs the dead, said Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who has banned videooke machines and radios in cemeteries on both days.
The dead are complaining to police about the noise, he said on television days ahead of November 1. READ MORE
The dead buried at the Masonic Cemetery on Padre Selga Street may now sleep in peace undisturbed forever after a developer decided to exclude the pre-war 4-hectare burial ground from a proposed memorial park.
The Davao City Council on Tuesday approved the request of Orchard Road Corporation to alter its development plan for its initial 8-hectare Orchard Road Memorial Park to exclude the Masonic Cemetery. READ MORE