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Armed fighting in Basilan displaces 17,000 people

Around 3,400 families in three municipalities in Basilan province are displaced as the fighting between government troops and non-state armed...read more

Dutch Ambassador Marion Derckx to grace Dutch-Filipino film fest in Davao  

Dutch Ambassador to the Philippines Her Excellency Marion Derckx is scheduled to grace the opening of the Dutch-Filipino film festival...read more

Davao City fisher folks to receive 300 motorized boats on Kadawayan

The Department of Agriculture will release 300 motorized fishing boats to the poorest fisher folks in Davao City in time...read more

Netizens warned: protect private information

As part of the National Science and Technology week celebration, ​the ​Regional Information Technology Management Office ​(RITMO) ​​has warned about...read more

Traffic group to tow illegally parked vehicles

The City Transport and Traffic Management Office warned motorists that authorities will now tow vehicles parked along major streets....read more

Kadayawan 2016 execom to limit budget to P12M

Organizers of the Kadayawan festival here announced that they have already finalized the list of events, but set the limit...read more
  • COSTLY

    President Rodrigo R. Duterte says the Office of the President spends a minimum of P50,000 to a maximum of P250,000 for cash assistance to a soldier wounded or killed in war. Duterte visited the 60th Infantry Battalion Headquarters at Camp Morgia in Doña Andrea, Asuncion, Davao del Norte on Friday, July 29, 2016 where he met with the Cafgu Active Auxiliary forces who were injured and killed in an NPA attack. (RENE LUMAWAG/PPD)

  • GUIDANCE COUNSELOR

    Eliza Suarez, president of the Guidance Counselors and Career Advocates Incorporated says that career guidance must start as early as elementary in order to give the students an informed choice to help them develop skills and interests that will fit the demands of the labor market.(Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    Former Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. and Chairperson of the Salugpungan Ta’Tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center Incorporated Board of Trustees, Luzviminda Ilagan urges President Rodrigo Duterte to pull out military troops from the community after the school director reported that the Army are still encamped in their schools’ vicinity. She is joined by Prof. Myfel Paluga, the vice chairperson of the Board of Trustees. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • INVASION DAVAO

    Ken Onozawa of Spectrum PH says that the Invasion Davao event this Kadayawan Festival will not be a rave party, but “a tourism event” that will showcase Filipino music and performers. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • UKAY-UKAY

    Apart from being the biggest source of fresh goods in Davao City, Bangkerohan Public Market is also home to one of the biggest convergence of stalls that sell used clothing. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • CHESS MATCH

    Passersby gather and place their bets on a chess match being played in one of the sidewalks in San Pedro Extension, Davao City. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

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HRW: Philippines’ displaced children barred from school

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IN PHOTOS: Davao City to give Sorsogon LGU’s P500T financial assistance

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Chopper carrying advance party of Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte lands at Gallanosa National High School, Irosin, Sorsogon. Duterte is set to give out financial assistance to typhoon affected LGUs...
Youth groups seek SC help to extend voters registration

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A few days before the last day of the voter registration period for the upcoming 2016 national elections, Kabataan Partylist, along with several other youth leaders, filed a petition before...
Duterte tops Bicol's online news presidential polls

Duterte tops Bicol's online news presidential polls

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte still tops at 51.81 % public approval over Mar Roxas with 37.75 % in the online survey conducted by online news BicolToday.com....
Ifugao village denounces death threats vs. councilman

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In a community petition and barangay resolution, the villagers of Barangay Tulludan of this town denounced the death threat and false accusations made against their barangay council member, Nonoy Bungtiwen...
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39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

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  • UKAY-UKAY

    Apart from being the biggest source of fresh goods in Davao City, Bangkerohan Public Market is also home to one of the biggest convergence of stalls that sell used clothing. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • CHESS MATCH

    Passersby gather and place their bets on a chess match being played in one of the sidewalks in San Pedro Extension, Davao City. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • TRIBAL TATTOOS

    The tattoos on Apo Oki Ligue’s body, some of which have been there since she was nine years old, symbolize the stars, which the Tinananon Manobo believe will serve as their guiding light in afterlife.(Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • LAUNDRY DAY

    Women wash clothes by the river in Sitio Kibasalan, Barangay Malibatuan in Arakan, Cotabato province. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • YOUNG FARMER

    A young student holds his bolo while watching the foreign delegates of the International Solidarity Mission help clear out the weeds in their vegetable garden at the Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated (MISFI) school in Kisante, Makilala, North Cotabato. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • SAN PEDRO STREET

    Two men atop a scaffolding paint signs in a commercial building in San Pedro Street, Davao City on a Thursday morning. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • FORTUNE TELLING

    Complete with a crystal ball and cards at San Pedro Cathedral compound, a fortune teller conducts business. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • CHECKERS

    A shoe repairman plays checkers with a friend while waiting for customers near San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • WAITING FOR SUNRISE

    As early as 5:00 am, these two young ladies sit on the sand with a camera to wait for sunrise at the Isla Reta beach resort in the Island Garden City of Samal. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • NO TIME

    A repairman has no-day off as he fixes watches even during weekends.(Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

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