• STOP THE KILLINGS

    Delegates of the Lakbayan of National Minorities stage a protest rally in front of PNP Regional Office in Cebu City on Wednesday, August 23 as they call on the government to stop political and drug-related killings related to the war on drugs. (More…) (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • GOODBYE

    Colleagues of a 12-year old rape slay victim bid farewell during “Essa’s” burial in Naawan, Misamis Oriental on Monday, August 21. (More…) (Divina M. Suson/davaotoday.com)

  • LAKBAYAN

    More than 300 Lumad and Moro delegates from Southern Mindanao hit the major streets in Cebu City on Tuesday, August 22. They call for the lifting of martial law in Mindanao, the end to the war in Marawi, and the condemnation of the continuing attack on Lumad schools. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • SALUBUNGAN

    Sectoral groups and church leaders meet in front of Cebu City’s port terminal on Tuesday, August 22, for a protest caravan called “Lakbayan of National Minorities.” (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • SETTING FOOT

    More than 300 Lumad and Moro protesters from Southern Mindanao pass the Basilica of Sto. Niño, a major landmark in Cebu City. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • AFTER KADAYAWAN

    Silence fills the streets of Davao on Monday, August 21, 2017 after a weekend of Kadayawan festivities. Residents here enjoyed a long weekend as Malacañang stretched the holiday until Monday. (Mick Basa / davaotoday.com)

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Stand Point

STATEMENT : Our environment is at risk not because of climate change

STATEMENT : Our environment is at risk not because of climate change

The Environment is doomed Our environment is at risk, not from climate change, not from natural hazards, but from mining!...
STATEMENT| Attaining peace through active pursuit of justice and meaningful change

STATEMENT| Attaining peace through active pursuit of justice and meaningful change

The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) and National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA (NCCC-USA), bound by our faith in Jesus Christ and our...
STATEMENT| No significant change on the situation of PHL's indigenous people

STATEMENT| No significant change on the situation of PHL's indigenous people

The Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples Rights and its partner indigenous communities commemorate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. On this occasion, we offer our observations on...
OPEN LETTER| Letter from prison by IFI Bishop Carlo Morales

OPEN LETTER| Letter from prison by IFI Bishop Carlo Morales

We look for the president’s promise of change: the socio-economic reforms and political reforms that require the president’s political will to control the resistance of the oligarch and political dynasties...
FULL TEXT | Letter of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte to Mega Harbour

FULL TEXT | Letter of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte to Mega Harbour

I do not wish to belabor with you on the merits and bases of the joint venture agreement. We can save that argument for the right time and the proper...
FULL TEXT | State of the Bakwit Address

FULL TEXT | State of the Bakwit Address

Habang patuloy ang gyera sa Marawi, patuloy rin ang kahirapan ng libo-libong pamilya, lalo na ang mga nag desisyong makitira sa bahay ng mga kamag-anak. Sa harap ng pinagsasabi ng...

Regions

21 tons of chicken meat from Luzon held in Misamis Oriental

21 tons of chicken meat from Luzon held in Misamis Oriental

More than 21 tons of frozen dressed chicken that arrived from Luzon on Tuesday ​are ​​put on hold at the Tagoloan port in Misamis Oriental while the shipment load is...
CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

The Commission on Human Rights-10 (CHR-10) will investigate the complaint of two civilians who were accused as Communist rebels by state agents in the wake of the massive evacuation of...
Officials fear increase of evacuees in Misamis Oriental  as fighting between NPAs, gov't intensifies

Officials fear increase of evacuees in Misamis Oriental as fighting between NPAs, gov't intensifies

More rural villagers are expected to arrive at the evacuation center in the municipality of Opol, Misamis Oriental after a group of armed men ​believed to be ​members of the...
Lumad group files HRV complaints at CHR-10

Lumad group files HRV complaints at CHR-10

Northern Mindanao’s indigenous peoples (IPs) are still optimistic President Rodrigo Duterte will act on their complaints of alleged abuses perpetrated by state agents against them as they submitted a report...
Ombudsman indicts ex-Leyte solon for P24-M pork barrel scam

Ombudsman indicts ex-Leyte solon for P24-M pork barrel scam

The Office of the Ombudsman indicted former Leyte Representative Eduardo Veloso with graft and malversation for the alleged used of his P24 million pork barrel funds....
Parojinog siblings brought to Manila for inquest proceedings, detention

Parojinog siblings brought to Manila for inquest proceedings, detention

Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog and his brother Reynaldo, Jr. aka Dodo were brought to Manila, 7:00 am today, to be turned over to the Regional Trial Court Branch 89 of...

Photography

  • LOOK: In Kadayawan, a profusion of colors and smiles

    Indak-Indak, Kadayawan’s biggest drawing card, in pictures

  • TRIBUTE TO PEOPLES’ HEROES

    Prior to their march to Congress to protest the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, July 24 workers from Southern Mindanao Region light candles at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani in Quezon City and paid tribute to the martyrs of the people who offered their lives for the masses. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • ROCK FORMATION

    This rock formation that resembles a small island is found in Cape San Agustin in Governor Generoso town, Davao Oriental which faces the Celebes Sea. Cape San Agustin lies at the tip of the southeastern part of Mindanao. (Zea Io Ming c. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • PAROLA

    This photo taken on Sunday, July 16 shows the famous Parola (lighthouse) in Governor Generos town in Davao Oriental which was built in 1938. The place is frequently visited by tourists who want to get a panoramic view of the Celebes Sea. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • SHADE OF BLUE

    A painter brushes the rolling gates of a shopping mall with blue paint in San Pedro Street in Davao City on Tuesday, July 4. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • AFTERNOON RIDE

    Three men venture for an afternoon boat ride in the calm sea waters in Iligan Bay. As tensions continue in the nearby Marawi City, navy boats have been patrolling the area as part of measures to ensure security at the ports and other facilities in the area. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • MORNING SCOUR

    A resident does an early morning scour along the beaches of Linamon town in Lanao del Norte for edible seashells. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS| Burying the unclaimed victims of Marawi siege

    Davaotoday.com witnessed the loading of the unclaimed dead bodies in wooden coffins from the funeral parlor, their transport that passed through the city proper of Iligan and their burial at Dalipuga Public Cemetery on Thursday, June 15.

  • IN PHOTOS | Several soldiers wounded in Marawi

    A convoy of several army trucks transported wounded soldiers in a hospital here Friday afternoon.

  • IN PHOTOS | War taking its toll on civilians in Marawi

    Children, considered as the most vulnerable, experience uneasiness and distress inside the evacuation centers. (Alexander Lopez/davaotoday.com photo)

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