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Teachers' group demands compensation from Comelec

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers–Philippines (ACT-Philippines) demanded ​compensation from ​ the Commission on Elections (Comelec) ​for teachers who served as Board...read more

Cayetano to build ‘strong majority’ in Senate to push Duterte’s legislative agenda

Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said he will build a “strong majority” to push and formulate the legislative agenda...read more

Cancer-causing materials found in some PVC plastic school supplies

A waste and pollution watchdog group said it found a high concentration of cancer-causing materials in several school supplies....read more

Scientists explore PH new territory

Marine scientists sailed on Monday, May 23 to discover the biodiversity of the Benham Rise, which covers the country’s new...read more

Gabriela: no need to elevate petition to correct PL votes to SC

The Mindanaoan representative of Gabriela Women’s Partylist is still awaiting the decision from the Commission on Elections whether she will...read more

Piñol vows to make Samar province competitive

Incoming Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol vowed to improve Samar province’s productivity and turn it to a model for...read more
  • DEAD ​AND COUNTING

    Another victim of gunmen riding in tandem lie along a street pavement in downtown Bonifacio Street in Davao City. Witnesses said Rolly Magaso, 36, was shot dead at around 11:20 am Friday. Police said the victim was a suspected thief. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • 3-CHILD POLICY

    Jeff Y. Fuentes, a city population officer, says that the three-child policy will help families be responsible in looking after their capacity in making a family. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • CONFERENCE AT DAWN

    President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, calls a press conference late night till dawn at the Mandaya Hotel, Thursday.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • KAMPOHAN

    Striking workers pitch tents inside their barricade line of the Nakashin International Inc. to ask the management to stop alleged unfair labor practices. Workers go on strike on May 25. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • UNITED NATION

    President-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he ​wants a legacy of a united people, “no more division of people as Left, Right, Moro, Christian, or Lumad”. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • RUBIKS MASTER

    Marlente Baloro, Jr, national record holder for Multiple Blindfolded Solving in the 3x3x3 catergory last March 6, 2016 at the Rotary Club gym of Tagum City, explains how Rubik’s Cube playing will stimulate brains, specially of children. The Philippine Cubers Association Davao Chapter will hold its 2nd Clash of Cubers this coming May 28 and 29. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

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STANDPOINT | A Vote for peace

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STANDPOINT | Peace group: Leave no stone unturned in Kidapawan probe

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STANDPOINT| Elect an alternative to this anti-people government

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EDITORIAL | Barricading indifference and neglect

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

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

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

Youth groups seek SC help to extend voters registration

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

Ifugao village denounces death threats vs. councilman

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...
Online libel non-existing; libel rap on newsman Bandol before enactment of Cyber Crime Law

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39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

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  • PHOTOS | Thousands of workers march in Davao on Labor Day

    An estimate of 6,000 workers joined the Labor Day march here on Sunday, May 1. Workers took to the streets their calls to end contractualization and for higher wages.

  • PHOTOS | Socsksargen farmers declare ‘victory’ after 5-days of protest

    After five days of protest pressuring government agencies here to act on the demands for food aids, the farmers from South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos on Monday, April 25 got 2,000 sacks of rice from the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Quick Reaction fund.

  • PEOPLE’S PARK

    Life-size cartoon characters displayed at the People’s Park entertain the children passing by. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • VENDOR

    A foreigner is seen here selling sorbetes or dirty ice cream in Rizal Park. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • WEIGHT LIFTER

    A man carries around 100 kilograms of vegetables at Bankerohan Public Market for a price of 20 pesos per sack. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • BAUG-HON

    This is rice for another day for Crecencia Manlakatan, a 39-year old peasant. She dries the left-over cooked rice under the sun, explaining that when the leftover rice hardens, it can be cooked again like ordinary rice. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • TRICKY BUSINESS

    A man shows his magic tricks using playing cards along San Pedro Street in Davao City. Secrets to the magic tricks can be had if one buys his cards.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • Photos: Isla Verde Fire

    Fire razed at least 40 houses in a coastal village here on Wednesday, February 17.

  • CATNAP

    After a day’s work, this worker grabs the opportunity to take a nap after having his dinner inside a huge culvert along Anda Street, Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

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