• ABOUT FACE

    President Rodrigo Duterte announces the cancellation of peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front and challenges them to “another 50 years” of fighting in his speech during the Davao Investment Convention held at the SMX Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • NEW FLIGHTS

    AirAsia launches its Kuala Lumpur to Davao direct route on Friday, July 21. The launch was announced by AirAsia’s Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandez during the Davao Investment Conference at the SMX Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • BRAVE MOTHER

    Lorena Mandacawan, a mother from Talaingod in Davao del Norte is among the participants during the protest action at the Boy Scout Circle in Quezon City on Friday where she appealed to end the military and paramilitary operations in their area that greatly affected the schooling of their children and the daily activities of the Lumad schools. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • STATE OF THE YOUTH ADDRESS

    Two days before President Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address, hundreds of youth and students from different parts of Mindanao gather for the “State of the Youth Address” (More…) (MD Genotiva/davaotoday.com)

  • OFFICIAL OPENING

    (From L-R) 4th Davao Investment Conference (ICON) Chairman, Arturo Milan, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industrty President, George T. Barcelon, Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.(DCCCII) President, Capt. Ronald Go, and DCCCII Chairman, Antonio Dela Cruz lead the opening of the 4th Davao ICON in a ribbon cutting ceremony held Friday morning, July 21, at the SMX Covention Center, Lanang Davao City.(Robby Joy D. Salveron/davaotoday.com)

  • DAVAO WORKERS

    Workers from various parts of the country occupy an area of Mendiola in Manila particularly at the front gate of a university that leads towards Malacañang for a Kampuhan or campout to press the Duterte administration to end contractualization and the lifting of martial law in Mindanao. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

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Stand Point

STATEMENT| War in Marawi, never again! - CBCP

STATEMENT| War in Marawi, never again! - CBCP

We, the Catholic Bishops of the Philippines, wish to enjoin your assistance and collaboration. We all cry from our hearts: War in Marawi, never again! War in Marawi, no more!...
STANDPOINT | Central Luzon counterterrorism initiative discriminatory

STANDPOINT | Central Luzon counterterrorism initiative discriminatory

Since Duterte declared martial law throughout Mindanao on May 23, there have been reports of discrimination against Muslims. ID requirements for Muslims should be rejected outright....
STATEMENT | Whose interest is served when constitutional check and balance is ignored and legitimate dissent quelled?

STATEMENT | Whose interest is served when constitutional check and balance is ignored and legitimate dissent quelled?

We in Konsyensya Dabaw are disturbed by the series of messages from the President that promote militarism and put civilians at risk....
STATEMENT | Duterte's tug of war between progressives and reactionaries

STATEMENT | Duterte's tug of war between progressives and reactionaries

The first year of the Duterte administration has been a virtual tug-of-war between those pursuing genuine and thorough-going reforms and those defending the status quo. However, it seems that...
Your lipstick, and other women’s needs in Marawi

Your lipstick, and other women’s needs in Marawi

Beyond the issue of lipstick donations, a critical inquiry on “for whom and for what” our efforts are would always be a sensible question for donors and volunteers. Are we...
FULL TEXT: National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission Report on the HR Situation in Mindanao

FULL TEXT: National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission Report on the HR Situation in Mindanao

There is a grave humanitarian crisis in Mindanao. The mission notes a total of 325,294 IDPs in Mindanao, a big portion of which are in home-based and evacuation-center based in...

Regions

Martial law hiked shipments to North Mindanao, says Customs

Martial law hiked shipments to North Mindanao, says Customs

In fact, the enforcement of the military rule in the entire island of Mindanao has even encouraged importers to ship their goods here, said Alvin Enciso, chief of BOC-10’s Customs...
PNP-10 says 90-day suspension order for Espenido cancelled by Crame

PNP-10 says 90-day suspension order for Espenido cancelled by Crame

The Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership has ordered for the 90-day suspension without pay of Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido then cancelled it but the controversial police officer has yet to...
Councilors start studying city hall plans to construct hospitals in Lumbia, Tablon

Councilors start studying city hall plans to construct hospitals in Lumbia, Tablon

Councilors have started looking into a proposal for the Moreno administration to build two more hospitals in the city--one in Lumbia and another in Tablon....
Gensan commiserates with Davao in deadly blast

Gensan commiserates with Davao in deadly blast

General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera denounced the incident he described as "senseless"....
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...

Photography

  • 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)

  • SUMMER RIDE

    The crew of a passenger boat leaving the Island Garden City of Samal for Davao City sits comfortably as the seas are calm and the passengers Monday afternoon, May 22, 2017 are just few amidst the end of the summer season. (Photo by KJ Millondaga)

  • SUMMER IS FUN

    A boy plunges into the clear and cold sea waters of a resort in Canibad, Island Garden City of Samal. The island is among the popular destinations in Davao region during summer. (Alexander Lopez/davaotoday.com)

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