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Gov't trains Davao's drug surrenderees in disaster response, management

At least 33 drug surrenderees in Davao City were trained to respond to disasters in the bid of the government...read more

12K Dabawenyos join National Clean-up Day

Around 12,000 residents here joined the simultaneous National Clean Up Day on September 17, a local official said....read more

Mindanao Army camp hosts drug rehab facility

The Army's 401st Infantry Brigade opened a two-hectare drug facility inside its camp in Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur....read more

More police visibility in schools sought in Davao Norte

The Department of Education in Davao del Norte urged the law enforcement authorities here to increase the police visibility inside...read more

Army to beef up Task Force Davao with air, navy, intelligence components

​The Armed Forces' ​Eastern Mindanao ​Command​ announced that it will create a "joint task force" that will augment the Task...read more

Army's peace & development troops to stay in communities

Eastern Mindanao Command public information officer Major Ezra Balagtey said that since there are no records of any New People’s...read more
  • PHOTOS | Calls for peace mounts during International Day of Peace

    Multisectoral groups commemorated both the International Day of Peace and the 44th anniversary of the Martial Law declaration here last Wednesday, September 21.

  • SUPPORT FOR PEACE TALKS

    Member organizations of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines occupy the street along Sta. Ana Avenue in Davao for a lightning rally to show their support to the ongoing peace talks between the National Democratic Front and the government. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)

  • PHOTOS | Aiza Seguerra visits Haran

    National Youth Commission chair Aiza Seguerra visited the Lumad evacuees inside a church compound here Thursday morning, September 22.

  • PEACE SIGN

    Luis Jalandoni, chairperson of the National Democratic Front negotiating panel poses with church leaders during the 5th Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit on Peace organized by the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform at the Homitori Inn in Davao City on Wednesday, September 21. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • PHOTOS | Commemoration of Martial Law in Davao City

    Activists marched in Davao City to commemorate the 44th year anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by former President Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday, September 21. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • POSITIVE FOR DRUGS

    10th Infantry Division Commander Major General Rafael Valencia says that among the 2,047 officers, enlisted personnel, and Cafgu auxiliaries subjected to random drug testing, 16 tested positive for drug use. He said 12 of whom have already been terminated from service and the remaining four are undergoing discharge proceedings. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

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STANDPOINT | Let us journey together in support of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations

STANDPOINT | Let us journey together in support of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations

Statement of the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform for the 5th Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit on September 22, 2016 in Davao City, Philippines...
STANDPOINT | Spare the peddled, punish the peddlers

STANDPOINT | Spare the peddled, punish the peddlers

Simply put, the context is: Mary Jane is a victim of dire poverty, of lack of real opportunities for a decent job, of pernicious drug and human trafficking. The law...
STANDPOINT | Duterte and the media

STANDPOINT | Duterte and the media

He acknowledged that it is the sworn duty of the press to ask questions and create reports. He made it clear that he was not angry assuming that they (the...
STANDPOINT | 'Uphold civil liberties at all times'

STANDPOINT | 'Uphold civil liberties at all times'

Let the public understand the nature and the specifics that will govern the declaration. Making this known to the public will remove fears and doubts that this will eventually lead...
STANDPOINT | Take back our ancestral lands

STANDPOINT | Take back our ancestral lands

Today is the 366th day of forcible evacuation of over 2,000 residents from 22 communities in 5 municipalities in Surigao del Sur....
STANDPOINT: Italian priest calls for release of detained IP school teacher

STANDPOINT: Italian priest calls for release of detained IP school teacher

Last August 19, Amelia Pond, a teacher and researcher for the Salugpongan Schools was illegally arrested in Cebu City after attending the national assembly of the Rural Missionaries of the...

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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...
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

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

By law, the online news cannot be defined legally as a” publication” since the existing libel law then, was limited to printed publication and broadcast media....

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