• CRAMPED

    A Maranao mother rocks her infant child to sleep inside a ​three feet by four feetclassroom at the Al Noor Madrasah School in Barangay Tomas Cabili, Iligan City on Thursday, July 27. At night time, four to five families cramp ​the rooms such as this to sleep, often with the men opting to stay outside to give the women and children more space. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • LIFT MARTIAL LAW

    Students from Salugpongan Ta Tanu Igkanogon Learning Center Inc. from Talaingod town, in Davao del Norte continue to call on President Rodrigo Duterte to lift Martial law and stop militarization in Lumad schools as they hold a protest with their teachers in front of the Department of Education (DepEd) Region in Davao City on Thursday, July 27. (More…) (Robby Joy D. Salveron/davaotoday.com)

  • SIGNBOARDS UP

    Despite a new rule banning display​ of destination signboards​, these jeepneys ​sneak signboards on their windshields on Wednesday, July 26, in Davao City. The ​restriction is in accordance with the Anti Distracted Driving Law. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • STOP MILITARIZATION

    Lumad leaders and students from Southern Mindanao Region, CARAGA and SOCCSKSARGEN call on President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the military attacks in lumad schools and the lift the martial law as they joined the protest actions in the ongoing Kampuhan (camp out) at the historic Mendiola Bridge in Manila. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • SONA PROTEST

    Thousands of peasants, workers, indigenous people, urban poor and other sectors coming from various parts of the country march towards the House of Representatives on Monday, July 24 to air out the people’s grievances in time with the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • DEAD, BUT NOT SILENCED

    Bystanders look at the cardboard coffins lined with the names and portraits of victims of extrajudicial killings in Southern Mindanao Region displayed along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on the day of President Rodrigo Duterte’s 2nd State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 24. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

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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...
STATEMENT| The danger of deranged solutions

STATEMENT| The danger of deranged solutions

It is thus with profound discontent and indignation that we, the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, join the Filipino people in denouncing the Duterte regime for its failed promises, bourgeoning...
FULL TEXT | Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate's explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

FULL TEXT | Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate's explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

Huwag tayong maging bulag at bingi sa panawagan ng ating mga kababayang patuloy na nagdurusa sa evacuation centers, nahihintatakutan sa kanilang mga barangay at komunidad, dahil sa karahasang militar at...
FULL TEXT | Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Emmi De Jesus' explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

FULL TEXT | Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Emmi De Jesus' explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

Sa pag-apruba ng extension ng batas militar sa Mindanao, pinili ng Kongreso na maging bulag sa mahalagang aral ng kasaysayan na ito. Ang masahol pa, lumabas sa interpelasyon na wala...
FULL TEXT | ACT Teachers Representative Antonio L. Tinio's explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

FULL TEXT | ACT Teachers Representative Antonio L. Tinio's explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

Wala pong batayan na ipinaliwanag ang mga resource persons ng Malacañan para sa extension ng martial law. Binanggit po kanina ng sponsor at ng kagalang-galang na Majority Leader na may...
FULL TEXT | ACT Teachers Party-List Representative France Castro's explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

FULL TEXT | ACT Teachers Party-List Representative France Castro's explanation of vote against Martial Law extension

Sa kasong ito, ang piniling lunas ay naging mas masahol pa sakit na sinasabing kailangang lutasin. Hindi nasulusyunan ng martial law ang problemang dulot ng extremist groups sa Marawi, bagkus...

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Extension of Martial Law in Mindanao draws various reactions

Extension of Martial Law in Mindanao draws various reactions

The approval of the Congress to extend martial law until December this year on Sunday has drawn various reactions from different sectors in the city....
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...

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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