• LEGENDARY ATHLETE

    Filipino athlete Elma Muros-Posadas raises the torch as she led the lighting of the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the Palarong Pambansa 2017 at the Binirayan Sports Complex in Antique on April 23, 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte was the guest of honor in the annual sports spectacle organized by the Department of Education.(Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo)

  • PALARONG PAMBANSA 2017

    Troopers from the Philippine Army carry welcome banners as they sky dive towards the Binirayan Sports Complex in Antique where the Palarong Pambansa 2017 is held. resident Rodrigo Roa Duterte is the guest of honor at the opening ceremony on April 23, 2017.(Toto Lozano/davaotoday.com)

  • BAJAU FISHERMAN

    A Bajau fisher mends his fishing net inside the multi-purpose school building of the Kanaan Bajau community in Matina Aplaya, Davao City. (Photo by Angely Chi)

  • INSIDE ‘VARYAG’

    President Rodrigo Duterte is granted the privilege to be on the captain’s deck during his visit to the Russian Guided Missile Cruiser “Varyag” docked at Pier 15 of the Port of Manila Harbor on April 21, 2017 for a 4-day goodwill visit to the Philippines. Joining the President is Varyag Commanding Officer Captain Alexsei Ulyanenko. (King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo)

  • AGRARIAN REFORM SECRETARY

    Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano (left) comes back to Tagum City on Friday, April 21, 2017 to supervise the scheduled installation of agrarian reform beneficiaries in Barangay San Isidro. However, the installation did not push through after the guards inside the plantation refused to receive DAR’s Writ of Installation. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • PORTRAITS

    Members of Hustisya, a group of family members demanding justice for the deaths of slain activists, hold up portraits of the 24 victims of politically motivated killings since President Rodrigo Duterte came into power in a protest along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on Thursday, April 20. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

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Photography

  • FISHERFOLKS

    Two fishermen tend their boat on the coast of a fishing village near Sta. Ana Port in Davao City on Wednesday, April 12. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • CHURCH’S BELL TOWER

    Two workers brave the midday heat while working on the reconstruction of the San Pedro Cathedral Bell Tower along San Pedro Street, Davao City on Thursday, April 6. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • IN BLOOM

    Vicky Divinagracia, 55, arranges her flowers outside the Sangguniang Panlungsod in Davao City on Tuesday afternoon, Mar. 28. Divinagracia is a flower vendor for more than three decades. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS| UP Fighting Maroons vs De La Salle Green Archers in Davao City

    The crowd fill the Davao City Recreation Center on Sunday, March 26 to watch the UP Fighting Maroons and the De La Salle Green Archers during the 80th Araw Ng Dabaw Commercial Basketball Tournament. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano)

  • IN PHOTOS| 80th Araw ng Davao civic parade

    DABAW & DIGONG. A float showing a developed Davao City and an image of President Rodrigo Duterte, the city mayor for over 22 years is seen during the Parada Dabawenyo on Thursday, March 16. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • FRESH AND GREEN

    Farmer residents wait for buyers of Pechay, a type of Chinese cabbage, sold for P15 per kilo along the Davao-Bukidnon road in Barangay Baganihan, Marilog district, Davao City on Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017.(Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano)

  • IN PHOTOS: International Women’s Day march in Davao City

    Davaoeñas joined various activities for the commemoration of the 109th International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8.

  • IN PHOTOS: Pets in Davao get free vaccine for Rabies Awareness Month

    Executive No. 84, signed in 1999, declares March as the Rabies Awareness Month to prevent and eradicate rabies that is seen as a dangerous disease of dog transmissible to humans through the bite of an infected animal.

  • ASH WEDNESDAY

    A lay minister at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Mintal, Davao City marks churchgoers’ foreheads ​on Wednesday ​with ashes from burned palm branches ​used from the the previous year’s Palm Sunday mass. March 1 is the observance of the Catholics’ Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten Season.(Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS | Duterte supporters rally vs. corruption, drugs in Davao

    Thousands gather in Rizal Park, Davao City on Saturday, Feb. 25 for the “Freedom Rally Against Corruption and Drugs,” an event organized by Kilusang Pagbabago and Hugpong Federal, groups known for supporting President Rodrigo Duterte.

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