On the first year of the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the group, Initiatives for International Dialogue holds a Cabs for CAB peace rally along with the taxi operators in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Julius Pane, tourism officer of Sta. Cruz town, proudly announces the upcoming international boulder face race on April 25-26. The sport challenge is a 24 hour extreme adventure race from Sta. Cruz up to the Davao del Sur side of the peak of Mt. Apo. Forty teams from different countries have registered to join the race. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Capt Giselle Bendong (left) takes the control of Air Asia’s Z2611 flight that cruises the Davao-Manila-Davao route. Beside her is Atty Joy Cañeba, Air Asia chief executive officer, who takes pride in the company’s record of having women composing 40 percent of the crew. The recent Davao-Manila-Davao flight has the first all-female crew in the history of Philippine Air Asia. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A mobile shoe repair man rushes the repair of sandals and shoes for display at Rizal Park. He is anticipating an increase in needs on graduation day. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
An elderly woman crosses a downtown street in Davao City wearing socks and an umbrella to protect her from the El Nino heat. As many as 11,000 farmers are expected to be affected by the dry spell. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
To commemorate the 45th year of Earth Day, environmental advocates will hold an Earth Day Family Adventure Run this coming April 19 at Tugbok District. The earth day event aims to recreate the spirit of a people standing up for environmental protection. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
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For more than twenty years since the Philippines ratified its membership at the World Trade Organization (WTO) the already backward Philippine agricultural economy suffered more and more defeats.
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Workers construct new structures of a big hotel in the city along Claveria Street amid the heat of the sun. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A couple, waiting for the green traffic light along Quimpo Boulevard, starts their work early in the morning to sell scrap materials at a junkshop in Agdao. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Hundreds of students joined the protest action and urged the government to stop the all out offensives against Moro fighters in Maguindanao. A Peace and Humanitarian Mission was conducted in Central Mindanao.
Nina Bongasoy, 81 years old, a member of the Kalagan tribe, hails from Pindasan, Mabini, Compostela Valley Province. She dreams to have a real home as they currently occupy a small hut along Magallanes Street for 3 years already. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
This porter receives 20 pesos for carrying 70 to 100 kilograms of vegetables and fruits in Bankerohan market. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
The Manobos are alarmed with the new declaration of a pangayaw, or tribal war, against them.
Young and elderly attend Wednesday’s commemoration in Davao City of EDSA 1 People Power uprising. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
City Administrator Atty. Melchor Quitain 4th from left leads the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially start the celebration of the 2015 Chinese New Year.
Government employees of the city buy organic rice and vegetables which are sold at Rizal Park on a Friday afternoon. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Shoppers along JP Laurel Street look around to buy something for their special someone this Valentine’s Day. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)