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Rights defenders, journalists, Moro and Lumad defenders gather at Ateneo de Davao University to signify their opposition to the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 by filing their petition to the Supreme Court through electronic filing on Monday August 30, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Atty. Mary Ann Arnado)
LUMAD’S CALL. Students from the Lumad Bakwit School attend Monday morning’s, July 27, 2020, ‘SONAgkaisa’ rally at the University of the Philippines-Diliman. Wearing their kinaraan, the traditional attire of the Lumad, and face masks and shields, as they protested the closure of their schools in Mindanao. (More…) (Maro B. Enriquez/davaotoday.com)
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and various organizations converge outside ABS-CBN’s Regional Station in Davao City on Saturday, July 18 for a noise barrage and candle lighting activity to express their solidarity to the media giant’s thousands of workers who are affected by the House of Representatives’ recent rejection of its 25-year franchise. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
Members of progressive groups and various organizations troop to the University of the Philippines-Diliman campus on June 12, the Philippines’ 122nd Independence Day, to hold the ‘grand mañanita’ where they called for the junking of the Anti-Terrorism Bill despite a government ban on mass gatherings. (More…) (Maro Enriquez/davaotoday.com)
Students, activists, and progressive groups hold an indignation rally on Thursday, June 4 at UP Diliman, Quezon City following the Lower House’s approval of the anti-terror bill on third reading. Protesters wanted the bill junked as they feared it will be used as a weapon against critics of the Duterte administration if passed into law. (Maro B. Enriquez/davaotoday.com)
Wearing protective suits, government personnel assist the returning overseas Filipino workers upon arriving at the Laguindingan Airport in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental before going to their respective hometowns in Mindanao on Monday (May 26). Two sweeper flights flew in the 333 OFWs who were stranded in Metro Manila to Mindanao after spending more than two months following the declaration of enhanced community quarantine protocol in Luzon. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
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Hardly anyone now walks the streets of Davao City after the Regional Task Force announced to implement the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the entire region 11 on the evening of Saturday, April 4.
As the city is on enhanced quarantine, vendors in the city’s main market, Bankerohan Public Market, brave the threat of the pandemic in order to make their family survive another day.
The usual bustle and traffic in Davao City is now gone, as Mayor Sara Duterte placed the city under community quarantine on Sunday, March 15, to stop the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Stunning floats with different designs and artistic music showcasing the Davaoeňos’ culture and tradition is this year’s highlights for the Pamulak and Pitik sa Kadayawan, respectively.
The back-to-back trade shows of Philippine Building and Construction Expo (PHILBEX) and Travel and Leisure Expo (TLEX) Davao 2019 formally opened on Thursday, May 9, in SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier, showcasing the latest innovations and products in the construction and tourism industries.
Despite the brief rain shower on Sunday afternoon of April 28, the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony pushed through with around 18,000 delegates across the country welcomed at the University of the Philippines Mindanao Sports Complex in Davao City.
Kin, together with Lumad youths and friends paid their final respects to Datu Kaylo Bontulan, council member of Salugpungan Ta Tanu Igkanogon, before his remains, was laid to rest at the Wireless Public Cemetery at Madapo Hills, Davao City on Tuesday, April 16.
Dabawenyos happily endured the scorching heat of the sun that reached up to 32 degrees Celsius on Saturday, March 16, to witness the “Parada Dabawenyo”, one of the most anticipated highlights of the celebration of Araw ng Dabaw.
A total of 18 entries in this year’s 1st Kosplay Kadayawan showcased their different interpretation of the city’s iconic Philippine Eagle.
More than 1,600 Lumad evacuees took the national highway on Monday, July 30, in a bid to reach the provincial capital Tandag City, as a protest against the military encampment of their communities.