• EIGHT YEARS

    Families and friends of the journalists killed in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao visit the graves of the victims after a mass held at the memorial marker at Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman on November 19, 2017. (Mara Genotiva / davaotoday.com)

  • DRUG TEST

    A total of 362 personnel of the Davao City Police Office undergo a surprise drug test on Thursday morning, November 16 at the Camp Capt. Domingo E. Leonor headquarters. (Robby Joy D. Salveron / davaotoday.com)

  • ANTI-DEMOLITION

    Residents from Purok 24 Talisay at Barangay 76-A, in Bucana stage a protest against a real estate developer on November 15, 2017. The residents claim the company has been threatening to demolish their homes. (Robby Joy D. Salveron / davaotoday.com)

  • AGRARIAN REFORM

    Fely Bonghanoy, 66, washes bananas as part of the production process of a 145-hectare plantation facility in Tagum City. In March 2017, Bonghanoy and the rest of Madaum Agricultural Reform Beneficiaries Association Inc were given the right to collectively own the said property. (Kenneth Paul Senarillos / davaotoday.com)

  • TRUMP’S EFFIGY

    TRUMP’S EFFIGY. Progressive groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan burn an effigy of US President Donald Trump in Manila. In this November 13, 2017 photo, Trump’s effigy bears a set of rotating arms that resemble the Nazi’s swastika. (Jaja Necosia/The Breakaway Media)

  • TEMPORARY HOME

    A make-shift tent is 62-year-old Barcelina Paulo’s temporary shelter in front of Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) regional office in Tagum City. Since September 27, 2017, Paulo and other farmers have been asking DAR to expedite installation orders that would give them tracks of land covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program. (Kenneth Paul Senarillos / davaotoday.com)

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FULL TEXT | Message from AIJC President Ramon R. Tuazon during the launching of the book titled 'Defending Journalism'

FULL TEXT | Message from AIJC President Ramon R. Tuazon during the launching of the book titled 'Defending Journalism'

The launch of Defending Journalism comes at an auspicious time. Within the next few days, on 23 November, we will commemorate the 8th anniversary of the Maguindanao/Ampatuan Massacre....
FULL TEXT | Keynote speech of Rep. Carlos Zarate during the launching of the book titled 'Defending Journalism'

FULL TEXT | Keynote speech of Rep. Carlos Zarate during the launching of the book titled 'Defending Journalism'

It has been said that those in power and the media have always been at odds....
STATEMENT| 2-day transport strike to demand junking of Duterte’s jeepney phaseout program

STATEMENT| 2-day transport strike to demand junking of Duterte’s jeepney phaseout program

We, public utility jeepney drivers, operators and commuters are united in holding the 2-day nationwide transport strike and people’s protest on October 16-17 to demand the junking of the Duterte...
STATEMENT | Duterte’s ‘revolutionary government’ is nothing but dictatorship

STATEMENT | Duterte’s ‘revolutionary government’ is nothing but dictatorship

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s idea of a “revolutionary government” is nothing else but the one-man dictatorship that he has been repeatedly dreaming of since last year....
OPEN LETTER| Wife writes UNHRC to release Mindanao bishop, PH political prisoners

OPEN LETTER| Wife writes UNHRC to release Mindanao bishop, PH political prisoners

An Open Letter written by Maria Teofilina Morales, wife of retired IFI bishop, Carlo Morales to the 39 Member States of the UN Human Rights Council* on Monday, October 2...
POETRY| Maghanda ka Juan

POETRY| Maghanda ka Juan

The poem "Maghanda ka Juan" is written by Bro. Ronald Balgado C.Ss.R of the Redemptorists Church. He read the poem during the 45th anniversary commemoration of Martial Law in Roxas...

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Iligan couple caught using daughter, niece for cyberporn

Iligan couple caught using daughter, niece for cyberporn

A couple here was caught using their own daughter and niece to pose naked before a web camera which allegedly was streamed online for commercial porn....
Soldier killed in NPA encounter in Misamis Oriental

Soldier killed in NPA encounter in Misamis Oriental

A member of the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion was killed in an encounter with the New People’s Army (NPA) in a Misamis Oriental town on Sunday, November 12....
BOC-10: Man killed in Cagayan de Oro is not a Customs employee

BOC-10: Man killed in Cagayan de Oro is not a Customs employee

The Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) denied on Saturday, November 11 that the person who was killed in an altercation with a broker here Thursday night, was one of their employees...
NorMin customs chief: P13-B collection target for 2017 attainable

NorMin customs chief: P13-B collection target for 2017 attainable

The Bureau of Customs in Northern Mindanao (BOC-10) is optimistic in attaining its P13-billion collection target for this year as it stepped up its efforts to tax shipments of importers...
Suspected drug courier arrested at Laguindingan Airport

Suspected drug courier arrested at Laguindingan Airport

A resident here was arrested on Monday, November 6, for allegedly transporting several pills of suspected party drug Ecstasy from Manila to Cagayan de Oro through Laguindingan International Airport....
Gunman kills former village official in Lanao del Norte

Gunman kills former village official in Lanao del Norte

A former barangay councilor in Kapatagan town in Lanao del Norte was shot dead by a lone gunman Friday night, November 3....

Photography

  • PLAY TIME

    A rainy weekend means play time for six-year-old Janwel Alberca and eight-year-old Doydoy Nuñez, students of Talomo Central Elementary School, as they glide through the slippery tiles of Nograles Park in Puan, Davao City on Sunday, September 24. (Kenneth Paul Senarillos/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS | Remembering the late dictator

    MANILA, Philippines – More than a thousand Lumad and Moro trooped to the Libingan ng mga Bayani on Monday, September…

  • BIRDS FOR SALE

    Unaware of the avian flu virus that led to the killing of thousands of chickens and other fowls in Luzon, this woman sells these wild birds at P200 each in Cagayan de Oro City. Experts suspected the avian flu was transported from one area to another through migratory birds. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

  • LOOK: In Kadayawan, a profusion of colors and smiles

    Indak-Indak, Kadayawan’s biggest drawing card, in pictures

  • 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)

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