• DAILY GRIND

    To sustain the daily needs of his family, this vendor has to brave the sweltering heat of the sun in the streets of Baler in Aurora province, as he sells to tourists and visitors local delicacy called “Pakumbo,” a sweetened dried coconut packed in a dry banana bark.

  • EARLY BIRD

    Among those who went early to vote is this 69-year-old resident of Matina, Davao City who immediately scanned the list of voters posted near her polling precint at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • EXCEPTIONAL ONE

    EXCEPTIONAL ONE. A local barber in Davao City offers free haircut service to all unfortunate individuals along C.M Recto Street every weekend. He usually gives free service to up to 20 individuals as his gift-giving effort and advocacy.

  • GRIEF

    A Manobo woman wails on the last night of Datu Kaylo Bontulan’s wake at the evacuation center inside the UCCP Haran Compound on Monday. Bontulan was among the leaders of the Lumad communities from Talaingod, Davao del Norte who fled their homes since 2015 due to militarization. He died on April 7 during a military operation in Kitaotao, Bukidnon. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)

  • GAME FISHING

    Surigao del Norte 1st District Representative Francisco Jose “Bingo” F. Matugas (2nd from left) together with DOT-XIII Regional Director Ma. Ana T. Nuguid (5th from left), and Pilar town Mayor Atty. Maria Liza G. Resurreccion (left) led the opening ceremony of the 12th Siargao International Game Fishing Tournament on Thursday last week in Pilar, Surigao del Sur. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • TREASURED MOMENT

    TREASURED MOMENT. Datu Sintunan Malibato (left), a staunch leader of Manobo tribe in Kapalong, Davao del Norte gets emotional as his son hands over his medal during the graduation and moving-up ceremony of Bakwit schools at Redemptorist Church in Davao City on Friday, April 5. (More…) (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

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