October 20, 2020 1:45 pm
Progressive groups stage protest actions in different areas in Davao City on the 48th anniversary of Marcos’ Martial Law, criticizing Duterte’s Anti-Terror Law as a draconian measure. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Members of Davao City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) distribute free face masks and pocket-size alcohol to public utility jeepney drivers along San Pedro Street on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, to help fight the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), as the city faces a rising count of infections that have reached 1,000 this week. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Activists organized an “Operation Baklas” on Monday, August 17, to tear off posters that tagged them as “human rights violators”. They took down one of such posters along J.P Cabaguio Avenue, Davao City. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio sounds the ceremonial gong to formally kick off this year’s Kadayawan sa Dabaw celebration during the city hall’s flag ceremony at Quezon Park on Monday, August 17, 2020. Mayor Sara urged the public to stay at home amidst the Covid-19 pandemic as this year’s festivities will go online. (Photo courtesy of Davao CIO)
Workers from a funeral parlor retrieve four members of a family who perished from a fire in Barangay 22, Cagayan de Oro on August 12. The bodies were discovered three days later. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
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)
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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.
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