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Workers demand discount card, insurance on Labor Day

A labor group is demanding for a discount card for workers receiving minimum wage and unemployment insurance for laid-off...read more

PCW welcomes abolition of premature marriage

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) welcomes the approval of the law abolishing the Revised Penal Code provision that makes...read more

Govt forces to receive allowance hike

A palace official confirmed that President Benigno S. Aquino III has already signed a joint resolution with Congress, increasing the...read more

NPA explosive kills Cafgu member, injure 2 others

A member of the CAFGU Active Auxiliary (CAA) died while two others were wounded after the New People’s Army allegedly...read more

LTFRB to confiscate franchise of PUVs caught not giving discounts

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) warned public utility vehicles that they will confiscate their franchise if they...read more

Youth group calls for peace in Mindanao

Mindanao youth belonging to various tribes call for the government of the Philippines (GPH) to stop offensives against the Bangsamoro...read more
  • NO TINT

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte ordered operators of passenger vans to remove the tints on their windows. During his weekly program on Sunday, Duterte said he wanted authorities to have a clear view of what’s going on inside the van for the safety of the commuters. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • TERMINAL SECURITY

    Combined forces of the Task Force Davao and Davao City Police Office inspect passenger’s baggages at the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal on Holy Monday. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • LENTEN SEASON

    Catholic devotees attend the Sunday mass at St. Joseph The Worker parish in Sasa with their “lukay” made out of palm leaves, to start the observation of the Holy Week. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • BAD DAY FOR FISHING

    A young fisherman is dismayed after he caught only a few fish in Penaplata, Island Garden City of Samal. (Ace R Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • FOR SALE

    These two young boys offer handmade “lukay” (made out of palm leaves) to devotees for only 10 pesos each along the Carmelite Church in Lanang. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • PALM SUNDAY

    In observance of the Palm Sunday, Christian devotees flocked together with their “lukay” (unsay english ani te) in Carmelite Church in Lanang, Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

Today’s Views

What’s the Game Plan, Mr. President?

What’s the Game Plan, Mr. President?

Which from the beginning was already there in a the ego spot of President Noynoy’s personal agenda as a prime motive — the Nobel Peace Prize?

Honour the Young, the Graduates

Honour the Young, the Graduates

Today is one of those great occasions when we get to celebrate our young people – their achievements, their perseverance and their successes as they grow up.

Thoughts During a “Dialogue”

Thoughts During a “Dialogue”

Naturally, my first thought was, not again.

The left was right: Two decades of Pierced Agriculture under WTO

The left was right: Two decades of Pierced Agriculture under WTO

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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Stand Point

Mindaphobia and the Historical Injustices in Mindanao

Mindaphobia and the Historical Injustices in Mindanao

Mindanao is endowed with the largest and the richest natural resources in the Philippines yet majority of its tri-people, lowly Christian settlers included, are robbed of its blessing. Many...
A Christmas wish for the Lumads

A Christmas wish for the Lumads

The first story of Christmas was the story of Jesus’ parents who arrived at Bethlehem from a long trip and went from house to house to find a bed so...
Why suffer the children

Why suffer the children

One of the condemnable things during the December 9 bus bombing in Maramag, Bukidnon was that dozens of students from high school and college were not spared from the incident....
Fight for genuine freedom of information law

Fight for genuine freedom of information law

There is no reason to rejoice over the recent approval of the consolidated bill on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the House at the committee level, and the approval of...
Five years the Ampatuan Massacre: Aquino must be held accountable

Five years the Ampatuan Massacre: Aquino must be held accountable

Five years after the massacre of 58 men and women including 32 journalists in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao, justice remains elusive and impunity still reigns....
Thumbing down the Snob

Thumbing down the Snob

For a president conscious of his “popular” image, Noynoy Aquino’s recent appearance in Davao and Samar showed him as somewhat inaccessible....

Regions

39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

Pope Francis may have thrilled the country during his visit, but his reminder to recognize migrant workers and heed their needs is yet to have its effect on government officials...
Militarization, harassment of nuns mar Pope’s visit to Leyte

Militarization, harassment of nuns mar Pope’s visit to Leyte

Tacloban City captured the attention and the desire of Pope Francis to show solidarity with the survivors of the strongest supertyphoon to make landfall in history. “I felt that I...
Cabuyao not spared by the tourist invasion

Cabuyao not spared by the tourist invasion

Residents of Cabuyao complained about garbage and damage to crops left by tourists during the yuletide season in the area of Cabuyao....
State troops beat up two teen-age citizens in Sorsogon

State troops beat up two teen-age citizens in Sorsogon

Two teenagers were badly beaten by Army CAFGU men on the night of January 9, 2015 at sitio Tondo, Porog, this town....

Photography

  • ROASTED PIGS

    A man roasts two pigs at the same time along Bonifacio Street, Tagum City on Saturday afternoon, a day before Catholics observed the Palm Sunday. (Johannes Paul R. Garado/davaotoday.com)

  • EEL CATCH

    This young boy a son of a fisherman in Penaplata shows his catch, a small eel, which, he said, is for their lunch. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • WORKING CLASS

    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)

  • WAITING FOR THE GREEN LIGHT

    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)

  • 47TH YEAR OF JABIDAH MASSACRE

    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.

  • HOPE FOR A REAL HOME

    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)

  • PER KILO

    This porter receives 20 pesos for carrying 70 to 100 kilograms of vegetables and fruits in Bankerohan market. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • FOR SAFETY

    The Manobos are alarmed with the new declaration of a pangayaw, or tribal war, against them.

  • LEARN FROM THE PAST

    Young and elderly attend Wednesday’s commemoration in Davao City of EDSA 1 People Power uprising. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • 2015 Chinese New Year

    City Administrator Atty. Melchor Quitain 4th from left leads the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially start the celebration of the 2015 Chinese New Year.

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Blame

Blame

NOSEDIVE

NOSEDIVE

GAME PLAN

GAME PLAN

KILLING THE YOUTH

KILLING THE YOUTH

GAME OVER

GAME OVER

Truth and Accountability

Truth and Accountability

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