• FREESTYLE

    One of the participants to the 4th Asian Freestyle Football Championship performs a freestyle exhibition during a press conference on Monday, Dec. 5. The World Freestyle Football Federation (WFFF) will hold the two-day event on Dec.9-10 at the SM Lanang Premier in Davao City. (Maricar Emata/davaotoday.com)

  • HUNGER STRIKE

    Political prisoners detained in Compostela Valley Provincial Rehabilitation Center start their week-long hunger strike on Saturday, December 3 to demand the release of 400 political prisoners in the country. (Contributed photo)

  • ICONIC LUMAD

    Fine Arts student Clye Laudato says he chose to draw the Lumad in his mural to create a sense of Davao. Laudato’s work along with some 60 others will be unveiled on Dec. 12 as part of the mural painting activity of the Inter Agency Council Against Trafficking in Davao Region. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • COMMITMENT TO PEACE

    National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultant Wilma Tiamzon signs the unity statement for peace during the peace forum and assembly held at the University of the Immaculate Conception in Davao City on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 3. Behind her is husband, Benito Tiamzon, NDF peace panel member. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • WITH THE CROWD

    Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte take​s​ selfies with Dabawenyos at the opening of the annual Pasko Fiesta celebration at the ​City Hall, Friday, Dec.2. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)

  • CHILDREN OF DAVAO

    As the season of sharing is in, gifts from civil society organization are given to children of Davao during the opening ceremony of the Pasko Fiesta, a month-long ​Y​ uletide celebration ​in Davao City , Friday, Dec.2. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)

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  • IN PHOTOS | The state of the Lumad in Talaingod after evacuation

    A few months after returning to their communities from evacuation the Ata-Manobos who have returned to their communities in Talaingod, Davao Del Norte province are rebuilding their homes and way of life.

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    As the Christmas holiday is fast approaching, the colorful lights shine brightly at Davao City’s clock tower along San Pedro Street. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotday.com)

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