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Revolutionary youth urged to rise up vs Aquino

The Kabataang Makabayan (KM, Patriotic Youth) held a lightning rally on Thursday and called on the Filipino youth to rise...read more

SK elections is on October 2016

President Benigno Aquino III signed into law on Wednesday the bill postponing the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from Feb. 21,...read more

DepEd partners with IT school for OSYs

The Department of Education has partnered with STI Education Services Group, Inc. to provide education to out-of-school youths (OSYs)....read more

Tribal group condemns killing of member in Bukidnon

The Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (TFIP) condemned the killing of a member of the Pulangihon Manobo tribe...read more

Run for Mother Earth

The groups have invited all family members to join the said activity....read more

Alumni oppose naming school after politician

Graduates of the Sorsogon National High School urged the Sorsogon Provincial board members to prevent the renaming of their school...read more
  • CABS FOR CAB

    On the first year of the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the group, Initiatives for International Dialogue holds a Cabs for CAB peace rally along with the taxi operators in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • BOULDERS FACE CHALLENGE

    Julius Pane, tourism officer of Sta. Cruz town, proudly announces the upcoming international boulder face race on April 25-26. The sport challenge is a 24 hour extreme adventure race from Sta. Cruz up to the Davao del Sur side of the peak of Mt. Apo. Forty teams from different countries have registered to join the race. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • FIRST ALL-WOMEN TO FLY

    Capt Giselle Bendong (left) takes the control of Air Asia’s Z2611 flight that cruises the Davao-Manila-Davao route. Beside her is Atty Joy Cañeba, Air Asia chief executive officer, who takes pride in the company’s record of having women composing 40 percent of the crew. The recent Davao-Manila-Davao flight has the first all-female crew in the history of Philippine Air Asia. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • SHOE REPAIR

    A mobile shoe repair man rushes the repair of sandals and shoes for display at Rizal Park. He is anticipating an increase in needs on graduation day. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • SUN PROTECTION

    An elderly woman crosses a downtown street in Davao City wearing socks and an umbrella to protect her from the El Nino heat. As many as 11,000 farmers are expected to be affected by the dry spell. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • RUN FOR MOTHER EARTH

    To commemorate the 45th year of Earth Day, environmental advocates will hold an Earth Day Family Adventure Run this coming April 19 at Tugbok District. The earth day event aims to recreate the spirit of a people standing up for environmental protection. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

Today’s Views

A Season of Political Caricatures

A Season of Political Caricatures

Songs and poesies and artful discourses are common recipes providing entertainment flavor in many anti-Aquino gatherings, rallies and fora, especially in specialized cultural presentations.

Gender Trap (Series 3) Marxism: Beyond Women’s Needs and Rights

Gender Trap (Series 3) Marxism: Beyond Women’s Needs and Rights

I am privileged to have consolidated some notes on my experience as a women political activist while into a graduate program in social work.

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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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

  • 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.

  • MARKET DAY

    Government employees of the city buy organic rice and vegetables which are sold at Rizal Park on a Friday afternoon. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • VALENTINE GIFT

    Shoppers along JP Laurel Street look around to buy something for their special someone this Valentine’s Day. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

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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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