• DANCE OF THE MANOBOS

    DANCE OF THE MANOBOS. A Talaingod Manobo couple perform a dance in the opening of a video forum with Fil-Americans and American church people at the UCCP Haran Compound. The Fil-Ams and Americans visited Talaingod in previous solidarity missions. (Ace Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • FILING FOR TAXES

    FILING FOR TAXES. Thousands crammed the office of the Bureau of Internal Revenue in Davao City as the deadline for the filing of tax income draws near at 5 pm of April 15.

  • FLOWERS, LEI FOR GRADUATION

    FLOWERS, LEI FOR GRADUATION. Vendors squeeze their graduation lei and flowers between grills to a potential customer during the graduation ceremony at the University of Southeastern Philippines Davao City.

  • FIRE VICTIMS LINE UP

    FIRE VICTIMS LINE UP. Thousands who had lost their houses to the April 4 fire flocked to the Mini-Forest Gym in Barangay 23-C to receive government assistance of P 10,000 each. (Ace Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • A HOUSE USED TO STAND

    A HOUSE USED TO STAND. Residents along Boulevared had put up markers like these on the lots where they houses used to stand, anticipating that they will return after local officials announced it would rehabilitate the area following the fire that razed over 1,000 houses. (Ace Morandante/davaotoday.com)

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • In Photos : Art in defense of women

    “We believe that Art should not be for Art’s sake. It should mirror the dreams and aspirations for the women’s struggle for emancipation,”Ilagan said.

  • Homeless again, the Badjaos of Isla Verde

    The April 4 fire that left 3,000 families homeless along Quezon Boulevard included 200 families belonging to the indigenous people called Badjaos.

  • PICKING-UP THE PIECES

    Residents pick-up materials they can use to repair their homes after a big fire engulfed around 3000 houses in Barangays 23-C, 21 and 22 in Davao City Friday night. A total of 2,245 families were affected and are temporarily staying at nearby schools, according to the City Social Services and Development Office.

  • In Photos : The exodus of Talaingod Ata Manobos

    Some 1,500 Ata Manobos left their villages last April 1 in the hinterlands of Talaingod, Davao del Norte after what they said were harassments brought by military troops occupying their communities for weeks.

  • TIME TO GET UP

    A street beggar catches sleep in daylight.