• RIGHTS HOTLINE

    A group of lawyers in Mindanao launches two hotline numbers where civilians can report human rights violations in relation to the implementation of Martial Law (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • SURFING IN SIARGAO

    Tourism Undersecretary Katherine De Castro (2nd from left) and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez (3rd from right) symbolically break a surfboard to mark the official opening of the 23rd International Siargao Surfing Cup in a ceremony on Saturday, September 23 in Cloud 9, General Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte. (More…) (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • LEISURE

    A child bikes along the concrete road that connects his village in Sitio 117 to the nearby market in Barangay Mintal, Davao City on Saturday, September 23. (Kenneth Paul Senarillos/davaotoday.com)

  • SORRY

    President Rodrigo Duterte makes an apology to Davao journalists late Friday night, September 22, for turning into a difficult subject to cover due to the Palace’s security protocols, in contrast to the time when he was still the mayor of the city. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • DESTABILIZATION

    Huge tarpaulins expressing support for President Rodrigo Duterte hang at the Rizal Park stage in Davao City where protesters were supposed to gather for the commemoration of Martial Law on Thursday afternoon, September 21. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)

  • UNITE VS TYRANNY

    Members of the Movement Against Tyranny (MAT) march along major streets of Davao City on the 45th anniversary of Martial Law declaration on Thursday, Sept. 21. Protesters call on the President to lift Martial Law in Mindanao and demand justice to all victims of extrajudicial killings. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)

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POETRY| Maghanda ka Juan

POETRY| Maghanda ka Juan

The poem "Maghanda ka Juan" is written by Bro. Ronald Balgado C.Ss.R of the Redemptorists Church. He read the poem during the 45th anniversary commemoration of Martial Law in Roxas...
Un-forgetting the brutality of Martial Law

Un-forgetting the brutality of Martial Law

My grandparents’ house has an underground hole. It has been there since before I was born. For this reason, I was never bothered about its existence; I thought it was...
STATEMENT| Accountability, not nationwide Martial Law

STATEMENT| Accountability, not nationwide Martial Law

Konsyensya Dabaw stands with fellow Dabawenyos who believe that regardless of how we voted last May 2016, we should not shirk from exacting accountability from public leaders that have been...
STATEMENT | Prelude to Martial Law?

STATEMENT | Prelude to Martial Law?

Are recent incidents on Lumad schools a prelude to Martial Law? A contingent from Lumad schools was derailed from taking a flight to attend a Manila conference, while a Lumad...
STATEMENT| Why Makabayan Bloc bolts from House majority

STATEMENT| Why Makabayan Bloc bolts from House majority

At the opening of the 17th Congress last year, we joined the Majority consistent with our stand to support the promise of change of Pres. Duterte. Back then, we were...
STATEMENT| A fatal affinity with Marcos?

STATEMENT| A fatal affinity with Marcos?

Come September 11, 2017, it will be a holiday in Ilocos Norte Province. This is not new in the sense that Ilocanos have been annually celebrating the birth anniversary of...

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Oscar Moreno: no qualms despite criminal charges

Oscar Moreno: no qualms despite criminal charges

The city mayor here is optimistic that the series of criminal and administrative charges filed against him will not prosper and will be decided by the higher courts in his...
Digos jail guard caught selling drugs

Digos jail guard caught selling drugs

A jail officer of the Digos City Jail in Davao del Sur province was arrested on Friday, September 1, for allegedly selling illegal drugs, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)...
After CA grants him WPI, Oro mayor faces dismissal charges from Ombudsman anew

After CA grants him WPI, Oro mayor faces dismissal charges from Ombudsman anew

After Mayor Oscar Moreno barely secured a Writ of Preliminary Injunction (WPI) from the six corruption cases filed against him over an equipment rental from 2007-2012 when he was still...
Marawi trooper killed by cops in Zamboanga

Marawi trooper killed by cops in Zamboanga

Private First Class Rudillo Bartolome was fresh from the fighting in Marawi City and was on his way home when he was killed on the spot by police officers in...
21 tons of chicken meat from Luzon held in Misamis Oriental

21 tons of chicken meat from Luzon held in Misamis Oriental

More than 21 tons of frozen dressed chicken that arrived from Luzon on Tuesday ​are ​​put on hold at the Tagoloan port in Misamis Oriental while the shipment load is...
CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

The Commission on Human Rights-10 (CHR-10) will investigate the complaint of two civilians who were accused as Communist rebels by state agents in the wake of the massive evacuation of...

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  • PLAY TIME

    A rainy weekend means play time for six-year-old Janwel Alberca and eight-year-old Doydoy Nuñez, students of Talomo Central Elementary School, as they glide through the slippery tiles of Nograles Park in Puan, Davao City on Sunday, September 24. (Kenneth Paul Senarillos/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS | Remembering the late dictator

    MANILA, Philippines – More than a thousand Lumad and Moro trooped to the Libingan ng mga Bayani on Monday, September…

  • BIRDS FOR SALE

    Unaware of the avian flu virus that led to the killing of thousands of chickens and other fowls in Luzon, this woman sells these wild birds at P200 each in Cagayan de Oro City. Experts suspected the avian flu was transported from one area to another through migratory birds. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

  • LOOK: In Kadayawan, a profusion of colors and smiles

    Indak-Indak, Kadayawan’s biggest drawing card, in pictures

  • TRIBUTE TO PEOPLES’ HEROES

    Prior to their march to Congress to protest the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, July 24 workers from Southern Mindanao Region light candles at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani in Quezon City and paid tribute to the martyrs of the people who offered their lives for the masses. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • ROCK FORMATION

    This rock formation that resembles a small island is found in Cape San Agustin in Governor Generoso town, Davao Oriental which faces the Celebes Sea. Cape San Agustin lies at the tip of the southeastern part of Mindanao. (Zea Io Ming c. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • PAROLA

    This photo taken on Sunday, July 16 shows the famous Parola (lighthouse) in Governor Generos town in Davao Oriental which was built in 1938. The place is frequently visited by tourists who want to get a panoramic view of the Celebes Sea. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • SHADE OF BLUE

    A painter brushes the rolling gates of a shopping mall with blue paint in San Pedro Street in Davao City on Tuesday, July 4. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • AFTERNOON RIDE

    Three men venture for an afternoon boat ride in the calm sea waters in Iligan Bay. As tensions continue in the nearby Marawi City, navy boats have been patrolling the area as part of measures to ensure security at the ports and other facilities in the area. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • MORNING SCOUR

    A resident does an early morning scour along the beaches of Linamon town in Lanao del Norte for edible seashells. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

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