• PAWIKAN

    A power firm released 114 newly-hatched hawkbill turtles, known locally as pawikan, in a 37-hectare nesting ground Marine Protected Area sanctuary in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya, Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • CUSTODY DISPUTE

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte refuses to turn over custody of arrested suspected child couriers to their parents, in a consultation with Social Welfare chief Malou Bermudo. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • JUSTICE FOR SLAIN FARMERS IN MALITA

    Karapatan Task Force Malita head Lordino Guatero (middle) present their fact-finding report on the murders of two farmers last week in Malita, Davao Occidental – Tony Bago and Arnel Tanduya – whom they said were victims of the military’s red-tagging campaign. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • JAPANESE KIDNAP VICTIM?

    Yashuhiro Nakamura (with cap) was presented by Japanese Consul Koichi Ibara (middle) to Mayor Rodrigo Duterte Thursday after being reportedly released months after being kidnapped in Maguindanao. (Ace R. Morandante/ davaotoday.com)

  • INCREASE HEALTH BUDGET

    Indigenous Peoples (IP) representative to the Davao City Council, Berino L. Mambo-o, Sr. and 3rd District Councilor Hon. Joselle D. Villafuerte calls on their fellow legislators and the executive branch to increase the 2015 health budget. (davaotoday.com)