• FINAL TABLETOP

    Responders from the different rescue units in the city gather in a room at the University of Mindanao Bolton campus as final instructions are given to them prior to the earthquake drill rehearsal. The rehearsal done Saturday, June 24, is part of the city’s preparation for the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) to be held next week, June 29.(Robby Joy D. Salveron/davaotoday.com)

  • BANANA STAND

    A girl gestures by covering her face as she watched their store selling fresh bananas near a military checkpoint in Barangay Pawak, Saguiran, Lanao del Sur, on Thursday, June 22. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • ALERT

    Tight security is being implemented inside the Provincial Capitol of Lanao del Sur in Marawi City following reports of threats from militants. In the past days, stray bullets also hit visitors in the capitol’s compound. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • LIFT MARTIAL LAW

    Progressive groups in Davao City appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to lift Martial Law in Mindanao because of the rise of human rights violations. Activists protested in front of the office of the Commission of Human Rights XI on Friday, June 23, a month after Duterte declared Martial Law. (Robby Joy D. Salveron/davaotoday.com)

  • BREAK OF FAST

    Members of the Moro communities in Barangay 23-C Mini Forest in Davao City partake in the prepared food for the Iftar, the meal shared by Muslims after a day of fasting on Thursday, June 22. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • TIGHT SECURITY

    A checkpoint manned by the Philippine Army and Philippine National Police implements strict security measures at the entrance of Marawi City on Thursday morning, June 22. Military ground operations and air assaults against the ISIS-linked Maute group in the area continue since the siege took place last May 23. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

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  • IN PHOTOS| Burying the unclaimed victims of Marawi siege

    Davaotoday.com witnessed the loading of the unclaimed dead bodies in wooden coffins from the funeral parlor, their transport that passed through the city proper of Iligan and their burial at Dalipuga Public Cemetery on Thursday, June 15.

  • IN PHOTOS | Several soldiers wounded in Marawi

    A convoy of several army trucks transported wounded soldiers in a hospital here Friday afternoon.

  • IN PHOTOS | War taking its toll on civilians in Marawi

    Children, considered as the most vulnerable, experience uneasiness and distress inside the evacuation centers. (Alexander Lopez/davaotoday.com photo)

  • SUMMER RIDE

    The crew of a passenger boat leaving the Island Garden City of Samal for Davao City sits comfortably as the seas are calm and the passengers Monday afternoon, May 22, 2017 are just few amidst the end of the summer season. (Photo by KJ Millondaga)

  • SUMMER IS FUN

    A boy plunges into the clear and cold sea waters of a resort in Canibad, Island Garden City of Samal. The island is among the popular destinations in Davao region during summer. (Alexander Lopez/davaotoday.com)

  • FISHERFOLKS

    Two fishermen tend their boat on the coast of a fishing village near Sta. Ana Port in Davao City on Wednesday, April 12. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • CHURCH’S BELL TOWER

    Two workers brave the midday heat while working on the reconstruction of the San Pedro Cathedral Bell Tower along San Pedro Street, Davao City on Thursday, April 6. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • IN BLOOM

    Vicky Divinagracia, 55, arranges her flowers outside the Sangguniang Panlungsod in Davao City on Tuesday afternoon, Mar. 28. Divinagracia is a flower vendor for more than three decades. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS| UP Fighting Maroons vs De La Salle Green Archers in Davao City

    The crowd fill the Davao City Recreation Center on Sunday, March 26 to watch the UP Fighting Maroons and the De La Salle Green Archers during the 80th Araw Ng Dabaw Commercial Basketball Tournament. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano)

  • IN PHOTOS| 80th Araw ng Davao civic parade

    DABAW & DIGONG. A float showing a developed Davao City and an image of President Rodrigo Duterte, the city mayor for over 22 years is seen during the Parada Dabawenyo on Thursday, March 16. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

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