• ISKOLAR NG BAYAN

    Students, faculty, and graduates of the University of the Philippines Mindanao stage a rally during the commencement exercises on Friday, June 21, challenging President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration to heed the people’s calls such as genuine agrarian reform, end martial law in Mindanao and to defend the national sovereignty. (Photo contributed by Jarius Perez)

  • NEW VICE MAYOR

    Presidential son and political neophyte Sebastian “Baste” Duterte takes his oath as the elected vice mayor of Davao City on Friday, June 21 at the city’s Sangguniang Panlungsod. The ceremony was witnessed by the first family including President Rodrigo Duterte. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)

  • DAILY GRIND

    To sustain the daily needs of his family, this vendor has to brave the sweltering heat of the sun in the streets of Baler in Aurora province, as he sells to tourists and visitors local delicacy called “Pakumbo,” a sweetened dried coconut packed in a dry banana bark. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • EARLY BIRD

    Among those who went early to vote is this 69-year-old resident of Matina, Davao City who immediately scanned the list of voters posted near her polling precint at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • EXCEPTIONAL ONE

    EXCEPTIONAL ONE. A local barber in Davao City offers free haircut service to all unfortunate individuals along C.M Recto Street every weekend. He usually gives free service to up to 20 individuals as his gift-giving effort and advocacy.

  • GRIEF

    A Manobo woman wails on the last night of Datu Kaylo Bontulan’s wake at the evacuation center inside the UCCP Haran Compound on Monday. Bontulan was among the leaders of the Lumad communities from Talaingod, Davao del Norte who fled their homes since 2015 due to militarization. He died on April 7 during a military operation in Kitaotao, Bukidnon. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)

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