• EID’L FIT’R PRAYER

    Muslims gather for the Eid prayer at a mosque in Quezon Boulevard Ave., in Davao City to mark the end of a month-long fast, Friday, June 15, 2018. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)

  • INDEPENDENCE DAY

    Workers are busy preparing the canopy at the Divisoria Park in Cagayan de Oro ahead of the 120th Philippine Independence Day celebration on Tuesday, June 12. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

  • LUMAD SCHOOL

    The opening of classes at a Lumad makeshift school inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran compound in Davao City push through despite the lack of proper classroom, chairs and teaching materials. (More…) (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • BRIGADA ESKWELA

    This parent lent his carpentry skills to help in the repairs and renovation of classrooms in Looc Elementary School, Barangay Looc, Villanueva, Misamis Oriental. Parents join the yearly Brigada Eskwela to prepare their children’s schools for the opening of classes. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

  • READY FOR SCHOOL

    An incoming Grade 3 student receives school supplies from the local government of Davao City after he queued along with other parents and children to ask for assistance at the City Mayor’s office on Thursday morning, May 31, 2018. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • ROQUE MEETS CDO MEDIA

    Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (right) visits the Cagayan de Oro Press Club (COPC) and talks to the members of the media here on Thursday afternoon, May 24, 2018. He is warmly received by COPC President Ruffy Magbanua. The COPC is commemorating the 36th Press Freedom Week from May 21-26. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

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POOLED EDITORIAL | Speak Truth to Power, Keep Power in Check

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STATEMENT | Being a lawyer at a turbulent crossroads

STATEMENT | Being a lawyer at a turbulent crossroads

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STATEMENT | I am a Muslim human rights worker, not a terrorist

STATEMENT | I am a Muslim human rights worker, not a terrorist

I am Jerome Succor Aba. I am a Muslim human rights worker from Mindanao, NOT a terrorist....
STATEMENT | NUJP condemns Army’s attempt to bar reporter from covering Marawi protest

STATEMENT | NUJP condemns Army’s attempt to bar reporter from covering Marawi protest

Statement of National Union of Journalists of the Philippines condemning Army’s attempt to bar Davao Today's reporter, Kath M. Cortez, from covering Marawi protest released on March 31, 2018....
STATEMENT | Listen to the cry of the Meranaw

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We appeal to you to let Marawi be rebuilt the way our ancestors did: one house at a time, one masjid at a time. One village at a time. We...
REFLECTION | Crossing borders

REFLECTION | Crossing borders

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Regions

Appointment not a promotion but a mission, Cardinal Tagle reminds newly ordained bishop

Appointment not a promotion but a mission, Cardinal Tagle reminds newly ordained bishop

“Not a promotion but a mission.” This was the message of Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle to Fr. Raul Dael during his ordination as bishop attended by hundreds of Roman Catholic...
Imported goods worth P35M seized by BOC in Mis. Or. port

Imported goods worth P35M seized by BOC in Mis. Or. port

Persons involved in the importation of goods amounting to about P35 million will be facing charges after the Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) confiscated more than a dozen container vans on...
DSWD-10 ready to hand out food packs as displacement feared

DSWD-10 ready to hand out food packs as displacement feared

Due to the bad weather that might escalate and displace residents living in high-risk areas, the Department of Social Welfare and Development-10 (DSWD-10) has activated its quick response team (QRT)...
MisOr guv to SK officials: Winning is only half the battle

MisOr guv to SK officials: Winning is only half the battle

More than a thousand newly elected officials of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Misamis Oriental took their oath office before Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano on Saturday as he pledged to...
Cops now probing bus mishap that killed 3 persons

Cops now probing bus mishap that killed 3 persons

Authorities said they are now investigating the bus accident that claimed the lives of three persons, including a minor, and wounded dozens of others in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon...
Lanao Norte cops create task group to probe ambush of town mayor

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Photography

  • IN PHOTOS: Davaoeños choose next barangay and SK officials

    Davaoeños exercised their right to vote during Monday’s, May 14, Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections in different voting precincts here.

  • IN PHOTOS: Decades-old residents of Salmonan lost their homes in demolition

    The cries and pleas of decades-old residents of Barangay 26-C Salmonan in Davao City did not stop the demolition team from destroying 67 of their homes despite their claims of an ongoing legal process.

  • IN PHOTOS: Thousands join defiant Labor Day rally in Davao

    Three major labor federations march alongside each other in the streets here on May 1 to denounce President Rodrigo Duterte’s failure to fulfill his campaign promise to stop any form of labor-only contracting in the country.

  • IN PHOTOS: IronMan 70.3 Davao highlights

    The biggest triathlon event of the year, the Alveo IronMan 70.3 Davao, drew record 1,780 participants from over 45 countries that included past IronMan winners, triathlon champions, rising contenders and aspiring athletes all gathered at the event held in Azuela Cove, Lanang, Davao City.

  • MANOBO CRAFT

    MANOBO CRAFT. A Manobo woman sells rattan crafts during the Araw ng Davao Parada Dabawenyo on March 16. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS: A parade of Davao’s strength and diversity

    This year’s Parada Dabawenyo which began its route at Roxas Avenue, highlighted the different colors and faces of Davaoeños as the city of Davao celebrates its 81st birthday. With 325 contingents, the five-hour parade was well received by locals and foreigners alike.

  • DRYING

    In this photo taken in February 20, 2018, a farmer at Sitio Datal Bong Langon in Lake Sebu town, South Cotabato dries corn kernels. Only few people were left at the village after the massive evacuation brought by the incident that happened last December 3, 2017, when eight T’boli-Dulangan Manobo including tribal leader Datu Victor Danyan were killed by alleged military forces. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • USUAL DAY

    An old couple from Marawi City trim​ their​ white hair inside Buru-on evacuation center in Iligan City Wednesday afternoon. They are among the thousands of Marawi ​City ​residents who los​t​ their house​s​ ​to the five-month-long war ​last year ​between ​government​ forces and ​armed fighters of the ​terrorist Maute group. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS: As killings continue

    DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The roads were already packed with clogged with cars even before the protesters trooped into the…

  • 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)

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