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Top NPA leader nabbed in Compostela

The Army and police arrested an alleged top-ranking leader of the New People’s Army in Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province on...read more

Avisado is BSP national pres, Rellon is VP for Mindanao

Former Davao City Administrator Wendel Avisado was elected as the new national president of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines...read more

Workers’ group wants ban on all forms of contractualization

“Contractualization must end. It is a bane that violates workers’ every basic right. We are calling on the administration of...read more

Int’l coconut confab set in Davao

The Davao Region Coconut Industry Cluster, Inc. (DRCICI) in partnership with the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Department of Trade...read more

LED-based Christmas lights now need product certification

The Department of Trade and Industry has included Christmas lights with light-emitting diode (LED) lamps in the list of mandatory...read more

LTFRB: P40 flag down rate remains

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced that the P40 flag down rate here in Davao will remain...read more
  • ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN

    A Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency XI agent burns P2.1 million worth of illegal drugs on Monday afternoon, June 27 at the Magsaysay Park in Davao City.(Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • LOCKED

    Members of the Davao City Police Office temporarily lock the gate of the Hall of Justice because of the rally staged by protesters on Wednesday, June 29. The protesters condemn the warrant of arrest for 15 activists on alleged kidnapping and serious illegal detention of the indigenous people evacuees in a church compound in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • HALL OF JUSTICE

    Almost 1,000 protesters march to the Hall of Justice in Davao City to condemn the alleged trumped-up cases filed against 15 leaders of progressive organizations. The warrant of arrest for cases of kidnapping and serious illegal detention of the indigenous people’s evacuees in Davao City is issued on May 13 by Judge Retrina Fuentes of Regional Trial Court 10 . (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • EARLY CHRISTMAS TREAT

    A day after President-elect Rodrigo Duterte announced that he will give incentives for government employees, workers start to receive the educational assistance worth P4,000 for job order workers and P10,000 for those with plantilla (regular) positions on Tuesday, June 28. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • CONVERSATION

    Government panel chief negotiator and incoming Labor Secretary Sylvestre Bello III converses with Fidel Agcaoili, on of the members of the National Democratic Front negotiating panel during the peace forum at the Davao City Recreation Center, Tuesday.Both panels will resume the formal peace talks this coming July in Oslo, Norway. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • SECTORAL AGENDA

    Leaders from various sectors belonging to the progressive Left, hand their agenda to the peace panels of the government and the National Democratic Front during the peace forum held at the Davao City Recreation Center on Tuesday, June 28. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

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STANDPOINT | The Significance of the Preliminary Talks in Oslo

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HRW: Philippines’ displaced children barred from school

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STANDPOINT | Journalists are Not the Enemy

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IN PHOTOS: Davao City to give Sorsogon LGU’s P500T financial assistance

IN PHOTOS: Davao City to give Sorsogon LGU’s P500T financial assistance

Chopper carrying advance party of Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte lands at Gallanosa National High School, Irosin, Sorsogon. Duterte is set to give out financial assistance to typhoon affected LGUs...
Youth groups seek SC help to extend voters registration

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Duterte tops Bicol's online news presidential polls

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Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte still tops at 51.81 % public approval over Mar Roxas with 37.75 % in the online survey conducted by online news BicolToday.com....
Ifugao village denounces death threats vs. councilman

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In a community petition and barangay resolution, the villagers of Barangay Tulludan of this town denounced the death threat and false accusations made against their barangay council member, Nonoy Bungtiwen...
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Photography

  • SPIDERMAN

    A worker fixes tangled cable wires along Ecoland Street in front of the Hall of Justice in Davao City.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday,com)

  • SWEET RIDE

    A couple rides in a bike without any protection along Quimpo Boulevard in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • PRESCHOOLER

    A four-​year old ​L​umad preschooler from White Culaman, Kitaotao, Bukindon is ready to go to his class in​side​ the UCCP ​H​aran​ compound in Davao City​. The disp​l​aced ​Lumad​s​ ​are staying inside the church-owned compound for a year and a half due to massive militarization in their community. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • PHOTO ESSAY | Thousands arrive at Duterte’s thanksgiving party

    The Davao City Police Office has estimated a crowd of 500,000 during Saturday’s “One Love, One Nation” thanksgiving party for President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.

  • AFTERNOON SCENE

    A printed shirt vendor snatch​es​ a nap while waiting ​for customers. A man nearby makes a fancy necklace, Friday afternoon in San Pedro street. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • PHOTOS | Thousands of workers march in Davao on Labor Day

    An estimate of 6,000 workers joined the Labor Day march here on Sunday, May 1. Workers took to the streets their calls to end contractualization and for higher wages.

  • PHOTOS | Socsksargen farmers declare ‘victory’ after 5-days of protest

    After five days of protest pressuring government agencies here to act on the demands for food aids, the farmers from South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos on Monday, April 25 got 2,000 sacks of rice from the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Quick Reaction fund.

  • PEOPLE’S PARK

    Life-size cartoon characters displayed at the People’s Park entertain the children passing by. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • VENDOR

    A foreigner is seen here selling sorbetes or dirty ice cream in Rizal Park. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

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