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Protest at the US Embassy to greet July 4

Activists in Manila will meet the US Independence Day with protest actions at the US Embassy....read more

4th tropical cyclone enters PAR, to affect Mindanao - Pagasa

The low pressure area inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has intensified into tropical depression locally named "Egay", the...read more

Army says NPA shoots tribal resident

A 55-year old tribal resident of Talaingod, Davao del Norte said he was wounded when New People's Army guerrillas reportedly...read more

Bangko Sentral to hold Money Matters for Kids exhibit

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will be holding a Money Matters for Kids (MMK) Exhibit from July 7-17 at the...read more

Solon challenges Meralco power rate hike

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said they will challenge the basis of the proposed power rate hike of Manila Electric...read more

Envi group warns Agpet could destroy Aliwagwag falls

The Agusan Petroleum and Minerals Corporation (Agpet) mining exploration could destroy the Aliwagwag Protected Landscape (APL), which was declared in...read more
  • BE VIGILANT

    Dianne A. Silva, Davao regional director of National Food Authority, advises residents to be vigilant of possible proliferation of fake rice in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • HALAL-CERTIFICATION

    (From left) Escider Inc. Vice President Syed Kamal Reza Ampatuan and President/CEO Mims Ayunan present their plans to put up a Halal food and restaurant in the city during a media forum on Wednesday. The company also plans to establish a slaughterhouse. Davao City Councilor Mabel Sunga-Acosta (right) also gives update on the implementation of the Halal ordinance which she authored. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • FATHER’S GRIEF

    Father of slain New People’s Army medic, Vanessa Limpag, aka Ka Kyle, traveled all the way from Zamboanga to bring her home on Wednesday night.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • HOMEBOUND

    Army medic Vanessa Limpag, alias Ka Kyle, is transported Wednesday night to her hometown in Zamboanga Del Norte, by her family. Ka Kyle, together with NPA commander Leoncio Pitao, alias Ka Parago, was killed in a military raid last Sunday afternoon in Paquibato District, Davao City.(John Rizle L. Saligumba/davaotoday.com)

  • SHOW UP

    Alleged suspect of the killing of Architect John Riz Fortuna, Engr. Rosam Giger (left) shows up to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at the Grand Men Seng Hotel in Davao City on Monday and asserts his innocence. Fortuna was killed last June 20 in Barrio Obrero. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • HATE MAIL

    Kilusang Mayo Uno spokesperson Carlo Olalo warns of launching workers’ strike for all LBC stores nationwide as they declare June 30 as the National Day of Action and Boycott against LBC. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

Today’s Views

Kumander Parago, Man of the Masses

Kumander Parago, Man of the Masses

As usual, whenever government military are able to kill people as part of their campaign of terror in the countryside, an avalanche of lies are forthrightly dished out to the public for no other purpose than to mislead the people.

The elimination of the IPs

The elimination of the IPs

The alleged massacre in Purok 7, Paradise Embac, Paquibato District highlights another scenario of militarization even in a popular city which recently ranked as the 4th safest city in the world.

Kasaysayan Bilang Armas

Kasaysayan Bilang Armas

Sagot ni Rizal, aba’y natural lamang ito! Nagpapakita pa nga ito ng mas progresibong pagtinging ng mga Pilipino sa mga relasyon ng mga kasarian.

Rice Importation and Pangilinan’s Inutility

Rice Importation and Pangilinan’s Inutility

Presidential adviser on food security Francis Pangilinan is out of his mind in declaring rice importation as a “pro-poor move”.

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Stand Point

Are we truly independent?

Are we truly independent?

Today, the newly formed Pilipinong Nagkakaisa para sa Soberanya (P1NAS) is set to hold a protest action against arbitrary foreign expansionism in West Philippine Sea at the Chinese Consular Office...
Blatant Censorship: House of Representatives blacklists  media officers, campus journalists and activists

Blatant Censorship: House of Representatives blacklists media officers, campus journalists and activists

Altermidya expresses grave concern over the House of Representatives’ (HOR) blacklisting of at least 50 individuals including sectoral leaders and activists, a journalism professor, campus journalists, and media liaison officers...
High time for media workers to fight back

High time for media workers to fight back

We, media workers in the Philippines, mark Labor Day with heightened determination to defend our rights and welfare against the intensifying assaults on jobs, wages and benefits, and freedom of...
Altermidya statement on GMA 7's massive retrenchment

Altermidya statement on GMA 7's massive retrenchment

Altermidya, the national network of alternative media organizations and practitioners, stands in solidarity with our colleagues in the GMA-7 regional stations who have recently been laid off....
An attack on the rights of journalists and press freedom

An attack on the rights of journalists and press freedom

The obsolete, repressive law on libel is one of the instruments of oppressors to attack the freedom of speech and expression and press freedom. Since 1986, more than 180 journalists...
Mindaphobia and the Historical Injustices in Mindanao

Mindaphobia and the Historical Injustices in Mindanao

Mindanao is endowed with the largest and the richest natural resources in the Philippines yet majority of its tri-people, lowly Christian settlers included, are robbed of its blessing. Many...

Regions

Online libel non-existing; libel rap on newsman Bandol before enactment of Cyber Crime Law

Online libel non-existing; libel rap on newsman Bandol before enactment of Cyber Crime Law

By law, the online news cannot be defined legally as a” publication” since the existing libel law then, was limited to printed publication and broadcast media....
39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

Pope Francis may have thrilled the country during his visit, but his reminder to recognize migrant workers and heed their needs is yet to have its effect on government officials...
Militarization, harassment of nuns mar Pope’s visit to Leyte

Militarization, harassment of nuns mar Pope’s visit to Leyte

Tacloban City captured the attention and the desire of Pope Francis to show solidarity with the survivors of the strongest supertyphoon to make landfall in history. “I felt that I...
Cabuyao not spared by the tourist invasion

Cabuyao not spared by the tourist invasion

Residents of Cabuyao complained about garbage and damage to crops left by tourists during the yuletide season in the area of Cabuyao....
State troops beat up two teen-age citizens in Sorsogon

State troops beat up two teen-age citizens in Sorsogon

Two teenagers were badly beaten by Army CAFGU men on the night of January 9, 2015 at sitio Tondo, Porog, this town....

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  • Farmers say no to entry of large scale mining in Compostela

    Farmers from the Compostela Farmer’s Association (CFA) put up a barricade at the entrance of Agusan Petroleum and Minerals Corporation’s (Agpet) operation site on Friday to demand the halt to its mining explorations in the area.

  • Ramadhan in Davao

    Ramadhan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, starts Thursday. It is the holiest month in the lunar cycle-based Hijiri calendar, and Muslims believe it to be the month when the holy Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

  • Mornings along Magallanes

    One early Friday morning, Alcarlito Lampios parks his trisikad full of his collected trash, mainly recyclable materials, to have a cup of coffee and pan de sal along Magallanes street in Davao City.

  • Sasa port modernization: Where will we go, residents ask

    During the time of President Fidel V. Ramos, Sasa port was upgraded to accommodate more foreign and inter-island cargo vessels, with stevedores and fork-lift operators manning their equipment to load and unload cargoes.

  • AVID FANS

    People stop over at a pawnshop in San Pedro Street to watch the western conference final of the NBA. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • ENDURO DAVAO

    A rider makes his way to the final stretch of the Enduro mountain bike competition trail in Barangay Gatungan, Bunawan District, Davao City. The Enduro Davao 2015 held Sunday was attended by about 150 competitors from different provinces in the country. (John Rizle L. Saligumba/davaotoday.com)

  • ENROLLMENT, DAY 1

    Parents and students from elementary and high school troop to Francisco Bangoy National High School in Barangay Sasa for enrollment on Monday.

  • LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

    Teenagers spend their last days of summer roaming around the seashore using improvised net to catch small fish meters away from sea wall. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • BRIGADA ESKWELA 2015

    Brigada Eskwela 2015 kicks off in Davao City on Monday with parents and teachers joining the annual school preparation before the opening of classes on June 1. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • FACELESS

    An old woman roam around in Magsaysay Park begging money for food from park goers. The recent Social Weather Station showed around 3 million families experienced involuntary hunger on the first quarter of 2015. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

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Birthday Party

Birthday Party

CHILD LABOR

CHILD LABOR

CLOSED

CLOSED

Jobs Fair

Jobs Fair

WORKER'S DAY

WORKER'S DAY

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