Weighers (locally referred to as scalers) in the Market 1 of the port of General Santos weigh at least 90 tons of fresh tuna daily. General Santos City has been touted as the tuna capital in the country. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Rudy Silva, 42, has been working as a laborer in General Santos City Fish Port Complex for five years. Here, Rudy, along with fish traders, loads tuna weighing at least 75 kilos each in an elf truck to travel to Davao City on a Sunday morning. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
SUPPORTERS. Thousands of supporters from different parts of the country gather at the San Pedro Square in Davao City to urge Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run for president this coming 2016 elections. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
City Health Office Environment and Sanitation Division Chief Robert Oconer says that they will hold another round of seminar for ambulant venders on September 4 at the Davao City Recreation Center to teach them on proper food handling. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Members of progressive organizations are mulling to file Writ of Habeas Data against officials of the Crime Detection and Investigation Group to compel them to release the basis why activists were included in the line up of suspects who were charged with human trafficking and kidnapping of the more than 600 Lumad evacuees housed in a church compound in Davao City. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Gil Lestano, operation and maintenance chief of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines in Mindanao says they are requesting the local government units in Mindanao to draft laws to cut trees under the power transmission lines found in private lands. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
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The trouble with the Philippine educational system is that it is foreign-dictated and it is now unmasked when the country’s Commission on Higher Education chief herself, Patricia B. Licuanan. Licuanan was quoted saying that Filipino youth does not have to enter college.
There are more fitting tributes for those whom the Kadayawan wishes to celebrate.
Davao region was alarmed recently by the inflow of fake rice in the market and subsequently with fake bihon. Concerns on food safety were raised.
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The 30th Kadayawan Festival highlights the “Lumadnong Dula” that was participated in by five tribes in Davao City.
Amid the development in City, beggars came from Davao City can be seen in Bolton street begging penny for their daily needs. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A man carries on his head several alkansya (coin bank) made of bamboo and sells it around in Davao City downtown area. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
After more than an hour of commotion inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran house on Thursday morning, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte calls for a dialogue between the members of the Davao City Police Office, who came together with 2nd district North Cotabato Rep. Nancy Catamco and the Manobo tribal families who sought refuge inside the church compound.
The remains of New People’s Army commander Leoncio Pitao, alias Ka Parago, is taken to the cremation room inside Davao Memorial Park past 3:00 pm on Friday.
Thousands of supporters from many areas in Mindanao attend the Luksang Parangal (tribute) to New People’s Army commander Leoncio Pitao aka Kumander Parago last July 9 at the Davao City Recreation Center.
A public utility driver has a Sto. Niño placed on his dashboard. He said the Sto. Niño serves as guide on his daily travel in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
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, 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.
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.