• HEARTS FOR SALE

    Two kids spend their afternoon selling heart-shaped flowers and red balloons to couples spending Valentine’s Day in Davao’s Rizal Park. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • UNAFRAID

    Defying height and the risk on the possibility of an electric shock, these linemen from Davao Light bravely hang themselves in one of the electric poles in Sasa, Davao City on Thursday morning to make some repairs on electrical cables and wires. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • DRAGON DANCE

    Students from Chong Hua High School perform the traditional dragon dance as the Chinese Community in Davao City celebrate Chinese New Year at Rizal Park on Monday, February 4. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • BRIDGE OF PEACE

    A construction worker is working double time to complete the symbolic “Bridge of Peace” or the Mamasapano Bridge in Tukanalipao, Mamasapano Maguindanao. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • CANDLES FOR PEACE

    Ateneo de Davao University President Fr. Joel E. Tabora leads the community candle lighting activity in support to the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite on Monday, January 21, 2018 at the Our Lady of Compassion Statue in Roxas Avenue in Davao City. (Charwin Mae Salarda/davaotoday.com)

  • NOT GUILTY

    Senator Antonio Trillanes IV pleads not guilty on the four libel cases filed against him by Presidential son and former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte and lawyer Maneses Carpio before a local court in Davao City on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)

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