May 23, 2022 5:25 pm
Advocates and government employees light candles at the city amphitheater in Cagayan de Oro City during the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial on May 15, 2022. In one of its reports, the US National Center for Biotechnology Information said “HIV crisis in the Philippines has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic”. (Jigger Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
Youth activists staged a rally in front of the Davao City Council during its session Tuesday as they urged councilors and candidates of the local elections to oppose the city government’s waste-to-energy project and instead promote zero waste solutions as the better alternative that will do less harm to the environment. (Photo by Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Around 6,000 Kakampinks show their support to presidentiable Leni Robredo during the campaign rally “Kalinaw Dabaw” held in the Davao del Sur coliseum on March 24 Thursday.
Progressive groups led by Gabriela Southern Mindanao chapter commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8 with a rally in Freedom Park at Roxas Avenue. The groups raised issues such as justice for the Lumad school volunteer teachers and health worker slain in New Bataan; the junking of the Oil Deregulation Law that has triggered high price of fuel; and new leadership in the coming 2022 election. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
Campaign volunteers set up ‘lugaw’ or porridge stations at the Divisoria area in Cagayan de Oro during the rally of presidential candidate and Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday night February 22. Robredo also stopped sorties in Iligan and Gingoog.
On Valentine’s Day, women groups and cause-oriented organizations in Davao City joined the 9th One Billion Rising event in Freedom Park carrying the theme: Rise, Resist and Unite. The OBR is a global campaign on gender-based issues, and is organized nationwide by Gabriela Women’s Party-list. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
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[STANDPOINT] On the 12th year after the Ampatuan Massacre, 12 reasons why "forgetting isn’t an option"
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Integrations like these give me strength to continue. During the lockdown, I suffered from major depression, muscle pains, headache, and nausea while stuck inside the house, teaching my students from home.
Hardly anyone now walks the streets of Davao City after the Regional Task Force announced to implement the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the entire region 11 on the evening of Saturday, April 4.
As the city is on enhanced quarantine, vendors in the city’s main market, Bankerohan Public Market, brave the threat of the pandemic in order to make their family survive another day.
The usual bustle and traffic in Davao City is now gone, as Mayor Sara Duterte placed the city under community quarantine on Sunday, March 15, to stop the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Stunning floats with different designs and artistic music showcasing the Davaoeňos’ culture and tradition is this year’s highlights for the Pamulak and Pitik sa Kadayawan, respectively.
The back-to-back trade shows of Philippine Building and Construction Expo (PHILBEX) and Travel and Leisure Expo (TLEX) Davao 2019 formally opened on Thursday, May 9, in SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier, showcasing the latest innovations and products in the construction and tourism industries.
Despite the brief rain shower on Sunday afternoon of April 28, the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony pushed through with around 18,000 delegates across the country welcomed at the University of the Philippines Mindanao Sports Complex in Davao City.
Kin, together with Lumad youths and friends paid their final respects to Datu Kaylo Bontulan, council member of Salugpungan Ta Tanu Igkanogon, before his remains, was laid to rest at the Wireless Public Cemetery at Madapo Hills, Davao City on Tuesday, April 16.
Dabawenyos happily endured the scorching heat of the sun that reached up to 32 degrees Celsius on Saturday, March 16, to witness the “Parada Dabawenyo”, one of the most anticipated highlights of the celebration of Araw ng Dabaw.
A total of 18 entries in this year’s 1st Kosplay Kadayawan showcased their different interpretation of the city’s iconic Philippine Eagle.
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