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NPA killed, 3 soldiers wounded in clash

A New People’s Army guerrilla was killed and three soldiers were wounded in a recent clash outside Tagum City, Davao...read more

Protest to mark 20th year of Philippine Mining Act

Groups of indigenous peoples from all over the country are set to hold protests during the commemoration of the 20th...read more

Victim submits cctv footage of theft to cops

A 39-year old woman from Sultan Kudarat was victimized by a thief inside a mall along Apokon Road, Tagum City...read more

Youth groups support call for transition council

Youth activists across Metro Manila mounted various forms of protests Friday "to call for truth and accountability" on the Mamasapano...read more

8 Datu Bago awardees bared

The Datu Bago Organization, Inc. announced on Friday the eight outstanding personalities in the city who were conferred the Datu...read more

Transition council to act as caretaker government - critics

People’s organizations from Southern Tagalog believe that the removal of Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III and the creation of a...read more
  • FOR SAFETY

    The Manobos are alarmed with the new declaration of a pangayaw, or tribal war, against them.

  • DATU BAGO AWARDEES 2015

    Ma. Iris Milleza, board member of Datu Bago Organization,Inc anounced the 45th conferment of the Datu Bago Awards of 2015 during the press conference held at the Abreeza mall today. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • WE ARE READY

    Senior Insp. Milgrace Driz, spokesperson of the Davao City Police Office said that the security preparation are all set for the 78th Araw ng Dabaw celebration. Back packs and black sunglasses would be disallowed during the event. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • UP FACULTY

    A member of the UP faculty briefs the media on Isang Libong Alumni para kay OBLE as part of the school’s 20th year anniversary commemoration. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • DELECTABLE FOOD

    Marco Polo Hotel Chef, Arno Huang, introduces the captivating food from China in the “Taste of Xiamen” during the Club 888 media forum at the hotel in Davao City. The special food treat would run until March 3 in Davao City. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • MUSIC SCHOOL TALENT

    Davao City-based music artist, Shaira Rica Opsimar, sings a Tagalog song “Kung Di Mo Na Ako Gusto”. She launches her “Kanta Kwento” album during the media forum Club 888. If given a second chance to join “The Voice of the Philippines”, Opsimar would choose Lea Salonga to coach her, citing Salonga’s experience in the music industry. “I’m sure, I will learn more from her.” (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

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Today’s Views

A Society Pregnant with a New One

A Society Pregnant with a New One

President Noynoy Aquino in his latest appearance to the nation on the occasion of the Edsa revolt commemoration is again showing his reactionary character.

Filipino Women and the US-RP Relations

Filipino Women and the US-RP Relations

The Mamasapano clash on January 25, 2015 between the Philippine National Police Special Action Force commandos and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (allegedly joined by Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and private armies) marks another historic botch in the country.

Not Sayang

Not Sayang

Their leave-takings are sad, but not sayang. Never sayang.

The left was right: Two decades of Pierced Agriculture under WTO

The left was right: Two decades of Pierced Agriculture under WTO

For more than twenty years since the Philippines ratified its membership at the World Trade Organization (WTO) the already backward Philippine agricultural economy suffered more and more defeats.

Stand Point

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...
A Christmas wish for the Lumads

A Christmas wish for the Lumads

The first story of Christmas was the story of Jesus’ parents who arrived at Bethlehem from a long trip and went from house to house to find a bed so...
Why suffer the children

Why suffer the children

One of the condemnable things during the December 9 bus bombing in Maramag, Bukidnon was that dozens of students from high school and college were not spared from the incident....
Fight for genuine freedom of information law

Fight for genuine freedom of information law

There is no reason to rejoice over the recent approval of the consolidated bill on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the House at the committee level, and the approval of...
Five years the Ampatuan Massacre: Aquino must be held accountable

Five years the Ampatuan Massacre: Aquino must be held accountable

Five years after the massacre of 58 men and women including 32 journalists in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao, justice remains elusive and impunity still reigns....
Thumbing down the Snob

Thumbing down the Snob

For a president conscious of his “popular” image, Noynoy Aquino’s recent appearance in Davao and Samar showed him as somewhat inaccessible....

Regions

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....

Photography

  • FOR SAFETY

    The Manobos are alarmed with the new declaration of a pangayaw, or tribal war, against them.

  • LEARN FROM THE PAST

    Young and elderly attend Wednesday’s commemoration in Davao City of EDSA 1 People Power uprising. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • 2015 Chinese New Year

    City Administrator Atty. Melchor Quitain 4th from left leads the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially start the celebration of the 2015 Chinese New Year.

  • MARKET DAY

    Government employees of the city buy organic rice and vegetables which are sold at Rizal Park on a Friday afternoon. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • VALENTINE GIFT

    Shoppers along JP Laurel Street look around to buy something for their special someone this Valentine’s Day. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • ON THE BENCH

    A man busies himself with his mobile phone, while a couple takes photographs of each other at Magsaysay Park. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • RENEWAL

    Relationship makes it closer discussing future plans at Magsaysay Park, specially during Valentines day. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • ENGAGEMENT

    A teenage girl receives earrings from her boyfriend while dating beside the sea. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE…

    Vendors start to pack flowers for Valentines day at San Pedro st. The price ranges from 50 to 250 pesos. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • PRICE DROP

    A woman who collects and sells recyclable materials as a main source of income for her family is dismayed over the recent price drop of the buying price of empty plastic bottles in the junk shops from 5 pesos to 3 pesos per bottle. Even tin-cans , she said, are down to 1 peso a kilo from 3 pesos a kilo. (Medel V. Hernani, davaotoday.com)

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Truth and Accountability

Truth and Accountability

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