• VENUE

    The Holiday Inn Rome Eur Parco Dei Medici in Rome, Italy will be the venue of the third round of the peace talks between the government o the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines from Jan. 19-25. The GRP-NDFP peace talks is facilitated by the Royal Norwegian Government. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

  • ILLEGAL PARKING

    Seen in this photo are motor vehicles parking on both sides of the road along Rizal street in Davao City. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Davao City Police Chief Sr. Supt. Michael John Dubria announces the launching of the Road Discipline Task Force, which, among others, aims to decongest the city’s roads by apprehending motorized vehicles parking on either side of public roads. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • STRICT SECURITY

    Police Regional Office 11 spokesperson Police Chief Insp. Andrea Dela Cerna announces in a press briefing on Wednesday, Jan. 18 the creation of the Road Discipline Task Force, which will conduct road clearing operations to ease the traffic congestion as well as to instill discipline among motorists. (Jaycel Villacorte/davaotoday.com)

  • EQUALITY

    Bai Ali Indayla, a nominee of the Gabriela Women’s Party, says that only through education can Filipino women truly understand the real importance of fighting for their rights in a press conference on Monday, Jan. 16.

  • DANCE FOR CHANGE

    Educator and former Gabriela Women’s Party representative Luzviminda Ilagan encourages the public to support the One Billion Rising movement, which aims to change the people’s perspective on violence that affects not just men, but women as well in a press conference on Monday, Jan. 16 (Jaycel Villacorte/davaotoday.com)

  • GALLERY OF ROGUES

    President Rodrigo Duterte shows his thick printout of personalities allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade in the country during a speech in the installation of officers and board of trustees of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Marco Polo Hotel. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

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STANDPOINT | Support farmers' production of non-GMO crops

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  • IN PHOTOS | FIRST DAY OF 2017

    Thousands of Dabawenyos ring in 2017 with party horns during the annual Torotot Festival held at Rizal Park in Davao City. Since 2002, the city government of Davao within its the territorial jurisdiction has prohibited the manufacture, sale, Distribution, possession or use of firecrackers or pyrotechnic devices.

  • IN PHOTOS | Reds celebrate Party anniversary in Davao City

    On its 48th founding anniversary, the Communist Party of the Philippines’ held its national peace caravan in Barangay Lumiad, Paquibato district here.

  • AFTER THE FIRE

    Residents try to salvage what they could still use from the remains of a fire that razed about 23 houses in Purok A, Barangay 19-B, in Davao City on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 27, 2016. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • LONELY MAN

    Berto Alparo, 53, waits for his wife and children outside the Sto. Niño Parish in Panabo City on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Alparo says his wife left him for another man. (Contributed photo by Maricar Emata)

  • CAREFREE

    Despite the recent violence that happened inside the banana plantation reclaimed by members of the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, Inc. in Madaum, Tagum City, Davao del Norte, a farmer bike his way going around the plantation. At least nine protesters were injured after two incidents of attack against the farmers group on December 12 and December 14, 2016. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)

  • SIESTA

    Two trisikad drivers, a local term for a cycle rickshaw, take their nap while waiting for passengers along Fatima Street in Davao City on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 7. (Maricar Emata/davaotoday.com)

  • IN PHOTOS | The state of the Lumad in Talaingod after evacuation

    A few months after returning to their communities from evacuation the Ata-Manobos who have returned to their communities in Talaingod, Davao Del Norte province are rebuilding their homes and way of life.

  • Workers dare Duterte to fulfill campaign promises during Bonifacio Day rally

    On Bonifacio Day, thousands of workers in Davao region occupied the Freedom park here challenging President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill his campaign promises.

  • IN PHOTOS | Dabawenyos join nationwide #BlackFriday Protest

    Hundreds of Dabawenyos occupied the Freedom Park here Friday to express their dismay for allowing former President Ferdinand Marcos to be buried at the Heroes’ Cemetery.

  • PLAYTIME

    It’s fishing time for girls in a village in the Island Garden City of Samal as they enjoy the weekend. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)

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