A customer buys watermelon along the highway in Pigcayawan, North Cotabato on a Sunday morning. This summer fruit is sold at P15 to P20 a kilo. The trader here said they got their supply from farms in Brgy. Manwangan. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Workers join the 4-kilometer fun run calling for P16,000 national minimum wage. The activity, led by labor group Kilusang Mao Uno, started at Magsaysay Park and ended in Rizal Park. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Indigenous children hold their first gig during the launching of their full length album, Tunog Bobongan (Music from the Mountains), at the Davao City Recreation Center on Friday night . (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Dutere observes the Static Display and Capability demonstration of the Task Force Davao. Beside him are Major General Eduardo Año, 10th ID commander, Task Force Davao commander Col. Macairog Alberto and Major General Hernando Iriberri is the 56th Commanding General of the Philippine Army. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Members of the Task Force Davao demonstrate their capability to rescue kidnapped victims from kidnappers during the Static Display and Capability demonstration during the 12th year anniversary of the task force held at TFD Headquarters, Sta Ana Wharf. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Indigenous peoples’ leaders perform a ritual for offering for the gods on Friday morning as they conclude their sacred gathering, Dumalongdong Mindanaw, where different tribes discussed the attacks against IP communities in Mindanao. The leaders said they are praying for the gods to protect them and support them in their struggles. (Johannes R. Garado/davaotoday.com)
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As a concerned social worker-educator, recommendations outlined below may still be relevant even as today’s clamor is more inclined to postponement of the implementation of the law on K to 12 strategy.
She had been lying down on a mat in the corner of the one-room hut that could be reached only after a precarious uphill motorcycle ride on rocky terrain and a twenty-minute trek on foot, somewhere near the headwaters of the Davao River.
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.
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Old folks from Sitio Kabutoyen in North Upi, Maguindanao wash their hands in a pot filled with hot water and leaves of Pomelo and walked pass burning coconut husks after the necrological service they attended to drive away evil spirits. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Children from Barangay Blensong, Municipality of North Upi in Maguindanao play and bath in the man-made dam for irrigation serving the farms of the villages of Sitio Suaran and Kabotuyen.
A human rights activist portrays a scene reflecting the life of a farmer who is a victim of militarization in their community.
Environmental activists delivered a “Notice of Closure” to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau here on Tuesday in a protest action on the eve of International Earth Day. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
15-year old Jonathan helps his father in rebuilding their house after it was razed by fire in Barangay 31-D last April 1. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A locally handmade rubber boss for public utility jeepney and other vehicles can be bought along Gothamco, Agdao. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
The regional office of the Bureau of Internal Revenue along Bolton Extension Street in Davao City is filled with taxpayers who are catching up with the last day of the manual filing of Income tax returns on Wednesday.
Luz Kinilaw, established in 1968, is a famous landmark along Quezon Boulevard in Davao City. It is known as a kinilaw haven for Davaoenos and visitors alike serving the famous raw tuna cooked in vinegar. The establishment has already survived three fire incidents. But on Wednesday night, one of its workers don’t think it will ever rise again.
A man roasts two pigs at the same time along Bonifacio Street, Tagum City on Saturday afternoon, a day before Catholics observed the Palm Sunday. (Johannes Paul R. Garado/davaotoday.com)
This young boy a son of a fisherman in Penaplata shows his catch, a small eel, which, he said, is for their lunch. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)