(From left) Florentino De La Cruz, 81, receives P3,500 monthly pension while Numeriano Argomido, 82, receives P4,000. Both joined the protest rally in front of the regional office of the Social Security System (SSS) in Bajada, Davao City to push congress to override the vetoed P2,000 pension hike increase on the last day of session. The Congress adjourned the session on Wednesday, February 2, without discussing the override. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Col Casiano Monilla, 10th ID assistant commander, says the military will file a case against progressive groups who allegedly destroy the image of the Armed Forces of the Philippines once the Philippine National Police finishes their probe into the attacks against the activists and small scale miners in Compostela Valley. Activists claim the military is behind the attacks. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Hanimay Suazo, secretary general of the group Karapatan-SMR says the Army uses dirty tactics to evade culpability in the attacks against activists in the region. The 10th Infantry Division is mulling to file charges against groups who are allegedly destroying the image of the military. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Taxi driver Danilo A. Dumalag receives a recognition from Davao City Police for demonstrating honesty to his passengers. Some 18 others were given citations at a ceremony at Camp Capt. Domingo E. Leonor on Monday, February 1. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A member of Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) Southern Mindanao gives leaflets to passengers to protest against the current rotational brownouts from the Davao Light & Power company amid the full operation of the newly inaugurated 300 mega-watt coal fired power plant in Binugao, Toril. A unit of the plant was put under a seven-day corrective maintenance shutdown last January 23. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Senior citizens queue to avail free flu vaccines inside the new health center building beside Sasa Barangay Hall in Davao City. Free medicine beneficiaries arrive as early as 8:00 am on Friday. Vaccination begins at almost 11:00 am.(Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
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Our farmlands continue to bleed. In Southern Mindanao region, three cases of extra-judicial killings happened in less than a week.
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After a day’s work, this worker grabs the opportunity to take a nap after having his dinner inside a huge culvert along Anda Street, Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Cable wires along Ilustre Street curl up toward Duterte Street in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Throngs of Catholic devotees of the the Sto. Niño here celebrated the feast of Sto. Niño in Shrine Hills Matina on Friday.
At 5:30 in the morning, early risers bathe themselves with the splendor of sunrise from the Pacific Ocean side of Mindanao. Taken at Menzi beach resort of Dahican, Mati Davao Oriental.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
On early morning, a family go on bonding together beside Sta Ana wharf swimming. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
These two shoe repairmen are busy repairing shoes along San Pedro Street in Davao City. Repair in the streets costs P30-P50 per pair for minimal repairs and as much as P200 depending on the repair work needed. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
The Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is considered the most famous temple here with thousands of tourists and Buddhist visiting daily.
Farmers from Barangay Pagan, Kitaotao, Bukidnon, till the land for planting dinorado rice early in the morning. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A daycare pupil applies colors to her art book during their regular school days in UCCP Haran compound in Davao City that also serves as their evacuation center. (Ace R Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Amidst the flurry of today’s start of filing of candidacies at the Commission on Elections office located inside the Magsaysay Park, this group of Moro women hang around at the playground inside the park along with their children. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)