Ata Manobos from Kapalong, Davao del Norte, (from left) Lino Maluhinday and Roy Basid help the medical team during the International Solidarity Mission to Mindanao, who conducted a medical mission for the lumad evacuees in United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran Mission Center on Monday. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Former Davao City councilor Peter Laviña says he is not surprised that President Benigno Aquino III endorsed Mar Roxas as Liberal Party’s (LP) presidential bet this 2016 general election because they have already campaigned for him as the president during the 2010 elections where Roxas later decided to ran as the vice president in favor of Aquino. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A total of 58 mothers and babies simultaneously latch on during Hakab Na Davao 2015 organized by the Breastfeeding Pinays at the Abreeza Mall on Saturday morning. The event is also part of the Big Latch On, which is a worldwide simultaneous breastfeeding event. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Gabriela Women’s Partylist Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan shares her story of breastfeeding all her sons during Hakab Na 2015, a simultaneous breastfeeding event held at the Abreeza Mall on Saturday morning. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
United Church of Christ in the Philippines Bishop Hamuel Tequis (second from left) and Manobo tribal evacuees inside the UCCP Haran compound in Davao City file seven charges against 28 respondents including North Cotabato 2nd District Representative Nancy Catamco, and high-ranking police and Army officials before the Department of Justice on Friday afternoon. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte shakes hand with visiting Armed Forces’ Brig. Gen Martin N. Pinto, during the general’s courtesy call at the mayor. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
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In this light, Catamco’s speculated surgery takes on a different significance. An alleged nose-lift is no longer simply an alleged nose-lift; it is, quite literally, the embodiment of the break from, or rejection of, our autochthonous conditions as Filipinos, of which the lumad are commonly seen to represent.
Davao region was alarmed recently by the inflow of fake rice in the market and subsequently with fake bihon. Concerns on food safety were raised.
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After more than an hour of commotion inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran house on Thursday morning, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte calls for a dialogue between the members of the Davao City Police Office, who came together with 2nd district North Cotabato Rep. Nancy Catamco and the Manobo tribal families who sought refuge inside the church compound.
The remains of New People’s Army commander Leoncio Pitao, alias Ka Parago, is taken to the cremation room inside Davao Memorial Park past 3:00 pm on Friday.
Thousands of supporters from many areas in Mindanao attend the Luksang Parangal (tribute) to New People’s Army commander Leoncio Pitao aka Kumander Parago last July 9 at the Davao City Recreation Center.
A public utility driver has a Sto. Niño placed on his dashboard. He said the Sto. Niño serves as guide on his daily travel in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Farmers from the Compostela Farmer’s Association (CFA) put up a barricade at the entrance of Agusan Petroleum and Minerals Corporation’s (Agpet) operation site on Friday to demand the halt to its mining explorations in the area.
Ramadhan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, starts Thursday. It is the holiest month in the lunar cycle-based Hijiri calendar, and Muslims believe it to be the month when the holy Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
One early Friday morning, Alcarlito Lampios parks his trisikad full of his collected trash, mainly recyclable materials, to have a cup of coffee and pan de sal along Magallanes street in Davao City.
During the time of President Fidel V. Ramos, Sasa port was upgraded to accommodate more foreign and inter-island cargo vessels, with stevedores and fork-lift operators manning their equipment to load and unload cargoes.
People stop over at a pawnshop in San Pedro Street to watch the western conference final of the NBA. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A rider makes his way to the final stretch of the Enduro mountain bike competition trail in Barangay Gatungan, Bunawan District, Davao City. The Enduro Davao 2015 held Sunday was attended by about 150 competitors from different provinces in the country. (John Rizle L. Saligumba/davaotoday.com)