Author Archives: ALEX D. LOPEZ

2 years ago

Gov’t agencies eye unified move vs abuse of OFW children in Davao region

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Gov’t agencies eye unified move vs abuse of OFW children in Davao region

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for a unified fight against the abuse of children who are left behind by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Davao City and the region.

3 years ago

ALARMING

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ALARMING

Mary Jane Basilisco, widow of Johnny Basilisco narrated during the regular Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City on Monday the circumstances that led to the killing of her husband by a CAFGU member in Loreto, Agusan del Sur. At the right is Jay Apiag (right) of KARAPATAN-Southern Mindanao Region who reported the alarming rise of extra-judicial killings in the region from May to June of 2016 and believed to be perpetrated by government agents. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

North Cot govt security force chief gunned down

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North Cot govt security force chief gunned down

Photo shows the Catholic Church in Doroluman, Arakan, North Cotabato where Bernabe “Bantito” Abanilla and his security escort were gunned down on Sunday, February 7 at around 8:00 in the morning. (Photo courtesy of Abner Francisco of CHARM Radio Kidapawan)

4 years ago

The barbers of Sibuto

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The barbers of Sibuto

School children, particularly the boys were lining up a barber shop, arranged from the shortest to the tallest, each waiting for their turn for a haircut.