Author Archives: ACE R. MORANDANTE

10 months ago

PRESIDENT’S SON

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PRESIDENT’S SON

A day after attending their father’s inauguration in Malacañang, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte walks fast from his office at the City Council to attend a press conference here on Friday, July 1. He announced that City Mayor Sara Duterte is on leave until July 22. Duterte is accompanied by his security details who are members of the Presidential Security Group. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

EMOTIONAL

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EMOTIONAL

Lydia Rufino, 54, from Barangay Lapu-Lapu, Agdao district, Davao City cries while watching Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte deliver his inauguration speech shown through a projector screen inside the Mallengke in Bankerohan Public Market. Rufino said she did not expect that the long-time mayor from Davao City will be sworn into the Presidency.(Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

PROUD DAVAOEÑOS

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PROUD DAVAOEÑOS

Davaoeños cheer and applaud President Rodrigo Duterte as they watch him deliver his inaugural speech through a big screen monitor inside the Mallengke in Bankerohan Public Market in Davao City on Thursday, June 30.(Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

SPIDERMAN

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SPIDERMAN

A worker fixes tangled cable wires along Ecoland Street in front of the Hall of Justice in Davao City.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday,com)

10 months ago

ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN

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ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN

A Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency XI agent burns P2.1 million worth of illegal drugs on Monday afternoon, June 27 at the Magsaysay Park in Davao City.(Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

LOCKED

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LOCKED

Members of the Davao City Police Office temporarily lock the gate of the Hall of Justice because of the rally staged by protesters on Wednesday, June 29. The protesters condemn the warrant of arrest for 15 activists on alleged kidnapping and serious illegal detention of the indigenous people evacuees in a church compound in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

HALL OF JUSTICE

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HALL OF JUSTICE

Almost 1,000 protesters march to the Hall of Justice in Davao City to condemn the alleged trumped-up cases filed against 15 leaders of progressive organizations. The warrant of arrest for cases of kidnapping and serious illegal detention of the indigenous people’s evacuees in Davao City is issued on May 13 by Judge Retrina Fuentes of Regional Trial Court 10 . (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

EARLY CHRISTMAS TREAT

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EARLY CHRISTMAS TREAT

A day after President-elect Rodrigo Duterte announced that he will give incentives for government employees, workers start to receive the educational assistance worth P4,000 for job order workers and P10,000 for those with plantilla (regular) positions on Tuesday, June 28. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

SWEET RIDE

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SWEET RIDE

A couple rides in a bike without any protection along Quimpo Boulevard in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

CONVERSATION

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CONVERSATION

Government panel chief negotiator and incoming Labor Secretary Sylvestre Bello III converses with Fidel Agcaoili, on of the members of the National Democratic Front negotiating panel during the peace forum at the Davao City Recreation Center, Tuesday.Both panels will resume the formal peace talks this coming July in Oslo, Norway. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)