Author Archives: ACE R. MORANDANTE

2 years ago

SECTORAL AGENDA

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SECTORAL AGENDA

Leaders from various sectors belonging to the progressive Left, hand their agenda to the peace panels of the government and the National Democratic Front during the peace forum held at the Davao City Recreation Center on Tuesday, June 28. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

FAREWELL

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FAREWELL

President-elect Rodrigo Roa Duterte waves his hand to say goodbye to government employees at the City Hall of Davao on Monday, June 27. The former city mayor will take his oath as President of the country on June 30 in Malacañang. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

LOYALIST

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LOYALIST

A government employee holds a placard with a message to outgoing city mayor and President-elect Rodrigo Duterte saying she is faithful to him since 1987. Three days before his inauguration, Duterte, who was mayor in Davao City for 22 years, delivered his farewell message to government employees during the flag ceremony at the Davao City Hall on Monday, June 27.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

BIGGER BOUNTY

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BIGGER BOUNTY

During the turnover ceremony of the Davao City Police command on Friday, June 24 President-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he will top the bounty offered by drug lords for his head and asked police officers to kill them if necessary. Duterte also assured the police officers that they will be promoted if they succeed. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

FREED

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FREED

Marites Flor, one of the four kidnapped victim​s​ of the Abu Sayyaf Group last September 21, 2015, is escorted by incoming ​Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza at the Davao City Police Office afternoon Friday, June 24. Flor was presented to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

TURNOVER CEREMONY

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TURNOVER CEREMONY

Police Chief Superintendent. Manuel Gaerla​n, acting regional director of the Police Regional Office 11​ turns over the PNP flag to Senior Supt. Michael John Dubria who is now the new Davao City Police Office director during the ceremony held at the Davao City Police Office grounds on Friday afternoon, June 24, 2016. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

MAN OF THE HOUR

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MAN OF THE HOUR

Seasoned photojournalist Rene Lumawag waves to the guests during the unveiling of his photo exhibit Rody Duterte: Through the Years at the 2nd floor of the Abreeza Mall in Davao City. Lumawag is joined by Duterte’s first wife, Elizabeth Zimmerman.

2 years ago

SIGNATURE PUNCHING FIST

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SIGNATURE PUNCHING FIST

Veteran photojournalist Rene Lumawag poses with President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s first wife Elizabeth Zimmerman with the signature punching fist used during Duterte’s campaign. Lumawag opens his photo exhibit which showcases the photos he took of Duterte during the mayor’s 25 years of service in the city.

2 years ago

UNITED RELIGION

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UNITED RELIGION

The San Pedro Cathedral Church in Davao City displays a banner in the observance of the holy month of Ramadhan as a sign of respect to the Muslim community. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

UNVEILING

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UNVEILING

Veteran photojournalist Rene Lumawag and Elizabeth Zimmerman, the first wife of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte unveil the photo exhibit Rody Duterte: Through the years on Thursday afternoon, June 23 at the 2nd floor of the Abreeza Mall in Davao City.