Author Archives: ACE R. MORANDANTE

2 years ago

INDEPENDENCE DAY

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INDEPENDENCE DAY

A person with disability displays mini Philippine flags outside the San Pedro Church, Saturday noon. Tomorrow is the 118th commemoration of the Philippine independence.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

CUT DOWN

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CUT DOWN

The City Engineers Office and the City Environment and Natural Resources start to cut 22 dead trees along Dacudao Avenue in Davao City. On Friday, 12 trees have been cleared off the sidewalks. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

POLITICAL PRISONERS

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POLITICAL PRISONERS

Political ​detainees perform a cultural dance inside the ​jail compound during the jail visit of National Democratic Front spokesman Fidel Agcaoili in Davao del Norte on Thursday.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

JAIL VISIT

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JAIL VISIT

National Democratic Front spokesman ​Fidel Agcaoili ​visits 34 political prisoners at the Davao del Norte Provincial Jail, Thursday to get update on their situation. Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte has already announced its willingness to grant general amnesty to all political prisoners. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

WHEN BLUE MEETS RED

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WHEN BLUE MEETS RED

Jesuit priest and Ateneo de Davao University President Fr. Joel Tabora sits with National Democratic Front of the Philippines spokesman Fidel Agcaoili during a press briefing on Wednesday night. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

CHANGE IS COMING FOR ​LTO

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CHANGE IS COMING FOR ​LTO

Atty. Gomer Dy, Land Transportation Office (LTO) XI director said that there are 81,468 backlog licenses in Davao Region as of June 3. As the new administration comes in, Dy announced that the focus of the Duterte administration for the agency is to speed-up the processing and hearing of administrative cases against LTO personnel. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

NEXT HOUSE SPEAKER

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NEXT HOUSE SPEAKER

Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez says​ ​he is ​positive ​o​f being the next House speaker. Alvarez met with current House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte in Davao City on Tuesday. He said more than 200 representatives are part of the coalition which forms a “super majority” in the House of the Representative.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

JOBSEEKERS

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JOBSEEKERS

​H​uge tarpaulin​s​ ​are displayed at the NCCC Mall in Davao City showing various companies that offer slots for applicants among fresh graduates and unemployed youth. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

PRESCHOOLER

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PRESCHOOLER

A four-​year old ​L​umad preschooler from White Culaman, Kitaotao, Bukindon is ready to go to his class in​side​ the UCCP ​H​aran​ compound in Davao City​. The disp​l​aced ​Lumad​s​ ​are staying inside the church-owned compound for a year and a half due to massive militarization in their community. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

CLASSROOM

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CLASSROOM

The Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Inc (Misfi)Academy opens their classes today at the UCCP ​H​aran compound in Davao City where 110 Lumad students are enrolled from preschool to ​Grade 6. The students are evacuees from White Culaman, Kitaotao, Bukidnon and Kapalong, Davao del Norte. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)