Author Archives: ACE R. MORANDANTE

2 years ago

HOPEFUL

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HOPEFUL

Jonald Lakri, 32, a contract grass cutter from Malita, Davao del Sur, hopes to land on a regular job in the incoming administration of president-elect Rodrigo Duterte. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

MEDIA MEMBERS

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MEDIA MEMBERS

Numerous international, national and local media cramp inside a function room at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City during the first press conference of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte a week after the elections.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

LEFTISTS IN CABINET?

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LEFTISTS IN CABINET?

Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte offers four ​C​
abinet seats to the Communist Party of the Philippines​:​
Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Social Welfare and Development, and the Department of Labor and Employment​. Duterte holds his first press conference in Davao City on Monday after one week of rest. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

IN MEMORIAL

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IN MEMORIAL

Various organization​s​ commemorate the Internat​i​onal AIDS Candlelight Memorial for those who die ​of the disease and those who are now ​carrying it. ​The ​memorial activity is held at the People’s ​P​ark​ in Davao City​ on Friday afternoon. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

WOMEN’S AGENDA

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WOMEN’S AGENDA

Members of ForwaRD Women present the women’s agenda that will be carried by the transition team of the incoming administration at a press conference held in Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City’s on Friday, May 12.

3 years ago

CLEANUP

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CLEANUP

Three days after the national and local elections, supporters of a candidate tear down campaign posters along Quimpo Boulevard, Davao City.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

CRITERIA

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CRITERIA

Team Duterte spokesperson Peter Laviña says that they have four criteria to consider ​in selecting the members​ of the ​President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s cabinet members​:​ shared vision, integrity, ​a​bility and personal sacrifice.​ (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

PROCLAIMED

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PROCLAIMED

Atty. Manases Carpio, husband of Davao City mayor-elect Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio, receives the certificate of the canvass of votes on Wednesday at the Sangguniang Panglungsod on her behalf. Duterte-Carpio got 576,677 votes in the May 9 elections. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

FIRST DISTRICT COUNCILORS

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FIRST DISTRICT COUNCILORS

Atty. Marlon Casquejo (center), assistant regional director of the Commission on Elections in Davao, leads the proclamation of the eight candidates of the first district on Tuesday, May 10. Reelectionist Councilor Mabel Acosta (second from right) got the most number of votes with 154,648. She is followed by Jesus Melchor Quitain Jr. who got 146,784 votes. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

STILL REIGNING

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STILL REIGNING

Karlo Alexei B. Nograles is proclaimed as the congressman of the first district on Tuesday afternoon, May 10, at the Sanguniang Panlungsod. He previously held the same position. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)