“We want to contribute to the country’s inclusive growth and food security,” says Alfonso Salcedo Jr. (right), Executive Vice President of the Bank of the Philippine Islands on Friday during the launching of the bank’s Agribusiness Solutions at the Seda Hotel, Davao City. Their new loan program, he said, is designed to benefit livestock and poultry raisers. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani) ...Read more ›
Ryan Lupas, 18 of New Matina Gravahan in Davao City earns PHP 150 a day from sifting sand for making hollow blocks. He said unemployed residents like him look out for opportunities such as this to sustain their family’s needs. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani) ...Read more ›
The Wat Arun or the "Temple of Dawn" at the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand glimmers of golden spectacles that amaze river cruisers at night. (davaotoday.com photo) ...Read more ›
Sympathizers of slain Italian priest Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio picket outside the Garden Oases Resort in Davao City where the Commission on Human Rights hold its first three-day public inquiry on the case -- almost two years after Tentorio was murdered in Arakan town, Cotabato. They were dismayed, they said, that Tentorio’s case “has been neglected by the Aquino government” as they guard their hopes on the res ...Read more ›
Dominador Mantangkil Damlayon (with his back to camera), one of the witnesses presented by Task Force Tentorio in 2012, tells the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Wednesday that he wasn’t around when Italian priest Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio was murdered last October 2011 in Arakan town, Cotabato. He added the Task Force Tentorio made him sign a paper which he didn’t understand because it was written in English ...Read more ›
By DAVAO TODAY
Sanchez said the raid in Tagum City as well as the ambush of government troops in both Tagum and Mawab town “is in line with the call of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines to intensify tactical offensives in order to seize more weapons and create more units of the People’s Army.” ...
By EDGIE FRANCIS B. UYANGUREN
“Gusto kong malaman ng UP students ang peace talks. Bakit kailangan nilang makialam.” -- Krista Melgarejo, UP’s 31st Student Regent ...
Local tourists, including children, relax and have fun at the Hagimit Falls in Peñaplata, Samal Island, Davao del Norte. Albeit a small waterfall, one will enjoy the natural swimming pools and rock formations here. (davaotoday.com photo by Jandy Ken C. Lizondra) ...Read more ›