Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

3 months ago

MATH GENIUSES

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MATH GENIUSES

Filipino students win 23 medals at the 14th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad for Primary School in Singapore held from November 20 to 24. (Photo by Mathematics Trainers Guild Philippines)

3 months ago

STATEMENT | The media and the Duterte presidency

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STATEMENT | The media and the Duterte presidency

THE PRESS in the Philippines has been described to be among the freest in Asia if not in the world, robust, almost rambunctious in its practice. But in the first 16 months of the Duterte administration, its status and practice have been diminished, shaken down by supporters and trolls of the President who would not tolerate critical coverage.

3 months ago

STATEMENT | Reject warmongering, struggle for a just peace

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STATEMENT | Reject warmongering, struggle for a just peace

We of Kapayapaan, an alliance of advocates for a just peace, are disheartened by President Rodrigo Duterte’s rash and harsh statements cancelling/terminating the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), ordering the re-arrest of NDFP consultants and tagging the CPP/NPA as “terrorist”. These constitute a complete turnaround from his avowed policy of talking peace with the CPP/NPA/NDFP by negotiating much-needed socio-economic and political reforms to end close to five decades of armed conflict with the revolutionary movement.

3 months ago

TRUMP’S EFFIGY

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TRUMP’S EFFIGY

TRUMP’S EFFIGY. Progressive groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan burn an effigy of US President Donald Trump in Manila. In this November 13, 2017 photo, Trump’s effigy bears a set of rotating arms that resemble the Nazi’s swastika. (Jaja Necosia/The Breakaway Media)

3 months ago

TRUMP MEETS DUTERTE

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TRUMP MEETS DUTERTE

President Rodrigo Duterte chats with US President Donald Trump during the gala dinner hosted by the Philippines for the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and dialogue partners at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on November 12, 2017. (Presidential Photo)