Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

1 year ago

TEARS OF JOY

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TEARS OF JOY

A Lumad father gets emotional after his daughter presented her college diploma. There are 23 Lumad scholars of the non-governmental Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated (MISFI) who received their college diploma on Monday, March 26, at the Liceo de Davao, a private college in Tagum City. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

IP college grads next mission: Serve Lumad schools

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IP college grads next mission: Serve Lumad schools

Teary-eyed, proud and elated, 23 Lumad scholars of the non-governmental Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated (MISFI) received their college diplomas yesterday during the 29th commencement ceremony of a private college here, the Liceo de Davao.

1 year ago

KUDLUNG

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KUDLUNG

A beggar along San Pedro Street plays a kudlung, a two-stringed lute played by indigenous peoples in Mindanao, as means to entertain and ask for charity from passersby. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

MANOBO CRAFT

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MANOBO CRAFT

MANOBO CRAFT. A Manobo woman sells rattan crafts during the Araw ng Davao Parada Dabawenyo on March 16. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

Industrial Park to rise in Davao Oriental

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Industrial Park to rise in Davao Oriental

A multi-billion dollar investment to establish a Big-Ticket Industrial Park in Banaybanay Davao Oriental is set to be implemented this year after a Memorandum of Agreement was signed Tuesday morning between the provincial government and Pionaire Finance Limited and its consortium partners Chinese companies MCC International Incorporation, Ltd; Shenzhen Energy Group; Dezhou Chemtics Chemical Co., Ltd; and US-based company WaterGen.

1 year ago

DRYING

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DRYING

In this photo taken in February 20, 2018, a farmer at Sitio Datal Bong Langon in Lake Sebu town, South Cotabato dries corn kernels. Only few people were left at the village after the massive evacuation brought by the incident that happened last December 3, 2017, when eight T’boli-Dulangan Manobo including tribal leader Datu Victor Danyan were killed by alleged military forces. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)