Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

4 years 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)

4 years 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.

4 years 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)

4 years 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)

4 years 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.