An old and frail woman is comfortably sleeping under the shade of a tree in front of the old Tagum City Hall, while Davao del Norte media hold their rally for Gregorio Ybañez, a journalist, who was slain by unidentified assailants last month. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
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Tagum City broadcast journalist Bogart Saliot speaks before the crowd during the condemnation rally held in front of the old Tagum City Hall on Saturday. The rally was attended by members of the local press who demanded justice for their slain colleague, Gregorio “Loloy” Ybañez. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
Unidentified assailants onboard a gray Honda Fit vehicle gunned down Gregorio Ybañez, the president of the Davao del Norte Press and Radio-TV Club (DNPRC), 9 pm Tuesday outside his home in Mirafuentes Subdivision, this city.
Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo del Rosario is eyeing the preparation of documents for the future construction of a sports colosseum and a bridge connecting Panabo City and the Samal Island before his term ends on 2016.
Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon has claimed that Tagum City has gained multiple benefits after the successful hosting of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa in Davao del Norte.
While the public euphoria still lingers after the successful hosting of 2015 Palarong Pambansa in this city which was creatively described with the hashtag the #BestPalaroEver, the committee who handles the media, however, earned flak because of “poor accommodation.”
The National Capital Region was crowned as the overall champion during the closing ceremony of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa held in Tagum City, Davao del Norte.
The Region 11’s Davao Region Athletic Association has won gold in Basketball (Elementary Category) here Friday which was considered to be a first and a record breaking title since the organization joined the Palarong Pambansa.
Elementary student-athletes from the National Capital Region bag two gold medals, the second in the last two years, during the swimming competition of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa held in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
The grand field demonstration performed by selected teachers and students during Monday’s opening ceremony for the Palarong Pambansa was worth P2.1 million, an official said.