A crowd of 18, 000 athletes, coaches and guardians from the country’s 17 regions gathered at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City to formally open the 2015 Palarong Pambansa Monday afternoon.
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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas waves to the crowd during the opening of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa in Tagum City, Davao del Norte on Monday. He was joined by (L-R) Governor Rodolfo Del Rosario, Education Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro, FSC and Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Anthony del Rosario. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
Performers from Department of Education Davao del Norte wait for their turn as the parade of athletes, coaches and guests are ongoing during the 2015 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
Even performers for the opening ceremony of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa submit themselves for inspections by security personnel guarding both the entrance and exit gates at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City today. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
Education Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro, FSC chats with Tagum Bishop Wilfredo D. Manlapaz inside the RDR Gymnasium for the Thanksgiving Mass during the conduct of 2015 Palarong Pambansa at Tagum City, Davao del Norte. (Mart Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
A Moro group condemned the killing of children and women including several civilians at a Moro community in Sitio Mangampong in Barangay Park Area, Wao town in Lanao del Sur.
The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter said it installed Sheik Ismail Abubakar as the new chairman after the untimely demise of BIFF founder Ustadz Ameril Umra Kato. Sheik Ismail Abubakar was the BIFF’s former Vice Chairman for Political Affairs.
Education officials, faculty and staff and other volunteer groups from Maniki Central Elementary School in Kapalong town and Sto. Tomas Central Elementary School at Sto. Tomas town made a massive makeover of their schools in time for the Palarong Pambansa 2015.
What could be more inspiring to see young Ata-Manobo children from Talaingod, Davao del Norte appearing with the country’s two of the most successful athletes— Eric Buhain and Elma Muros-Posadas, and football star Yannick Tuason in video material touted as “star-studded” promoting Palarong Pambansa 2015.
A member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) shot dead a couple at noon Saturday in Sitio Patel, Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte in what police described as a “heated argument turned deadly.”