Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

2 months ago

HARDWORKING ELDERLY

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HARDWORKING ELDERLY

78-year-old Erina Masbang is one of the many Filipinos who will choose the next set of local leaders during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections on May 14. She was born and raised in Barangay 76-A Bucana in Davao City and earns P300 a day for washing other people’s clothes. (More…) (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

DIFFERENT DUTERTE

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DIFFERENT DUTERTE

Labor groups led by Kilusang Mayo Uno in Southern Mindanao (KMU-SMR) bring an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte as they march from Magsaysay Avenue to Roxas Avenue in Davao City during the commemoration of Labor Day on Tuesday, May 1. The labor group said the effigy portrays the economic and political repression against workers under the Duterte administration. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

FAMILY BONDING ON LABOR DAY

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FAMILY BONDING ON LABOR DAY

A worker brings his son to the Labor Day protest in Davao City on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Three major federations namely, Kilusang Mayo Uno, Partidong Manggagawa-Nagkakaisa and Sentro Nagkakaisa held a unity march against labor-only contracting. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

GRADUATION SEASON

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GRADUATION SEASON

Some women flower vendors failed to sell their flowers after half a day at the graduation ceremonies held at the CAP building last Wednesday. The vendors were not allowed to sell inside the grounds reportedly to prevent congestion. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 months ago

HIGH-RISE BUILDING

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HIGH-RISE BUILDING

Workers bear the noontime heat as they work on the construction of a 37-story residential building along C.M. Recto and Ramon Magsaysay Streets in Davao City on Thursday morning, February 22, 2018. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

6 months ago

BEFORE SUPERMOON

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BEFORE SUPERMOON

This photo was taken on January 30, 2018, a day before Filipinos will witness the rise of the “super blue blood moon.” (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

7 months ago

BUSINESS RENEWAL

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BUSINESS RENEWAL

Business owners flock the Sangguniang Panlungsod on Wednesday, January 3, to have their licences renewed. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

7 months ago

LIGHTNING RALLY

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LIGHTNING RALLY

These men paint a road in Davao City with the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) logo. They are staging a lightning rally a day after the CPP celebrated its 49th anniversary. (Medel Hernani / davaotoday.com)

8 months ago

FEARS

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FEARS

Drivers protesting before the Land Transportation Office in Davao City on December 5, 2017 worry of jobs lost once the government implements the modernization scheme for public utility vehicles. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

8 months ago

‘DUTERMINATOR’

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‘DUTERMINATOR’

‘DUTERMINATOR’. Groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City on November 30, 2017. They claim that under Duterte’s term as president, more rural communities have been affected by the military’s crackdown on progressive groups. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)