Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

2 years ago

SUMMIT SANS PRESIDENT?

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SUMMIT SANS PRESIDENT?

Deputy Cabinet Secretary Peter Laviña said President Rodrigo Duterte might not be able to join the social and economic development summit slated on August 17 to 18 at the SMX Lanang in Davao City due to his tight schedule in Manila. The President is supposed to receive the outputs of the workshop. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

LARGEST CONTRIBUTOR

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LARGEST CONTRIBUTOR

Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay says that Japan provides the largest official development assistance to the Philippines at 35 percent. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

PEACE ADVISER

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PEACE ADVISER

Presidential ​Peace ​Adviser​, ​Secretary Jesus Dureza, ​tells a press conference at Apo View Hotel, Davao City on Tuesday, August 9 that the ​government is in constant contact with ​Moro National Liberation Front ​Chairman Nur Misuari, ​but only through emissaries owing to the rebellion charges filed against him in the court. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

LATCH DAVAO

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LATCH DAVAO

Lyn Tan, Vice President of LATCH Davao says that myths about breastfeeding hinder mothers to succeed in breastfeeding. LATCH or Lactation, Attachment, Training, Counseling and Help, has several activities, mostly breastfeeding talks in barangay, to help promote and protect breastfeeding. The month of August is the International Breastfeeding Month. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

TRAFFIC CONCERN

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TRAFFIC CONCERN

Davao City Councilor Danilo Dayanghirang ​blames the ongoing construction of canals and water pipe lines for the traffic congestion in the downtown streets. He has called on the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Davao City Water District to explain and fix the problem as soon as possible.(Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

CULTURAL PRESENTATION

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CULTURAL PRESENTATION

Lumad youth perform on stage during the two-day International Conference for Peoples Rights in the Philippines held at the Brokenshire Convention Center in Davao City on Saturday, July 23.(Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

DSWD SECRETARY

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DSWD SECRETARY

Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, speaks during the first day of the International Conference for People’s Rights in the Philippines held at the Brokenshire Convention Center in Davao City on Saturday, July 23. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

RISING NUMBER

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RISING NUMBER

Chief Superintendent Manuel Gaerlan of the Police Regional Office 11 says the number of drug users and pushers who surrendered to authorities in Davao Region is now 31,964, while 10 pushers have been killed in police operations since July 1. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

2 years ago

COMMUNITY SERVICE

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

Students of the University of the Immaculate Conception (UIC), Davao City interacts with the Lumad students of the MISFI Academy students as they distribute school supplies at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound in Father Selga Street on Saturday afternoon, July 16.