Hundreds of Lumad and farmers gathered in front of the headquarters of the Eastern Mindanao Command at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan here, on Friday morning, August 26 to present their concern regarding militarization of their communities.
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The Pamulak sa Kadayawan is an annual parade of floral floats during the week-long Kadayawan sa Dabaw festival. Civic organizations also join the parade held in downtown area Davao City on Sunday, August 21, 2016. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Using umbrellas, members of Konsyensya Dabaw movement renew their call to President Rodrigo Duterte to have the burial of the late strongman, President Ferdinand Marcos, Sr., in Batac, Ilocos Norte and not at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The group held their protest action in front of the Ateneo de Davao University on Sunday, August 21, 2016. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Datu Doluman Dawsay, spokesperson of Salugpungan Ta ‘tanu Igkanogon in Talaingod, Davao del Norte province says that Amelia Pond is a teacher of their community school. He also said that the murder charges against her were baseless.(Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Board of Director Chairperson Luz Ilagan of the Salugpungan Ta Tanu Igkanugon Learning Center, Inc. in Mindanao questions the arrest of one of their teachers, Amelia Pond. Pond was arrested by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Cebu City on Friday, August 19, 2016. Ilagan said the arresting agents allegedly refused Pond to read her warrant of arrest. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar shows a copy of the first issue of the bi-monthly “Mula sa Masa, Para sa Masa” publication of the Presidential Communications Office in a press conference after the advance screening of the #50FirstDays documentary at the Ateneo de Davao University on Thursday, August 18.
Members of the Cabinet, Ateneo de Davao University President Fr. Joel Tabora, students and guests at the ADDU watch the advance screening of #50FirstDays documentary of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. The screening was held at the Finster Auditorium of the ADDU on Thursday morning, August 18, 2016. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco says the objective of the Social Development Initiatives Summit is to address the concerns of the different sectors in the society. The two-day Summit opened its first day on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
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)
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)