Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

4 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)

4 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)

4 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)

4 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)

4 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)

4 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)

4 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.

4 years ago

FOREIGN ACTIVISTS

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FOREIGN ACTIVISTS

Human rights activists from US and Hongkong partake in a solidarity lunch with their Filipino counterparts and the indigenous peoples evacuees at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound in Father Selga Street, Davao
City on Saturday noon, July 16. The foreign delegates are part of the International Solidarity Mission which will conduct a humanitarian relief and medical mission in different parts of Mindanao including Talaingod in Davao
del Norte and Arakan in North Cotabato. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

4 years ago

WAITING FOR SUNRISE

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WAITING FOR SUNRISE

As early as 5:00 am, these two young ladies sit on the sand with a camera to wait for sunrise at the Isla Reta beach resort in the Island Garden City of Samal. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)