Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

4 years ago

BROKENHEARTED PENSIONER

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BROKENHEARTED PENSIONER

Cecilio Carog,72 years old, narrates his life as SSS pensioner way back in 2004 Cecilio was receiving P1,200 until 2013. After nine years, the pension increased by P200. For food alone, Carog said P1,400 is not enough, much less for medicine. He works as stevedore in FILPORT, Sasa wharf. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

4 years ago

CRY FOR JUSTICE

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CRY FOR JUSTICE

Activists and indigenous peoples advocates hold a candle lighting activity at the Freedom Park in Davao City on Monday
to call for justice for a Manobo student who was killed on Sunday by a suspected member of the paramilitary group Alamara in Sitio Laslasakan, Barangay Palma Gil, Talaingod, Davao del Norte province. The Save Our Schools Network in Southern Mindanao said the 15-year-old Alibando Tingkas is the 20th child victim of extrajudicial killing in Mindanao since 2010. The group said the total number of child killed in the country is 29. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

4 years ago

CONDEMNATION

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CONDEMNATION

Bai Ali Indayla, a nominee of the Gabriela Women’s Partylist Bai condemns the killing of the Grade 3 Manobo student, Alinbando Tingkas, who was killed on Sunday by a suspected member of the paramilitary group Alamara in Sitio Laslasakan, Barangay Palma Gil, Talaingod, Davao del Norte province. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

4 years ago

SUPPORT GROUP

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SUPPORT GROUP

Bishop Ephraim Fajutagana (second from right), Iglesia Filipina Independiente Obispo Maximo (Supreme Bishop), and Bishop Joel Porlares (third from left), IFI bishop of Bulacan and Bataan link arms with the indigenous peoples leaders during their solidarity visit at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound in Davao City, where hundreds of Lumads are seeking refuge since March, last year. Fajutagana said the root cause of the conflict is the big foreign mining investors and their local Filipino counterpart who wish to extract the resources of the Lumads ancestral lands.(Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

FIRST DAY

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FIRST DAY

The police assured the public of their safety in Davao City in the series of Catholic dawn masses to usher in the observance on December 25 of the birth of Jesus Christ. Davao City Police Office (DCPO) spokesperson, Chief Inspector Milgrace Driz says the first day of the Simbang Gabi in the city on Wednesday was peaceful. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

POLICE VEHICLES

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POLICE VEHICLES

The Highway Patrol Group (HPG) in the Davao Region receives six mobile cars and eight motorcycles that were were used during the recently held Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. The group’s Deputy Director, Supt. Joy Andrada, announces it during a press conference on Wednesday. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

QUICK RALLY

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QUICK RALLY

At least five trucks and three Lawin-type public utility jeepneys (PUJ) loaded with paramilitary men from tribal communities pass by the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), Haran compound, Fr. Selga Street, Davao City on Tuesday morning. . (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

CAROLERS

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CAROLERS

Lumad women from Paquibato, Davao City go around downtown singing Christmas carols for some loose change from residents. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

ROAD CONSTRUCTION

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Several road repairs in downtown Davao City contribute to traffic congestion during weekdays. This photo was taken along C. Bangoy Street on Thursday afternoon. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

DRIVER

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DRIVER

This motorcycle driver sustains cuts on different parts of his body after hitting a young boy who crosses the street along Panacan highway in Davao City on Thursday afternoon. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)