Public school teachers and members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) joined the Labor Day rally here in Davao City to press for salary increase and higher state subsidy to public education. (Medel Hernani/davaotoday.com)
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Davao youth activists burn a mock United States flag while a teen girl dressed symbolically as Inang Bayan (Mother Nation) clenched her fist, in a protest during the state visit of US President Barack Obama. Activists slam the signing of the Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation (AECD) that would usher more presence of American troops. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
A child from one of the 1,000 familes who lost their homes to the Isla Verde fire scrapes rice from the cooking pot. Families said they not only lost their homes but their savings as well to cope with their temporary stay at the Mini-Forest in Boulevard. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
The statue of the Risen Christ was paraded outside St. Joseph the Worker Parish early morning in celebration of Easter Sunday. (Medel Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Local church goers reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during Sunday’s Easter Mass at Sr. Joseph the Worker Parish. (Medel Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Children and churchgoers sing during Easter Mass at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Davao City. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
DEADLINE FOR TAXES. Susan Tisoy, assistant chief assessment officers of the Bureau of Internal Revenue-Davao reminds tax payers of the deadline for filing income taxes is 5pm of April 15.
Davao journalists donated blood in an activity organized by Bugkos Media Action Group called “Beating the Deadline” at NCCC Mall Matina on Friday. (Medel Hernani/davaotoday.com)
A street beggar catches sleep in daylight.
FARMERS TAGGED. Two farmers from Magpet, North Cotabato, Ramil Atao and Boy Ata, aired their grievance that soldiers harassed them and later named them on a radio program as sympathizers of the New People’s Army. They appealed through human rights group Karapatan to clear their names for fear of arrest or attack. (Medel Hernani/davaotoday.com)