Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

5 years ago

WORKING MOM

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Davao City Councilor Leah Librado-Yap holds her son in hand during Thursday’s I-Speak Forum at City Hall to announce the city’s activities in observance of Children’s Month spearheaded by her committee on women and children. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

DATE EXPO PROMOTES ‘FIVE GOLDEN CROPS’

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John Carlo Tria (right), program head of the coming Davao Trade Expo (DATE) 2013 said this event will promote the intercropping of “five golden crops” to help farmers vie for export market. Joining him is Expo chair Agatha Salanatin-Valencia (left) during Thursday’s I-Speak Forum at City Hall. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

MANOBO LEADER’S LAMENT

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Agusan Manobo tribal leader Datu Librando Peres from Barangay Sabud, Loreto, Agusan del Sur, narrated during the Karapatan press conference narrates how the agreement between residents, Loreto Mayor Dario Otaza and the miltary were violated as the Philippine Army’s 26th Infantry Battalion encamp in their communities’ schools and houses, and also strafed houses and places of worship. Peres demanded for the pullout of troops so the communities can return in peace. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani

5 years ago

SUPPORT FOR SURVIVORS OF PROSTITUTION URGED

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Jeanette Ampog, executive director of the non-government organization Talikala, urged the government to provide social services and livelihood suited for survivors of prostitution in Davao. Talikala announced in Monday’s Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City-Annex that they will join other groups in holding the International Day of No Prostitution on October 5, 2013. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

HEALTH, EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS OF INNOVATION EXPO

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Atty. Samuel Matunog, president of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)-Davao announced during the Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City-Annex the staging of the 2013 Innovation Expo (iEx) on October 11 and 13, 2013, at Seda Hotel and SM City Davao, respectively. The iEX will highlight innovations for healthcare and education sectors. At right is National ICT Council of the Philippines (NICP) president Lizabel G. Holganza. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

A vendor’s lament

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Even though he’s selling durian for as cheap as PhP20.00, bomb threats have reduced his gross earnings to as low as PhP1,000.00, an amount that could not even cover Jose Pungyan’s daily working capital. He bought the durian in far-flung Calinan at P8,000.00.

5 years ago

HANDS FULL

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A boy at Bankerohan Public Market tries holds a durian in one hand and a price tag in another hand as he enticed market-goers. Despite of the low price, durian and other market products however are earning less due to the security issues hitting the city. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

RISKY RIDE

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Despite the city’s strict helmet rules for motorcycle riders, some incidents such as this family allowing a kid to ride without his helmet slipped past traffic management personnel that police the streets. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

NIGHT MARKET REGULATIONS PROPOSED

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Yusop Ahmad Jimlani, Davao City Drainage Maintenance Officer and Demolition Team-in-charge discussed during Thursday’s I-Speak forum at City Hall about regulations on establishing night market to accommodate sidewalk vendors who are affected by the city’s regulations on occupying sidewalks on busy days. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

KOREAN FILMFEST IN OCTOBER

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Six popular Korean films will be shown in this year’s Korean Filmfest in Cinematheque and SM Lanang this third week of October, according to Davao Korean Association Vice President Richard Ryu , shown here during Thursday’s I-Speak forum at at City Hall. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)