Author Archives: MARK JOY G. BASALLAJES

2 days ago

ORDINATION

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ORDINATION

Bishop Romulo Dela Cruz, D.D. leads the ordination of Bishop of Mati Bp. Abel Apigo, D.D. at the San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (Mark Joy G. Basallajes/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

IRONMAN CHAMP

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IRONMAN CHAMP

Mauricio Mendez wins the professional category of the 2018 Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao with record time 03:50:32. Mendez bested triathlon star Tim Reed who came in second (03:52:26) and Tim Van Berkel (03:53:45). (Mark Joy G. Basallajes/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

IRONMAN 70.3 DAVAO MEDAL

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IRONMAN 70.3 DAVAO MEDAL

Davao artist Kublai Milan presents the medal he designed for the Ironman 70.3 Davao triathlon race in a press conference on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Azuela Cove. The medal is a miniature version of the Agong, an indigenous percussion instrument usually made of bronze or brass. (More….) (Mark Joy G. Basallajes/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

PARADA DAVAOEÑO

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PARADA DAVAOEÑO

PARADA DAVAOEÑO. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio poses with members of the lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) community during the 81st Araw ng Davao civic parade on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Mark Joy G. Basallajes/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

DATU BAGO AWARDEES

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DATU BAGO AWARDEES

This year’s Datu Bago awardees (from left to right) are Nieto L. Vitto; Beethoven N. Sur; Belen C. Laud; Norma T. Javellana; Bro. Carlito M. Gaspar; Ricardo N. Obenza, Jr.; and Dr. Aland David Mizell. The award is the highest honor the local government of Davao City gives to its outstanding constituents. The conferment ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Royal Mandaya Hotel. (Mark Joy G. Basallajes/davaotoday.com)

2 months ago

JOURNALISM WORKSHOP

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JOURNALISM WORKSHOP

Campus journalists from different schools in Davao Region join the Journalism 101 Workshop organized by Davao Today on Tuesday, February 27 at the Big House in Davao City. The activity is part of Davao Today’s mission in promoting excellence among campus journalists. (Mark Joy G. Basallajes/davaotoday.com)

2 months ago

TORCH

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TORCH

Mikey Aportadera, head of the City Sports Development Division passes the torch to grade 12 student athlete Ranel Bantilan during the opening ceremony of the Davao Region Athletic Association (DAVRAA) Meet 2018 on Sunday, February 18 in Davao City. (Mark Joy G. Basallales / davaotoday.com)