Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

5 days ago

‘PAG-ABLI SA KADAYAWAN’ 

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‘PAG-ABLI SA KADAYAWAN’ 

A colorful papier-mache Philippine Eagle flies above the stage to complete the Kadayawan 2017 logo as Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio bangs the gong during the opening of the 32nd Kadayawan Festival at the Magsaysay Park on Monday, Aug. 14. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

1 week ago

Lumad group demands arrest of militiaman

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Lumad group demands arrest of militiaman

Lumad groups are pressing for the arrest of militiaman Alde “Butsoy” Salusad, the leader of paramilitary group New Indigenous Peoples Army Reform which they say is responsible for the deaths of several Lumad leaders and the subsequent mass evacuations.

1 week ago

RACE OF DRAGONS

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RACE OF DRAGONS

Dragon boat race teams from all over the country row their way to the finish line on Saturday’s (August 12) Dragon Boat Festival 2017 held at the Sta. Ana Wharf in Davao City. The festival is one of this year’s Kadayawan sa Dabaw events. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

1 week ago

ALL SMILES

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ALL SMILES

The 11 candidates to this year’s Hiyas ng Kadayawan pose for the cameras in a press conference on Thursday, August 10 at the Star Hotel in Davao City. The candidates were selected by their tribes to represent them to the competition which will be held on August 18. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

1 week ago

Lumad to hold protest in Manila anew

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Lumad to hold protest in Manila anew

Around 1,500 Lumad​s​ and Moro people from Mindanao will be travelling to Manila this year to join a protest caravan of national minorities from ​across the country, a Lumad group announced on​ ​Thursday here.