Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

3 weeks ago

MOMENT IN HISTORY

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MOMENT IN HISTORY

A photo of then Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte shaking hands with then Mayor of Nanning, Mr. Chen Xiangqun on September 3, 2007, is displayed in an exhibit at the trade and cultural event dubbed “Nanning Day in Davao City” at the Abreeza Mall on Friday, June 9. The event celebrates the 10th anniversary of the signing of the agreement to establish friendship ties between the two cities. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 weeks ago

CHINESE GRACE

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CHINESE GRACE

Chinese performers entertain the crowd during a trade and cultural event dubbed “Nanning Day in Davao City” at the Abreeza Mall, Davao City on Friday, June 9. The event is in celebration of the 10th anniversary of partnership between the cities of Davao and Nanning in China. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 weeks ago

Army warns: more terrorists will be arrested

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Army warns: more terrorists will be arrested

With the capture of leading personalities in the Maute Group, Eastern Mindanao Command Deputy Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said there will be more arrests as the army turns more “aggressive and proactive” in hunting those wanted by the government in relation to the Marawi siege.

3 weeks ago

Maute patriarch, 4 others nabbed in Davao

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Maute patriarch, 4 others nabbed in Davao

Cayamora Maute, said to be the patriarch of the Maute Group along with four other companions that include his daughter and second wife were nabbed by security officials in a checkpoint at Sirawan, Toril here at around 10 am on Tuesday.

3 weeks ago

Lumad group decries ‘enemy of the state’ tag, hits reso questioning DSWD MOU

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Lumad group decries ‘enemy of the state’ tag, hits reso questioning DSWD MOU

The PASAKA Confederation of Lumad Organizations in Southern Mindanao, an alliance of several town-based Lumad organizations expressed indignation at the joint resolution issued by the Regional Peace and Order Council 11 and the Regional Defense Council 11, which urged the office of the president to review the existing memorandum of agreement between the Department of Social Welfare and Development and PASAKA.

3 weeks ago

Lumad groups hit Duterte for failed promises

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Lumad groups hit Duterte for failed promises

Lumad leaders expressed disappointment over President Rodrigo Duterte’s failed promises to protect their communities from dislocation as a result of military operations, moreso, with the imposition of Martial Law in Mindanao.