Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

3 weeks ago

PARTNERS

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PARTNERS

Indonesian President Joko Widodo shakes hands with President Rodrigo Duterte during the launching of the Davao-Gensan-Bitung route at the Kudos Port in Davao City. The M/V Super Shuttle RORO 14, the first roll-on/roll-off vehicle to ply the new trade route made its maiden voyage on Sunday, April 30. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com) 

1 month ago

PORTRAITS

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PORTRAITS

Members of Hustisya, a group of family members demanding justice for the deaths of slain activists, hold up portraits of the 24 victims of politically motivated killings since President Rodrigo Duterte came into power in a protest along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on Thursday, April 20. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

City Council adopts 645 resolutions, 178 ordinances after 9 months

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City Council adopts 645 resolutions, 178 ordinances after 9 months

Councilor Pilar Braga is the most productive city councilor from July 2016 to February this year in terms of passed resolutions, having sponsored 86 resolutions that the 18th council adopted. Coming next is Councilor Edgar Ibuyan, Jr., who sponsored 64 resolutions, Bernard Al-ag with 49, and Danny Dayanghirang with 40.

1 month ago

REUNITED

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REUNITED

Private First Class Samuel Garay is happy as he finally reunites with his wife, Jessa Mae who will give birth to their first born on July. Garay and Sgt. Solaiman Calocop, were freed by the communist rebels on Wednesday, April 18 somewhere in the hinterlands of Matanao, Davao del Sur. The two were held as “prisoners of war” by the New People’s Army since Feb. 2. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)