Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

10 months ago

UNINVITED

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UNINVITED

Engr. Alexis F. Balicod of the Mindanao Association of Mining Engineers (MAEM) Inc. says that they should have been invited at the Mindanao environment summit recently held at the Ateneo de Davao University on Friday, August 5, so that they could show that “the big scale miners are the responsible miners.”

10 months ago

‘WHIPPING BOY’

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‘WHIPPING BOY’

National Development Corporation (NADECOR) Community Development Manager Jojo Bañez laments how the big scale mining companies have become the “whipping boy” of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, while the “irresponsible” small scale miners have largely been left to their own devices. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

UKAY-UKAY VENDERS

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UKAY-UKAY VENDERS

Around 600 ukay-ukay stall owners converge in Almendras Gym, Davao City to secure permits to conduct business in the Roxas Night Market, where only 137 will be selected by way of drawing of lots. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

HAKAB NA

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HAKAB NA

Mothers and babies gather at the Caduceus Hall, Davao Doctor’s College in Malvar Street, Davao City on Saturday, August 6 to join the worldwide simultaneous breastfeeding event called the Global Big Latch On. The local event is dubbed, Hakab Na and aims to normalize breastfeeding and educate mothers and their families of the benefits of breastfeeding. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

GIFT

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GIFT

Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez receives a necklace from a Lumad woman during her visit at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound, in Father Selga Street, Davao City, on Friday, August 5.(Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

HIGH ENERGY

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HIGH ENERGY

No, she is not singing. Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez is encouraging the youth to actively take part in the fight to preserve the country’s natural resources during the State of the Mindanao Environment held at the Martin Hall of the Ateneo de Davao University Thursday afternoon, August 4. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

MANO PO

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MANO PO

After President Rodrigo Duterte placed Fr. Joel Tabora’s hand on his forehead as a sign of respect, the Ateneo de Davao University President repeats the gesture after Duterte’s speech in the Mindanao Environmental Summit 2016 dubbed, “Oya Mindanao!” at the Ateneo de Davao University on Thursday afternoon, August 4. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

ARMY COMMANDER

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ARMY COMMANDER

Eastern Mindanao Commander Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero denies the ​Army’s connection to Butsoy Salusad and the New Indigenous People’s Army (Nipar). According to eyewitnesses, Salusad and his group strafed a wedding celebration in Sitio Tibugawan, Barangay Kawayan, San Fernando, Bukidnon, last Saturday, July 30, killing one pregnant woman and wounding four children. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

10 months ago

CLEARED

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CLEARED

There is no more bustling night market located in Roxas Avenue on Wednesday evening, August 3, 2016 after City Mayor Sara Duterte ordered the shut down of the night market due to alleged violations committed by street venders. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)