Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

3 years ago

THE PROFESSOR

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THE PROFESSOR

Students and faculty from the University of the Philippines Mindanao listen to Jose Maria Sison’s speech during the launching of his book “Crisis Generates Resistance” and of the graphic novel, “Louie Jalandoni: Revolutionary” on Monday, February 22. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

ON THE OFFENSIVE

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ON THE OFFENSIVE

A bulldozer burns after being hit by a molotov cocktail thrown by a resident of Sitio 117 in Bago Oshiro, Tugbok District on Monday morning. A yet to be identified resident threw the improvised bomb in the midst of the chaos that ensued between police forces and the residents after the latter barricaded the area to stop the ongoing construction of the UP-Manambulan Road. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

LIGHTS FOR LUMADS

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LIGHTS FOR LUMADS

Students from the University of the Philippines Mindanao campus light candles on Friday to condemn the continuing harassment and killing of Lumads in Mindanao. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

SPORTS COMPLEX

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SPORTS COMPLEX

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and UP System President Alfredo E. Pascual sign the memorandum of agreement to start the planning and construction of the sports complex in a 20-hectare property of the UP Mindanao campus. Duterte said that projects like this should be prioritized because they are for the future of the children. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

UNDAUNTED

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UNDAUNTED

Bello Tindasan, chairman of Compostela Farmers Association (CFA), along with other farmers, protests in front of the Army’s Eastern Mindanao Command Headquarters in Davao City a week before President Aquino’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) to condemn alleged human rights violations against peasants and activists. Tindasan’s house in Compostela Valley was strafed by alleged by Army men last June. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL

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CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL

Chinese Embassy Cultural Counselor Pan Feng opens the first day of the Chinese Film Festival at Cinematheque Davao on Wednesday afternoon. The festival, which is a collaboration between the Film Development Council of the Philippines and the Chinese Embassy’s Cultural Office will showcase films for free until July 12. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

RICE TRADER

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RICE TRADER

Eric Pundoc, a rice trader in Bangkerohan Public Market for more than 30 years, says he is aware of the existence of fake rice but is confident of his own rice supply. Pundoc expressed confidence in his suppliers and in National Food Administrations’s (NFA) efforts to ensure that fake rice does not enter the market. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

Migrant group launches program to aid OFWs

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Migrant group launches program to aid OFWs

Overseas Filipino Workers rights group Migrante International launched “Tanggol Migrante,” a program that aims to provide assistance to OFWs and their families by creating local chapters that will provide paralegal, medical and psychological aid, among others.

3 years ago

HATE MAIL

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HATE MAIL

Kilusang Mayo Uno spokesperson Carlo Olalo warns of launching workers’ strike for all LBC stores nationwide as they declare June 30 as the National Day of Action and Boycott against LBC. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)