Author Archives: TYRONE A. VELEZ

4 months ago

Films on Mount Apo and Marawi screening on Cinemalaya

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Films on Mount Apo and Marawi screening on Cinemalaya

The independent film festival Cinemalaya stages its 17th season with its second online festival from August 6 to September 5, and features two award-winning Mindanaoan films, a documentary on Marawi evacuees and a full-length film shot in the country’s highest peak Mount Apo.

1 year ago

How do Davaoeños view ‘culture of security’?

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How do Davaoeños view ‘culture of security’?

The drill began on 10am of October 14. Twenty-five “persons disguised as terrorists” were scattered across 200 establishments in the city. The public and personnel of establishments were briefed earlier to spot the “suspects”, all identically dressed, and report to a mobile number.

1 year ago

Dodong Solis, Davao’s crusading radio broadcaster, dies

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Dodong Solis, Davao’s crusading radio broadcaster, dies

Dodong Solis, a crusading veteran radio commentator for nearly five decades, known for his morning program “Straight to the Point” and current manager of the independent Radyo ni Juan Network, died Tuesday of cardiac arrest, a relative relayed. His family has yet to make a statement on the circumstance of his death as of Thursday.