Davao City may be a young city, having been created in 1937, but its history and growth offers an interesting glimpse of diversity.
Philippine documentary film Aswang has been officially named as one of the eligible entries to the 93rd Academy Awards.
Davao City’s renowned dance choreographer Agnes Locsin is getting a push for her nomination to the Order of the National Artist in dance.
Friends and colleagues held an online tribute a week ago for Nestor Burt Sarmiento who died on October 31 from complications of pneumonia that is not COVID-19 related. Sarmiento had worked in various projects for the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines Northern Mindanao (RMP-NMR).
Last November 7, I visited Salu-Salo Agroecology Festival: Pagkain Para sa Lahat, a community market organized by the Agroecology Exchange, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas, Amihan National Federation of Peasant Women, Bantay Bigas, and other food security and peasant organizations at the Sagul Malingap Foodpark, Quezon City.
Through 15 years of telling stories of the fringes in Davao and other parts of Mindanao, photographs had helped captured the moments and emotions of the story.
Independent publisher Makó Micro-Press has launched its online shop Makó Micro-Press Sari-Sari Store this October to help fund its operations.
The struggle of the Lumad children to continue their education amid the tension of militarization and closure of their schools is featured in a documentary premiered in the Daang Dokyu Festival.
He was the voice that evoked fear from the people of Davao City in the 1980s, the voice booming over the radio, calling out “Redemp-terrorists”, names of union activists and tag them as communists.
A community college in Davao de Oro that was closed by the Department of Education will be releasing a book on its unique experience of agro-ecology in their curriculum.