An estimate of 6,000 workers joined the Labor Day march here on Sunday, May 1. Workers took to the streets their calls to end contractualization and for higher wages.
After five days of protest pressuring government agencies here to act on the demands for food aids, the farmers from South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos on Monday, April 25 got 2,000 sacks of rice from the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Quick Reaction fund.
Life-size cartoon characters displayed at the People’s Park entertain the children passing by. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A foreigner is seen here selling sorbetes or dirty ice cream in Rizal Park. (Ace R.Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A man carries around 100 kilograms of vegetables at Bankerohan Public Market for a price of 20 pesos per sack. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
This is rice for another day for Crecencia Manlakatan, a 39-year old peasant. She dries the left-over cooked rice under the sun, explaining that when the leftover rice hardens, it can be cooked again like ordinary rice. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
A man shows his magic tricks using playing cards along San Pedro Street in Davao City. Secrets to the magic tricks can be had if one buys his cards.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Fire razed at least 40 houses in a coastal village here on Wednesday, February 17.
After a day’s work, this worker grabs the opportunity to take a nap after having his dinner inside a huge culvert along Anda Street, Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Cable wires along Ilustre Street curl up toward Duterte Street in Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)