A mother with her child attends to their mini store in Isla Verde, Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Here are some photos taken during the Martial Law years in Davao City from the files of the now defunct Media Mindanao News Service:
A farmer in Sitio Dao, Barangay White Culaman, Kitaotao town, Bukidnon is dusting off rice grain before delivering it to the rice mill. Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com
An old and frail woman is comfortably sleeping under the shade of a tree in front of the old Tagum City Hall, while Davao del Norte media hold their rally for Gregorio Ybañez, a journalist, who was slain by unidentified assailants last month. (Mart D. Sambalud/davaotoday.com)
Friends and relatives of school administrator, Emerito Samarca, arrived in throngs last Saturday to pay their last respects to the man who they fondly called as “Tatay Emok”.
On Wednesday, the officers of the Supreme Pupil Government of Teodoro Palma Gil Elementary School here along with the SPG Federation of the Davao Central District conducted a tree planting activity dubbed “Treevolution of the Young” where they planted 2,000 seedlings of trees endemic to the Philippines.
40-year old Junjun Abranilla has been working as a laborer for eight years inside the General Santos Fish Port Complex. Here he is cleaning tunas for the Japanese firm, Ten Point Manufacturing Corporation. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Lag-on Baliti, an Ata Manobo mother from Barangay Palma Gil in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, receives relief goods from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Wednesday morning. Baliti is one of the evacuees currently staying inside the Haran Compound owned by the United Church of Christ in the Philippines. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
The 30th Kadayawan Festival highlights the “Lumadnong Dula” that was participated in by five tribes in Davao City.
Amid the development in City, beggars came from Davao City can be seen in Bolton street begging penny for their daily needs. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)