In President Rodrigo Duterte’s hometown, groups staged a protest rally as he delivered his third State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 23.
More than a thousand indigenous people from 15 rural villages in the municipalities of San Agustin, Tago, and Lianga, this province fled their homes on Monday, July 15, after a month of military encampment of their communities.
Davaoeños exercised their right to vote during Monday’s, May 14, Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections in different voting precincts here.
The cries and pleas of decades-old residents of Barangay 26-C Salmonan in Davao City did not stop the demolition team from destroying 67 of their homes despite their claims of an ongoing legal process.
Three major labor federations march alongside each other in the streets here on May 1 to denounce President Rodrigo Duterte’s failure to fulfill his campaign promise to stop any form of labor-only contracting in the country.
The biggest triathlon event of the year, the Alveo IronMan 70.3 Davao, drew record 1,780 participants from over 45 countries that included past IronMan winners, triathlon champions, rising contenders and aspiring athletes all gathered at the event held in Azuela Cove, Lanang, Davao City.
MANOBO CRAFT. A Manobo woman sells rattan crafts during the Araw ng Davao Parada Dabawenyo on March 16. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
This year’s Parada Dabawenyo which began its route at Roxas Avenue, highlighted the different colors and faces of Davaoeños as the city of Davao celebrates its 81st birthday. With 325 contingents, the five-hour parade was well received by locals and foreigners alike.
In this photo taken in February 20, 2018, a farmer at Sitio Datal Bong Langon in Lake Sebu town, South Cotabato dries corn kernels. Only few people were left at the village after the massive evacuation brought by the incident that happened last December 3, 2017, when eight T’boli-Dulangan Manobo including tribal leader Datu Victor Danyan were killed by alleged military forces. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)
An old couple from Marawi City trim their white hair inside Buru-on evacuation center in Iligan City Wednesday afternoon. They are among the thousands of Marawi City residents who lost their houses to the five-month-long war last year between government forces and armed fighters of the terrorist Maute group. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)