A mother of two daughters and married to a house painter, April saw how her friend was earning from chatting through the Piso-Net, a small Internet kiosk where one pays a peso for five-minute Internet access.
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MAYOR WANTS PROBE ON POLICE. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte promises photojournalist Barry Ohaylan (left) that he will investigate police officers who hit Ohaylan when he was covering a rally Thursday that was dispersed by the police. Ohaylan suffered a gash in the head. (John Rizle Saligumba/ davaotoday.com)
“Nakakatulong ang armas sa atin sa gera noon pang Martial Law, pero ang palaging paggamit ng armas nakakasira din. (Arms helped us in the war during Martial Law. But the frequent use of arms will be destructive as well). I’ve been fighting for forty years; I see more destruction in arms.”
ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman bids fellow officials that this will ARMM Local Government Summit held in Davao City shall be the last, as the region will be replaced with the new Bangsamoro Political Entity brought by the peace agreement between the government and the MILF. (Ace Morandante/ davaotoday.com)
Activists faced a phalanx of shield-wielding police that foiled their rally at the Waterfront Hotel where President Benigno Aquino addressed leaders of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao LGU summit. (John Rizle Saligumba/ davaotoday.com)
The Philippine government thanked donors all over the world simultaneously in billboards all over the world during the 3rd month anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda last February 8—a move which a relief group found ironic as they saw the state of poverty and neglect among survivors here.
A Tribute to Amado Guerrero
on his Birthday Anniversay
Student players in the region could barely compete with counterparts from other areas in the country, a sour note pointed out by the local Department of Education chief at the opening of the Davao Region Athletic Association (DAVRAA) Meet last Sunday at the Sports and Tourism complex here.
While saying he is not interested in the 2016 presidential race, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte makes a doublespeak when he said he could consult communists and other rebel groups.