Civil Engineer Jose Gestuveo, Jr, fist vice president of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) – Davao City assures the public that structures and buildings in the city undergo annual inspection as mandated by the National Building Code to check on their stability and safety from earthquake, fire and other hazards. Gestuveo announced the city’s hosting of the PICE 39th National Convention on November 7 to 9 at the SMX Davao Convention Center. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)
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Ukay-ukay vendors told Davao Today they were taken by surprise with the confiscation as they were abiding by the Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s policy to occupy one-third of the sidewalk. “We put our wares on the side. I didn’t expect them to do this. They even took items we kept away,” said Nurhata Mama, who said she has been selling the ukay-ukay for years.
Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala (2nd from right) led the formal opening of the 3-day Mindanao Exporters Congress on Thursday, August 1 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang, Davao City. With Secretary Alcala are (L-R) Councilor Jimmy Dureza who represented Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Domingo Ang of the PHILEXPORT XI and Sergio Luis Ortiz, national president of the PHILEXPORT. (DAVAO TODAY PHOTO)
Youths gathered in a bench to fill up their voter registration forms at Davao’s Comelec office in Magsaysay Park as registration deadline draws near on July 31. Barangay and SK (Youth Federation) elections are set this October. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)
Carol Valdez from Duaw Dabaw Festival Foundation, the city’s partner for the Kadayawan Festival, announced at the I-Speak press conference that five competitions are set for this year’s festival with cash prizes courtesy of the city’s business community and local government. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)
By CHERYLL D. FIEL
Councilor Bonifacio Militar, the main proponent of the resolution assured the intent of the law, he stressed, is to limit the incidence of crime.
Like the prophetic voice from the mountains, farmers from Paquibato District rallied in between San Pedro Cathedral and the city’s Sangguniang Panlungsod to voice their opposition to an 8,475-hectare mining exploration in their village. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)
Women leaders during the People’s SONA in Davao carry a streamer saying Aquino’s administration has worsened the plight of the people (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)
Pedro Arnado of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas score President Aquino for failing to implement agrarian reform during the People’s SONA at Rizal Park (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)
Protester spits fire as Bayan activists burn Aquino’s effigy (background) in Davao’s SONA protest in Rizal Park (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L. Saligumba)