Presidential Communications Operation Office Secretary Sonny Coloma faces Davao reporters Friday at the Waterfront Insular Davao, where he details points from President Aquino’s recent State of the Nation Address (SONA) (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)
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At the annual regional economic performance report presented by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), National Statistics Coordination Bureau (NSCB) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the government cited Davao’s “strong” 7.4% growth last year.
Women consumers of DANECO picket the DANECO NEA office in Tagum City during the SONA protesting the purchase of P260 million generator sets and moves to privatize the electric cooperative. (davaotoday.com photo by MART D. SAMBALUD)
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)
Students marched through universities to protest state budget cuts and high cost of education. Workers held a rally in a strike camp to demand job security. Farmers held a picket at a military headquarters to decry militarization and abuses. The rallies culminated with a burning of Pres. Aquino’s effigy in a gathering at the city’s Rizal Park in the afternoon.
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)
Is this the road to tuwid na daan? Bayan’s effigy shows President Aquino atop his palace filled with policies which the group says only worsens poverty and human rights abuses. (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L. Saligumba)
Women protesters oppose Aquino’s private-public partnership which is threatening Davao’s Southern Philippine Medical Association and denying them affordable health service (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L. Saligumba).
In this year’s SONA protest, Bayan Davao brings effigies of President Aquino and US President Barack Obama, symbolizing the country’s adherence to US-led globalization that worsens poverty and human rights in the country. (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L. Saligumba)