Eid’ Fitr in Pikit

Eid’ Fitr in Pikit

At least 3,000 Muslims coming from neighboring areas gathered at Pikit’s town plaza for the congregational prayer as they celebrate Eid’l Fitr, which marked the end of Ramadhan, a month-long fasting. Following the prayer, at least a thousand of them...
IN PICTURES: The Dahican of the past

IN PICTURES: The Dahican of the past

This is how Dahican looks like nine years ago. Only a handful of outsiders (like me) know that a long stretch of pristine beach exists in Mati, Davao Oriental. Dahican of the past was: no loud music, no beers, no tents and “few” resorts. Yes, it was...