Datu Victor: The ‘thorn’ in the coffee plantation

Datu Victor: The ‘thorn’ in the coffee plantation

Datu Victor was like a thorn in the coffee plantation. He was killed because of his firm stance to protect their ancestral domain. But he did not die in vain for he was not only fighting for the future of his children but for the future of his people as well, and perhaps his death will inspire and strengthen them more to continue defending their ancestral domain.

IN PICTURES: Sasa fire, aftermath

IN PICTURES: Sasa fire, aftermath

A massive fire hit a community of informal settlers and a large portion of a bustling Sasa public market in Davao City on November 24. The fire, which according to the residents was caused by an explosion of a butane gas, destroyed about 350 structures and left at...
IN PICTURES: Marawi evacuees

IN PICTURES: Marawi evacuees

Four months after the fighting broke out in Marawi City, displaced residents are still languishing in 78 different evacuation centers across provinces of Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur and Misamis Occidental. The clashes between Philippine government forces and...