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...
In Pictures: Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao

In Pictures: Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao

At least 1700 participants from 39 countries have joined the first Alveo Ironman 70.3 in Davao City on Sunday, March 25. The event covers 1.9-kilometer swim along the coast of Azuela cover, 90-kilometer bike loop to Tagum City and 21-kilometer loop to downtown...
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.