TRIBAL DANCE. Elderly men from the Ata tribe perform a traditional Ata dance during Panagtagbo, part of the 30th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival celebration held at Tionko field on Friday. Lean Daval Jr.

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HARMONY. North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza (second from right, front row), Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph Arellano Evangelista (second from left, front row), Magpet Municipal Mayor Florenito T. Gonza

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RUSH. A worker rushes to put up the buntings along the main thoroughfare of Davao City three days before the culmination of the 30th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival. Lean Daval Jr.

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ALL THUMBS. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte flashes the thumbs-up sign together with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) executives led by Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East A

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LUMAD ROBIN HOOD. Members of different tribal communities competing in the ongoing 2nd Davao Indigenous Tribal Games watch intently as Rudy Mabilao of the Obu Manuvo aims for the target during the solopot or bl

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THE PLEDGE. Newly promoted members of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) pledge to serve the people. Armando B. Fenequito Jr.

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IN THE LAND OF GIANTS. Life can be challenging for photojournalists as in this scene where Edge Davao lensman Lean Daval Jr. tries to squeeze in between giant-sized basketball players to take a photograph of Ma

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DURIAN NIGHT. A young boy relishes every bite of durian during a night out with his parents at fruit stand along Magsaysay Avenue on Monday night. Durian fruits grown in Calinan, Davao City are starting to floo

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ANTI-KOTONG COPS. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte shows the huge identification that will be used by traffic enforcers from the different law enforcing units in the city. Duterte earlier suspended arrest of

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