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Authors Posts by Lean Daval Jr.

Lean Daval Jr.

IN DREAMLAND. A fisherman takes an afternoon nap at the edge of his boat at Sta. Ana Port in Davao City on Saturday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

In dreamland

MAIN ENTRY. Villagers walk through a hanging footbridge serving as the main entryway from Matina Aplaya to their village. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Main entry

AT LAST. Happiness is written on the faces of these children while playing at the newly-opened playground in Amas, Kidapawan City. Governor Emmylou Talino-Mendoza commissioned Davao City-based artist Kublai Millan in designing and constructing of the playground. LEAN DAVAL JR.

At last

STARTING EM’ YOUNG. Young children try to earn money to help their families by selling native brooms and banana chips at the boundary of Davao City and Bukidnon. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Start ’em young

FOR POSTERITY. Ministers representing countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a class photograph during the ASEAN 2017 Labor Ministers’ Retreat held at The Marco Polo Davao yesterday. The Philippines was represented by Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III (5th from left). LEAN DAVAL JR.

For posterity

ROUTINE. A police officer from the Highway Patrol Group inspects his motorcycle upon his group’s arrival from escorting ASEAN dignitaries in front of The Marco Polo Davao where the ASEAN Labor Ministers’ Retreat is being held yesterday. LEAN DAVAL JR.


WHAT AND WHY. Philippine Information Agency 11 director Efren Elbanbuena talks about the objectives and advantages of putting up ASEAN kiosk at the Davao International Airport during yesterday’s Kapehan sa Dabaw at the Annex of SM City Davao. LEAN DAVAL JR.

What and why

IN SORROW. Corporal Michael Yadao’s wife Glaiza and brother-in-law Harold Corpus grief as his remains arrived at Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, Davao City on Friday afternoon. Yadao, together with Private First Class Virnel Damondon, was killed in an encounter with the New People’s Army at the Brgy. Lamanan, Calinan District, Davao City on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

In sorrow

AT THE HELM. Newly-elected national officers of Vice Mayors’ League of the Philippines led by this year’s president Vice Mayor Donnabel Joy Mejia (leftmost) of Magsaysay, Davao del Sur are proclaimed during the organization’s 24th National Convention and Election of National Officers held at Garden Oases in Davao City on Friday LEAN DAVAL JR.

At the helm


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