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Sunday, February 18, 2018
Authors Posts by Lean Daval Jr.

Lean Daval Jr.

UNCOWED. A street hawker braves the searing heat of an afternoon sun to peddle bottled water and food snacks to motorists near a traffic light along McArthur highway in Matina, Davao City on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR


ALL IN ORDER. Jojo Ramos of the royal service team of The Royal Mandaya Hotel fixes the wish lists from the hotel guests hung on a wishing wall in time for the celebration of the Chinese New Year on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR

All in order

LION DANCE. Performers of traditional lion dance open the Chinese New Year celebration at the Marco Polo Davao on Thursday night. LEAN DAVAL JR

Lion dance

FOLLOWING TRADITION. A mother and her teenage daughter proudly take a selfie with crosses of black ashes on their foreheads after they attended an early morning Ash Wednesday mass at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Sasa, Davao City. For Catholic faithful, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent and a reminder of God’s enormous love for humankind. LEAN DAVAL JR

Following tradition

HEARTS SPEAK. University of Mindanao’s (UM’s) Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) director for quantitative studies Andrien Tamayo (left), together with researcher Melton Medina, discusses the organization’s latest survey to determine Dabawenyos’ state of love affairs during this week’s edition of Wednesdays @ Habi at Kape at Abreeza mall. LEAN DAVAL JR

Hearts speak

MANDATORY. A volunteer checks a blood donor during a bloodletting activity in time for the celebration of Valentine’s Day at the activity center of Abreeza mall on Wednesday. LEAN DAVAL JR


IN BUNCHES. A security guard chooses from a bunch of red roses that is being peddled by flower vendors to various establishments along R. Magsaysay Avenue in Davao City on Wednesday. LEAN DAVAL JR

In bunches

PRESSING NEEDS. City Tourism Operations Office head GeneRose Tecson says Davao City needs to have more convention centers and hotels for its MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions/Events) campaign which is the city’s biggest ticket to attract tourists. Tecson also talked about the city’s upcoming activities during Wednesdays @ Habi at Kape at Abreeza mall. LEAN DAVAL JR

Pressing needs

THE OTHER RBL. Veteran photojournalist Rene Lumawag makes a last minute adjustment of his art work, an acrylic on canvas entitled ‘Still Life,’ before the opening of an art exhibit of 25 artists from the Davao Artist group at the lobby of Park Inn by Radisson Davao on Tuesday. The art exhibit is for the benefit of Badjao children from the rainbow community in Matina Aplaya. LEAN DAVAL JR

The other RBL

NOT INFORMED. High school students, not informed that the city government of Davao had declared suspension of classes in all levels due to tropical storm Basyang, gather outside Sta. Ana National High School along Guerrero Street in Davao City on Tuesday. LEAN DAVAL JR

Not informed


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