BINALONAN — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is assisting small industries from barangays Capas and Moreno in this town to increase their productivity and product quality under the agency's Small Enterprise Upgrading Program (Setup).
DAVAO. Participants are all smiles to have a rare photo opportunity with Rio Olympics 2016 silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz during the opening of the Summer Children's Games 2017 at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Macky Lim)
AWARDEES. The awardees of the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) 2016 Civic Journalism Community Press Awards, including SunStar Bacolod, which was named Best in Business and Economic Reporting (Daily Category), represented by reporter Glazyl Masculino (2nd row, left) Thursday night at H2O Hotel in Manila. Joining them are PPI chairman-president Alfonso Pedroche and Asian Institute for Journalism and Communication president Ramon Tuazon. (Contributed photo)
ATTRACTION. A scenic view of Resorts Negrense, a 14-hectare resort and hotel development in Barangay Punta Taytay, Bacolod City, which opens on Friday, May 26.
CAGAYAN DE ORO. SM Downtown Premier is the newest mall in Cagayan de Oro city. SM Investments ranks at 823rd in the Forbes 2017 list of Global 2000 Companies. (Marco Villanueva)
CAGAYAN DE ORO. A soldier carrying a K3 machine gun runs across a street under cover of a Simba light armored vehicle armed with a .50 caliber gun along one of the streets in Marawi City Thursday, May 25. The fighting between extremists and state security forces are now entering its third day. (Erwin Mascarinas)
CAGAYAN DE ORO. A Muslim woman and her family fleeing the fighting in Marawi City at a police-manned checkpoint in Kinasanghan, Barangay Iponan, Cagayan de Oro City Thursday, May 25. The family took two days to reach Cagayan de Oro City. (Marco Villanueva)
BAGUIO. Brigada Eskwela volunteers fix chairs at the Baguio Central School in preparation for the opening of classes next month. (Milo Brioso)
PAMPANGA. Ambassador Rosario Manalo credits former President and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo for planting the seeds of economic growth. (JTD)
MARAWI CITY. Residents flee three days after Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP)
MANILA. President Rodrigo Duterte (left) salutes during an arrival honor at Manila's international airport Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP)