Category Archives: samal island

13 abused Japanese kids going home next week

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 May) – Thirteen abused Japanese children rescued from the hands of three suspected traffickers on May 2 in Samal Island will return to Japan next week, an official of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) in Davao Region said. In an interview Wednesday, IACAT 11 regional secretariat Alma Acera said […]

Summer in Samal

Samal in the Island Garden City of Samal is a respite for families and tourists. Located across Davao City, this summer destination is a 15-minute barge or pumpboat ride away. Photo by JULES BENITEZ
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White House

This dilapidated structure is popularly known as “White House” in Barangay Limao, Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte. It is a pilgrimage site of a religious sect known as “Moncadista,” whose members are expected to gather here from Maundy Thursday to Black Saturday. Photo taken on April 11, 2017. MINDANEWS PHOTO

San Remegio

Footprints in the sand in San Remegio Beach Cove in Kaputian, at the southern tip of the Island Garden City of Samal, a refuge for those seeking solitude during weekdays but a popular destination for weekend campers. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CA…