Former Davao City mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio reads a children’s book entitled “Piyesta sa Hardin ni Lola Benita” before Grade 1 and 2 students of the Holy Cross of Davao College during the National Ch

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Sports Association for the Differently Abled (SPADA) Davao City president James Infiesto performs a magic trick during this week’s edition of Kapehan sa Dabaw at the Annex Event Center of SM City Davao desp

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The stilt village in Isla Verde and other shoreline communities in Davao City are among the areas that are closely monitored and patrolled by the authorities after reports that the coastlines can be used by t

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Japanese Consul General Koichi Ibara (2nd from right), Malaysian Consul General Abdullah Zawawi Tahir (2nd from left), SM City Davao mall manager Lynette Lopez (leftmost) and assistant mall manager Nick Santo

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A participant of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Food Fair from Bangaga, Davao Oriental holds a bunch of dried chili which are processed  into products such as chili sauce and chili powder by

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An elderly woman walks by two sleeping beggars outside a store selling religious items along Bolton Street in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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What’s left of the family house of Bienvenido D. Caraga prominent lawyer and Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) past president along Lopez Jaena Street in Davao City is seen through

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Brokenshire Integrated Health Ministries, Inc. (BIHMI) chief executive officer Pastor Ruben L. dela Cruz (leftmost) witnesses as Dr. Manalo Ongchanco (2nd from left), one of the original incorporators of BIHM

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This teenager tries to impress other guests by jumping off from atop the giant slide into the waters of a swimming pool resort in Maramag, Bukidnon. Lean Daval Jr.

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TWO Rotary clubs in Davao City signed last August 21 sisterhood agreements with two counterpart clubs in Adelaide, the 178-year-old capital city of South Australia with a population of 1.3 million.
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Davao Oriental speeds up P256-M irrigation project

Province of Davao Oriental—The provincial government of Davao Oriental is speeding up the completion of the P256 million Irrigation Project in Cateel.
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8th Mindanao Franchise Expo set September 12-14

Established and competitive franchise comapnies and related services will be featured in the 8th Mindanao Franchise Expo organized by the Filipino International Franchise Association (FIFA) on September 12 to 14 at the Abreeza Mall in Davao City.
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Moms be proud: Shout ‘You The Mom!’

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Davao-Samal bridge seen to boost tourism in Talikud

A bridge linking the Island Garden City of Samal and this city will mean more tourists coming to Talikud Island, Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo P. Del Rosario said.
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Talakag, Malitbog win Kaamulan 2014 street dancing competitions

The contingent from the municipality of Talakag was declared champion of the two-day Kaamulan 2014 street dancing competition here.
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DOTC to bid out MRT-3 maintenance contract

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is raising efforts to bid out a P2.25 billion three-year contract for maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3.
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Banks eye above 6% growth level for PHL in 2014, 2015

The recovery of the Philippine economy in the second quarter of 2014 made one of Asia’s leading securities and investment brokers maintain its outlook on the possible hitting of the government’s growth target for this year and next year.
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Northpoint commended by prestigious property awards body

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Jenson Land to inaugurate Villa Señorita on Aug. 9

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Entrepreneur of the Year: Jonathan Suy

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