CLEANERGY PARK. A caretaker collects the hawksbill turtle’s eggs before they are transferred to a nursery at newly-launched Cleanergy Park, a sustainably project of the Aboitiz, in Sitio Punta Dumalag, Matina

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STRICT INSPECTION. Dr. Evelyno Buenaventura of City Health Office (CHO) says the agency is conducting strict inspection of establishments selling food and beverages after two outlets selling milk tea in one of

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EARTH DAY PROTEST. A progressive group member fixes the effigies President Aquino and Uncle Sam atop a wooden cart before the start of yesterday’s Earth Day protest march along Roxas Avenue in Davao City. Lea

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TRASH TO CASH. SM Lanang Premier mall manager Engr. Mary Therese T. Lapeña-Manalo (left) and forester Ruby Bie, chief of the Ecological Solid Waste Management section of the Department of Environment and Natur

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WEEKEND MARKET. Rick Campos, project manager of South Park Weekend Market, an outdoor food market which will be joined by a wide array of exhibitors and sellers of food products, promotes the upcoming opening o

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CLOSURE. Kim Gargar (right) of Panalipdan Southern Mindanao Region and Bayan Southern Mindanao area spokesperson Sheena Duazo place a “Notice of Closure” streamer at the main door of Mines and Geosciences B

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SUMMER FRUIT. Five-year-old Shane enjoys a slice of watermelon while waiting for customers at her family’s makeshift store along R. Castillo Avenue in Davao City yesterday. Watermelon is a perfect summer frui

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WELCOME TO DAVAO. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte welcomes delegates of the Parish Renewal Experience (PREX) from different parts of the country during their 13th National Convention at the University of So

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FINISHING TOUCHES. A facilities maintenance personnel applies finishing touches on the rubberized track of the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Mankilam, Tagum City yesterday, 13 days before the op

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A Spanish Tapas y Sangria feast to be held at SM Lanang Premier

The Visit Davao Fun Sale is in full swing at SM Lanang Premier as it holds exciting breakthrough events in support of the city-wide sale and events extravaganza.
 On April 24 to 26, 6pm onwards, the metro’s premier shopping and lifestyle destination is having the Tapas y Sangria, a Spanish gustat...

North Cotabato’s Kalivungan Festival team promises to wow Aliwan Fiesta audience

The Kalivungan Festival is all set for a spectacular routine designed to wow everyone at the Aliwan Fiesta on Saturday in Pasay.
 The team from North Cotabato promises a colorful and exquisite performance that will illustrate the beautiful culture the Manobo inhabitants of the province.
 “We wil...

DSWD, Smart strategic partnership for disaster management bared

In an effort to provide communications support to communities affected by disasters and emergencies, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) will forge a partnership today (April 21) that will extend free calls, internet use, and charging of mob...

Kalahi-CIDSS renews commitment to Talaingod

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Local Government Unit recently renewed their commitment for the fourth cycle of Kalahi CIDSS -PAMANA (Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services -Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan) and Bottom...

Davao Light’s electric summer lifeguards

Hurray for summer! It’s about time you let your skin feel the sun and the shore one more time! You’ve prepared your swimwear, goggles, sunscreen and iced drinks, but are you really ready for the heat?
While you gear up for your most awaited summer getaway, Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Comp...

Manila Pavilion welcomes new GM

Manila Pavilion Hotel welcomes its new general manager Jimmy Hideyuki Boyles, whose strong leadership has been tried and tested in his 40 years of hotel experience gained from working with various international chain of hotels around the globe.
Boyles progressively worked his way up from being a room...

Comval Guv shares best practices

From several requests coming from both government and private entities, Compostela Valley Gov. Arturo “Chiongkee” Uy has once again shares the best practices of his province. This time, the invitation comes from the Ateneo de Manila University’s Office of the Vice President for Social Developm...

School billets break borders, build ‘Palaro pathways’

by Noel Baguio
Elementary and high school sites tapped to billet delegates to the Palarong Pambansa 2015 literally typified the theme of the national games: “Breaking Borders, Building Peace”.
‘Palaro pathways’ now connect the adjoining elementary and high school campuses, which were previousl...

THE WORM'S EYEVIEW - Taking a leap of faith on the BBL

By Manny Valdehuesa
The MILF Panel Chairman, Mohagher Iqbal, has been asking—as does PNoy as well as the government negotiating panel—that we “fast-track” the acceptance or approval of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). This may not be such a great idea.
A piece of legislation like this ...

VIEWS - Leadership and asian values (Part 1 of 2)

By Julkipli Wadi
When in our previous khutbah (discourse) we praised Nelson Mandela and the rather unique “lightning rod” that defined his leadership as critical in ending Apartheid in South Africa, we say, it is not wholly a rarity that singular person like him has absolute monopoly of “great ...

15K jobs up for grabs in Labor Day Job Fair

Over 15,000 jobs are waiting for the jobseekers in this year’s Labor Day Celebration.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 11 have recorded to date 2,394 job vacancies for local private companies while 12,819 overseas jobs that are ready for grabs for 2015 Labor Day Job Fairs this M...

RDC body on migration, development created

By Cheneen R. Capon
THE Regional Development Council (RDC) 11 approved the creation of a sub-committee on migration and development under its Social Development Committee (SDC) during its first quarter meeting on March 19 at the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)- RDC 11 Center.
The commit...

Leisure living at Verdon Parc

THE pioneer developer of condominiums in Davao City takes pride anew with yet another housing project that offers affordable and luxury living for its clients.
Verdon Parc is another trailblazing project of DMC-Urban Property Developers Inc. that features four condominiums ...

Northpoint opens new studio units

With increasing demand for its coveted studios, Northpoint announces the availability of new studio units in this landmark condominium development by Vista Residences, the vertical marketing arm of the country’s largest homebuilder, Vista Land. 
Located at Buhangin Road and JP Laurel Avenue, Baj...

Davao boxer on the rise

John Vincent Moralde eyes to sign up with American promoter
FROM Down Under to America.
This is the path John Vincent Moralde is taking after winning the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia featherweight crown just a couple of weeks back.
The 20-year-old Moralde said his manager ...

Gerry Sy of Shui Hilot naturopathy: Reviving the authentic ‘Hilot’

Gerry Sy of Shui Hilot naturopathy: Reviving the authentic ‘Hilot’ By EJ Dominic Fernandez
More and more massage parlors are sprouting up in Davao City, most of them offering Thai, Swiss, or many other foreign“More than relaxing, it is healing, and that is the Filipino hilot,” Sy said.

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