HERITAGE. Damosa Land, Inc. (DLI) vice president Ricardo F. Lagdameo checks out the Heritage, Tradition and Excellence wall inside the new DLI customer lounge and showroom where the history of Anflocor Group of

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ALL LINED UP. Applicants form a long queue outside a call center company’s office at SM City Davao yesterday. Jobs in the country's business process outsourcing (BPO) sector this year are forecast to gr

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REUNITED. Pirot Malibato (third from right) breaks down in tears after reuniting with his family who are among the lumad evacuees which are temporarily living at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (

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FREE TASTE. Pedestrians avail of the free taste test being offered by a beverage manufacturer along San Pedro Street in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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EDGE DAVAO CITED. Edge Davao editor in chief Antonio M. Ajero (center) receives the citation for the company from the So Kim Cheng Sports Foundation during its 21st awards night at the Royal Mandaya Hotel on We

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DOXOLOGY. Teenagers with Down Syndrome perform an interpretative dance during the doxology of this year’s National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Sayawitan Plus 2015 at the Annex of SM City D

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OUTSTANDING PWDS. Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 11 assistant regional director Elsy Mae Solidum checks out the exhibit of the nominees of the recently-concluded Most Outstanding Person with Disabi

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EID’L FITR. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte celebrates the Eid’l Fitr with Muslim leaders in the city on Saturday at the Grand Men Seng Hotel.  Armando B. Fenequito Jr.

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BREAKING THE FAST. Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Z. Duterte (right) distributes food packs to Muslim residents of Barangay 23-C Mini Forest, Quezon Boulevard who are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Fitr or th

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Floirendo Foundation donates classrooms to Panabo grade school
At some point in our lives, we were made to believe that our school is our second home. This is why we grew accustomed to caring for our blackboards, tables, and chairs the same way we treat pieces of furniture in our own living room.
But ...

Seda Abreeza receives grant from Canada, ADB, DOT

Seda Abreeza is among the five organizations in Davao City to receive the training grants implemented by the Department of Tourism, administered by the Asian Development Bank and funded by the Government of Canada. The said grant is a part of DOT’s “Philippine Improving Competitiveness in Touris...

SM Malls conduct Green Retail Agenda

SM malls once again conduct the Green Retail Agenda this July, with SM City General Santos mounting its forum last July 9 while SM City Cagayan de Oro and SM City Davao held theirs last July 14 and 16, respectively.
This year’s theme “Building Corporate Resiliency: Risk Reduction Program” is ai...

SyCip Law Davao turns 20

ONE of Davao City’s topnotch law firms just turned 20 years old. The Davao Office of SyCip Salazar Hernandez and Gatmaitan, the largest law firm in the Philippines, which also celebrates its 70 years of existence this year, celebrated the milestone Friday night with a cocktail party at their spaci...

Education: The real gold in Mt. Diwata

“Ang edukasyon ang isa ka bahandi nga among maikahatag sa among mga anak. Mao kini ang ilang bulawan nga dili makuha sa ilaha (Education is one treasure that we can give our children. This is their brand of gold that could not be taken away from them),” shares Elenita P. Lampera, 43, a mother of...

Tagum Coop shares blessing with DRH patients’ relatives

Tagum Cooperative served hot porridge (lugaw) to patients’ relatives waiting at the Watchers Area of the Davao Regional Hospital (DRH) last July 22.
Dubbed as Gugma ug Gasa Kanimo Higala, individuals who came from as far as San Francisco, Agusan del Sur and Cotabato benefitted from the simple yet n...

EDITORIAL - No brainer

President Aquino announcing his bet for the 2016 Presidency in Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas is a no brainer.
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A SOJOURNER’S VIEW - In praise of the Jesuits of our youth and those who came after

By Karl M. Gaspar CSsR
Early this morning as I sat still in our chapel waiting for our community’s  Morning Prayer session to begin, images of Jesuits I’ve met through the years  –  including the ones I met as a student in the then Ateneo de Davao College (1963-1967) and the ones I int...

1st Mindanao warehouse sale at SM Lanang

By Prince Simon Canda, ADDU Intern
THE SM Lanang Premier will hold its shoes and bags sale at SMX convention center from August 12 to 16 to coincide with the Kadayawan Festival celebration.
Shoes and bag will be offered up to 50% off on great selections in the first warehouse sale in Mindanao organize...

Intercropping to hike cacao yield

By Cheneen R. Capon
AN initial of 36,000 hectares of coconut plantations in Mindanao will be intercropped with 18 million cacao trees next year in a bid to increase the island region’s cacao production by 2020.
“The Department of Agriculture and the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) have init...

Matina Enclaves ensures flood-free environs

Matina Enclaves is making sure its environment is flood-free.
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Northpoint’s Caribbean pines – beauty and function

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Northpoint, the landmark condominium de...

A Dabawenyo at IBM Philippines’ helm

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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 ...

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