RICE MEAL. A student from Magallanes Elementary School eats her lunch of ham and rice at Quezon Park in Davao City yesterday. The officers of National Food Authority (NFA) 11 yesterday said there is still no pr

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IMPROVISED TABLE. Voters fill up their registration forms on the hood of a vehicle parked in front of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) 11 office inside the Magsaysay Park in Davao City yesterday. Lean Dava

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BACKBREAKING WORK. Laborers carry sacks of vegetables on their backs at the bagsakan area of Bankerohan Public Market yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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REAL OR FAKE? A member of the National food Authority (NFA) inspection team examines rice sold in a dealership store at the Bankerohan Public Market in Davao City yesterday. NFA is conducting inspections in all

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DIGGING UP. Workers excavate a portion of the road outside the Davao City Hall for the pilot project on the proposed underground cabling system in the city yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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FALLEN FRIEND. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte pays his respects to fallen New People’s Army leader Leoncio Pitao aka Kumander Parago on Monday night at the Cosmopolitan Funeral Parlor. Parago was killed

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HUDDLE. Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte meets with station commander and officials of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO), instructing them to fast-track the investigation of the proliferation of synthetic rice in the

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HELP. Heidy Lizza V. Timbancaya, aunt of Gringo Villaruz, the member of Philippine Coast Guard who was abducted by the Abu Sayaff last May 4, shows a picture of her nephew and news clippings to reporters. Tiban

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PARISH FIESTA. Catholic devotees troop to San Pedro Cathedral to celebrate the parish’s 167th Fiesta yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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Northpoint launches 5th condo building

Northpoint will unveil its fifth condominium building, Bradford, in a grand launch this evening at the Waterfront Insular Hotel in Lanang, Davao City.
Northpoint is Vista Residences’ landmark condominium development that presently has three buildings, with the fourth, Liverpool, to be constructed s...

Park Inn by Radisson Davao joins 12th Mindanao Culinary Festival

Park Inn by Radisson Davao’s kitchen team won a bronze medal on the Quickfire Salad Category at the recently concluded 12th Mindanao Culinary Festival held at the Atrium of SM Lanang Premier last June 25 to June 27, 2015.
The 12th Mindanao Culinary Festival, in partnership with Les Touques Blanches...

DavNor readies for 48th year

The provincial government of Davao del Norte is gearing up for the Kadagayaan Festival in celebration of the province’s 48th year anniversary on June 24 to July 1.
Speaking during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo at the Provincial Information Office Mini Studio, Provincial Tourism Officer Noel Daqui...

Tagum Coop serves lugaw to 1,000 Caravan people

Almost 1,000 individuals, mostly indigenous peoples (IPs),had their fill of hot congee (lugawi) served by Tagum Cooperative during the 16th leg of the ARENA Serbisyo Caravan which made a stopover on June 19, 2015 in Sitio JBL, Barangay Sto. Niño in Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
The Tagum Cooperative f...

GrabTaxi holds sportsfest for drivers in Davao City

Filipinos have an undying love affair with basketball. Filipinos see the sport as a form of exercise and entertainment. It serves as a way to build friendships and develop one’s ability to strategize and work with a team. For Filipino men, a basketball game after a long day’s work is a good way ...

EastMinCom gets excellence award

The AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) under Lieutenant General Aurelio B. Baladad received the highest excellence rating for Leadership, Morale and Discipline (LMD) among the six Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) unified commands from the Office of The Inspector General (OTIG), AFP y...

PAGIBIG offers loyalty card

Officials of the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or PAGIBIG Fund urged members to apply for loyalty card to avail themselves of privileges and discounts from partner-merchants.
Speaking during last Monday’s Kapihan sa Kapitolyo at the Provincial Information Office, PAGIBIG Fund Tagum Branch Hea...

Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe benefits from P13-million infra projects

The Bagobo-Tagabawa community is part of the localities in the hinterlands of Sta. Cruz town and Davao City enjoying the benefits of basic infrastructure projects provided by Hedcor, Inc.
More than P13 million worth of infrastructure projects composed of a training center, water systems, tribal halls...

MY TWO CENTS - The love and respect I learned from the weekend

This is a continuation of my last article on the things I learned during the last weekend. Many of these realizations are a result of probing the instant and obvious phenomena to try to make better sense of these. In the fast-paced world of today, taking time to reflect on the long term impact and e...

MINDANATION - Advertising in the age of social media

MINDANATION - Advertising in the age of social media The lessons we have learned, and continue to learn from social media shows that – above all else – people love to connect with other people. Whether it is simply to express a point-of-view or to talk about how much they love or hate something or someone, it is these personal connections – thes...

Halal abattoir eyed in Davao

Ayunan: We are targeting to export Halal products three to five years from now
By Cheneen R. Capon
DAVAO-BASED Escider Inc. will propose to the city government the establishment of the first Halal slaughter house in a 5,000 square meter area in Toril District.
“The facility will have a capacity of 1,...

Disease-resistant banana not for export

PANAMA-RESISTANT banana varieties are not suitable for export, the Mindanao Banana Farmers and Exporters Association Inc. (MBFEA) revealed.
MBFEA vice president Ireneo Dalayon banana produce yielded from the Panama disease-resistant Giant Cavendish Tissue Culture (GCTCV) 218 and GCTCV 219 from the De...

Northpoint’s Caribbean pines – beauty and function

As more condominium developments start to rise in Davao City, it pays to distinguish which one is really a cut above the rest. While most will share some common qualities like good amenities and location, only one can lay claim to being a veritable pine estate.
Northpoint, the landmark condominium de...

Esdevco embarks on sales blitz

Escandor Development Corporation (Esdevco) is putting its sales team on the road as it moves aggressively in promoting its signature project Matina Enclaves.
A series of activities have been lined up by Esdevco from June to August for its clients and would-be clients. On June 17, Esdevco will stage i...

A Dabawenyo at IBM Philippines’ helm

Luisito D. Pineda is a scientist, inventor, and banker who heads the Philippine office of one of the largest multinational companies in the world. The President and Country General Manager of IBM Philippines  also happens to be a Dabawenyo, born and raised here until his family migr...

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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