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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Eden Nature Park celebrates seventeen wonderful years

Eden Nature Park and Resort, a leading tourist destination in Davao City is celebrating its 17th anniversary this year.
 To commemorate the event, the resort will launch several promotions highlighting and celebrating Eden’s position as one of the premier destinations in Davao City’s hospitalit...

Sun Life Foundation expands scholarship program to Butuan

More deserving students can look forward to a brighter future as Sun Life Financial-Philippines Foundation, Inc. expands its scholarship program for BS Accountancy and BS Information Technology to the students of Fr. Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) in Butuan.
FSUU students Geromar Paulito (BS Infor...

Davao Light Panabo branch marks 20 years of service

Davao Light Panabo Branch marks two decades of service to customers in Panabo City and the municipalities of Carmen, Dujali, and Sto. Tomas.
The Panabo Branch of the Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Co. was established in September 1994 to cope with the growing demand for electricity in the northe...

Globe, Alcatel to expand Visayas, Mindanao ultra-broadband access

Globe Telecom signed a confirmation of award with France-based Alcatel-Lucent for the transformation of wireless network infrastructure in the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao, upgrading it from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD ultra-broadband access technologies.
 In a statement, Globe said...

Smart, LANDBANK present mobile loan saver facility to Davao del Sur

For Mayor Franco Calida of Hagonoy, Davao del Sur, the LANDBANK Mobile Loan Saver (LMLS) will go a long way in helping employees of the municipal government break free from the clutches of usurers that provide last-resort financing.
“This is a loan program that we want to have because this eliminat...

MRDP’s P5M rubber project benefits Bansalan farmers

The municipality of Bansalan was fortunate to have two farmer cooperatives as recipients of the Provincial “Big Ticket” Project for Rubber Plantation.
Sitio Alo Farmers Agri-Cooperative (SAFACO) and Disa Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (DIFAMUPCO), respectively of barangays Darapuay and Anonang...

Sun lights up night time in Talaingod

When we are infuriated by the intense heat of the sun that we could barely go outside our houses, a community is more than happy to see the sun shine so bright that they can recharge their solar-power batteries.
When we are talking about Mindanao power crisis, a community in Talaingod had just experi...

EDITORIAL - High-tech prostitution

In Davao City these days, even the oldest profession has become high-tech.
Prostitution in this city has evolved from the old-fashioned car-flagging pimps and bimbos on side streets and darkly-lit corners of the city to the high-tech social media and text-for-sex. Yes, in a city where the “mecca of...

The true heroes of Treevolution

The true heroes of Treevolution So to all volunteers, especially to those who went through extreme hardship to reach their planting site, to those who succumbed to the extreme heat of the sun, to those who shed tears because of thirst, hunger, and exhaustion, you all are the true heroes of Treevolution.

Coco sugar is co-op’s best bet to progress

In a town planted with close to a million coconut trees, it is no wonder that majority of its residents have relied heavily on this crop.
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Gov’t to prioritize Mindanao infrastructure roadmap

Government will prioritize the implementation of the Logistics Infrastructure Roadmap for Mindanao in order to link the island-region’s agriculture and fishery production with the market.
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Camella Tagum turns 3

With three successful years tucked under its belt, Camella Tagum opens a Grand Buyers Day on Saturday, September 27, to welcome more homebuyers and allow them to join in their anniversary festivities.
“As a way to say thank you to the public for our success, we shall give away special promo package...

Camella: Nonstop at Nineteen

Camella Davao turns 19 this September, and what a journey it is for its management and staff who enjoyed almost two decades of creating vibrant communities that have become the home of choice of many.
“We’ve come a long way from our first community to our latest development, offering homes for a ...

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.

Entrepreneur of the Year: Jonathan Suy

By EJ Dominic Fernandez
Businessman Jonathan Suy saw the need for newspapers in banana plantations, so he sold old newspapers to banana companies during his college years. Now, Jonathan O. Suy is the winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines 2012 for Small Business Category for his Jomaray P...

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