COASTAL CLEANUP. Task Force Davao personnel participate in a cleanup drive at Sta. Ana wharf in Davao City yesterday which aims to beautify and maintain the cleanliness at one of the city’s main gateways. The

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BOTTLENECK. Container van trailers form a queue in front of the public market in Kilometer 11 Sasa, Davao City, a traffic choke point due to the presence of large container yards and several factories. Lean Dav

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RUN FOR HOPE. Tebow Cure Hospital executive director Leron Lehman (rightmost), sustainability and development officer Vince Bitana (leftmost), Consul General Abdullah Zawawi Tahir (second from right) of Malaysi

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YOUNG ACTIVISTS. Members of Kabataan Party-list stage a demonstration in front of the University of Southern Philippines yesterday as part of the group’s mobile campaign to call for clean elections. Lean Dava

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PUBLIC INTEREST. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte says his approval or veto of the amendment to the city’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) will depend on whether or not it will serve public interest. Du

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TAX TIME. A foreigner joins a flock of people getting either an occupational or community tax certificate at the ground floor of the Sangguniang Panlungsod yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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MOTHER AND CHILD. A Lumad woman carries her child while participating in the Congressional hearing conducted by the House Committee on Indigenous People (IP) in Talaingod, Davao del Norte last Friday. The heari

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HONEST TO GOODNESS. A taxi driver receives a citation from Davao City Police Office (DCPO) director Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr. and City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) chief Lisette Marques during

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SPRUCING UP. Workers repainting a portion of the Peace Archway along Sta. Ana Avenue in Davao City as part of the preparation for the forthcoming Chinese New Year celebration. Lean Daval Jr.

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Here come the NOMADS

Unique pop-up store to feature Davao designed fashion pieces
By Kenneth Irving Ong
Davao’s fashion scene was given a fresh jolt of life last February 7 as a group of young designers formally opened Nomads Davao at the second level of SM Lanang Premier.
 A first-of-its-kinds lifestyle retail store, ...

Lagdameo celebrates birthday with medical, dental mission

Rep. Antonio Lagdameo Jr. gave a birthday treat to Panabo residents with the support of Panabo City Mayor James G. Gamao through a joint Medical and Dental Mission Outreach Program held in Barangay New Visayas.
Those who attended the program were given medical and dental check-up as well as medical s...

N. Cotabato receives dental bus from DOH

North Cotabato’s Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) recently acquired a brand new dental bus courtesy of the Department of Health (DOH). 
The mobile dental facility is intended for the provincial government’s outreach program.
Jessie Enid, provincial focal Person for legal matters and h...

Mindanao can overcome challenges, Antonino says

Mindanao always has what it takes to emerge from challenges, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) chair Luwalhati Antonino said yesterday.
“There is no island-region in the Philippines more intensely challenged then and now than Mindanao, but its resiliency always allows it to make headways at ev...

New food spots to visit at The Fountain Court: Kuya J and Choobi Choobi

When in metro Davao, one of the best dining places to check out is The Fountain Court, an exquisite two-level strip of restaurants, at the back of SM Lanang Premier.
The Fountain Court is home to exceptional fine and casual dining restaurants of local and international concepts. With a spectacular vi...

DavOr kids receive free dental care

More than 150 preschoolers and daycare pupils here received free dental and oral health care during the Provincial Government’s kickoff celebration of the National Oral Health Month last February 2.
Held at the Provincial Capitol, public health dentists from different municipalities in the province...

Region celebrates Wet Lands Day

The World Wet Lands Day will be celebrated by the different environmental agencies and offices in the region.
The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI alo...

SC asked to resolve aerial spray ban

By Cheneen R. Capon
Environmentalist organization Mamayang Ayaw sa Aerial Spraying (MAAS) appealed to the Supreme Court to give its resolution to the seven-year-old- pending case against the implementation of Davao City’s ordinance banning aerial spraying in banana plantations here.
“We’re appea...

New resto opens in SM City Davao

KUYA J, another Filipino chain of restaurants, opens a branch on the ground of the annex of SM City Davao , also known as “SM Ecoland,” today, Tuesday.
The Davao City outlet is the chain’s 31st branch, according to Marjorie L. Mateo, VisMin multi-unit head, who announced the resto’s opening d...

Northpoint as pine estate

A hidden oasis in the city
Visit Northpoint, Vista Residences’ landmark condominium development in Davao, and take in the majestic sight of hundreds of Caribbean pine trees, one you will not find elsewhere in the city. There are hundreds of these hardy pines currently growing tall on its verdant gr...

Camella terrain houses offer beauty, style, and function

A new year is a good time to have a fresh start with a new home. Think of styling your house to add drama and flair to it, separating spaces to make them more functional as well as to lend more privacy to a certain area.
Wouldn’t it be exciting to opt for a house that is already designed with these...

Anton Lagdameo: The grandson also rises

The son of former Philippine envoy to Mexico, Spain and the Court of St. James Antonio M. Lagdameo and Linda Floirendo (eldest daughter of the late banana mogul Don Antonio O. Floirendo and wife Doña Nenita P. del Rosario), Rep. Antonio F. Floirendo, Jr. is the second person in the family and the t...

All set for Ignite Version 2

After gaining media attention during the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015 for its rattan prototype vehicle, the Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) Blue Knight team 2 has decided to change the car to make it more energy efficient.
“We used rattan for its body but the problem wi...

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