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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Kapuso stars descend for Kadayawan 2014 celebrations

By Kenneth Irving Ong
Southern Mindanao’s biggest festival became brighter as GMA Regional TV brings in some of the network’s biggest and brightest stars to celebrate the Kadayawan Festival.
 The festivities started on August 15 with Taste Buddies’ Solenn Heussaff who graced a meet and greet a...

DCWD employees plant more trees

Selected employees of Davao City Water District (DCWD) joined the second batch of the 5th Employees Tree Planting Activity on June 27, planting 150 narra seedlings along the ridge of Diolo Creek in Sitio Lipadas of Barangay Manuel Guianga. Together with the seedlings planted by the first batch on Ap...

Coconut farmers receive incentive checks from PCA

COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE – The national government through the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) distributed checks to this province’s cocounut farmers under the Regular and Modified Participatory Coconut Planting Projects (PCPP). 
Provincial agriculturist Dr. Rolando Simene said the Regula...


A must-not-miss Kadayawan party

By Athena Jillian Bravo
Series of events have been prepared for the Dabawenyos this week to celebrate the most awaited festival of all festivals--Kadayawan. Everyone is excited to witness the street dance, the celebrities, the musikahan, the shopping mall sales, the foo...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Sweetness overload at WOFEX

By: Athena Jillian Bravo
Despite the health risks of eating sweets, people satisfy a natural craving for sweets practically with total abandon.
People always look for something sweet which can dilute the aftertaste of your main course food. It’s almost second nature. People stock on some candies, pa...

Binay backs Bangsamoro, denies early campaigning

Vice President Jejomar Binay has expressed support to the creation of the Bangsamoro government during a two-day swing in Maguindanao province and in this city.
Heavily guarded by the police and the military and backed up by an aerial security reconnaissance, Binay denied his visits here and to vario...

More families get new houses in DavOr’s typhoon-hit towns

A total of 1,047 more housing units were turned over to typhoon Pablo-affected families in Boston, Cateel, and Baganga last week.
Implemented under the Modified Shelter Assistance Program (MSAP), the massive construction of houses is a joint effort between the Department of Social Welfare and Develop...

EDITORIAL - Stop pandering to the Metro

The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) seems to be having an unlucky streak, with a derailment just last week followed by several breakdowns that have affected the trains’ operations and inconveniencing hundreds of thousands of commuters in the process – not to mention endangering countless lives whose sa...

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW - The unfortunate fallout of pork

By Manny Valdehuesa
On Monday, August 25, there will be a reprise of the outpouring of indignation about pork during last year’s Million People March at the Luneta.
Corruption attending the cavalier use, misuse, and abuse of pork continues to be a serious concern in increasingly incensed civil socie...

BFAR to enforce fishing ban strictly

By Armando B. Fenequito Jr.
The Bureau Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of the Department of Agriculture (BFAR-DA) will implement the strict enforcement of the fishing ban in Davao Gulf due to the depleting resources of fish in the gulf.
Based on a BFAR study presentation, special attention and strict ...

Chiz: Run after botched NorthRail project culprits

Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero has urged the Department of Finance (DOF) to run after those responsible for the botched NorthRail project which has already cost the government a total of $180 million on top of the $50 million in outstanding loan or a total of P9 billion.
“Someone should pay fo...

Jenson Land to inaugurate Villa Señorita on Aug. 9

The Jenson Land and Realty Development Corporation (JLRDC) will be holding its grand launching and open house for their new township project Villa Señorita on August 9.
This 10-hectare project is estimated to be a P100million investment in the hopes of putting up houses at the projec...

Redefining city life

It used to be that when people need to take a breather from the city life, they troop somewhere far outside to escape its hustle and bustle.
What if one’s idea of green yet progressive community is brought right at your doorstep? Sure, it’s going to be a life with less stress, which all redounds ...

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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