BIRDMAN. A man selling various kinds of birds trapped in bamboo cages waits for buyers at a sidewalk along San Pedro Street. The birds are sold for P50 to P150 each. Lean Daval Jr.

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PLAYGROUND. The Lumad-inspired sculptures made by Davao City artist Kublai Millan make for a perfect playground for children at Over View Park in Kipolok, Bukidnon. Lean Daval Jr.

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SPONGE TRADE. A trader loads a batch of kitchen sponges made from overrun foam onto a vehicle which will deliver them to public markets around Davao City. Lean Daval Jr.

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A LITTLE HELP. A passerby drops coins into a plastic container owned by a physically challenged person outside San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City. Many Dabawenyos out of kindness continue to extend help to mendi

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NEW CABLES. Linemen of a telecommunication company install new cables along E. Quirino Avenue in Davao City as part of the company’s rehabilitation project to improve its services. Lean Daval Jr.

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OVERLOADED. A public utility vehicle bound for the hinterlands of Davao City waits for commuters along the road in Bunawan – even though it is already loaded to the rood with passengers and merchandise. Lean

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GOING BANANAS. A vendor displays freshly harvested ripe bananas at a fruit stall in Agdao, Davao City yesterday. The city enjoys a year-round supply of bananas as its neighboring provinces like Davao del Norte

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LONG DAY. A woman and her pet dog pedal home after a long day of scavenging for scrap items and used water bottles around Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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NO HARNESS. One of the laborers in a construction site along R. Castillo Avenue in Davao City works atop a metal post without harness or any safety gear, ignoring the possibility of falling. Lean Daval Jr.

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Davao’s tourism pillars relive 4 decades of DATA

By Kenneth Irving Ong
THE PILLARS and nostalgic members of Davao’s travel and tourism industry reminisced the glorious days they had of four decades of eventful existence of the Davao Tourism Association (DATA) during a glittering night of the group’s 42th founding anniversary celebration at the ...

Serenitea offers JUMBO CUP for DAVAO!

The casual teashop with passion for tea is now open in Davao! Since early this year, Serenitea Davao has been serving excited crowds with its signature milk tea drinks and deliciously prepared snacks. Now, what used to be a Manila and Cebu food escapade is a Davao staple that can be enjoyed by all.

13th Happy Walk for Down Syndrome

The Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines, Inc. (DSAPI) is inviting everyone to the Happy Walk on February 22, Sunday, in celebration of the annual National Down Syndrome Consciousness Month.
Registration and assembly time of the foot parade will start at 6:30 a.m. at Freedom Park along Roxas ...

Water service interruption in many city parts Feb 21-22

Davao City Water District (DCWD) announced a 16-hour water service interruption from 8:00 AM of February 21 until 12:01 AM of February 22 that will affect many city parts being served by Dumoy Water Supply System (WSS).
Areas that will experience low water pressure to no water are: some areas in Pamp...

TabangKO leads finalists in GSMA Global Mobile Awards

With innovative banking solutions earning citations from industry stalwarts, BPI Globe BanKO’s mobile-based program for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan recently emerged as a finalist in the 20th GSMA Global Mobile Awards.
Its emergency e-transfers platform TabangKO, in collaboration with global humanit...

Phl urged to expand in non-voice BPO

Business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in the Philippines need to expand in non-voice services as rapid growth in this sector is seen in the next years.
Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) president Benedict Hernandez said at the sidelines of International Contact Center Confer...

Panabo reviews policies to update programs

Panabo City Mayor James G. Gamao led the 2015 Programs, Works and Financial Implementation Plan review held over the weekend in Davao City with the aim of addressing and verifying issues, concerns and policies of the city.
The three-day program also tackled how funds and programs were implemented in ...

Gov. Bautista to spearhead new municipal hall groundbreaking

Governor Claude Bautista will lead local officials here in the groundbreaking ceremony to signal the construction of the state-of-the-art new municipal hall in Magsaysay town on March 6, 2015.
Engineer Arthur D. Davin, mayor of Magsaysay, said the new building will replace the old and dilapidated str...

EDITORIAL - A law against gaming addiction

Gamers beware.
A bill has been filed at the House of Representatives seeking to prohibit all computer shop owners from admitting minors into their establishments within school hours.
House Bill No. 4740, to be known as the “Internet Cafe Regulation Act,” will limit children’s access to computers...

THINK OF THESE - Record-breaking tree planting

THINK OF THESE - Record-breaking tree planting Even at the end of the world, so goes a saying, we need to plant trees. “A person without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless,” American President Theodore Roosevelt reminded us.

Construction of retirement village set

By Cheneen R. Capon
CONSTRUCTION of Phase 1 of the Healing Garden of Asia retirement village in Catigan, Toril is set to commence this April.
Carlos Vargas, chief executive of World Class Retirement Complex Inc. (WCRCI), an internationally recognized developer, they are just waiting for the ECC (Envir...

Lim, Monteverde in Dubai conference

TWO members of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) will attend the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai this month to promote the 3rd Davao Investment Convention (ICON).
Architect Daniel Lim, former president of DCCCII and chairman of this year’s ICON, said he will be ...

Camella Tagum puts its owner-investors ahead of the game

Homeowners of Camella Tagum, Camella’s landmark development in Tagum City, will be pleased to find their home’s lot value has significantly increased between 30% to 50% the past three years.
The property values’ upward trajectory can give those who will pay spot cash when purchasing a Camella T...

Matina Enclaves jumpstarts to busy sales season

It’s just the early start of the year but things are already looking rosy for Matina Enclaves.
Escandor Development Corporation (Esdevco), a homegrown developer with rich legacy in hospitality and security services business, is reaping the rewards of an aggressive and fast-mo...

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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