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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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SLEIGHT OF HAND

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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TAKE-OFF AREAS

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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UNIVERSITY FAIR

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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HOT “PABLO”.

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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HELPLESS

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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THROUGH THE WINDOW

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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MILESTONE

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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SHOWY

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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Halad Mission Group Foundation: Life is a Mission

By Macy Fariolen
Indigent parients of Mati City became beneficiaries of the recent Halad Mission Group Foundation’s second halad activity dubbed as “Halad sa Mati: Minor and Major Surgical Mission” at the Davao Oriental Provincial Medical Center and City Health Office on July 24-26, 2014.
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Tagum to distribute food packs to 2,080 households

By: Tagum City Information Office
In time for the month-long celebration of Ramadan that will conclude through the celebration of Eid’l Fit’r next week, the City Government of Tagum led by Mayor Allan L. Rellon is making rounds in Muslim communities to distribute food packs to approximately 2,080...
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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...

Savings from competitive bidding paved more tourist roads in Region 12

Promoting right project at the right cost with right quality, and right-on-time implementation with the right people is always the policy of the Department of Public Works and Highways. Series of reforms were enforced to promote good governance and anti-corruption efforts in line with the “Tuwid n...
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GenSan sets public consultations on proposed hike in trike fares

The city council has set a series of public consultations over a proposed Php2 to Php3 increase in the minimum fare of tricycles operating within the city.
City Councilor Arturo Cloma, chair of the council’s committee on transportation, said his committee will meet with various sectors in the city ...

Region 12 gears up for massive expansion of coffee plantations

In a bid to cope with the growing demand for coffee in the domestic and foreign markets, coffee industry stakeholders in Region 12 are targeting to double the area’s production and plantation areas for the high-value crop within the next decade.
Danilo Centillas, high-value crops coordinator of the...
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EDITORIAL - The 100 millionth baby

THE 100 millionth Filipino, a girl, was born last Sunday. The birth is froth with implications given that one of the country’s grave problems is admittedly population explosion.
One wonders whether a very small country, poor at that, like the Philippines can really afford to feed, clothe, educate a...

Signifying a make or break chance

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Holcim posts P18.7-B sales in Q2

By ARMANDO B. FENEQUITO JR.
Cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines, Inc. posted P1.65 billion or 18.7 percent net sales in the second quarter as construction activity went full swing during the summer months.
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Imports decline by 9.6 percent

Businesses urged to invest in imported capital goods to boost competitiveness

Lower payments for imported mineral fuels and lubricants and capital goods significantly outweighed the sustained growth in imports of raw materials and intermediate and consumer goods in May 2014 resulting in a 9.6 percent...
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Jenson Land to inaugurate Villa Señorita on Aug. 9

By KAI DEL CORRO
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

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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

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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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