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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Going ‘sosy’ for SAUCE Filipinos as we are, we love the many flavours in our mouth. From simple salt and pepper to the most extravagant of caviars, we take pride and pleasure in igniting our senses whenever we eat. Nevertheless, satisfying our palates does not necessary mean going extravagant and out of budget.
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Davao Light extends service to 15 households at Brgy 76-A

Davao Light and Power Company extended five electric posts providing electricity to 15 households at Barangay 76-A Purok 22 in Katunggan and Kabacan, Davao City.
Brgy. 76-A is one of the biggest barangays in Davao City. Unfortunately, not all of its residents have access to electricity. Electric post...

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Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) announced the opening of the 11th Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program (SWEEP) Innovation and Excellence Awards, incorporating for the first time, a mobile apps competition that is open to all college students...

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Foto Modelo Ateneo Season 4:

By Athena Jillian Bravo
A new age of artistry begins for Ateneo de Davao University as Ateneans with multidimensional talents race their way to fame in the Finals Night of Foto Modelo Ateneo Season 4 this September 20, 2014 at the Martinez Sports Complex of the ADDU High S...

DOST opens junior level science scholarships

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is calling on all qualified Junior Level College students to apply for its Junior Level Science Scholarships under the RA 10612 also known as “Fast-tracked Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 2013” scholarship program offerings.
RA 10612 aims ...

LGU fetes outstanding Gulayan sa Paaralan

Six school-based vegetable gardens in the urban and rural categories were recognized by the city government of Tagum as it rolled out its first Gulayan sa Paaralan Excellence Awards last September 15 at Big 8 Corporate Hotel.
This marked the first time for the local government under the leadership to...

Gov. Uy receives 2014 Regional Kabalikat Award from TESDA

Governor Arturo T. Uy received the 2014 Regional Kabalikat Award from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in recognition of the sustainable, transparent, and fast implementation of the programs and projects of the provincial government, particularly on human resources de...


It is probably no coincidence that the blast in General Santos City on Tuesday night happened exactly a year after the twin cinema blasts in Davao City. As Task Force Davao commander Colonel Macairog Alberto said, the incidents could have been perpetrated by the same group. Aside from sharing the sa...

Davao-Ternate link

Davao-Ternate link The rift between the two brothers was the result of the sultan’s resolve to keep from his younger brother the slaves, artillery, and commodities he seized. Before Tides left Maulano’s turf on February 24, 1679, he was told that if the sultan did not allow him to send a vessel to Moluccas to rede...

Investor eyes 500 hectares in Davao City for cacao

By Cheneen R. Capon
As the global demand for quality cacao beans rises, a local investor is looking for a 500-hectare area in Davao City that can be converted into a cacao plantation.
Councilor Marissa Salvador-Abella, chair of the City Council’s Agriculture Committee, told reporters in an interview...

Megaworld’s P5-billion industrial development to create 500K jobs

Publicly-listed property development firm Megaworld Corporation, through its subsidiary Suntrust Properties Inc., will invest P5 billion for an industrial project which is expected to create 500,000 direct and indirect jobs in eight years.
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Wednes...

Damosa Fairlane hosts Abba’s Orchard Kids Run

It has been the tradition of the Abba’s Orchard school to celebrate a Family Fun Day once every three years. Last August 30, 2014, they gathered at the grounds of Damosa Fairlane for their first ever Family Fun Run.
As early as 5 o’clock in the morning, around 200 kids and parents stretched their...

Hijo Resources Company to join SMGC Forum

Hijo Resources Company will take part in the upcoming Southern Mindanao Growth Corridor (SMGC) Investment Forum hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc.-Davao (AMCHAM-Davao), European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc. (ECCP), and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce...

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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