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SCHOOL’S COMING

SCHOOL’S COMING. A sales attendant of one of the oldest bookstores in Davao City displays school supplies in preparation for the upcoming opening of classes. Lean Daval Jr.

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BIRD LOVER

BIRD LOVER. A foreigner feeds a flock of pigeons with grains at Rizal Park. A bird lover, he comes to the park every morning to do this. Lean Daval Jr.

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MASSACRE

MASSACRE. The body of one of the four massacre victims is being brought out from their house in Residencia del Rio Phase 4, Barangay Catalunan Pequeno, Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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SUSPECT

SUSPECT. A handcuffed Ramon Curray, the alleged suspect in the Catalunan Pequeño massacre, is taken by the authorities for further investigation. Lean Daval Jr.

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SIGNING UP

SIGNING UP. A parent jots down her name at the attendance sheet for volunteers and participants of Brigada Eskwela  2015 at the Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Elementary School in Davao City during the third d

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PADLOCKED

PADLOCKED. Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) 11 director Glen A. Geraldino (right) and one of his personnel close down Uni-Sun Motorcycle Parts along Bangoy St. Wednesday, The BIR 11 temporarily closed down five

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SARBAY TIME

SARBAY TIME. Beach goers enjoy the concert and foam party sponsored by San Miguel Corporation during this year’s Sarangani Bay Festival, popularly known as SarBay Fest, in Gumasa, Glan over the weekend. Lean

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BRIGADA

BRIGADA. Firefighters from C. Bangoy Sr. fire station participate in the Brigada Eskwela, the annual clean-up drive of the Department of Education (DepEd), at the Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Elementary School

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TOURISM TALK

TOURISM TALK. City Tourism Operations Office head Lissette Marques reports on the 2015 Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS) during the Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City Annex Monday.  Also gracing the forum are (from left)

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Felcris Superstore to hold wine and cheese event

A premier selection of wine and cheese brands will be showcased this May 23 and 30 at the Felcris Centrale Superstore.
 Dubbed as The World of Wine and Cheese, the invitation only event, which will be held at the gourmet section of the superstore, will present a choice offering of cheeses and wines...

Pomelo festival and culinary delights at SM Lanang Premier

The first ever Davao Pomelo Festival came to a wrap last weekend coinciding with the conclusion of the Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS). The five-week feast enticed throngs of tourists and locals to celebrate the city’s favorite fruit at The Fountain Court grounds of the metro’s premier shopping and ...
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AdDU, DepEd to open T’boli SHS in Lake Sebu

The Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU), in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), will inaugurate on May 22, 2015 a pilot project that implements a culturally sensitive Senior High School (SHS) for T’boli students in Lake Sebu, Surallah, South Cotabato.
As a developmental and experime...

Water service interruptions in some city parts May 16, 17, 20

Three sets of water service interruption have been scheduled by Davao City Water District to give way for completion of service improvement projects.
First set is from 8:00 PM of May 16 until 2:00 AM of May 17 affecting the entire Flores Village in Bangkal and immediate environs. This water cut is ne...
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Southeast Asia’s iprice group receives US$550K seed fund

The Malaysia-based iprice group has received US$550,000 in funding from Asia Venture Group (AVG) to create the largest online shopping community in South East Asia.
As the young Internet population in the region is growing by more than 50% within the next three years – according to a report by UBS ...

NBA action anytime, anywhere with Globe

Never miss out on your favorite NBA games as the Playoffs heats up with an NBA League Pass only from Globe Telecom, the official wireless and broadband services partner of the NBA in the Philippines.
With the NBA League Pass, NBA fans get instant access to live and on-demand NBA games on their phones...
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PAGASA modifies Public Storm Warning System

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) launched on Wednesday the modified Public Storm Warning System (PSWS).
“Typhoons as strong as Super Typhoons with more than 220 kilometres per hour (kph) of sustained winds in the country is becoming more freq...

Damage to crops in SoCot due to dry spell now P340M

The damaged agriculture crops in South Cotabato province as a result of the continuing dry spell has increased to P340.7 million in estimated worth despite the occurrence of occasional rains in the area.
Justina Navarrete, acting head of the South Cotabato Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, said...
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THINK ON THESE - Lies, damned lies…

THINK ON THESE - Lies, damned lies… American president Thomas Jefferson noted: “He who permits himself to tell a lie once finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual.”

TALKING POINT - What now, Pacquiao?

TALKING POINT - What now, Pacquiao? We need a man of vision, competent, decisive, consistent, intellectually honest, focused, unwavering, emotionally mature, creative, and realistic.
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BIR to close down erring boarding houses, dorms

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) 11 are eyeing to close down erring boarding houses and dormitories near colleges and universities in Davao City by the end of May.
“We’re already coordinating with the Business Bureau to identify these boarding houses and dormitories,” BIR11 regional directo...

El Niño damage to rice, corn at P120 million

By Cheneen R. Capon
The damage to the Davao Region’s rice and corn has reached P120 million as of May 18 due to the mild El Niño, an official of the Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 said.
“The damage to rice sector has reached to a total of P51.28 million, while corn damage has reached about P68...
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Leisure living at Verdon Parc

By CHARLES RAYMOND A, MAXEY
THE pioneer developer of condominiums in Davao City takes pride anew with yet another housing project that offers affordable and luxury living for its clients.
Verdon Parc is another trailblazing project of DMC-Urban Property Developers Inc. that features four condominiums ...

Northpoint opens new studio units

With increasing demand for its coveted studios, Northpoint announces the availability of new studio units in this landmark condominium development by Vista Residences, the vertical marketing arm of the country’s largest homebuilder, Vista Land. 
Located at Buhangin Road and JP Laurel Avenue, Baj...
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Davao boxer on the rise

John Vincent Moralde eyes to sign up with American promoter
By CHARLES RAYMOND A. MAXEY
FROM Down Under to America.
This is the path John Vincent Moralde is taking after winning the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia featherweight crown just a couple of weeks back.
The 20-year-old Moralde said his manager ...

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.
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