BRISK SALES. A vendor sells garlands to parents and students in front of a school along Bacaca Road in Davao City where a graduation rite is being held. Garland and corsage vendors enjoy brisk sales during this

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BIRD TIME. A park photographer spends a quiet Saturday afternoon feeding pigeons at Quezon Park in Davao City. Lean Daval Jr.

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VDFS APP. TWIDL, Inc. chief executive officer Eric Su shows the mobile application he developed for this year’s Visit Davao Fun Sale named Visit Davao City Lifebit that will help tourists and shoppers who wil

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KEYNOTE. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte gestures while delivering his keynote speech during the 13th Provincial Congress of Liga ng mga Barangay-Tarlac chapter held at Grand Regal Hotel on Wednesday night.

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DRAGNET. A group of young boys uses a mosquito net as strainer for coins, used plastic bottles, and other useable materials at the sea front near Magsaysay Park in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. PRESIDENT? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte is presented with gifts and a tarpaulin printed with a birthday greeting and message of support if ever he runs for president by members of Gemi

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DELAYED. Davao City Water District’s consumers in elevated parts of the city will have to wait for another month as the company announced a 30-day delay in the March 28 target completion date of the suspensio

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BAD PRACTICE. A backhoe dredges out sand at the seafront near Magsaysay Park in Davao City on Tuesday afternoon. Dredging is said to have huge biodiversity impacts as it changes the original soil composition an

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FLIP. A parkour practitioner performs routine movements to develop his movement and strength at Magsaysay Park in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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SM malls join Earth Hour 2015

On March 28, all SM Supermalls across the Philippines and China will unite with the global community in observance of Earth Hour, a yearly event that aims to raise awareness on climate change.
 In Mindanao, SM City Cagayan de Oro, SM City Davao, SM City General Santos and SM Lanang Premier, in part...

Marco Polo Davao joins International World Water Day celebration

The Marco Polo Davao employees headed by their General Manager, Dottie Wurgler-Cronin supported the celebration of the International World Water Day celebration by joining the “Adopt-an-Estero/ Water Body Program” of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Environmental Management B...

11 UPMin students in youth leaders gab

At Skydome, SM North EDSA, March 30
ELEVEN students of the University of the Philippines-Mindanao campus in Mintal, Davao City will attend the one-day International Youth Leaders Conference (IYLC) in the Skydome, SM North EDSA, Quezon City on March 30.
The IYLC is supported by the AIESEC ( Association...

Pereyras cited for gender advocacy

The city government of Tagum recognized on March 07 Tagum Cooperative Chairperson of the Board of Director (BOD) Norma “Normskie” Pereyras as Tagumpay Excellence awardee for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment.
She was among the six individuals carefully chosen by the Search and Awards Committe...

Vivaldi Residences Davao holds 1st Annual Sales Awards Night

Euro Towers International Incorporated will be having its 1st Annual Sales Awards for Vivaldi Residences Davao this coming March 20, 2015 at the grand ballroom of Apo View Hotel. The awards night dubbed as ETII’s “Circle of Excellence” aims to give recognition to its top sellers for the year 2...

National artist Severino Montano commemorative stamps launched

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) recently launched the commemorative stamps featuring the Birth Centenary (1915-2015) of Dr. Severino Montano, National Artist for Theater, held at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in Intramuros, Manila. 
 Assistant Postmaster Ge...

DTI ready to organize women entrepreneurs

By Cheneen R. Capon
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 is targeting to organize all the women entrepreneurs in the Davao Region and tap them to participate in their programs for special sectors.
DTI 11 director Belinda Q. Ambi said organizing all the women in business will be done this year...

Cardinal asks Congress: Attune BBL with Charter

Cotabato Archbishop Orlando M. Cardinal Quevedo, OMI has issued a statement calling for Congress to refine and attune the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with the Philippine Constitution.
“I perceive the BBL as articulating three major principles: the preservation of national sovereignty, t...

THE WORM'S EYEVIEW - Final call for attendance in barangay assembly

By Manny Valdehuesa
Do attend and take part in the session of your Barangay Assembly on Saturday, March 28. It is a synchronized nationwide event decreed by Proclamation No. 260 which President B.S. Aquino issued in 2011.
We should all do so and activate this oft-ignored and under-rated local parliame...

FAST BACKWARD - Tungud Movement

FAST BACKWARD - Tungud Movement By cordially inviting the Mandaya chiefs to their houses, they were also able to convince the tribal leaders to rise up in arms and destroy the Christians. Known to harbor anger against any form of colonial resettlement, the Moro plan to include the Mandayas was logical. The idea to harm the America...

Consumer sentiment better in Q1

Consumer sentiment in the first quarter of 2015 improved due to sustained drop in oil prices and stable prices of commodities.
Results of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) consumer expectation survey for the first three months of the year showed that confidence index (CI) remained in negative ...

AirAsia to expand international routes

By Cheneen R. Capon
Low cost carrier AirAsia Philippines is targeting to expand its international presence as it opens the Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan routes after the resumption of the Davao-Manila route last Friday.
Speaking in last Friday’s Kapehan sa Abreeza, AirAsia Philippines chief execut...

How families can take advantage of condo living at Northpoint

The convenient, hassle-free living in any of Northpoint’s condominiums brings many advantages to both to parents and children regardless of age. Whether the family lives in a two- or three-bedroom unit, they get to enjoy all the opportunities given to them as homeowners of Northpoint.
Easier superv...

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...

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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