CURIOUS

CURIOUS. A young boy tries to touch a tropical fish sold at a makeshift store along R. Magsaysay Avenue in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr. 

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SMILE!

SMILE! A young girl poses atop a concrete embankment beside the sea front at Magsaysay Park yesterday as her older sister takes her photo using a cellular phone. Magsaysay Park still attracts park-goers despite

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CHEERING MJ

CHEERING MJ. Work temporarily stopped in many offices in Davao City as people cheered for Mindanaoan Mary Jean Lastimosa who competed in yesterday’s Miss Universe pageant. Lastimosa, who was among the early f

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UNLOADING

UNLOADING. Laborers unload sacks of charcoal from the Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS) to be delivered to Davao City’s public markets. This scene is a familiar sight at the Sta. Ana wharf. Lean Daval Jr.

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FUN SALE

FUN SALE. Newly-installed Department of Tourism (DOT) 11 director Roberto Alabado III (right) and  Davao City Tourism Operations Office officer-in-charge Lisette Marques announce the upcoming launch of th

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SCORCHING HEAT

SCORCHING HEAT. A visually impaired elder asks for alms under the scorching heat of the sun, away from others like him who are usually positioned inside the San Pedro Cathedral compound in Davao City. Lean Dava

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FRESH CATCH

FRESH CATCH. Fish traders check the freshly caught tunas from the Davao Gulf on display at the fish landing area of Sta. Ana wharf yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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LOOK MA, NO SAFETY GEAR

LOOK MA, NO SAFETY GEAR. A worker climbs atop the metal structure of a building being constructed along R. Castillo Avenue in Davao City without body harness or any other safety gear, a clear violation of the O

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MENDIOLA REMEMBERED

MENDIOLA REMEMBERED. Members of militant farmers group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and some teenagers stage a protest rally in front of the Department of Agriculture office in Davao City yesterday in

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Kitty fever at Hello Kitty Town

Everybody loves the little girl who lives in London who just recently celebrated her 40th year. And who is this little girl I am talking about? She is none other than the lovable Hello Kitty.
 I was recently on a romp across Johor together with the people of Tourism Malaysia and as part of the tour...

MX3 wins herbal dietary food suplement award

The Business Achievement & Recognition Awards (BARA) Council has chosen and awarded MX3 as the Winner of the Herbal Dietary Food Supplement of the Year. The ceremony was held in Summit Circle, Cebu, Philippines on December 14, 2014. The Award Committee is composed of 5 individuals from the Governmen...
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350 join DACS Peace Camp

Around 350 elementary and high school students of Davao Region gathered on January 16 and 17, 2015 at the Holy Cross College of Sasa for the Davao Association of Catholic Schools (DACS) Peace Camp 2015.
The camp, which was centered on the theme “We Pray for Long Lasting Peace in Midanao; Give, Shar...

Charmalou Aldevera is new DCWD director

Lawyer Charmalou Aldevera is the newest director of the Davao City Water District (DCWD), replacing lawyer Eliseo Braganza Jr. who finished his term in December last year.
Aldevera took her oath of office before Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte on December 29, 2014 at the Kingdom of Jesus Christ Compound in ...
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Globe anti-spam likely to be top consumer trend in 2015

Globe Telecom’s anti-spam drive is a great example of crowd-sourcing campaign expected to become one of the top consumer trends in 2015, according to trendwatching.com.
A well-respected authority on consumer trends, trendwatching.com compiled 10 key trends that will shape Asian consumerism this yea...

Live more, enjoy the best of the Internet with Smart

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has announced that it has enhanced and continues to fortify its suite of mobile Internet offers in order to continue bringing the best of the Internet within reach of every Filipino.
“We’ve made our formula very simple – make the Internet fun, fast, and worry-...
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New CDO bridge defaced; opening moved to Feb. 8

Vandals have defaced the newest bridge in the city, prompting authorities here to move its inauguration from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8.
Department of Public Works and Highways Region 10 spokesperson Sandra Flores said they have to repaint the entire bridge after vandals believed to be youngsters defaced every...

Expert to discuss disaster in UP Min

A French geographer and disaster expert will give a free public lecture with interactive activities in UP Mindanao, at the Lorenzo Room, Administration Building, Mintal, Davao City on January 30 at 9 a.m.
Dr. Jean-Christophe Gaillard, an associate professor at the University of Auckland, will talk on... More:

MY TWO CENTS' - Challenging Doronila and the Manila media

MY TWO CENTS' - Challenging Doronila and the Manila media In contrast, the Pope’s key message in his visit is straight from the example of Jesus: “Hey guys, lets reflect for a while and look at what needs to be done. Our religion asks us to take a good look at the many here and in the world who are poor, lost, disempowered, disenfranchised and unhappy,...

THINK ON THESE! - Alter ego

THINK ON THESE! - Alter ego That’s what friends are for!
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Alabado: Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015 to draw 10k domestic, foreign tourists

By Cheneen R. Capon
The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Davao Region targets to double up the number of tourist arrival in this year’s Visit Davao Fun Sale slated from April 3 to May 17.
Newly-installed DOT 11 regional director Roberto Alabado, speaking in yesterday’s Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City An...

TIEZA to fund 5 Davao projects

By Cheneen R. Capon
The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), infrastructure arm of Department of Tourism (DOT), will be financing five tourism projects in Davao Region this year.
Eden Josephine L. David, chief tourism officer of DOT 11, said most of these Tieza projects will b...
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In booming Davao, a condo home is a must

A quick look around the city and it is easy to see Davao’s unprecedented growth in recent years: thriving business and commercial activities, a booming property sector, and an upsurge in employment opportunities.
With real estate developments currently on the rise, and more projects lined up for th...

In booming Davao, a condo home is a must

A quick look around the city and it is easy to see Davao’s unprecedented growth in recent years: thriving business and commercial activities, a booming property sector, and an upsurge in employment opportunities.
With real estate developments currently on the rise, and more projects lined up for th...
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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

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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