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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Rekindling BIMP-EAGA friendship

By Kenneth Irving Ong
It was a night of celebration and renewed friendships last October 23 as the City of Davao, hosted a fellowship dinner for the participants of the BIMP-EAGA and IMT-GT Business Conference 2014 at the Garden Pavilion of the Waterfront Insular Hotel.
 Present for the event was Da...

PAGKAHIUSA: Time to give back

By Athena Jillian Bravo
After a succesful staging of their main projects for the year, the senior Mass Communication students of Ateneo de Davao University took time off to give joy to their chosen beneficiaries.
All the hardwork paid off after Elation: A Shindig for a Cause, Spikers Island 2014: Dig ...

Sun Life Foundation expands scholarship program to Butuan

More deserving students can look forward to a brighter future as Sun Life Financial-Philippines Foundation, Inc. expands its scholarship program for BS Accountancy and BS Information Technology to the students of Fr. Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) in Butuan.
FSUU students Geromar Paulito (BS Infor...

Technology powers success of Surigaonon distributor

As any entrepreneur would know, one’s humble beginnings never hindered anyone from achieving success. In fact, those who did well in business have turned around their struggles to meet their goals and aspirations.
Such was the journey of Santiago Lim, who started out as a delivery boy and is now th...

Canon PIXMA Pro-series: Designed to suit your passion

Traversing tricky terrain. Braving violent political protests. Keeping still for hours to capture that elusive shot.
Photographers go to great lengths to capture the one best shot, spending time to find the perfect angle, light and opportunity. For years, photographers are known to require high quali...

DSWD trains KALAHI-CIDSS volunteers on finance

The KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently conducted a Financial Management System Training for the new Barangay Sub-Project Management Committee (BSPMC) treasurers and bookkeepers from the 16 targeted barangays here.
Initiated by the KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP...

Davao Norte provides education for co-ops

To strengthen the position of home-grown cooperatives, the provincial government has continued to provide assistance for continued education, Cooperative Division Chief Humber Cabunoc of the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAGRO) said.
Guesting at the Kapihan sa Kapitolyo, Cabunoc (also the assistant ...

EDITORIAL - So where will this lead up to?

At first, it was just a shirt that went unnoticed. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s executive assistant Bong Go wore it first a few months back without anybody taking good notice.
For whatever it’s worth, Bong’s shirt went from one color to several colors and from single tone to many. Now it has a Tagal...

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW - Not just lifestyle check but loyalty check, too!

By Manny Valdehuesa
Lifestyle checks are useful to keep the bureaucracy clean, the officials on their toes, and the citizenry reassured. But with treason and betrayal rife as insurgency spreads, we need loyalty checks too!
Corruption and impunity is so widespread now that it has devalued public morali...

BPO freelancers’ future good

By Cheneen R. Capon
There will be greater opportunities for rural home-based freelancers in the ICT-BPO (Information and Communication Technology- Business Process Outsourcing) sector in the ASEAN Integration, a Department of Science and Technology (DOST) official said.
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Malaysians bullish about PHL building boom

Malaysian timber exporters are setting their sights on expanding in the Philippines where they see an increase in demand for timber products buoyed by construction activities.
Embassy of Malaysia Trade Office (MATRADE Manila) Trade Commissioner Nyaee Ayup said they help Malaysian exporters create tra...

Camella Tagum turns 3

With three successful years tucked under its belt, Camella Tagum opens a Grand Buyers Day on Saturday, September 27, to welcome more homebuyers and allow them to join in their anniversary festivities.
“As a way to say thank you to the public for our success, we shall give away special promo package...

Camella: Nonstop at Nineteen

Camella Davao turns 19 this September, and what a journey it is for its management and staff who enjoyed almost two decades of creating vibrant communities that have become the home of choice of many.
“We’ve come a long way from our first community to our latest development, offering homes for a ...

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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