A LITTLE HELP

A LITTLE HELP. A passerby drops coins into a plastic container owned by a physically challenged person outside San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City. Many Dabawenyos out of kindness continue to extend help to mendi

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NEW CABLES

NEW CABLES. Linemen of a telecommunication company install new cables along E. Quirino Avenue in Davao City as part of the company’s rehabilitation project to improve its services. Lean Daval Jr.

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OVERLOADED

OVERLOADED. A public utility vehicle bound for the hinterlands of Davao City waits for commuters along the road in Bunawan – even though it is already loaded to the rood with passengers and merchandise. Lean

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GOING BANANAS

GOING BANANAS. A vendor displays freshly harvested ripe bananas at a fruit stall in Agdao, Davao City yesterday. The city enjoys a year-round supply of bananas as its neighboring provinces like Davao del Norte

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LONG DAY

LONG DAY. A woman and her pet dog pedal home after a long day of scavenging for scrap items and used water bottles around Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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NO HARNESS

NO HARNESS. One of the laborers in a construction site along R. Castillo Avenue in Davao City works atop a metal post without harness or any safety gear, ignoring the possibility of falling. Lean Daval Jr.

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UP IN THE AIR

UP IN THE AIR. A boy leaps into the air while attempting to catch pigeons at Quezon Park in Davao City yesterday. Pigeons are a regular sight around City Hall especially during mid-day. Lean Daval Jr.

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EQUALIZER

EQUALIZER. Aeon Aexza Bustillo, a Grade 3 student of Sta. Ana Elementary School (SAES), demonstrates how to use a number equalizer balance during the turnover of the Science Exploration Center to SAES by the Da

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A LITTLE HELP

A LITTLE HELP. A woman and her child purchase candles from a physically challenged hawker inside the San Pedro Cathedral compound. The few coins they pay with will certainly go a long way for the vendor. Lean D

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Davao’s tourism pillars relive 4 decades of DATA

By Kenneth Irving Ong
THE PILLARS and nostalgic members of Davao’s travel and tourism industry reminisced the glorious days they had of four decades of eventful existence of the Davao Tourism Association (DATA) during a glittering night of the group’s 42th founding anniversary celebration at the ...

Serenitea offers JUMBO CUP for DAVAO!

The casual teashop with passion for tea is now open in Davao! Since early this year, Serenitea Davao has been serving excited crowds with its signature milk tea drinks and deliciously prepared snacks. Now, what used to be a Manila and Cebu food escapade is a Davao staple that can be enjoyed by all.
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13th Happy Walk for Down Syndrome

The Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines, Inc. (DSAPI) is inviting everyone to the Happy Walk on February 22, Sunday, in celebration of the annual National Down Syndrome Consciousness Month.
Registration and assembly time of the foot parade will start at 6:30 a.m. at Freedom Park along Roxas ...

Water service interruption in many city parts Feb 21-22

Davao City Water District (DCWD) announced a 16-hour water service interruption from 8:00 AM of February 21 until 12:01 AM of February 22 that will affect many city parts being served by Dumoy Water Supply System (WSS).
Areas that will experience low water pressure to no water are: some areas in Pamp...
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Phl urged to expand in non-voice BPO

Business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in the Philippines need to expand in non-voice services as rapid growth in this sector is seen in the next years.
Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) president Benedict Hernandez said at the sidelines of International Contact Center Confer...

Warays hailed as fastest SMB drinkers

They were still reeling from the devastation caused by Typhoon Ruby before the close of 2014, but a cousin-and-friends team from Sitio Bato, Borongan, Eastern dominated the 15th Edition of San Miguel Brewery Inc.’s National Beer Drinking Contest (Pale Pilsen segment) and carted away P250,000.
“Da...
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Zambo Sur town receives Gawad Kalusugan Award

The Department of Health (DOH) has awarded the town of Dumingag the Gawad Kalusugan Award for effectively implementing the smoking ban in offices and public places.
Dumingag Municipal Administrator Richard Butch Cabilan said Saturday they received a plaque and a check worth P500,000 during the DOH Re...

DSWD-12 extends aid to displaced families

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region 12 started on Saturday its relief operations to families displaced by armed conflict in Maguindanao and North Cotabato.
“We are not only extending assistance to North Cotabato internally displaced persons but even those from Pagalung...
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EDITORIAL - Rody’s perfect world

What does a Rodrigo Duterte presidency look like?
Mayor Duterte, sounding more like the presidential bet that he denies himself to be, has revealed his idea of a perfect world, and it looks like this: a thriving federal form of government with 14 federal states, police forces for every federal state,...

MY TWO CENTS' - Common sense for our common future

MY TWO CENTS' - Common sense for our common future Governance becomes less tedious when people participate in the governance process. Political maturity therefore comes as an indirect result of credible and consistent application of our own common sense.
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Megaworld projects population of 1M in its townships by 2020

By Kris M. Crismundo
As it aggressively expands its township developments across the country, real estate giant Megaworld announces that the population in its various urban townships is expected to reach at least one million by 2020.
Speaking during the 18th Outstanding Filipino Retailers & Shopping C...

Aboitiz: TSI power plant operational next month

By Cheneen R. Capon
The first unit of the Aboitiz Power’s Therma South Inc. (TSI) will start its commercial operation next month.
Bobby Orig, Aboitiz Power first vice president for Mindanao Affair, announced that the first unit with 150 megawatts (MW) of the 300 MW coal-fired power plant is sc...
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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...

Matina Enclaves jumpstarts to busy sales season

By NEILWIN JOSEPH BRAVO
It’s just the early start of the year but things are already looking rosy for Matina Enclaves.
Escandor Development Corporation (Esdevco), a homegrown developer with rich legacy in hospitality and security services business, is reaping the rewards of an aggressive and fast-mo...
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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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