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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Pearl Farm’s Christmas lighting

By Kenneth Irving Ong
The Pearl Farm Beach Resort recently held the annual lighting of its parola last December 16.
 Leading the lighting ceremony was the resort’s general manager Josu Mikel Villaverde, who was joined by representatives from the local government of the Island Garden City of Samal,...

Marco Polo’s ‘Greasy’ Christmas party

Christmas is the one time of the year when families come together to catch up, and just like one big family, the associates of Marco Polo Davao came together last December 15 to have their annual associates Christmas party.
 The event was attended by the officers of the Halifax Davao Hotel Inc., re...

Globe, Habitat break ground for ‘Noah’s Ark’ classroom in Aklan

Globe Telecom together with Habitat for Humanity recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a special “Noah’s Ark” classroom in Balete Elementary School, Aklan, one of several projects being undertaken by Globe as a development partner for Aklan under the Office of the Presidential Assistant ...

DLPC launches Hugas Kamay project in tribal village

Delighting customers is not just providing the best customer service, but also reaching out to them in an extraordinary way.
Davao Light and Power Company’s Customer Retail Services Department (CRSD) successfully performed a CSR project dubbed as Salumay Hugas Kamay last November 27 at the Tribal V...

Generika Buhangin’s FUN day!

IT WAS a fun day for children in Buhangin, Davao City last Sunday morning, November 9, 2014, during Generika Drugstore’s Libreng Konsulta specially designed for children.
More than 150 children and 70 adults had their free medical checkups and received free vitamins such as TLC vita from Remed Phar...

Maximize yield with Damosa Land’s Home Leasing Program

With the recent addition of new house models at DamosaFairlane, Damosa Land, Inc. once again proves how it continuously provides its clients with products that fit their specific needs. Applying the same principle, Damosa Land now also offers a smooth and hassle-free home leasing program to its buye...

DavOr gov’t rolls out fire relief aid

The provincial government rolled out relief aid to the families that have been affected by a huge fire that broke out Monday afternoon in Quezon Street, Poblacion in the City of Mati.As early as Monday night, the provincial government immediately responded by bringing the affected families cooked me...

Happy Meowlidays: 84 Davao cats given healthcare

By Vida Mia Valverde
The Department of Finance (DOF) sounded the alert on iron and steel importers that have dropped out of government’s radar and are potentially ripping off P1.991 billion in undervalued or misclassified taxes and duties.
In its latest Tax Watch, the DOF said its Fiscal Intelligenc... More:

EDITORIAL - Let’s show some love to our Lumads

As a tradition, Lumads from the highlands of Davao City come down during the Christmas season for their traditional pamasko.
It’s saddening to note that three of them have died according to report due to an assortment of illnesses while staying here in the city’s urban center.
But there’s more t...

SOMEONE ELSE'S WINDOWS - Casualties of peace

BY H. Marcos C. Mordeno
Police have filed charges against one Macmod Manibpil as a suspect in the December 9, 2014 bombing of a bus in Maramag, Bukidnon which killed 10 people and injured 42 others. Manibpil, who reportedly bolted the Kidapawan City Jail, is also a suspect in the 2006 bombing in Kaba... More:

LTFRB to hold hearing on fare reduction next month

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has set the hearing on the petition for reduction of fare in buses, taxis, and utility vehicles for January 9, 2015.
In a statement, LTFRB chair Winston Ginez said it is about time that a hearing be set since commuters have long been ex...

Private firms invited to develop 6 airports

By Cheneen R. Capon
The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) called private firms on Monday to bid for the bundled development, operation, and maintenance of six key regional gateways, including the Davao International Airport (DIA or the Francisco Bangoy International Airport).
In an...

Earn the hassle-free way by investing in Northpoint condos

If one were to look at Davao’s progress, the development of various condominium projects around the city indicates that the condo market is indeed the most robust in recent years. 
That’s because investors and homeowners alike are realizing that condominium homes are comparatively cheaper and ...

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...

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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