PUNCHING BAG

PUNCHING BAG. Members of progressive groups strike a punching bag with President Aquino’s face with their fists in a joint Labor Day protest to call for a wage increase and the ouster of the president at Free

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NOW OPEN

NOW OPEN. Tim Tebow Foundation president and executive director Erik Dellenback, CURE International president and chief executive officer Dale Brantner, USAID mission director Gloria Steele, Sacred Harvest Foun

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REVIEW

REVIEW. Jobseekers go through their resumés and other documents before the start of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Labor Day Job Fair in one of the malls along J.P. Laurel Avenue in Davao City y

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CLOSED

CLOSED. Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) 11 director Glen A. Geraldino leads the enforcement of a closure order against Jaltan Enterprises, Inc., owner of the popular Jaltan fast food chain, for various tax off

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WE’RE READY

WE’RE READY. Davao City Central 911 chief operations officer Emmanuel R. Jaldon (right) says his office is capable in terms of manpower and equipment if ever a major earthquake hits the city or its neighborin

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A CANDLE FOR MARY JANE

A CANDLE FOR MARY JANE. A young boy holds a lighted candle in front of a photo of Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Mary Jane Veloso who was scheduled for executiong yesterday after having been convicted of drug t

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SWEARING IN

SWEARING IN. Indigenous People's (IP) representative to the City Council Councilor Bai Halila Sudagar is sworn in as chair of the committee on Cultural Communities and Muslim Affairs by Vice Mayor Paolo Z

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BUKO BREAK

BUKO BREAK. A biker takes a breather to buy buko juice at a makeshift store along R. Magsaysay Avenue in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr. 

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BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ The Name Above Every Name cuts the cake to celebrate his 64th birthday on April 25 as Mayor Rodrigo Duterte looks on. Quiboloy urged D

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Smart hosts Davao’s biggest, most colorful beach party

The country’s leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc., in partnership with FrolicFox Productions, recently kicked off Davao’s summer celebrations by hosting the SummerFrolic 2015, the region’s biggest and most colorful beach party and music festival.
 Set along the famou...

Dabawenyo art in focus at SM Lanang Premier

Recognizing the long-standing community of artists in Davao and the pressing need to bring their works closer, more familiar to the public, SM Lanang Premier recently brought together some of the finest homegrown artists in one ground-breaking event called “Davao Art Market.”
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Sun Life Bags 3 Quill awards

Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc., the country’s first and longest standing life insurance company, bagged three honors at the prestigious Philippine Quill Awards, for its successful communication campaigns promoting financial literacy.
Awards of Excellence were bestowed on two campaigns: “#...

Aboitiz opens application for 2015 student programs

The Aboitiz Group officially opens applications for its student-focused programs for 2015. Under its ‘Future Talents Program,’ Aboitiz invites all qualified students in the tertiary level to participate in the Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit (AFLBS), its curriculum-based On-the-Job Tra...
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Globe partners with online shopping app Lazada

Globe Telecom recently partnered with top online retailer and marketplace Lazada to bring its internationally-acclaimed GCASH mobile wallet to the eCommerce space in South East Asia. 
Lazada is owned by Rocket Internet, an internet platform that identifies and builds proven internet business model...

Davao Light’s electric summer lifeguards

Hurray for summer! It’s about time you let your skin feel the sun and the shore one more time! You’ve prepared your swimwear, goggles, sunscreen and iced drinks, but are you really ready for the heat?
While you gear up for your most awaited summer getaway, Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Comp...
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Tagum City LGU writers hone skills

Fifty of Tagum City Government’s pool of employees who were identified as having writing skills recently underwent a three-day seminar to hone their skills in order to overhaul the city’s official magazine. 
Tagum City Mayor Allan L. Rellon had earlier said representatives of every department,...

3 DavSur LGUs to get high impact projects

Three Davao del Sur local government units (LGUs) – Digos City and the towns of Magsaysay and Hagonoy – will be beneficiaries of high impact breakthrough (HIB) programs of the Department of Health (DOH) regional office.
DOH regional director Abdullah Dumama said the agency’s new policy direc...
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THE WORM'S EYEVIEW - Federalism in a society of oligarchs

By Manny Valdehuesa
What happens if we adopt the federal form of government?
Not much, really; not especially at the local level—and more so in constituencies that seem enamored of political dynasties and strong-arm tactics.
A shift to federal now will simply place the same oligarchs who control powe...

THINK ON THESE - So, you want to exercise?

THINK ON THESE - So, you want to exercise? “Working with your doctor ahead of time is a good way to plan an exercise program that’s right for you,” the Mayo Clinic points out.“Consider it the first step on your path to physical fitness.”
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BSP’s Gunigundo positive on PHL growth prospects

Amid all the negative factors that may impact the Philippines’ growth momentum, a ranking Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) official is confident of a within-target expansion for the country for 2015 and 2016.
BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo said growth factors remain biased for the domestic ec...

Manny draws tourists: DOT

A thriving tourism industry relies on its world-class destinations and international events to boost tourist arrivals, receipts and even jobs. That said, where does Filipino boxer and congressman Manny Pacquiao come in?
“Manny Pacquiao is a very big part of our global image,” Department of Touris...
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Leisure living at Verdon Parc

By CHARLES RAYMOND A, MAXEY
THE pioneer developer of condominiums in Davao City takes pride anew with yet another housing project that offers affordable and luxury living for its clients.
Verdon Parc is another trailblazing project of DMC-Urban Property Developers Inc. that features four condominiums ...

Northpoint opens new studio units

With increasing demand for its coveted studios, Northpoint announces the availability of new studio units in this landmark condominium development by Vista Residences, the vertical marketing arm of the country’s largest homebuilder, Vista Land. 
Located at Buhangin Road and JP Laurel Avenue, Baj...
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Davao boxer on the rise

John Vincent Moralde eyes to sign up with American promoter
By CHARLES RAYMOND A. MAXEY
FROM Down Under to America.
This is the path John Vincent Moralde is taking after winning the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia featherweight crown just a couple of weeks back.
The 20-year-old Moralde said his manager ...

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.
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