GONE ORGANIC. An exhibitor fixes his display of organic products before the start of last Sunday’s Lanang Weekend Market at SM Lanang Premier. Lean Daval Jr.

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WAITING FOR THE COUNTDOWN. Runners eagerly wait for the countdown to the shower of colors highlighting the color festival of Color Manila Run Davao leg last Sunday at the Davao Crocodile Park. Over 1,000 runner

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ENROLLMENT TIME. A father fills up the enrollment form of his daughter during the first day of the Department of Education (DepEd) Oplan Balik Eskwela 2015 at Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Central Elementary Sch

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SCHOOL’S COMING. A sales attendant of one of the oldest bookstores in Davao City displays school supplies in preparation for the upcoming opening of classes. Lean Daval Jr.

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BIRD LOVER. A foreigner feeds a flock of pigeons with grains at Rizal Park. A bird lover, he comes to the park every morning to do this. Lean Daval Jr.

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MASSACRE. The body of one of the four massacre victims is being brought out from their house in Residencia del Rio Phase 4, Barangay Catalunan Pequeno, Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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SUSPECT. A handcuffed Ramon Curray, the alleged suspect in the Catalunan Pequeño massacre, is taken by the authorities for further investigation. Lean Daval Jr.

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SIGNING UP. A parent jots down her name at the attendance sheet for volunteers and participants of Brigada Eskwela  2015 at the Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Elementary School in Davao City during the third d

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PADLOCKED. Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) 11 director Glen A. Geraldino (right) and one of his personnel close down Uni-Sun Motorcycle Parts along Bangoy St. Wednesday, The BIR 11 temporarily closed down five

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A feast of Spanish cuisine at SM Lanang Premier

CREATING timely cultural events that had never been done in the metro, SM Lanang Premier organized an event inspired by the world’s largest food congress, the Madrid Fusión Manila, on April 24 to 26, 2015.
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Water service interruptions in some city parts May 16, 17, 20

Three sets of water service interruption have been scheduled by Davao City Water District to give way for completion of service improvement projects.
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Seda features Japanese food and buffet

Seda Abreeza offers a new taste as Seda Nuvali’s Executive Sous Chef Danny Gallardo shares his Japanese cuisine expertise to Davaoenos. Chef Danny comes over to Seda Abreeza on May 25 to 30, 2015 for the Japanese Food Festival. This event is part of the urban lifestyle hotel chain’s Seda Chef Ex...

Southeast Asia’s iprice group receives US$550K seed fund

The Malaysia-based iprice group has received US$550,000 in funding from Asia Venture Group (AVG) to create the largest online shopping community in South East Asia.
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Damage to crops in SoCot due to dry spell now P340M

The damaged agriculture crops in South Cotabato province as a result of the continuing dry spell has increased to P340.7 million in estimated worth despite the occurrence of occasional rains in the area.
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Tagum City LGU writers hone skills

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German firm to conduct railway study

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“We’re just waiting for the board resolution from the German firm, which has given a grant by an internatio...

SotoGrande pioneers condotel investment in Davao

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Leisure living at Verdon Parc

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.
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Davao boxer on the rise

John Vincent Moralde eyes to sign up with American promoter
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The 20-year-old Moralde said his manager ...

Gerry Sy of Shui Hilot naturopathy: Reviving the authentic ‘Hilot’

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