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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Quaint, Quirky and Crazy Good Times at Crazy Wraps

Quaint, Quirky and Crazy Good Times at Crazy Wraps Surrender yourself to a quaint and quirky way to dine in. Have your friends, family and significant other feast in a menu of never-ending adventure with Crazy Wraps over at Tionko Street in the city. Of the many other restaurants, café’s and dining places in town, this one makes every bite truly ...

Good food for P50

Good food for P50

Deliciously cheap eats that are friendly on your wallet

Good food can be found in Durianburg in every shape, size, form, and price. The past few weeks, I have been going around Davao’s streets with a challenge to find good eats that are priced below P50. Although there are many, here are some of my...

Eagles fly for Lunhaw Awards 2014

Coming off from the success of last year’s fundraising activity for the Lunhaw Awards, this year’s edition of the Flight of the Eagles, Davao’s annual 40-km fun ride cycling event on October 5, 2014, continues its support to raise funds for the award-giving activity which recognizes green init...

‘Glenda’ survivors offered SSS loans, advance pension payments

The Social Secuirity System (SSS) has offered a calamity relief package for members, which allows them to renew their salary loans, avail of house repair loans with easier terms, and advance their pension payments, following the onslaught of Typhoon Glenda on Wednesday, July 16.
SSS Vice President Ma...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Sweetness overload at WOFEX

By: Athena Jillian Bravo
Despite the health risks of eating sweets, people satisfy a natural craving for sweets practically with total abandon.
People always look for something sweet which can dilute the aftertaste of your main course food. It’s almost second nature. People stock on some candies, pa...

Savings from competitive bidding paved more tourist roads in Region 12

Promoting right project at the right cost with right quality, and right-on-time implementation with the right people is always the policy of the Department of Public Works and Highways. Series of reforms were enforced to promote good governance and anti-corruption efforts in line with the “Tuwid n...

GenSan sets public consultations on proposed hike in trike fares

The city council has set a series of public consultations over a proposed Php2 to Php3 increase in the minimum fare of tricycles operating within the city.
City Councilor Arturo Cloma, chair of the council’s committee on transportation, said his committee will meet with various sectors in the city ...

Region 12 gears up for massive expansion of coffee plantations

In a bid to cope with the growing demand for coffee in the domestic and foreign markets, coffee industry stakeholders in Region 12 are targeting to double the area’s production and plantation areas for the high-value crop within the next decade.
Danilo Centillas, high-value crops coordinator of the...

EDITORIAL - Think before you post, look before you like

We said it before, we will say it again. Think before you post. Look before you like.
Rantings on social media do not go unnoticed. In fact, they’re the ones that get immediate attention. And for that matter, people want to rave and rant on social media. Afterall, that’s the very purpose of it al...

Game of chicken

Game of chicken Poll watchdogs and thoughtful observers expressed alarm at this undue advantage which may be abused to advance their personal and political interests. There’s a violated sense of ethics and propriety in this early “political posturing,” whichever way one looks at it.

Expect rice prices to stabilize by August

By Vannah S. Ang
The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the National Food Authority (NFA) Region XI expects the prices of NFA rice to decrease and stabilize by August in time for the second harvest season.
Remelyn Recoter, DA regional director, said that rice prices always increase during the lean mon...

Int’l forum to strengthen human resource in EAGA

Aiming to revive and strengthen the human resource linkages within the BIMP-EAGA, a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) forum is pursued to encourage multi-sector collaboration in technical education, training, and vocational industries within the sub-region.
Organized as a side ev...

Jenson Land to inaugurate Villa Señorita on Aug. 9

The Jenson Land and Realty Development Corporation (JLRDC) will be holding its grand launching and open house for their new township project Villa Señorita on August 9.
This 10-hectare project is estimated to be a P100million investment in the hopes of putting up houses at the projec...

Redefining city life

It used to be that when people need to take a breather from the city life, they troop somewhere far outside to escape its hustle and bustle.
What if one’s idea of green yet progressive community is brought right at your doorstep? Sure, it’s going to be a life with less stress, which all redounds ...

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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