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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SM Lanang Premier holds Korean Film Festival this week

Seven blockbuster and critically-acclaimed films will highlight the Korean Film Festival at the SM Cinema from September 17 to October 12.
 A joint partnership between the Korean Embassy’s Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines and SM Cinema, the film festival will begin at SM City Clark from ... More:

‘A Tribute to Teachers’ in Davao City on Sept 27

This year’s “A Tribute to Teachers” will be held at the SMX Convention Center’s Halls 1-3 in Davao City on September 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
In a statement. Bato Balani Foundation, Inc. and Diwa Learning Systems Inc. said the annual gathering of teachers is part of the country’s ...

TV5, Radyo5 Davao go full force in promoting health and wellness

TV5 continues to lead the way in delivering active and relevant public service through its various CSR efforts and programs that ultimately aim to promote health and wellness among Filipinos. 
Most recently, TV5 and Radyo5 in Davao joined forces anew to launch a whole slew of month-long activities...

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Foto Modelo Ateneo Season 4:

By Athena Jillian Bravo
A new age of artistry begins for Ateneo de Davao University as Ateneans with multidimensional talents race their way to fame in the Finals Night of Foto Modelo Ateneo Season 4 this September 20, 2014 at the Martinez Sports Complex of the ADDU High S...

DOST opens junior level science scholarships

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is calling on all qualified Junior Level College students to apply for its Junior Level Science Scholarships under the RA 10612 also known as “Fast-tracked Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 2013” scholarship program offerings.
RA 10612 aims ...

LGU fetes outstanding Gulayan sa Paaralan

Six school-based vegetable gardens in the urban and rural categories were recognized by the city government of Tagum as it rolled out its first Gulayan sa Paaralan Excellence Awards last September 15 at Big 8 Corporate Hotel.
This marked the first time for the local government under the leadership to...

Gov. Uy receives 2014 Regional Kabalikat Award from TESDA

Governor Arturo T. Uy received the 2014 Regional Kabalikat Award from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in recognition of the sustainable, transparent, and fast implementation of the programs and projects of the provincial government, particularly on human resources de...

EDITORIAL - Never forget

Most Filipinos know September 21, 1972 as the date that then-President Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law. Few are aware, however, that the former dictator actually signed Proclamation 1081 four days earlier on September 17, but postdated it to September 21 because of his superstitious belief in ...

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW - Without formal parties, it’s just ukay-ukay politics

By Manny Valdehuesa
It’s still early for the 2016 presidential elections to be heating up but quite late for establishing the necessary conditions for a decent electoral exercise as befits the first democracy established in all of Asia. That same year the new Bangsamoro regional government also hop...

Aquino welcomes potential $2.3-B investments from Europe

President Benigno Aquino considers his delegation’s trip to Europe this week a success partly because of additional investment inflows to the Philippines.
In a briefing with Filipino journalist in Berlin Germany, which was aired over state radio station Radio ng Bayan Saturday, Aquino said he met w...

Yes to intercropping, no to palm oil, says councilor

A member of the City Council has proposed implementing intercropping projects such as cacao and banana instead of massive oil palm ventures in Paquibato and Marilog districts.
Councilor Marissa Salvador Abella, chair of the committee on agriculture, told reporters she was wary of oil palm as a crop s...

Damosa Fairlane hosts Abba’s Orchard Kids Run

It has been the tradition of the Abba’s Orchard school to celebrate a Family Fun Day once every three years. Last August 30, 2014, they gathered at the grounds of Damosa Fairlane for their first ever Family Fun Run.
As early as 5 o’clock in the morning, around 200 kids and parents stretched their...

Hijo Resources Company to join SMGC Forum

Hijo Resources Company will take part in the upcoming Southern Mindanao Growth Corridor (SMGC) Investment Forum hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc.-Davao (AMCHAM-Davao), European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc. (ECCP), and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce...

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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