Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte, accompanied by  Japanese Consul Koichi Ibara, strikes the gong at the entrance of the “Japan Big Day, Discover and Explore Japan” exhibit hosted by the Japanese Consular Offic

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Released Prisoner of War (POW) Sgt.  Jeric Curay is escorted by Maj. Jake Obligado upon his arrival at Camp Panacan in Panacan, Davao City yesterday. Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte initiate the released of Curay

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Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte explains to the residents living under the Governor Generoso Bridge that they need to vacate the area to give way to the reconstruction of the Davao City Water District (DCWD) main pi

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A young participant gives out a smirk while being drawn with whiskers by her mother prior to the start of SM Lanang Premier’s Easter costume contest on Sunday. Lean Daval Jr.

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The blistering heat and the warm air breeze of a summer afternoon make a car-watch man failed to resist his sleepiness atop a row of parked motorcycles outside Sangguniang Panlungsod along San Pedro Street in

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Arsenio Gil S. Atienza (left) gives his son, Omar Johnber Henry, a proud look after receiving their degree in Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at the same time during the graduation rites of Brok

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A man makes a large motorized boat his cover against the scorching heat of the sun while trying to catch fish for his family’s lunch at Sta. Ana wharf in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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An increase in the number of Dabawenyos suffering from high blood pressure was recorded this month which is blamed by some people, rightly or wrongly, on the Durian fruit, now being sold as low as Php 25 per

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A mall-goer browses over a collection of native bracelets sold by Joel, a young “lumad” living along the border of Davao City and Bukidnon, in the ongoing Ata Manobo and Matigsalog crafts showcase at Abre

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A new Korean hot spot

It was supposed to be a normal evening just hanging out with Anavi while waiting for her daughter, Brianna’s party to wind down. Having already spent some time sipping coffee and people watching, we decided to have dinner at the Phoenix Lanang compound since it was on the way to the party venue.

An electrifying evening to remember

A deafening moment of silence fell upon an entire ballroom as two individuals stood side by side, both facing an excited crowd, waiting for the emcees to utter the winner’s name. A nerve racking thrill filled the air as the finalists’ friends and colleagues crossed their fingers dearly hoping th...

Mini-chapel up soon at Home for the Aged

DSWD Director Priscilla N. Razon and Davao Del Norte Vice Governor
Victorio R. Suaybaguio cover the time capsule during the ground
breaking ceremonies for the mini-chapel of the DSWD Home for the Aged.
The chapel is a gift from the Association of Friends of the Home for
the Aged, Inc. (AFHAI) led by its...

Six months on from mega typhoon: hope and resilience

Six months on from one of the world’s worst typhoons and the people of Samar, who have also faced years of low-level conflict, are rebuilding their lives.
The insecurity caused by the protracted violence has left Samar the poorest island in the Philippines. When people were then hit by the mega typ...

Globe Business focused on creating wonderful experiences for enterprises

As the enterprise information and communications technology arm of Globe Telecom, Globe Business has been harnessing its full potential to help make businesses perform at a higher level with its comprehensive portfolio of mobility, connectivity, business voice, collaboration, business-enabling and I...

Bosch promotes construction safety

Bosch has been a partner of the building and construction industry for many years by providing innovative power tools for professionals and enthusiasts. As the National Construction Safety Month draws to a close, Bosch promotes best practices in handling power tools and equipment with tips on preven...

DavNor steps up fire prevention drive

The provincial government of Davao del Norte has intensified its fire prevention campaign in order to save lives and properties and mitigate the impact of destructive conflagration.
 Through Oplan A.N.D.A.M. (Advocacy on Natural Disaster Awareness and Management) program, the province has been equ...

Geo-tagging used to monitor agri-development projects

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is utilizing geo-tagging technology and an online data base management to closely monitor the implementation of agriculture projects funded through the bottom-up budgeting scheme, ARMM officials on Wednesday said.
Spearheading the monitoring is the Depa...

EDITORIAL - Honor the honorable

GIVING awards and honoring people are a tricky business. It’s because people, almost always, are not unanimous in judging or assessing the outstanding qualities of a person. This can be true even if the object of judging is one who is as outstanding as Manny Pacquaio, whose merits are measured in ...

The vice mayor’s traffic strategy

The vice mayor’s traffic strategy DAVAO CITY HAS ITS OWN SHARE OF THE WORSENING TRAFFIC CONGESTION – Vice Mayor Paolo “Pulong” Duterte is an unusually civil politician who preferred to deal with current issues related to his function rather in a reserve manner. But even then he could not hide his frustration over the worsening...

DTI 12 grants SSSF to GenSan entrepreneurs

The General Santos City Small and Medium Enterprise Development Council, Inc. (GSC SMEDCI) is a recipient of the Shared Service Facility (SSF) Project of the Department of Trade and Industry Region 12. GSC SMEDCI-Business Resource Center (BRC) is assisting Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME’s...

Lazada firm sees rapid growth in first two years

In just two years, Lazada has rapidly established itself as the number one e-commerce retailer in Southeast Asia. The Company has brought the convenience of internet shopping to customers across Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Lazada’s growth has been exponential, driven...

Northtown: Family Fun Weekend

Bai Fauziah Fatima Sinsuat Ambolodto
A bit of trivia: What does ALDEVINCO mean? For the locals, it may mean barter or trade or a group of stalls that sells the best of Davao has to offer. Well, to an extent yes, but did you know that ALDEVINCO verily means Alsons Development and Investment Corporatio...

Ciudades: Kite Flying Contest 2014

By Fauziah Fatima Sinsuat-Ambolodto
Basking under the summer heat is an event each of us looks forward to. No, it is not about the sunscreen or the SPF printed on the bottle, it is that sensation of feeling the mighty sun embracing you with all its glory – and Ciudades surely knows how to make it h...

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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