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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The Santos Land Development Corporation (SLDC), a family corporation engaged in real estate development, held its 2nd quarter Sales and Marketing Recognition at the Grand Men Seng Hotel on July 25 as the company continues to engage in land development and related business ventures compl...

DCWD employees plant more trees

Selected employees of Davao City Water District (DCWD) joined the second batch of the 5th Employees Tree Planting Activity on June 27, planting 150 narra seedlings along the ridge of Diolo Creek in Sitio Lipadas of Barangay Manuel Guianga. Together with the seedlings planted by the first batch on Ap...

Coconut farmers receive incentive checks from PCA

COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE – The national government through the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) distributed checks to this province’s cocounut farmers under the Regular and Modified Participatory Coconut Planting Projects (PCPP). 
Provincial agriculturist Dr. Rolando Simene said the Regula...


A must-not-miss Kadayawan party

By Athena Jillian Bravo
Series of events have been prepared for the Dabawenyos this week to celebrate the most awaited festival of all festivals--Kadayawan. Everyone is excited to witness the street dance, the celebrities, the musikahan, the shopping mall sales, the foo...

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...

Binay backs Bangsamoro, denies early campaigning

Vice President Jejomar Binay has expressed support to the creation of the Bangsamoro government during a two-day swing in Maguindanao province and in this city.
Heavily guarded by the police and the military and backed up by an aerial security reconnaissance, Binay denied his visits here and to vario...

More families get new houses in DavOr’s typhoon-hit towns

A total of 1,047 more housing units were turned over to typhoon Pablo-affected families in Boston, Cateel, and Baganga last week.
Implemented under the Modified Shelter Assistance Program (MSAP), the massive construction of houses is a joint effort between the Department of Social Welfare and Develop...

EDITORIAL - Hazards of the trade

The media practice, hate it or like it, boils down to this: creativity and common sense.
How one practices his profession is all up to his knowledge of the subject, skills and yes, a lot of creativity and common sense. We will overemphasize that. And like all professions, the practice of the media pr...

Tampering with Nature

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Drilon alarmed by country’s sluggish agricultural growth

Senate President Franklin Drilon yesterday expressed his disappointment over the continued decline in the performance of the agriculture sector over the past months.
“I am very alarmed by the dismal figures presented to us by the economic managers insofar as the growth of agriculture sector is conc...

SHDA Southern Mindanao holds 5-day exhibit in Davao

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As the sun begins to color our morning, an empty parcel of land is given a new beginning. From multi-purpose paved roads to buildings of sorts, Davao City has seen the biggest real estate development bubble in the past years – and nothing seems to make it sto...

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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