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Thursday, March 2, 2017

THE BIG NEWS

Troops from different units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines march as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the inspection of troops during the 81st anniversary celebration of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on December 21, 2016. ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

Philippine Army to recruit 13,910 more troops in 2017

The Philippine Army will recruit 13,910 new soldiers this year to fill up various units, its spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao said Wednesday. He said the distribution of the recruitment will be 349 officers (2nd lieutenant);...
Edge Davao

Tourist arrivals soar under President Rody

An increase of 8 percent tourist arrival was seen after former Mayor Rodrigo Duterte won the presidential race in 2016. City Tourism Officer Regina Rosa Tecson said that in 2016, the city recorded 1.850 million...

THE ECONOMY

Edge Davao

Gatchalian: Free tuition policy in SUCs not anti-poor

The implementation of a free tuition policy in State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) would significantly improve the financial position of working-class households that are...

AGRI TRENDS

Biotechnology: Possible solution to food crisis

“If the naysayers do manage to stop agricultural biotechnology, they might actually precipitate the famines and the crisis of global biodiversity they have been...

COMPETITIVE EDGE

Davao region rocks summer

Visit Davao Fun Sale, the Region‘s pitch to make it More Fun in the Philippines this summer,  bring you bigger thrills in eco-adventure tours,...

COMMUNITY SENSE

SUBURBIA

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO: A ticket to the world: DTAA holds 8th Davao Mega...

The Davao Travel Agents Association (DTAA) held its eighth annual Davao Mega Travel Sale last February 17 to 19 at the Activity Center of...

Dow renews support for the Philippine Eagle

February 2, 2017 marks the eighth year of Dow’s support to the iconic Philippine Eagle. The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), a non-profit organization has...
Biyaya mandala exhibit at Seda Abreeza - Oruha

Biyaya mandala exhibit at Seda Abreeza

Biyaya, a fundraising exhibit for the benefit of the Steiner/Waldorf school, Tuburan Institute, Inc. will be held at the lobby of SEDA hotel from...
The calm before the party. This night shot of Surf Shack’s al fresco dining area is definitely so inviting.

The Millennial Mermaid: The Surf Shack

Imagine sipping your favorite cocktail drink, feeling the cool white sand between your toes, hearing the sound of crashing waves and realizing that this...

TRAVEL

The southernmost jewel of the Philippines: Tawi-Tawi

From the charming islands and islets dotting the seas of Tawi-Tawi to the breathtaking peak of the province’s tallest mountain, from the flavorful traditional...

A weekend warrior’s Happy Place

I’ve waited a long time to write about people who are living my dream or a part of my dream. The dream for me...

SPORTS

ESCANDOR CUP. Ateneo de Davao University’s Axel Doromal and Matt Martinez apply pressure defense against a Jose Maria College player during the opener of the 4th Emilio Escandor Cup basketball tournament at the Davao City Recreation Center on Sunday. Right photo shows Ateneo’s Dariel Manliguez score on a drive. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Escandor Cup

ESCANDOR CUP. Ateneo de Davao University’s Axel Doromal and Matt Martinez apply pressure defense against a Jose Maria College player during the opener of the 4th Emilio Escandor Cup basketball tournament at the Davao City Recreation Center on Sunday. Right photo shows Ateneo’s Dariel Manliguez score on a drive. LEAN DAVAL JR.

CULTURE & ARTS

CULTURE AND ARTS: This sport called cockfighting

We call them “mga sunoy,” those cocks that are used for fighting. Oftentimes, you see them in the countryside. If you’re lucky, you get to see those cocks fight against each other...

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EDITORIAL CARTOON

THE VANTAGE POINT

BIGGER PICTURE

PROPERTY

HEALTH

HEALTH: If bites could kill

“Please, our son needs help!” pleaded Rina as she carried her son Noel to the hospital. The nurses, who were having lunch that hot Friday afternoon, immediately quit eating and tried to calm the...

WEATHER UPDATE

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