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Davao City
Friday, December 15, 2017

THE BIG NEWS

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY. A Muslim resident has his photograph taken with Task Force Davao’s light armor vehicle parked in front of the City Hall of Davao on Saturday. The Muslim community in Davao City, which celebrated the start of Ramadan Saturday morning, has no opposition on the martial law declared by President Duterte. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Martial Law extended in Mindanao

The Philippine Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to extend martial law in Mindanao for the entire 2018. The Senate and House of Representatives, convening in a joint session, granted President Rodrigo Duterte’s request for the...
Edge Davao

Reds puts off release of captive policemen

Communist rebels called off the scheduled release of the two police officers they abducted in Placer town in Surigao del Norte early last month, citing the military’s refusal to suspend operations to facilitate the...

THE ECONOMY

NOT ENOUGH. A worker carries a basket of coconut which will be hauled to a vehicle at a coconut plantation in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. Producers of coconut byproducts like coco water are now feeling the effects of the low supply of coconut fruits as it could not cope up with the growing demand from their foreign customers. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Davao mulls importing coconuts from Indonesia

Coconut-based processors in the Davao Region need to tap other sources of raw materials, including Indonesia, to meet the tight demand caused by the...

PROPERTY

Matina Enclaves November update out

Construction of the condominium sector of the sprawling Matina Enclaves is moving right on track. This was the assessment of project head Gerald Kent Garces...

AGRI TRENDS

Secretary Emmanuel Piñol addresses as well as listens to various concerns confronting the country’s mango industry during the Mindanao Mango Stakeholders’ Forum held in Davao City. (Photo by Che D. Palicte DA-11)

Big prospects for Philippine mangoes

Mango, known in the science world as “Mangifera indica,” is the country’s national fruit.  “The delicate balance between sweetness and acidic taste is one...

COMPETITIVE EDGE

Bridging the infrastructure gap in Asia and beyond

Bridging the infrastructure gap in Asia and beyond. Delegates at the 7th Executive Board Meeting of China-ASEAN Inter-Bank Association (CAIBA) recently met to share...

Solidifying partnerships

COMMUNITY SENSE

SUBURBIA

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSMO: A Filipino Christmas feast

For Filipinos, Christmas is a time of plenty when parties, drinking, and of course good food. And while there are many restaurants to choose...

THE ROYAL CHEF: Pin it! Edible Christmas gift ideas

It all boils down to the single most decent thing we can give one another come the holidays. Many fail to realise but a...

Jessa and Dingdong return with joint album

Star Music brings in double the musical excitement as OPM hitmakers Jessa Zaragoza and Dingdong Avanzado are coming out with their joint album, the...

NCCC celebrates 39th anniversary

NCCC Mall has always been a foremost favourite amongst shoppers in the city. From kids to just about everyone, a trip to the city’s...

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT

The son returns home

In the now classic story, which have been made into several films, a father has two sons. The younger son asks for his inheritance. ...

The Filipino and Dabawenyo as immigrant and world citizen

The history of Filipino immigrants abroad highlights the continuing journey of Pinoys who, since time immemorial, have depicted themselves as ‘citizens of the world’,...

SPORTS

BLASTING OUT. Apo Golf and Country Club president Atty. Manny Nitorreda digs deep for a bunker shot during the year-ending AGCC Monthly Medal on Sunday. BOY LIM

Tabac, Velez, rule BJMP Duathlon

Elias Tabac and Mildred Velez dominated the field to win the top individual honors in the BJMP Off Season Duathlon on Sunday at the...

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EDITORIAL CARTOON

THE VANTAGE POINT

BIGGER PICTURE

GAME CHANGERS

BUSINESS SENSE

HEALTH

HEALTH: The dengue vaccine imbroglio

“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

Davao City
light rain
27 ° C
27 °
27 °
83%
5.1kmh
90%
Fri
27 °
Sat
29 °
Sun
30 °
Mon
27 °
Tue
27 °

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