A CHILD’S PRAYER

A CHILD’S PRAYER. A young boy offers a prayer to a statue of Jesus Christ on Holy Wednesday at San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City. Lean Daval Jr.

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CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK

CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK. Land Transportation Office (LTO) 11 personnel inspect the roadworthiness of province-bound buses at the Davao City Overland Terminal (DCOTT) yesterday to ensure the safety of the riding

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STRICT SECURITY

STRICT SECURITY. Task Force Davao and Davao City Police Office (DCPO) operatives combine forces to check on the bags and belongings of commuters bound for different provinces for the Lenten break at the entranc

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CANDLES FOR THE FAITHFUL

CANDLES FOR THE FAITHFUL. A visually impaired vendor selling colorful candles waits for Catholic devotees outside San Pedro Cathedral on Holy Wednesday. Lean Daval Jr.

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SIGNED

SIGNED. Bai Halila Sudagar looks on while Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte signs her Oath of Office as City Councilor from the Indigenous People Mandatory Representative (IPMR) at People’s Park on Monday a

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MANGLED

MANGLED. A sedan is mangled after being rammed from behind by a truck and hitting a post in Lanang, Davao City yesterday. Two other vehicles were also involved in the road mishap reportedly caused by the hauler

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VEHICLE CHECK

VEHICLE CHECK. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte, together with executive assistant Christopher “Bong” Go, examines one of the 98 vehicles that the city government initially acquired for the disaster and

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BAG CHECK

BAG CHECK. A handler and his highly trained bomb-sniffing dog inspect bags and other belongings of province-bound passengers at the entrance of the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCOTT) yesterday. Thou

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LOOKING BACK

LOOKING BACK. A graduate looks at his parents while the school’s graduation exercise is being held over the weekend at the Fil-Asian Mission Academy, Inc. along Bacaca Road in Davao City. Lean Daval Jr.

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An extreme experience

Text and Photos by Henrylito Tacio
“This once foggy farm land at the foot of the Mount Kitanglad is now a world class adventure destination not only in Mindanao but all throughout the Philippines.”
 That’s what one scribe wrote of Dahilayan Adventure Park, which is located in Manolo Fortich, B...

Grand Regal Hotel joins Earth Hour 2015

Lights at Grand Regal Hotel Davao were switched off by 8:30 PM as the hotel joined the whole world in a simultaneous activity to spread the global climate change awareness campaign. The building’s outside spotlights and main lobby were totally switched off, while the rest of the areas were dimmed....
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Ambassadors’ projects in Tanauan, Palo go on

AMBASSADOR CLUB International-Davao will finish its humanitarian projects in the typhoon-ravaged towns of Tanauan and Palo, Leyte near Tacloban City.
This was learned from Scott Nimmo, a British veterinary surgeon based in Davao City who is now the president of Ambassador Davao, an international civi...

11 UPMin students in youth leaders gab

At Skydome, SM North EDSA, March 30
ELEVEN students of the University of the Philippines-Mindanao campus in Mintal, Davao City will attend the one-day International Youth Leaders Conference (IYLC) in the Skydome, SM North EDSA, Quezon City on March 30.
The IYLC is supported by the AIESEC ( Association...
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Green Windows joins Davao Fun Sale

Green Windows Dormitel is joining the list of Davao establishments taking part in the Davao Fun Sale 2015 on April 3-17, 2015.
“Yes we are joining. We will be included in their final listing which will be released this week. We are offering all hotel type rooms of Green Windows Dormitel and dorm ty...

Students push for transparency, creates winning mobile app

A mobile app developed by students of Batangas State University is poised to contribute to the government’s efforts to improve public service and disclosure of relevant information.
Dubbed #BAYANIHAN, the mobile app was developed mainly for local government units (LGUs) as a centralized e-governmen...
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Davao Today donates copies of ‘State of Fear’ book to UP

Zei Io Ming Correa-Capistrano (left), Business Manager of Davao Today Inc., donates copies of the book “State of Fear, Reportage on human rights in Mindanao during the Arroyo and Aquino regimes” to the University of the Philippines Mindanao, through its chancellor Dr. Sylvia Concepcion.
According...

Completing the Tourism Circuit: The Case of Surallah

By Jonallier M. Perez
Many local government units, eager to be part of the booming local tourism industry, embark on ambitious projects requiring gargantuan amounts of public funds, only to realize years after that it is taking them extra long time to recover the returns of public investments, if any...
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THINK ON THESE - The gymnasium of the soul

THINK ON THESE - The gymnasium of the soul God promises: “If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from Heaven, and will forgive their sins, and will heal their land” (II Chronicles 7:14).

MY TWO CENTS' - Lent and overcoming the Globalization of indifference

MY TWO CENTS' - Lent and overcoming the Globalization of indifference The glory of Lent is the Easter redemption, the act of overcoming our limitations, chief of which is material suffering and death. The material world is not the end of all existence, and that embracing our own suffering is key to overcoming it and finding our happiness. We cannot overcome, much less...
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DTI to generate 30K jobs in 2015

By Cheneen R. Capon
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 is targeting to generate 30,000 jobs out of its programs this year.
DTI-Davao City director Engr. Edwin Banquerigo said this year’s target increased after they surpassed their 2014 target of 25,000 jobs.
Based on DTI 11’s 2014 yearen...

Installation of new water pipes starts

By Cheneen R. Capon
THE Davao City Water District (DCWD) started replacing old main water pipes, mostly located in downtown Davao, in anticipation of the huge volume of water supply from the Tamugan Surface Water Development Project by 2020.
“We’ve already started the replacement of the pipe along...
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How families can take advantage of condo living at Northpoint

The convenient, hassle-free living in any of Northpoint’s condominiums brings many advantages to both to parents and children regardless of age. Whether the family lives in a two- or three-bedroom unit, they get to enjoy all the opportunities given to them as homeowners of Northpoint.
Easier superv...

Camella Tagum puts its owner-investors ahead of the game

Homeowners of Camella Tagum, Camella’s landmark development in Tagum City, will be pleased to find their home’s lot value has significantly increased between 30% to 50% the past three years.
The property values’ upward trajectory can give those who will pay spot cash when purchasing a Camella T...
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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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