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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Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Director General Jose Mari Oquinena says during Club 888 media forum at the Marco Polo Davao yesterday that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill’s purpose is not only for

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Workers on their way home cover themselves with cardboard boxes against the sudden downpour brought by the low pressure area affecting Davao City and neighbor provinces in Mindanao yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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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...

Mining company continues to pour in millions for CSR projects in Pantukan

The St. Augustine Gold and Copper Ltd. (SAGCL) is keeping on with its social corporate responsibilty (CSR) projects in the mining town of Pantukan in Compostela Valley as their hopes remain high that its $2 billion project would meet its timetable to start commercial operations by 2017.
The Environme...

Bosch’s rebuilding program in Yolanda-hit cities expected to be complete in 2014

Bosch yesterday announced its ongoing efforts with Habitat for Humanity to help rebuild community facilities in Visayan cities that were affected by Typhoon Yolanda. Dubbed Tindog Pilipinas, the reconstruction project is part of Bosch’s commitment to education and community development, and will f...

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...

More ‘bayanihan sa edukasyon’ in ComVal

Empowered with the spirit of bayanihan and volunteerism, the provincial government of Compostela Valley Province gives a continuing support to education endeavors. 
 Through its banner program “Kalinga Sa Kabataan” initiated by Governor Arturo T. Uy, the bayanihan of building classrooms dub...

OFWs from UAE quarantined in GenSan, Sarangani for MERS

Two residents from this city and one from Sarangani province who were on the Etihad Airlines flight carrying a passenger who initially tested positive of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) have been placed on quarantine for possible infection.
Dr. Edgardo Sandig, city health...

EDITORIAL - Cultural bonanza

YESTERDAY, and today, Dabawenyos are treated to something different: a two-day cultural event organized by the Consular Office in Davao of the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines and several collaborating groups spearheaded by the Japan Philippine Volunteers Association. It is called “Japan Big Da...

Growing sense of futility

Growing sense of futility AN ESCAPE VALVE FOR SOCIETAL DISCONTENT – The tribal chieftains in Davao del Norte just recently raised the curtain on lies about the alleged dislocation of indigenous poor farming families in the hinterland areas of the impoverished town of Talaingod as a result of purported military operations.

Nurses, call center agents hot jobs on Labor Day Job Fair

Nurses, household service workers and call center agents top the list of the most number of job vacancies in the coming 2014 Labor Day Job Fair.
 The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Davao region bared yesterday that a total of 18,683 job vacancies were solicited from the 99 local comp...

Global analytics industry needs 4.4-M employees

The global analytics industry will need 4.4 million employees next year in order to handle the fast-growing data generation around the world.
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Northtown: Family Fun Weekend

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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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