FALLEN FRIEND. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte pays his respects to fallen New People’s Army leader Leoncio Pitao aka Kumander Parago on Monday night at the Cosmopolitan Funeral Parlor. Parago was killed

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HUDDLE. Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte meets with station commander and officials of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO), instructing them to fast-track the investigation of the proliferation of synthetic rice in the

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HELP. Heidy Lizza V. Timbancaya, aunt of Gringo Villaruz, the member of Philippine Coast Guard who was abducted by the Abu Sayaff last May 4, shows a picture of her nephew and news clippings to reporters. Tiban

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PARISH FIESTA. Catholic devotees troop to San Pedro Cathedral to celebrate the parish’s 167th Fiesta yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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TRAFFIC WORK. An enforcer mans traffic along Magallanes Street after it got congested due to the large number of people who flocked to San Pedro Cathedral Parish to celebrate its 167th Fiesta yesterday. Lean Da

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PEDIATRIC AMBULANCE. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte carries a simulation doll inside the new pediatric ambulance which was purchased by the city government of Davao for Central 911 and were turned over yes

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COOK-OFF. A culinary student participates in the seafood category of a cooking competition during the second day of the 12th Mindanao Culinary Festival at SM Lanang Premier on Friday. Lean Daval Jr.

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SHOWROOM. Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation (TLDC) president Tomas P. Lorenzo (right), Blue Development Corporation project head Andrew David Sparrow (left), and Philippine Hoteliers, Inc. vice cha

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NEW PROMOS. SM Bowling Center Lanang assistant manager Pernella Castaños outlines the new promos of the bowling center and their upcoming tournaments for this year. Armando B. Fenequito Jr.

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Grand Regal Hotel, Pagcor holds joint bloodletting event

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Davao-based ladies win Hero Faceoff 2015

Anime’ fans and enthusiasts had a blast during the annual Hero Face Off that took place at the Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia earlier this month. It was the biggest cosplay battle to date, celebrating the distinct Pinoy creativity as embodied in the year’s sixth edition of the ultimate cosplay batt...

DavNor readies for 48th year

The provincial government of Davao del Norte is gearing up for the Kadagayaan Festival in celebration of the province’s 48th year anniversary on June 24 to July 1.
Speaking during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo at the Provincial Information Office Mini Studio, Provincial Tourism Officer Noel Daqui...

Tagum Coop serves lugaw to 1,000 Caravan people

Almost 1,000 individuals, mostly indigenous peoples (IPs),had their fill of hot congee (lugawi) served by Tagum Cooperative during the 16th leg of the ARENA Serbisyo Caravan which made a stopover on June 19, 2015 in Sitio JBL, Barangay Sto. Niño in Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
The Tagum Cooperative f...

Davao Light inaugurates Tugbok substation

The mushrooming of subdivisions and shopping malls in the western part of Davao Light and Power Co.’s franchise proves how economy is booming in the different parts of Davao City as well as its neighboring cities. One indication of the growing economy is the increasing demand for electricity parti...

High-rise condos like Aeon Towers safe: MGB

THE Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 11 has given assurance that Davao City is safe for construction of mid to high-rise infrastructures like condominiums, including the 33-level skyscraper project of FTC Group of Companies known as the Aeon Towers.
In a recent forum here in Davao City, MGB 11 regi...

PAGIBIG offers loyalty card

Officials of the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or PAGIBIG Fund urged members to apply for loyalty card to avail themselves of privileges and discounts from partner-merchants.
Speaking during last Monday’s Kapihan sa Kapitolyo at the Provincial Information Office, PAGIBIG Fund Tagum Branch Hea...

Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe benefits from P13-million infra projects

The Bagobo-Tagabawa community is part of the localities in the hinterlands of Sta. Cruz town and Davao City enjoying the benefits of basic infrastructure projects provided by Hedcor, Inc.
More than P13 million worth of infrastructure projects composed of a training center, water systems, tribal halls...

THINK ON THESE - At your service

THINK ON THESE - At your service Nathan C. Scheaffer asks: “At the close of life, the question will be not how much have you got but how much have you given? Not how much have you won but how much have you done? Not how much have you saved but how much have you sacrificed? It will be how much have you loved and served, not how mu...

MY TWO CENTS - Things I learned over the weekend (LGBT and Uy)

MY TWO CENTS - Things I learned over the weekend (LGBT and Uy) Democracy is not a popularity game where unsuccessful views are pillaged and thrown out the window, but a system where respect of different views and perspectives, especially those not considered. This is because while the views of others may not matter in today’s discussion, they may carry weight...

Architecture exhibit draws 120 participants

By Cheneen R. Capon
Around 120 Davao City and Manila-based suppliers of different innovative construction materials varying from steel for infrastructure foundation to metal sheets for roofing will participate in the 13th Arki Quest at SM City Davao Annex on Friday.
“Our exhibitors will be showcasin...

Replace coco trees: Philexport

By Cheneen R. Capon
The Philippine Exporters Confederation (Philexport) in Davao City is urging the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) to replace half-century old coconut trees throughout Mindanao, saying not doing so would threaten the coconut export industry.

Northpoint’s Caribbean pines – beauty and function

As more condominium developments start to rise in Davao City, it pays to distinguish which one is really a cut above the rest. While most will share some common qualities like good amenities and location, only one can lay claim to being a veritable pine estate.
Northpoint, the landmark condominium de...

Esdevco embarks on sales blitz

Escandor Development Corporation (Esdevco) is putting its sales team on the road as it moves aggressively in promoting its signature project Matina Enclaves.
A series of activities have been lined up by Esdevco from June to August for its clients and would-be clients. On June 17, Esdevco will stage i...

A Dabawenyo at IBM Philippines’ helm

Luisito D. Pineda is a scientist, inventor, and banker who heads the Philippine office of one of the largest multinational companies in the world. The President and Country General Manager of IBM Philippines  also happens to be a Dabawenyo, born and raised here until his family migr...

Davao boxer on the rise

John Vincent Moralde eyes to sign up with American promoter
FROM Down Under to America.
This is the path John Vincent Moralde is taking after winning the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia featherweight crown just a couple of weeks back.
The 20-year-old Moralde said his manager ...

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