Former Davao City mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio reads a children’s book entitled “Piyesta sa Hardin ni Lola Benita” before Grade 1 and 2 students of the Holy Cross of Davao College during the National Ch

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Sports Association for the Differently Abled (SPADA) Davao City president James Infiesto performs a magic trick during this week’s edition of Kapehan sa Dabaw at the Annex Event Center of SM City Davao desp

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The stilt village in Isla Verde and other shoreline communities in Davao City are among the areas that are closely monitored and patrolled by the authorities after reports that the coastlines can be used by t

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Japanese Consul General Koichi Ibara (2nd from right), Malaysian Consul General Abdullah Zawawi Tahir (2nd from left), SM City Davao mall manager Lynette Lopez (leftmost) and assistant mall manager Nick Santo

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A participant of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Food Fair from Bangaga, Davao Oriental holds a bunch of dried chili which are processed  into products such as chili sauce and chili powder by

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An elderly woman walks by two sleeping beggars outside a store selling religious items along Bolton Street in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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What’s left of the family house of Bienvenido D. Caraga prominent lawyer and Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) past president along Lopez Jaena Street in Davao City is seen through

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Brokenshire Integrated Health Ministries, Inc. (BIHMI) chief executive officer Pastor Ruben L. dela Cruz (leftmost) witnesses as Dr. Manalo Ongchanco (2nd from left), one of the original incorporators of BIHM

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This teenager tries to impress other guests by jumping off from atop the giant slide into the waters of a swimming pool resort in Maramag, Bukidnon. Lean Daval Jr.

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Sarah Claudio and her love of prints

Sarah Claudio and her love of prints  FTLP is located at the 3rd Level of Abreeza Mall, Bajada, Davao City. For inquiries, call 082 321 4086. You may also visit The Print Room, Unit 2 Lenel Bldg., Robinsons Highlands, Buhangin, Davao City.

SM Davao celebrates National Children’s Book Reading Day

SM City Davao gathered a hundred students for the National Children’s Book Reading Day last July 15 at the Annex Event Center.
 Since 1967, International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated every April 2 in time for the birthday of the world-famous Danish author of well-loved fairy tales a...

‘Glenda’ survivors offered SSS loans, advance pension payments

The Social Secuirity System (SSS) has offered a calamity relief package for members, which allows them to renew their salary loans, avail of house repair loans with easier terms, and advance their pension payments, following the onslaught of Typhoon Glenda on Wednesday, July 16.
SSS Vice President Ma...

ELATION: A shindig for a cause

By: Athena Jillian Bravo
Helping has never been this fun as the Paragon Productions brings you party freaks the coolest part ever this July 25, 2014 at Starr Dinepartyshine Night Club.
First, why is it called Elation? Elation is defined as a feeling or state of great happiness and exhilaration. This o...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Sweetness overload at WOFEX

By: Athena Jillian Bravo
Despite the health risks of eating sweets, people satisfy a natural craving for sweets practically with total abandon.
People always look for something sweet which can dilute the aftertaste of your main course food. It’s almost second nature. People stock on some candies, pa...

Savings from competitive bidding paved more tourist roads in Region 12

Promoting right project at the right cost with right quality, and right-on-time implementation with the right people is always the policy of the Department of Public Works and Highways. Series of reforms were enforced to promote good governance and anti-corruption efforts in line with the “Tuwid n...

GenSan sets public consultations on proposed hike in trike fares

The city council has set a series of public consultations over a proposed Php2 to Php3 increase in the minimum fare of tricycles operating within the city.
City Councilor Arturo Cloma, chair of the council’s committee on transportation, said his committee will meet with various sectors in the city ...

Region 12 gears up for massive expansion of coffee plantations

In a bid to cope with the growing demand for coffee in the domestic and foreign markets, coffee industry stakeholders in Region 12 are targeting to double the area’s production and plantation areas for the high-value crop within the next decade.
Danilo Centillas, high-value crops coordinator of the...

EDITORIAL - Another debate

ASIDE from the fracas created by the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) which was declared partially unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the Philippines, the nation is seeing the beginning of another debate, this time on whether President Aquino should use his emergency powers to avert an ...

It’s politics as usual

It’s politics as usual The debate right now is not about the results of poll surveys or religious support; it is about character, moral values and public virtues. The real and most important question is: Who are honest and trustworthy among the presidential, vice presidential and senatorial hopefuls, and local candidates?...

SSS collections in Mindanao jump 13%

The Social Security System (SSS) has collected P3.2 billion in members’ contributions in Mindanao from January to April this year, up by 13 percent from P 2.9 billion over the same period in 2013, with nearly 80 percent of overall collections coming from the employed sector.
Atty. Rodrigo Filoteo, ...

Bello: Lower retirement of teachers at 60

Rep. Silvestre H. Bello III (Party List 1-BAP) has filed a measure lowering the compulsory retirement age of public school teachers to 60 years.
Under House Bill 4501 authored by the Dabawenyo solon, the retirees shall be entitled to the benefits provided that the retiree has already rendered 15 year...

Jenson Land to inaugurate Villa Señorita on Aug. 9

The Jenson Land and Realty Development Corporation (JLRDC) will be holding its grand launching and open house for their new township project Villa Señorita on August 9.
This 10-hectare project is estimated to be a P100million investment in the hopes of putting up houses at the projec...

Redefining city life

It used to be that when people need to take a breather from the city life, they troop somewhere far outside to escape its hustle and bustle.
What if one’s idea of green yet progressive community is brought right at your doorstep? Sure, it’s going to be a life with less stress, which all redounds ...

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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