COASTAL CLEANUP. Task Force Davao personnel participate in a cleanup drive at Sta. Ana wharf in Davao City yesterday which aims to beautify and maintain the cleanliness at one of the city’s main gateways. The

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BOTTLENECK. Container van trailers form a queue in front of the public market in Kilometer 11 Sasa, Davao City, a traffic choke point due to the presence of large container yards and several factories. Lean Dav

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RUN FOR HOPE. Tebow Cure Hospital executive director Leron Lehman (rightmost), sustainability and development officer Vince Bitana (leftmost), Consul General Abdullah Zawawi Tahir (second from right) of Malaysi

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YOUNG ACTIVISTS. Members of Kabataan Party-list stage a demonstration in front of the University of Southern Philippines yesterday as part of the group’s mobile campaign to call for clean elections. Lean Dava

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PUBLIC INTEREST. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte says his approval or veto of the amendment to the city’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) will depend on whether or not it will serve public interest. Du

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TAX TIME. A foreigner joins a flock of people getting either an occupational or community tax certificate at the ground floor of the Sangguniang Panlungsod yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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MOTHER AND CHILD. A Lumad woman carries her child while participating in the Congressional hearing conducted by the House Committee on Indigenous People (IP) in Talaingod, Davao del Norte last Friday. The heari

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HONEST TO GOODNESS. A taxi driver receives a citation from Davao City Police Office (DCPO) director Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr. and City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) chief Lisette Marques during

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SPRUCING UP. Workers repainting a portion of the Peace Archway along Sta. Ana Avenue in Davao City as part of the preparation for the forthcoming Chinese New Year celebration. Lean Daval Jr.

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Aeon Towers hosts Chinese New Year Open House

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Dapecol turns 84

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Northpoint as pine estate

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