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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The real estate realm is an untouchable field – or so we think. Meet one of the country’s feisty female who proves that nothing can stop you. . . even if it means saying yes to everything.
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AdDU campus crush wins Jansport Big Bag Selfie contest

JanSport Philippines proudly announces that campus icon, Mike Espino as the winner of Jansport’s Big Bag Selfie. This was held at Ateneo de Davao’s 66th Fiesta celebration at the University’s campus last August 13 to 15. Mike “bagged” a brand new Jansport backpack as his prize.
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‘A Tribute to Teachers’ in Davao City on Sept 27

This year’s “A Tribute to Teachers” will be held at the SMX Convention Center’s Halls 1-3 in Davao City on September 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
In a statement. Bato Balani Foundation, Inc. and Diwa Learning Systems Inc. said the annual gathering of teachers is part of the country’s ...

TV5, Radyo5 Davao go full force in promoting health and wellness

TV5 continues to lead the way in delivering active and relevant public service through its various CSR efforts and programs that ultimately aim to promote health and wellness among Filipinos. 
Most recently, TV5 and Radyo5 in Davao joined forces anew to launch a whole slew of month-long activities...

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By Athena Jillian Bravo
A new age of artistry begins for Ateneo de Davao University as Ateneans with multidimensional talents race their way to fame in the Finals Night of Foto Modelo Ateneo Season 4 this September 20, 2014 at the Martinez Sports Complex of the ADDU High S...

DOST opens junior level science scholarships

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is calling on all qualified Junior Level College students to apply for its Junior Level Science Scholarships under the RA 10612 also known as “Fast-tracked Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 2013” scholarship program offerings.
RA 10612 aims ...

LGU fetes outstanding Gulayan sa Paaralan

Six school-based vegetable gardens in the urban and rural categories were recognized by the city government of Tagum as it rolled out its first Gulayan sa Paaralan Excellence Awards last September 15 at Big 8 Corporate Hotel.
This marked the first time for the local government under the leadership to...

Gov. Uy receives 2014 Regional Kabalikat Award from TESDA

Governor Arturo T. Uy received the 2014 Regional Kabalikat Award from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in recognition of the sustainable, transparent, and fast implementation of the programs and projects of the provincial government, particularly on human resources de...

EDITORIAL - A good advocacy

SENATOR Ralph Recto is quite right in his proposal for government to spend good money in improving the state of our public toilets in the Philippines. Toilets in our country, also called comfort rooms, provide everything but comfort; they are a source of shame for those who worry about our image bef...

HASHTAGS BREW - The crime wave and the intel fund

By Cha Monforte
There’s a wave of crime badly troubling our municipalities these days. Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte in his TV program could have named those towns in the region experiencing sharp increase of criminalities, but he begged off in deference to the mayors concerned. From mainstream new...

Phl, France ink bilateral agreements

The Philippines and France further strengthened bilateral relations with the signing of several agreements on transportation and communications, culture, and education.
In a statement delivered after his meeting with French President François Hollande, President Benigno Aquino said these agreements ...

DOLE 11 convenes 1st tourism industry tripartite council

The Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region formally convened the Hotel and Tourism Industry Council in Region 11 in response to the mandate of the government to help achieve its commitment of strengthening the different priority industries by tripartite advisement and providing a forum f...

Damosa Fairlane hosts Abba’s Orchard Kids Run

It has been the tradition of the Abba’s Orchard school to celebrate a Family Fun Day once every three years. Last August 30, 2014, they gathered at the grounds of Damosa Fairlane for their first ever Family Fun Run.
As early as 5 o’clock in the morning, around 200 kids and parents stretched their...

Hijo Resources Company to join SMGC Forum

Hijo Resources Company will take part in the upcoming Southern Mindanao Growth Corridor (SMGC) Investment Forum hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc.-Davao (AMCHAM-Davao), European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc. (ECCP), and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce...

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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