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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By Kenneth Irving Ong
It was a night of celebration and renewed friendships last October 23 as the City of Davao, hosted a fellowship dinner for the participants of the BIMP-EAGA and IMT-GT Business Conference 2014 at the Garden Pavilion of the Waterfront Insular Hotel.
 Present for the event was Da...

PAGKAHIUSA: Time to give back

By Athena Jillian Bravo
After a succesful staging of their main projects for the year, the senior Mass Communication students of Ateneo de Davao University took time off to give joy to their chosen beneficiaries.
All the hardwork paid off after Elation: A Shindig for a Cause, Spikers Island 2014: Dig ...

Sun Life Foundation expands scholarship program to Butuan

More deserving students can look forward to a brighter future as Sun Life Financial-Philippines Foundation, Inc. expands its scholarship program for BS Accountancy and BS Information Technology to the students of Fr. Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) in Butuan.
FSUU students Geromar Paulito (BS Infor...

Generika Buhangin’s FUN day!

IT WAS a fun day for children in Buhangin, Davao City last Sunday morning, November 9, 2014, during Generika Drugstore’s Libreng Konsulta specially designed for children.
More than 150 children and 70 adults had their free medical checkups and received free vitamins such as TLC vita from Remed Phar...

Maximize yield with Damosa Land’s Home Leasing Program

With the recent addition of new house models at DamosaFairlane, Damosa Land, Inc. once again proves how it continuously provides its clients with products that fit their specific needs. Applying the same principle, Damosa Land now also offers a smooth and hassle-free home leasing program to its buye...

DSWD trains KALAHI-CIDSS volunteers on finance

The KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently conducted a Financial Management System Training for the new Barangay Sub-Project Management Committee (BSPMC) treasurers and bookkeepers from the 16 targeted barangays here.
Initiated by the KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP...

Davao Norte provides education for co-ops

To strengthen the position of home-grown cooperatives, the provincial government has continued to provide assistance for continued education, Cooperative Division Chief Humber Cabunoc of the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAGRO) said.
Guesting at the Kapihan sa Kapitolyo, Cabunoc (also the assistant ...

EDITORIAL - Forgotten hero, unnoticed champion

Few Filipinos remember the great boxer and legendary world champion Gabriel “Flash” Elorde. Perhaps that’s a little understandable. Elorde ruled the world of boxing in the 1960s long before there was pay-per-view television making a hype of championship boxing.
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THINK ON THESE! - Passion for science writing

By Henrylito D. Tacio
I became a science journalist by choice -- because I had no other choice then. As I was working for a non-governmental organization, I could not go out from my desk to cover events.
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Majority owner refuses help for troubled SRBC

Manila-based businessmen had offered help to save the Surigaonon Rural Banking Corporation (SRBC) from possible bankruptcy after it was hit by a withdrawal frenzy since last month, bank majority owner Alfredo Bonpin said.
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‘Treasures of Region 12’ product brand launched

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Region 12 has launched a new branding strategy to enhance efforts to promote various products from the region.
Ibrahim Guiamadel, DTI Region 12 director, said Friday they have adopted the “Treasures of Region 12” as the collective brand for existing a...

Earn the hassle-free way by investing in Northpoint condos

If one were to look at Davao’s progress, the development of various condominium projects around the city indicates that the condo market is indeed the most robust in recent years. 
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Camella Tagum turns 3

With three successful years tucked under its belt, Camella Tagum opens a Grand Buyers Day on Saturday, September 27, to welcome more homebuyers and allow them to join in their anniversary festivities.
“As a way to say thank you to the public for our success, we shall give away special promo package...

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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