INSPECTION. Bureau of Fire district investigator Fire Officer 1 Rogel John Alocelja examines the fire alarm in one of the buildings of a dormitory owned by the Villa Abrille family along Juan Luna Street in Dav

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LAUGH OUT LOUD. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte and officials from the Department of Education (DepEd) Davao City division have a good laugh over the mayor’s statements during their meeting at the Grand M

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SKIMMING. Nur Kauzar glides across the water’s surface using a handmade skimboard as he and his peers practice their skills at the sea front of Sta. Ana wharf in Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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GONE ORGANIC. An exhibitor fixes his display of organic products before the start of last Sunday’s Lanang Weekend Market at SM Lanang Premier. Lean Daval Jr.

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WAITING FOR THE COUNTDOWN. Runners eagerly wait for the countdown to the shower of colors highlighting the color festival of Color Manila Run Davao leg last Sunday at the Davao Crocodile Park. Over 1,000 runner

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ENROLLMENT TIME. A father fills up the enrollment form of his daughter during the first day of the Department of Education (DepEd) Oplan Balik Eskwela 2015 at Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Central Elementary Sch

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SCHOOL’S COMING. A sales attendant of one of the oldest bookstores in Davao City displays school supplies in preparation for the upcoming opening of classes. Lean Daval Jr.

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BIRD LOVER. A foreigner feeds a flock of pigeons with grains at Rizal Park. A bird lover, he comes to the park every morning to do this. Lean Daval Jr.

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MASSACRE. The body of one of the four massacre victims is being brought out from their house in Residencia del Rio Phase 4, Barangay Catalunan Pequeno, Davao City yesterday. Lean Daval Jr.

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By Kenneth Irving Ong
Seda Abreeza is giving Dabawenyos something new to taste at the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Misto, as it holds its first Japanese Food Festival featuring Seda Nuvali’s Executive Sous Chef Danny Gallardo.
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Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos, Vice President of Oceana Philippines, signed a partnership agreement with Atty. Jesus Dureza, Chairman of the Philippine Press Institute, for a series of media workshops on fisheries reporting across the country.
The agreement was signed last May 15, 2015, during the annua...

200 Tibungco students get school supplies from DCWD

Partners Davao City Water District and the Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart assisted 200 children and teenagers in Barangay Tibungco gear up for school this coming June.
Headed by OIC assistant general manager for administration Mildred G. Aviles, DCWD gave back-to-school essentials to the recip...

Seda features Japanese food and buffet

Seda Abreeza offers a new taste as Seda Nuvali’s Executive Sous Chef Danny Gallardo shares his Japanese cuisine expertise to Davaoenos. Chef Danny comes over to Seda Abreeza on May 25 to 30, 2015 for the Japanese Food Festival. This event is part of the urban lifestyle hotel chain’s Seda Chef Ex...

Southeast Asia’s iprice group receives US$550K seed fund

The Malaysia-based iprice group has received US$550,000 in funding from Asia Venture Group (AVG) to create the largest online shopping community in South East Asia.
As the young Internet population in the region is growing by more than 50% within the next three years – according to a report by UBS ...

Boy Scouts increase funds of local council

The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) agreed to double the local council share from the members’ annual fee.
The decision was made during the BSP’s 59th Annual Council Meeting on May 20 to 22 at Big8 Corporate Hotel in this city.
BSP Secretary General Wendel Avisado said out of the P50 annual fe...

Operation Blessing gives free wheelchairs

Around 140 patients suffering from different diseases that have made them unable to walk recently received custom-fit wheelchairs from Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc.
The foundation said the newly turned over wheelchairs intend to help not just the patients but their caregivers as wel...

THE WORM'S EYEVIEW - Our fascination with titles and dynasties

By Manny Valdehuesa
I guess it’s human to be fascinated by titles—especially “royal” titles like “datu,” “sultan,” or other honorific including the academic variety like “Doctor,” “Attorney,” or “Engineer.”
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Faster import clearance processing pushed

By Cheneen R. Capon
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DA, OPAPP turn over P3-M projects to DavOr towns

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP)  together with the provincial government turned over on Tuesday P3.250 million worth of Payapa at MasaganangPamayanan (PAMANA) or Peaceful and Resilient Communities projects to two cooper...

SotoGrande pioneers condotel investment in Davao

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Leisure living at Verdon Parc

THE pioneer developer of condominiums in Davao City takes pride anew with yet another housing project that offers affordable and luxury living for its clients.
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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 ...

Gerry Sy of Shui Hilot naturopathy: Reviving the authentic ‘Hilot’

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