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Friday, January 20, 2017

THE BIG NEWS

Troops from different units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines march as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the inspection of troops during the 81st anniversary celebration of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on December 21, 2016. ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

Army bares content of Oplan Kapayapaan

The Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) on Wednesday disclosed that the military's new security program, Oplan Kapayapaan, would be focusing on supporting the government development efforts to address internal security threats. Military spokesperson Capt. Rhyan Batchar...
A military truck ferries commuters and workers in Cagayan de Oro City on January, 17, 2017. Several people were stranded overnight because the highways and roads were made impassable by flash floods that hit the city on Monday, January 16. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

Military units helping in cleanup drive in flood-battered Northern Mindanao

Military units are helping the ongoing cleaning operations in Northern Mindanao which was hardly hit by rains and flooding last Monday. This was stressed by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto...

THE ECONOMY

PAY HIKE ASSURED. Secretary Silvestre Bello III of the Department of Labor and Employment gives updates on the programs and efforts of the agency for the working class sector of the country including the planned P38 to P48 basic wage increase in the Davao Region. Bello was among the guests of yesterday’s AFP-PNP Press Corps at The Royal Mandaya Hotel. LEAN DAVAL JR.

OFWs to have their own bank : Sec. Bello

  A bank specially designed for the financial needs of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will  be established by the Duterte government. This was bared by...

AGRI TRENDS

Raising small ruminants for food and profit

Ruminants -- the world ruminant comes from the Latin “ruminare,” which means “to chew over again” -- are mammals that are able to acquire...

COMPETITIVE EDGE

STEAG State Power releases endangered turtle back to sea

A healthy hawksbill sea turtle was released back to the sea by workers of power producer STEAG State Power Inc. The 17 kilogram...

COMMUNITY SENSE

SUBURBIA

LIFESTYLE

Winner Orson Sargado together with his wife and three teenage kids beam with joy after the Shopping Spree.

#SMShoppingSpree winners welcome new year with a smile

A total of 57 lucky winners of the #SMShoppingSpree promotion welcome New Year with a big smile! On January 11, 2017, a big surprise came...

URBANISSIMO: SKY changes Dabawenyo entertainment

Davao becomes the latest region in the country to experience the superior brand of entertainment from SKY as the leading cable and broadband provider...

ROYAL CHEF: Food and travels of Parts Unknown

Most often, the answer lies within. And that 95% of the time, we just need some wide, open spaces to reconnect with our selves....

URBANISSIMO: Pag-asa turns 25

It was a bright sunny January 14 morning when I arrived at the Philippine Eagle Center in Malagos, Baguio District to join the 25th...

TRAVEL

The southernmost jewel of the Philippines: Tawi-Tawi

From the charming islands and islets dotting the seas of Tawi-Tawi to the breathtaking peak of the province’s tallest mountain, from the flavorful traditional...

A weekend warrior’s Happy Place

I’ve waited a long time to write about people who are living my dream or a part of my dream. The dream for me...

SPORTS

Edge Davao

Mati City to host region’s SCUAA meet Jan. 25-28

The State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association meet will proceed as scheduled on January 25-28 in Mati City with an estimated 1,000 athletes participating. The...

CULTURE & ARTS

CULTURE AND ARTS: Love among the ruins

“Then at the end of the road, like a sudden apparition, something out of a half-forgotten dream looms The Ruins. It takes your breath away. And it takes a long time to recover.” –...

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EDITORIAL CARTOON

THE VANTAGE POINT

BIGGER PICTURE

PROPERTY

HEALTH

HEALTH: Every woman’s worst nightmare

“Despite the high incidence rate, the number of breast cancer survivors is also steadily increasing worldwide because of better disease awareness and the practice of regular screening that helps detect the disease at an...

WEATHER UPDATE

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TODAY'S PAPER

Edge Davao | 20-21 January 2017