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Davao City
Saturday, February 25, 2017

THE BIG NEWS

Pangarap turns 18

In time for Philippine Eagle Foundation’s 30th anniversary, Pangarap, a female Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), adopted by Aboitiz Power Corporation celebrated its 18th hatchday at the Philippine Eagle Center, Malagos, Davao City on Thursday. Eagle...
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DepEd XI to assess school buildings safe for children

In-house teams of the Department of Education in Region XI will conduct rapid assessment of school buildings to ensure the safety of children after a 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit Davao City on Thursday morning,...

THE ECONOMY

BUSINESS AS USUAL. One of the oldest nickel mining companies in Surigao – Taganito Mining Corporation – operates in the mountains of Claver, Surigao del Norte, as can be seen in in the background in this photograph taken Monday (20 February 2017). The subsidiary of Nickel Asia Corporation has been in business for decades, causing the water bodies nearby to turn rusty-red with laterites. It is not among the 14 erring mining firms in the Caraga Region ordered closed by Environment Secretary Gina Lopez as it is reportedly among those who passed the audit. (MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto)

5 teams to conduct review of DENR orders

The multi-stakeholder Technical Working Group (TWG) of the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) is forming five technical groups that will conduct an “objective,...

AGRI TRENDS

Biotechnology: Possible solution to food crisis

“If the naysayers do manage to stop agricultural biotechnology, they might actually precipitate the famines and the crisis of global biodiversity they have been...

COMPETITIVE EDGE

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ePLDT, Dell EMC strengthen partnership to optimize enterprise services

ePLDT, Inc., an industry-leading enabler of digital business solutions to enterprises in the Philippines, recently penned a strategic partnership with Dell EMC to align...

COMMUNITY SENSE

SUBURBIA

LIFESTYLE

Daikagura Lucky Mai shows a volunteer how to juggle a ball on an umbrella

URBANISSIMO: Cultural understanding with a barrel of laughs

From manga to anime, to its cuisine and its technology, Japanese culture is no stranger to Dabawenyos and just last February 20, the Japan...
The Marco Polo Gateway’s Continental Club Lounge

URBANISSIMO: An exciting gateway to HONG KONG

With its vibrant streets, great shopping deals and good eats, there is no city in Asia that is truly more exciting than Hong Kong....

ROYAL CHEF: A marriage of flavours and textures

Love a love that is greater than love. We all have our notion of love – of being in love. And yes, we all...

METRO MOM: Inspired by Helen Co

Instagram is one of the happiest places on cyberspace. Everyday, snaps and squares from different parts of the globe paint a picture of beauty...

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

70th PAL team apo golf Larry Nicvlog

Davao, Apo golfers within striking distance in Founders race

Don’t count out the homeboys just yet. Davao City Golf Club and Apo Golf and Country Club stayed within striking distance of the pacesetters after...

CULTURE & ARTS

CULTURE AND ARTS: This sport called cockfighting

We call them “mga sunoy,” those cocks that are used for fighting. Oftentimes, you see them in the countryside. If you’re lucky, you get to see those cocks fight against each other...

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EDITORIAL CARTOON

THE VANTAGE POINT

BIGGER PICTURE

PROPERTY

HEALTH

HEALTH: Hypertension: When blood pressure goes up

“Noncommunicable diseases will be the predominant global public health challenge of the 21st century.” – The New England Journal of Medicine *** “Once considered diseases of industrialized countries or of the affluent in developing countries, noncommunicable...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
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23 ° C
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