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Saturday, January 20, 2018
Bigger Picture

Bigger Picture

UNEXPECTEDLY. Dozens of clients of Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Abreeza Mall branch endure long hours of waiting to withdraw money as the bank went offline on Wednesday due to a system glitch. LEAN DAVAL JR.

BIGGER PICTURE: Financial goals, anyone?

Money is the root of all evil, so goes a saying.  But that’s not what the Holy Bible says; it’s the love of money. ...

BIGGER PICTURE: Sleeping with the enemy

Jocelyn was only 17 when she had her first boyfriend, Tommy.  She was madly in love with him but her parents were against him...

Renewable energy: Future source of power

Senator Loren Legarda, who co-authored and co-sponsored the Renewable Energy Law, said those words in 2013. In a press statement sent to various media outlets,...

BIGGER PICTURE: Living the dream

Breathes there a man with soul so dead who never dream of going to various places in the world. To dream is one thing;...
HARD-HIT. A bird’s eye view of the poblacion of Kapalong, Davao del Norte, one of the most affected provinces in Mindanao, shows the extent of the flooding brought by days of heavy downpour which displaced thousands of residents in this municipality and in other provinces. Photo courtesy of Billy Dandryll Dulatre/PIO DAVNOR

ENVIRONMENT: Ready for the next disaster?

“The calamity that comes is never that one we had prepared ourselves for.” – Mark Twain The scene seemed to come out straight from a...

A night with Rody

He said he’s been ‘away’ from those close to him for some time. So he made it sure to come home to the warm...

Forests: Now you see, soon you don’t

A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless,” American President Theodore Roosevelt once said. The statement...
LESSER INCIDENTS. Firefighters try to extinguish a fire that hit a residential area in Brgy. 23-C Isla Verde, Davao City in this undated photo. The Bureau of Fire Protection 11 said fire incidents in Davao City decreased by almost 50 percent this year compared to the number of cases last year due to the agency’s fire safety education and intensified awareness through the help of the barangays. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Where there is  smoke, There’s fire!

The Philippines observes March as Fire Prevention Month.  Sad to say, fires happen throughout the year. Last August 5, for instance, a total of  19...
FANS FOR SALE. A woman chooses from a collection of native fans being sold by hawkers in front of Sangguniang Panlungsod in Davao City on Tuesday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Ending violence against women

In one of the most popular movies of Robin Padilla, the actor said: “Ang babae, minamahal ‘yan, hindi sinasaktan.” (A woman is to be loved and not to be hurt.)

ENVIRONMENT: Rise of e-cars challenges the world’s thirst for oil

In the early years of US oil production in the late 19th century, gasoline was considered a useless byproduct of kerosene that would be...


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