Saturday, April 21, 2018
Home Bigger Picture

Bigger Picture

Few of the busy men of Tagum’s local market were also among the violators apprehended by the city’s Anti-Smoking Task Force during their citywide inspection, one of which is a fish vendor who caught smoking while vending his catch of the day. CIO Tagum

BIGGER PICTURE: Fish in serious decline

Fish catch in the Philippines, whose coastal zone is a rich source of fish and aquatic products, are in a serious decline. The country...
Edge Davao

Managing your  hard-earned money

“If you wish to get rich, save what you get.  A fool can earn money; but it takes a wise man to save and...
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...

WEATHER UPDATE