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PROOF OF THE PUDDING. Davao City Investment Promotion Center head Lemuel Ortonio explains the advantages of investing in the city before a group of media practitioners at DCIPC office inside Magsaysay Park yesterday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Davao business listings  Shoot up twice in ML

Business registrations in Davao City have grown more than double in the second quarter of 2017 despite the implementation of martial law in Mindanao,...
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Koronadal eyes measures to boost econ enterprises

To raise more revenues, the city government is studying various measures to improve the operations and further develop its economic enterprises. Marloun Gumbao, city...

IN PICTURES: State of the Nation Address

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017.
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Floods submerge 18 villages in Cotabato

COTABATO CITY, July 20 -- Eighteen of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been underwater since Wednesday due to torrential rains affecting Soccsksargen Region and...
JUST ABOUT ENOUGH. Public utility jeepneys (PUJs) traverse along J.P. Laurel Avenue in Davao City on Thursday. At least 70 percent of the total number of PUJs and 80 percent of taxis in Davao City did not join the transport strike organized by Transmission- Piston Southern Mindanao. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Davao transport strike fizzles out

The jeepney strike failed to paralyze public transportation in Davao City as most drivers and operators opted to ply their usual routes on Thursday. The...
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a draft of the new proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in a turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar and MILF Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte to certify draft BBL urgent

President Rodrigo R. Duterte will certify the new draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as urgent, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announced Tuesday. Abella told a press...
WELCOME RELIEF. City Fire Marshal Fire Inspector Christian Cena says the city government of Davao already approved the 20 percent Local Government Unit (LGU) share amounting to P13 million for the Bureau of Fire Protection. Cena said during AFP-PNP Press Corps media forum at The Royal Mandaya Hotel on Wednesday that fund is for the modernization of the agency’s equipment and gears. LEAN DAVAL JR.

BFP lauds new budget to upgrade equipment

Davao City’s Fire marshal has expressed his gratitude to Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for the approval of a 20% share from city budget for the...
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Navy ship brings home 37 Filipinos

About 37 Filipinos, including two minors, repatriated from Indonesia arrived at the Davao City's Sasa Wharf aboard BRP Ramon Alcaraz on Sunday. Not even one...
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Sarangani pushes declaration of eagle habitat as wildlife sanctuary

The provincial government of Sarangani is pushing for the declaration as a wildlife sanctuary of a critical forest area where a juvenile Philippine Eagle...
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2 Marines killed in Palawan ambush

Two Marines were killed in the northern Palawan town of Roxas in a broad daylight attack suspected to be carried out by the New...


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