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Monday, February 19, 2018
The Big News

The Big News

PAGING DENR – To convene Diwalwal Task Force

Compostela Valley province Gov. Tyron Uy on Thursday appealed to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to convene the National Task Force Diwalwal once and for all to...
Child evacuees take a nap on the floor in one of the classrooms of the Iligan City National School of Fisheries in Barangay Buruun Tuesday afternoon (6 June 2017). Thousands of Maranaos have fled Marawi because of the ongoing skirmishes between government soldiers and the Maute Group. MindaNews photo by AUBREY ROCIN LLAMAS

Bill to protect kids in armed conflict gains traction

The House of Representatives has taken a huge step toward enhancing state protection of children’s lives and their rights in times of war during...
Siargao surfer gliding through a “small” day in Cloud 9. Photo by Bren Lopez.

DOT launches ‘Go South’ drive theme

The Department of Tourism has launched a tourism campaign dubbed as “The Go South Philippine Islands” in Davao City which will showcase the beautiful...

Quiboloy not detained in Hawaii – spokesman

Pastor Apollo Quiboloy was not detained at the airport in Honolulu, Hawaii after authorities reportedly found $350,000 in cash or P18.286 million (exchange rate:...
GREAT POTENTIALS SEEN. Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) trustee Marilou Ampuan says there is a need for the local Halal industry to strengthen its promotions to make Davao City a Muslim-friendly city. Ampuan also gave updates during this week’s edition of Kapehan sa Dabaw at the Annex of SM City Davao on the Halal certifiers. LEAN DAVAL JR

Halal Week expo to raise awareness

The Universal Islamic Center Foundation (UICF) will hold a week of Philippine Halal Trade and Tourism Expo at Marco Polo Hotel Davao on  May...
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana delivers his message during the 119th Independence Day celebration in Davao City on Monday (12 June 2017). Mindanews Photo

Lorenzana rebukes HRW for ‘war crimes’ comment

MANILA -- The Department of National Defense has lambasted the international group Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) assessment that President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s offer to...
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomes Norwegian Special Envoy to the Peace Process Between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines Idun Tvedt as the latter paid a courtesy call on the President at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on February 15, 2018. Also in the photo are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza.-Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

President assures PH committed to peace

MANILA -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has assured Norway that the Philippines remains committed to peace despite his refusal to resume peace talks with...
CLARIFYING CONCERNS. Department of Tourism secretary Wanda Teo (center), undersecretary Katherine De Castro and undersecretary Frederick Alegre, discuss with members of the media the agency’s concerns and issues including the closure of Boracay during a news conference at Marco Polo Davao on Friday. LEAN DAVAL JR

DOT czar denies bringing makeup artist during trips

Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo denied tagging along her makeup artist and utility personnel in domestic and international travels despite the warning issued by President...
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

Bangsamoro commission’s BBL version gets 90% ok

The Bangsamoro Transition Commission’s (BTC) version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has been gaining tremendous support with at least 90 percent of the...
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FCBAI to stage Bakery Fair 2018

The Filipino-Chinese Bakery Association, Inc. will hold an international exhibition on bakery, confectionery and food service equipment and supplies dubbed as ‘Bakery Fair 2018’...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
broken clouds
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