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The Big News

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DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez / PPD Photo

Dominguez hails Bicam’s of proposed tax reforms

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is happy with the Bicameral Conference Committee’s  approval of the first package of the proposed tax reform, gains from...
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY. A Muslim resident has his photograph taken with Task Force Davao’s light armor vehicle parked in front of the City Hall of Davao on Saturday. The Muslim community in Davao City, which celebrated the start of Ramadan Saturday morning, has no opposition on the martial law declared by President Duterte. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Martial Law extended in Mindanao

The Philippine Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to extend martial law in Mindanao for the entire 2018. The Senate and House of Representatives, convening in...
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Reds puts off release of captive policemen

Communist rebels called off the scheduled release of the two police officers they abducted in Placer town in Surigao del Norte early last month,...
PLASTICS ALL OVER.A young resident walks over a garbage-filled pool of water at a coastal community in Brgy. 23-C Isla Verde, Davao City on Thursday. Environmental group Greenpeace has ranked the Philippines as the "third-worst polluter into the world's oceans" behind China and Indonesia in its recent study. LEAN DAVAL JR.

280,000 households pinpointed as poor

Out of approximately 836,000 households surveyed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in the Davao region, a total of 280, 224 households...

SSS to open new branches

The Social Security System is putting up two new branches in Mindanao next year as part of its efforts to expand its ‘geographical footprint’...
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana delivers his message during the 119th Independence Day celebration in Davao City on Monday (12 June 2017). Mindanews Photo

No reason to postpone 2018 village polls: DND

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday said he sees no reason for the scheduled May 2018 barangay (village) elections in Mindanao to be postponed...
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DSWD bares household survey results in forum

The Department of Social Welfare and Development conducted a stakeholder’s forum on December 13, Wednesday at Metropolis Suites Davao City. The forum aims to share...
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DOT sees more tourists in Davao region in 2018

The Department of Tourism in Region 11 (DOT-11) is looking forward to 2018 with more tourist arrivals and higher tourist receipts. This, as 2017 performance...
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BI to deport UK pedophile

The Bureau of Immigration is set to deport a British national who was convicted of attempting to meet and have sex with a girl...
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SSS pensioners no longer need ACOP

Some 1.32 million retiree pensioners of the state-run Social Security System are no longer required to report for the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners Program (ACOP) or...


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