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The Big News

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Edge Davao

Congress urged to pass Expanded Maternity Leave Law

More than a hundred expectant mothers on Monday held a forum urging the House of Representatives (HoR) to pass the Expanded Maternity Leave Law...
Edge Davao

Surigao del Norte solon files bill postponing barangay, SK polls

A lawmaker at the House of Representatives has filed a bill seeking to defer the October 2017 barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections...
Edge Davao

Appointing barangay execs ‘unconstitutional’: Macalintal

An election lawyer said appointing barangay officials is unconstitutional. "Any law or executive order declaring as “vacant” all existing elective barangay positions and to appoint...
Edge Davao

T’boli town steps up anti-rabies drive

Health personnel in South Cotabato have stepped up their interventions to address the rabies cases in T’boli town that already resulted to three confirmed...
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

NYT articles part of well-funded demolition job vs Rody – Palace

Malacañang on Monday said the series of New York Times (NYT) articles on President Rodrigo Duterte is clearly a part of a well-funded demolition...

Globe SEA-US cable in Davao to provide fastest internet

Globe Telecom has successfully landed the Southeast Asia-United States (SEA-US) submarine cable system that hopes to provide richer and enhanced international connectivity to businesses...
NOT CONVINCED. Association of Mindanao Rural Electric Cooperatives (AMRECO) president Sergio Dagooc expresses his group's concerns to the proposed Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) during a news conference at The Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City on Friday afternoon. LEAN DAVAL JR

AMRECO bucks WESM scheme

The Association of Mindanao Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AMRECO) and the AMRECO Power Supply Aggregation Group Corporation (AMRECO PSAGCORP) have expressed their opposition...
Maj. General Rafael Valencia. Contributed Photo

PA troopers lauded for fending off NPA attacks

A top military official in Eastern and Central Mindanao lauded the bravery of soldiers who defended communities in the midst of series of attacks...
Photo courtesy of Kilab Multimedia

NPAs free militiamen in Davao Oriental

Two members of Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit previously captured communists New People’s Army rebels were released Friday afternoon, March 24 in Barangay Don...
GRASSROOTS DRIVE. Retired Captain Voltaire Engracia, Davao city Mayor's representative to the Anti-smoking Task Force, says the agency is considering to involve barangay officials in implementing the comprehensive Anti-smoking Ordinance. Engracia was among the guests of I-Speak media forum at City Hall on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Davao City to firm up drive on anti-smoking in villages

The city’s newly-appointed anti-smoking czar will bring the campaign on anti-smoking in rural barangays in the renewed drive to bring down the number of...


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