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PUTTING MESSAGE ACROSS.Hundreds of President Duterte supporters flash their clenched fists during the 'Revolutionary Government Now' rally organized by Hugpong Federal at Freedom Park in Davao City on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Five big and rich RP states preferred

A stalwart of the  Davao-based People’s RevGov for Real Democracy (PRRD) on Saturday reminded the Constitutional Commission to stick to five ‘big and rich”...
A barefoot runner from Tagum City competes in the 1,500-meter run in the ongoing Davao Regional Athletic Association meet at University of Mindanao Sports Complex in Davao City on Tuesday, February 20. Mindanews Photo

IT’S DAVAO: Davao City gets Palaro 2019 hosting

Chalk that in next year's calendar. The biggest sports showpiece in the country is coming to town. The Palarong Pambansa Board has officially voted in...

DavOr allots P500M for palm oil industry 

The province of Davao Oriental has allotted a P500Million to improve the 5,000 hectares planted to palm oil by the indigenous Mandaya population of...
OUT OF MIND. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio gestures as she announces the termination of local peace talks with rebel groups during a news conference with local reporters at City Hall on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR

Sara to Digong: peace talks with NDF “plainly useless”

Mayor Sara Duterte is asking her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, to reconsider his decision to reopen peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front (NDF)...
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office for the newly-appointed Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu prior to the start of the 15th Cabinet Meeting at the State Dining Room in Malacañan Palace on May 8, 2017. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LGUs pressed to hire environment officers

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has proposed to make mandatory the hiring of environmental officers in all municipalities in the country. “I think...
BIRTHDAY WISH. President Duterte leads an online poll for Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2017. The ranking will be revealed on April 20. Duterte, who is celebrating his 72nd birthday today, said he has one wish— strength to serve the country and longer time to do it. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Duterte ‘good’ in Luzon; “excellent” in Mindanao

  The country’s first Mindanawon President continues to receive “excellent” net satisfaction rating in Mindanao, got “very good” in Visayas and Metro Manila” and “good”...
Edge Davao

RP forest product exports soars 94%

The country’s January to February forest product exports rose almost 94 percent this year, with shipments of plywood fueling much of the growth. Export receipts...
Edge Davao

Cimatu orders intensified anti-illegal logging campaign in Mindanao Region

Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said he is intensifying the Department’s anti-illegal logging campaign specifically in the Caraga Region...
Edge Davao

168 new lieutenants fielded to army units

Some 168 new second lieutenants were formally deployed to various units nationwide, the Philippine Army announced Friday. The new officers came from Officer Candidate Course...
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana delivers his message during the 119th Independence Day celebration in Davao City on Monday (12 June 2017). Mindanews Photo

Lorenzana to keynote gathering of ex-sleuths

Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana, a former defense attache in Washington, DC, USA, will be the keynote speaker of the twin event hosted by...

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