26 C
Davao City
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Big News

The Big News

RP’S SINGAPORE. Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) chair Datu Abul Khayr Alonto (center) says the agency is eyeing to develop Tawi-Tawi into an economic zone which will be implemented this year and envision the island to be like Singapore. Alonto made the statement during yesterday’s Wednesdays @ Habi at Kape at Abreeza Mall. LEAN DAVAL JR.

MinDA renews call for extension of feed-in-tariff in Mindanao

With the ending of feed-in-tariff (FIT) awarding last year, the Mindanao Development Authority through the inter-agency power monitoring body has recommended the extension the...
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Rescuers end search for slide victims

The rescue team has completed on Monday night the retrieval of all four bodies buried by rain-induced landslides in the city’s Quarry district. The two-day...
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PH to appeal case of 9 Filipinos meted death in Malaysia

MANILA -- With Malaysia’s Federal Court upholding death sentences of nine Filipinos accused of waging war against its monarch, the Department of Foreign Affairs...

BLOCKED OUT: Globe subscribers denied porn access

Globe Telecom Inc. has stepped up its drive to repress child pornography by blocking 2,471 sites in 2017 as mandated in the rules and...
ON LIMBO. Ret. SSupt Tony Rivera (left) Regional Director of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region XI announces that his office is still waiting for the additional directives from the National Agency during the AFP-PNP Press Corps Southern Mindanao Media Briefing on Thursday. Together with him is Supt. Ernesto Castillo (Right) Chief of Davao City Traffic Group. ANGIE SAVERON

Sustained cop operations illegal drugs expected

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the region is now expecting more anti-illegal drug operations after the war against illegal drugs by the Philippine...

Vietnam set to release anti-dengue mosquitoes

Vietnam will start releasing next month mosquitoes laced with Wolbachia -- natural bacteria present in many insects -- which is capable of preventing Aedes...

Gov’t urged to boost agricultural growth

The government needs to invest in productivity growth of the agriculture sector which plays an important role in reducing poverty, according to a study...
Edge Davao

Election of Con-Con delegates supported

House senior deputy minority leader and Buhay Rep. Lito on Sunday renewed his support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to revise the 1987 Constitution,...
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PRRD to inaugurate new Davao crime lab

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday is expected to lead the inauguration of the multi-million Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory in Ecoland, Davao City. The PNP’s...
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Cops nab 3 men in buy bust push

Elements of the Davao City’s police stations 4 and 2 arrested three persons in separate buy-bust operations on January 13 for possession of illegal...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
light rain
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