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Sunday, November 19, 2017
The Big News

The Big News

UNPERTURBED. President Duterte gestures while delivering a speech in this undated photo. The President’s net satisfaction and trust ratings dropped according to the latest survey of The Social Weather Stations (SWS). Duterte recorded a gross satisfaction rating of 67 percent while his gross trust rating was higher at 73 percent. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Nothing to explain over EJKs: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that he has nothing to explain over reports of alleged human rights...
Newly-installed Eastern Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal delivers his speech during the turnover of command at the Eastern Mindanao Command headquarters in Davao City on Wednesday, November 15. Mindanews Photo

Army chief lauds Davao peace talks

The new leadership of Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) has recognized localized peace talks initiated by the Davao City government with the rebel New People’s...
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Bayan apologizes for ‘harassment’

The militant organization Bagong Alyansang Makabayan has apologized for the harassment of photo-journalists attributed to its marshals during a rally in Davao City on...
Troops from different units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines march as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the inspection of troops during the 81st anniversary celebration of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on December 21, 2016. ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

Aussie training help needs Congress nod

The level of Australian military training activities with Filipino forces would depend on Congressional approval, Armed Forces of the Philippines public affairs office chief,...
Edge Davao

‘Keyboard army’ drums up drug drive—report

Members of a “keyboard army” are being paid to amplify the impression that the Duterte administration’s “brutal crackdown on the drug trade” has obtained...
Edge Davao

Taxi driver yields passenger’s wallet

A taxi driver in Davao City on Thursday returned a wallet containing P5, 000 and five dollars or a total of around P5, 254.42. Ronel...
PESTERING ISSUE. Majority floor leader Councilor Bernard Al-ag (left) says the city government of Davao is in dire need to acquire lands specifically in the South and Northeast part of the city for new sanitary landfills as the existing landfill in Carmen is near to being filled up. Al-ag, together with Councilor Melchor Quitain Jr., graced Pulong Pulong ni Pulong on Tuesday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

DEADLY LEAKS: As Council allots P100M for new landfill site

Davao City Council majority leader Bernard Al-ag on Tuesday said invitation has been sent to the city environment and natural resources office (CENRO) to...
DCPO Photo

DCPO says ‘killers’ of cop identified

The Davao City Police Office already identified persons of interest in the murder of PO3 Wilfredo Garol at Sitio Luman, Barangay New Valencia Tugbok...
NEW TACK. Councilor April Marie Dayap examines a document during a regular session at Sangguniang Panlungsod on Tuesday. The Davao City Council is set to go paperless starting next year to lessen their paper consumption which reaches up to 50 kilograms per session or 8,000 kilograms per year. LEAN DAVAL JR.

City Council to cut down on paper use

The City Council is cutting down on its use of paper during its regular sessions, according to third district Councilor Bernard Al-ag. He said this...
Edge Davao

3-party project for IP students set up

The Datu Bago Awardees Organization Inc. in partnership with the National Commission on Indigenous People and the Republic of San Marino has established a...


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