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Davao City
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Vantage Points

Vantage Points

Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: Intergenerational responsibility

Another Earth Day commemoration went by on Saturday and hopes are pinned on the younger generation to take part in efforts to help mitigate the effects...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Not their original names  

Names of places, as a matter of tradition, consensus, by virtue of law, or honoring somebody, can be changed overnight. In fact, many of...
REVERSED PUNCH by Jimmy Laking

REVERSED PUNCH: ‘Serbisyo caravan’ shaping up as a catalyst in bringing government closer...

One morning in Manay’s remote barangay Taocanga last December, villagers woke up to see a strange site that put their village in the spotlight...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: The ups and downs of tourism

The Philippines has further boosted its tourism development initiatives after renewing its 23-year old tourism cooperation agreement with ASEAN neighbor Thailand during the official...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Roscom and the ‘town’ of Jericho

Jerry Nicholas Roscom, a flamboyant American who co-owned the prewar Davao Trading and Development Company, a plantation in Kibulan, Santa Maria, Davao Occidental, was...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: Quit smoking – for good!

After staying for a few days in a hospital last December due to asthmatic bronchitis, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada announced in February that he...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: Davao City at the forefront

Just a few weeks ago, Davao City was berated before social media by anti-Duterte supporters for not having basic facilities like a public hospital,...
Edge Davao

SPECKS OF LIFE: Change and confrontation

Change – real, effective and significant change - is what the country needs today. For change to happen, the people and the nation must...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Davao was animist, not Islamic

It is incorrect to claim, as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has recited like a mantra, that Mindanao, in general, and Davao region, in particular,...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: No need to be unfriendly

After all the furor on the sovereignty issues over the Scarborough Shoal. To make things clear, the government said it will verify through the Department...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
broken clouds
26 ° C
26 °
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83%
2.1kmh
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