27 C
Davao City
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Vantage Points

Vantage Points

Edge Davao

SPECKS OF LIFE: Federalism should begin in Mindanao

Reforming the outdated 1987 Philippine constitution is harder than anyone can think of. Federalism, though contentious and controversial, is a major issue that is beginning...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: Something fishy

As population continues to balloon and fish catch in the open seas is dwindling, the Philippines – which has more than 7,000 islands –...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: Private initiatives

University of Mindanao, arguably the biggest private educational institution outside Luzon, is doing its own share in national development, not only through educational instruction...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: The town of Trinidad

Old timers call the place Trinidad. It was formerly a part of the municipality of Manila but created to a separate town on July...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: Providing food for the hungry

In 1974, Henry Kissinger, then the United States’ Secretary of State, famously declared that by 1984 no child, woman or man would ever go...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: Thanks but no thanks

President Duterte has turned down the controversial honoris cause degree as proposed by the Board of Regents of the state-run University of the Philippines. The...
Edge Davao

Urban Street Gazer: Pedestrian safety: Tyranny of thoughtless planning (1)

“Man follows the line of least resistance, and it is this prime law that has to be understood and regarded in all questions relating to the...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: Bamboo for peace

Liguasan Marsh in the Mindanao River basin – with 220,000 hectares of which 30,000 are known game refuge and bird sanctuary – is one...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: Time and UP

President Duterte came home from his Middle East trip with billions in investment portfolio and he topped the 2017 Time 100 poll of the...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: The municipality of Saug

A local publisher, who doubled as an author, once called it the “future rice granary with virgin agricultural lands.” It now bears the name...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
scattered clouds
27 ° C
27 °
27 °
83%
1.5kmh
40%
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26 °
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