Friday, April 27, 2018

Vantage Points

Edge Davao

SPECKS OF LIFE: Atty. Macalintal is a genius

By this time, majority of interested Pinoys watching the progress of the protest recount filed by former senator Bongbong Marcos and presided over by...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: Fore!

Golf, the pastime of the moneyed businessmen and professionals, has its price. Reason is that these scenic courses have environmental impact that is a...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: The sharif of Singapore

Conversion to Catholicism in the last decade of Spanish rule in Davao was intense, with the pagan natives and Moros living in remote areas...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS’: How we can protect Samal from the “Boracay outcome” (part 1)

Recent proposals from the Department of Trade and Industry hope to create a graduated or staggard implementation of the six  month closure of Boracay...
Edge Davao

EDITORIAL: Eye opener

Netizens heaved varying opinions on a recent post by ABS CBN newscaster Karen Davila regarding an incident where his son David, whom she admits...
Edge Davao

ABOVE THE FOLD: Unloving my religion

In the flurry of heartwarming comments and reviews from both observers and participants in the recently concluded Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao, a criticism made...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: The wonders of turmeric

Scientifically known as Curcuma longa Linn., the turmeric, that yellowish-orange colored ginger variety, has been used, since time immemorial, by the Higaonon tribe of...
Edge Davao

UNDERSTANDING ISLAM: What is Halal?

Halal is something you may have heard, read or seen on food labels and packages indicating that this particular food or commodity is OK...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Katol as ‘cure’ for dengue fever

Senate, in recent months, has been hotly conducting an inquiry into the much-ballyhooed Dengvaxia, a serum produced by Sanofi Pasteur, world’s largest vaccine producer,...
Edge Davao

SPECKS OF LIFE: Home is where the heart is (Part 2)

This is a sequel to my first piece on OFWs where I had described the pitiful conditions our countrymen who work abroad undergo just...

WEATHER UPDATE