LATEST STORIES

Former President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he delivers a speech before a crowd of supporters during a homecoming concert dedicated to him held at the parking area of NCCC VPlaza mall in Davao City on Thursday night. Edge Davao

Citizen Digong shares education, healthcare accomplishments

Speaking as an ordinary citizen after stepping down from office on Thursday, former President Rodrigo...
A light plane touches down at the Mati City airport. The heirs involved in the talks for the land ownership concerning the opening of Mati City airport for commercial operations have already signed the documents. Edge Davao

DavOr makes partial payment to landowners for Mati airport project

Former Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang announced that the provincial government of Davao Oriental already...

Davao City celebrates World Day Against Child Labor

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Davao City Field Office, in partnership with the...

DILG cites Davao City’s peace, order initiatives

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has accorded this city a high...

Gov’t, MILF vow to strengthen PH ceasefire mechanisms

The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)’s Coordinating Committee on the Cessation of...
Photo courtesy of Lala Taliño-Mendoza Facebook Page

Mendoza extends cash aid to USM-Kidapawan students

Governor Emmylou “Lala” Taliño-Mendoza led the distribution of cash assistance to at least 57 students...

DOH-11 cites LGUs for ‘best’ Covid-19 management, vaccine program

The Department of Health in Davao Region (DOH-11) acknowledged Wednesday various local government units (LGUs)...

Biz leader lauds Baste’s push for digitalization

An official of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines-Southern Mindanao Business Council (ECCP-SMBC)...
A public utility jeepney (PUJ) is pictured from a side mirror of a vehicle along Lanang, Davao City on Thursday. Minimum fare of PUJs in Davao City increases from P10 to P11 starting today, July 1, after the LTFRB approved the nationwide provisional jeepney fare hike. Edge Davao

Jeepney minimum fare raised to P11 starting July 1

The regional office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-Davao region) announced that...
Christian Cambaya, unit head of Investor Assistance and Servicing of Davao City Investment Promotion Center (DCIPC), says property development projects are still the biggest investment in Davao City. Edge Davao

City eyes Eden property to build a MICE facility

The Davao City Investment Promotions Center (DCIPC) bared that the city government of Davao is...

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

Remembering Daddy Ram

Greg Deligero, then the associate editor of Edge Davao, invited me to join the new...

Lessons from Aeon Towers: Opportunity in adversity

At first look, nobody believed an iconic building with an architectural masterstroke could even come...

Women at the helm of Davao’s resilient homegrown hotel

They say men are firm but women are more compassionate and well-organized. In this age when...
Left to right: Managing Editor Neil Bravo, former senior business reporter Charles Maxey, former Sports Editor Moses Billacura, and former Associate Editor Greg Deligero

THE BOYS OF EDGE DAVAO: Leagues of their own

They were the 'journosaurs' who once wandered the busy newsroom of Edge Davao. To say...
Moses P. Billacura

There is still ‘life’ after Edge Davao

Believe it or don’t, it’s all about a girl. Sometimes, there comes a time in your...

THE ECONOMY

Peso still competitive; weakness benefits exporters, OFWs: Diokno

Finance chief Benjamin Diokno said the depreciation of the peso is not that bad as it remains in the...

PROPERTY

Aeon Towers launches early move-in promo

Aeon Luxe Properties, Inc. Sales Admin Manager Luis Dollesin welcomes new homeowner in a ceremonial turnover event held at Club Aeon, Aeon Towers on...

VANTAGE POINTS

THINK ON THESE: Finally, F2F graduation

Every time the closing exercises for the school year take place, we always look forward to it. After all, that’s the time when all...

THINK ON THESE: Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day

I am not sure if most Filipinos are aware of it but there is such a thing as Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day. It is celebrated...

EDITORIAL: Takeaways

The elections are over and the results point to clear wins, lopsided at that, for the tandem of former Senator Bongbong Marcos and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. However, the battle did not seem to subside yet on social media. Some of the rivals and their supporters have not conceded just yet and are not about to 'recognize' the election winners. Pathetic that these people have to resort to some protestations and accusations when the...

HEALTH

HEALTH | Rabies: Deadly but preventable

The lively eight-year-old Justin was bitten by a puppy dog on his hand while playing with the three-month pet. The parents did not give any significance to the small tooth mark (as a result of the bite) and just cleaned the wound with antiseptic. ...

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT | Forest gone: Where did all our trees go?

. After deforestation: Once a forest is devoid of trees, several consequences like erosion and siltation happen.
“I was a shabu (crack or poor man’s cocaine) dealer for six years,” admitted Bagut, who’s from Agusan del Sur. “I was also in prison and even there, shabu dealing continued. I operated here in the Agusan marsh area. But I realized that it was almost like killing people and their families as well, even with all the money I earned.

AGRI TRENDS

AGRITRENDS: Durian, bamboo vs climate change

If Filipino farmers are looking for viable crops that will not only address the problem of climate change but also give them a decent income, then they should consider planting durian and bamboo in their farms. Respected atmospheric scientists claim that one way to...

FEATURES

Lessons from Aeon Towers: Opportunity in adversity

At first look, nobody believed an iconic building with an architectural masterstroke could even come to reality. There were doubters. Even so, when the pandemic hit. We're talking about the prettiest skyscraper in Davao City today--the Aeon Towers. Built by the FTC Group of Companies and now...

BIGGER PICTURE

BIGGER PICTURE: Suicide now prevalent but still given little attention

Suicide is becoming prevalent in recent years but unfortunately, it is still not given the much-needed attention it richly deserves. “Suicide is a form of murder – premeditated murder,” explained Susanna Kaysen in Girl,...

IN PICTURES

Outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte greets President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. during the arrival of the latter at the Malacañang Palace before his oath taking and inauguration as the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines on Thursday. PNA
President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech during the oath taking and inauguration of the newly-elected officials of Davao City and the House of Representatives at Sangguniang Panlungsod session hall on Monday. Edge Davao
A Sunday morning scene at the Jolo wharf is framed by Sulu’s Grand Masjid Tulay (left) and the mountain, Bud Tumantangis, on 26 June 2022. MindaNews photo by GAMSON JR MAWALLIL QUIJANO

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO

Bai Chromatica exhibit celebrates women and their colorful worlds

Dabawenyo women’s artist group Bai Hinang, returns to the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao with the launch of it’s Women’s Month art exhibit, Bai Chromatica last March 15, 2022 after almost two years of absence due to the pandemic.  Featuring Davao artists, Dadai Joaquin, Trixie Borbon, Tanya Gaisano Lee, Amor delos Santos, Jing C. Rabat, Aimee...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Maya on the Block: SarBay Fest reignites

It was the first lit party since Covid-19 and based on the number of revelers who came, people missed the Sarangani Bay Festival event. Touted as Mindanao’s grandest and ultimate summer beach party, the festival has attracted partygoers from the different towns and regions in Mindanao for its nightly concerts, adrenaline-packed sports events, and family-oriented...

GAME CHANGERS

COMPETITIVE EDGE

SPORTS

SPORTS KEN: Archie Moore, longevity, retirement, etc.

Many young sports fans, I’m certain, never heard of Archie Moore. Born Archibald Lee Wright, he was one of America’s venerable boxing legends who reigned...

SPORTS KEN: Will Warriors end series at 4-2

Steph Curry and company will aim to end it all but that is easier said than done. After putting in 43 in Game 4 to...

Chairman Butch steps down after a golden tenure

Take a bow, Chairman William "Butch" Ramirez. The country's longest serving Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) head officially stepped down from a glorious six-year tenure that saw him lead a Philippine delegation to the overall championship in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games and producing the country's first ever Olympic gold last year. Ramirez, a former professor and...

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