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Department of Interior and Local Government 11 (DILG 11) regional director Alex Roldan on Friday...
DLPC TO THE RESCUE. Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) executive vice president and chief operating officer Rodger Velasco says the company will give assistance to its flood-affected customers by giving them free service and free replacement of electric meters. Velasco also said DLPC already restored the power of 32 percent of homes in flood-affected areas. LEAN DAVAL JR.

DLPC’s underground cabling  project 97 percent complete

The underground cabling works of Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) along C.M. Recto...

Davao CTTMO warns against motorists blocking bike lanes 

The Davao City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) has warned motorists of the possible...

PRRD open to formal  debate with Carpio

President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to hold a formal debate with former Supreme Court justice...
LISTING UP. A parent scans a paper printed with students’ names posted outside a classroom during the first day of enrollment at Magallanes Elementary School along Magallanes Street in Davao City on Monday. Prices of school supplies, bags, uniforms and other school necessities are expected to increase ahead of the opening of classes next week. LEAN DAVAL JR.

DepEd early enrollment extended until May 31

The Department of Education will accept early enrolees for school year 2021-2022 until the end...

Police widens search for 8 missing persons in GenSan

The city police has created a special tracker team to expand the investigation and continuing...

PH to get up to 7M doses of  Covid-19 vax in May: Galvez

The Philippines will start receiving the bulk of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines of up...
ALL SET. City Tourism Office officer in charge Regina Tecson provides updates on the preparations for the upcoming 80th Araw ng Davao celebration during yesterday's I-Speak media forum at City Hall. LEAN DAVAL JR.

DOT calls out city gov’t to take actions vs. erring Toril resort

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has called out the City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) and...

Int’l, domestic comm’l flights resume at DIA

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio ordered the immediate resumption of all kinds of fights such as scheduled...

Davao City needs more  Covid-19 swabbers

The Davao City government is planning to put up an additional swabbing area to test...

THE ECONOMY

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

Frank A. Crowhurst, British planter

Prior to joining the abaca industry in Davao, British Frank A. Crowhurst was a correspondent for the London Times until he took interest in...

Here’s how to mend a broken heart

During my college days, one of my favorite American singers was Kenny Rogers. One of the songs I liked was “A Love Song.” The...

EDITORIAL: Filling the vacuum

In the light of the exacting pandemic demand for healthcare workers, we are more and more feeling the crunch of brain drain. The country’s pool of healthcare professionals, in particular the nurses, had been left with a big vacuum ever since the demand overseas sucked dry our resources. The dearth for nurses became even more imminent during the pandemic. What made matters worse is that other countries went out with high price tags for Philippine nurses...

HEALTH

Low-cost yet effective wound patch for people with diabetes

A Filipino innovator develops wound patches specifically for people with diabetes made from coconut.  It’s called Vitro Engineered Restorative Microcellulose Absorbent Covering (VERMAC).

AGRI TRENDS

Siganids can now be raised commercially

The fish is called malaga in the northern part of Luzon, where it is very popular. But in Mindanao, it is known as kitong or kitang. Cebuanos call it danggit. In some areas, it is called as kikyero or samaral. And they come in...

IN PICTURES

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO

Dining out on sundays at Dusit d2

Since the start of the pandemic, my stove and basic cooking skills were my best friends when it came to having a meal. While what I create at home are good for daily needs, there are times when I want to cook up something more sophisticated or complex but the huge amount of preparation,...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Treat your mom like a queen

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and the best way to honor your mom is to treat her like a real queen. Apart from taking the initiative to take care of things that ordinarily fall on her plate like doing the dishes, taking out garbage, and doing the laundry, which will undoubtedly be appreciated,...

COMPETITIVE EDGE

SPORTS

CLEAN SLATE: Hail to (King) Henry Sabate!

When I joined the Daily San Pedro Express (DSPEX) in 1992, the first sport that I reported was football.  The PTA (now the Peoples...
Clean Slate: Moses P Billacura

CLEAN SLATE: Unity in sports? Sure, why not?

Clean Slate: Moses P Billacura Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez has been calling for unity...

Nesthy could get a bye in Round of 32

Dabawenya Olympic medal hope Nesthy Petecio will get the country’s campaign in Tokyo going when she competes on July 24. The AIBA world featherweight champion from Davao del Sur could see action in the Round of 32 at the Tokyo Summer Games on July 24. That is, if the world no. 5 doesn’t get a...

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