LATEST STORIES

Clogged drainages caused street flooding:CEO

The City Engineer's Office (CEO) identified the clogged drainage in some areas which contributed to...

Stricter policy to address plastic  pollution in Davao City urged

Following the street flooding that washed away massive plastic wastes, environmental group Interfacing Development Interventions...

GenSan confirms 2 more  cases of B.1.1.7 variant

The city government confirmed on Tuesday night two more cases of the B.1.1.7 variant but...

US advises against travel  to PH amid COVID-19 spike

The US State Department has advised against travel to the Philippines due to the high...

Social pension distribution for indigent senior citizens starts

About 95 percent of the enrolled indigent senior citizens in Davao City have already received...

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

American street names of Davao

In preserving the past, Americans are not fond of renaming places. Even in honoring the dead, bestowing recognition does not come at the expense of...

A seafarer’s  legal battle for disability benefits for  knee, leg or foot injuries

Seafarers work in a hostile environment and no matter how many precautionary measures  are taken, accidents are bound to happen resulting to injuries ranging from minor to the...

Poor JOs

Not many people understand how it is to be a job order employee in the government. They are the ones doing the dirty work and the ones that get paid less. They are also the ones with no security of tenure. Disposable anytime, to say the least. It is a pity that despite their status, they have also to suffer the hard fact that in the payment of salary, they are at the mercy of...

HEALTH

This baffling disease called Lupus

“Lupus is a disease that is hard to diagnose and hard to describe,” says Professor Pao Hsii Feng, a clinical professor at the National University of Singapore. “It is not contagious and its cause is still unknown.” With those words, Prof. Feng has brought us...

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

Flights of fancy at Jurong Bird Park

Sunday lunch with the extended family is an affair I dare not miss. Food is always good but the company and the catching up is so much better. During one of these Sunday lunches, me and my cousins talk about travel and the many...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Bongao island learners receive School-in-a-Bag, Infocast from PLDT-Smart, PayMaya Philippines

The coastal municipality of Bongao of the island province of Tawi-Tawi received School-in-a-Bag portable digital classrooms, as well as an Infocast SMS solution, as incentives for bagging the prestigious Seal of Good Education Governance presented by Synergeia Foundation and USAID Philippines.  During a turnover...

SPORTS

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...

Speculations re Pacquiao foes

Speculative. Everything is speculative. I’m talking about possible opponents the Pacquiao camp...

Kai Sotto to play for Adelaide 36ers in Australia’s NBL

Filipino teenager Kai Sotto is taking his basketball journey the LaMelo Ball way -- play in Australia first. The 7-foot-two lanky youngster is packing his bags to strut his stuff Down Under. Sotto will play for the Adelaide 36ers in Australia's National Basketball League (NBL), the team announced on Wednesday morning and confirmed by the young...

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