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Koko calls for hydro plant rehabilitation

Government should rehabilitate instead of sell the Agus and Pulangui hydroelectric power plants, since it will be “more beneficial to every one of us...

LP eyes Biazon for Senate

By Jade C. Zaldivar Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Rufino ‘Ruffy’ Biazon has confirmed reports that he might run for the Senate in...

Real estate brokerage degree a big step: PAREB

By Lorie A. Cascaro Eileen Ong-Sugano, president of the Davao City Board of the Philippine Association of Real Estate Brokers (PAREB) said Friday...

Driver’s ID on PUVs imposed

The Davao City Planning and Development Office announced last Friday that drivers of public utility vehicles (PUV) such as jeepneys, taxis, vans and...

BOC implementing automation, accreditation clearance of firms

By Jade C. Zaldivar EXPORT companies can reduce their cost of doing business following the implementation of the Bureau of Customs’ Automated Export...

The other ‘mayors’ (2) Nemesio ‘Nene’ Depillo – First deputy mayor at large

DAVAO City’s seven elected mayor since 1955 so far established a tradition of appointing deputy mayors to assist them in their political activities, as...

March records highest number of HIV cases

By Jade C. Zaldivar The Department of Health (DOH) this week announced that there were 313 reported HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) cases in...

MinTC says – ‘Visit Samal’ effective strategy

The Visit Samal program is gradually emerging as an effective marketing tool for the island’s tourism industry, thanks to local government units (LGU) and...

Fisher folks practice marine conservation in Mati City

By Lorie A. Cascaro Admitting that they were doing dynamite and cyanide fishing in the 80’s and 90’s, the fisher folks of Barangay...

NGO taps brgys. in sportsfest

Aimed at addressing the problem of children in conflict with the law (CICL) and teenage sex, non-government organization (NGO) Tambayan Center for Children’s Rights...