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Davao’s 1936 jueteng ordinance

Don’t look now but Davao, then a booming abaca town, passed a local edict against jueteng, an illegal game...

PARENTS, DISCIPLINE YOUR CHILDREN

As if talking to parents, Proverbs 19:18 stated: “Correct your children before it’s too late; if you don’t...

BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED

“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced; live your life so that when you die,...

Seafarer’s Diabetes as compensable illness due to stress

A seafarer’s diabetes is considered a compensable work-related illness due to the  stressful work condition on board the vessel.

Davao Public Hospital (1917-27)

The population upsurge during the first decade of American rule resulting from the rise of hemp plantations, recruitment...

Davao Occidental, prewar abaca capital

Recognized as Davao’s youngest province, Davao Occidental, during the prewar era, hosted the most number of hemp and...

PULLING OTHERS DOWN

“Any fools can criticize, complain and condemn – and most fools do.  But it takes character and self-control...

Why we must revisit BIMP EAGA

With the revival of the direct flight from Manado to Davao, the hopes for strengthening the subregional economic...

TRUSTING SOMEONE

“Trust each other again and again.  When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new...

Protection of seafarers’ rights and ambulance chasing

The dwindling numbers of deployed seafarers are usually  misleadingly blamed  by employers and manning agencies  on  the increasing number of litigated cases.

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
broken clouds
23.9 ° C
24 °
23.9 °
94 %
1.5kmh
75 %
Wed
24 °
Thu
27 °
Fri
26 °
Sat
27 °
Sun
27 °