Monday, December 9, 2019

Vantage Points

An acting mayor’s power to appoint

A bizarre political twist happened in Tagum, then a town, in 1956. The municipal mayoralty changed hands four...

NATIONAL EMERGENCY

This one is for Robert Ripley’s “Believe It or Not.” Thirteen percent of Filipino girls...

RESPECT BEGETS RESPECT

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” – Laurence Sterne

Almendras’ anti-graft crusades

Sen. Alejandro D. Almendras, the first senator from Davao, was both a hero and villain. In the annals...

Concealment of pre-existing illnesses and disability benefits

A seafarer must fully disclose past medical condition, disability and history in the pre-employment medical examination (PEME),...

Political expediency et amore

Naive is the person who will not doubt the sincerity of VP Leni in accepting the ICAD (Inter-Agency...

A lady vice-governor’s wrath

For displaying drunken indiscretion while under the influence of liquor, a judge was administratively charged by a lady...

Thankfulness

With thousands of relief packs distributed and even more coming, it is clear that the spirit of community...

BANNING PLASTICS

“The problems of plastics have been created in our lifetime.  Half the volume of the plastic ever manufactured was...

A brief history of Davao gay bars

At a time when the hottest social subject that keeps bobbing in and out of the headlines, at least...

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 °