Saturday, February 29, 2020

Vantage Points

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.

MORNING PERK-UPPER

“The smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the world’s greatest inventions.” – Hugh Jackman

Davao earthquakes (1870-1903)

According to Metro Davao Site Response Atlas issued in 2019 by the Department of Science and Technology and...

Coin smuggling in Davao

On August 28, 2008, a composite team of government agents seized a container van in Manila bound for...

Coca-Cola in labor protest

Exactly when the first bottle of Coca-Cola reached Davao at an age when air travel was still in...

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 °