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Duterte vows to join troops if war breaks out
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has vowed to be in the frontlines if he could not prevent the country from going to war with China. (more…)

Focus on vision as health concern

THERE is a health problem among age groups that many people do not see. Eyesight problems are common but these are not detected unless patients actually see a doctor. (more…)

MILF, MNLF move to reunite for peace

ABOUT a thousand individuals, including top officials of both the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) (more…)

Pill to reduce HIV risk may soon be out in PHL

A PILL that may significantly lower the risk of HIV infection is set to be demonstrated in the country before the year ends. (more…)

DCWD: Water source to last over 30 years if…

THE CITY has sufficient water supply for the next three decades provided that extraction of ground sources is strictly monitored. (more…)

NPA accused of attacking troops

AROUND five members of New People’s Army (NPA) allegedly attacked troops of 68th Infantry Battalion (more…)

DCPO bans cops from downloading Pokémon

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) has prohibited its personnel to download the popular Pokémon (more…)

GRP, NDF agree on 3 subtantive agreements

THE PHILIPPINE government and the National Democratic Front agreed on three substantive issues (more…)

Latest News

More Davao-Clark flights to decongest NAIA: official

LOW-cost carriers have agreed to provide more flights between Clark and Francisco Bangoy International Airport or Mactan International Airport. (more…)

Martial law unlikely as AFP loyal to flag, Duterte says

DECLARING martial law in the country won’t happen because the soldiers are loyal to the flag and not to him, President Rodrigo Duterte said. (more…)

Man killed

A 24-YEAR-OLD man was shot to death by gunmen on a motorcycle at Rosalina 3, Dumoy, Talomo District at 12:30 a.m. yesterday. (more…)

Laborer who is raping daughter, 8, arrested

A 36-year-old laborer is facing criminal complaint before the City Prosecution Office after he sexually abused his 8-year-old daughter. (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| Everyone must contribute
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THE PHILIPPINE government under President Rodrigo R. Duterte has initiated negotiations (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| Councilor Braga’s dream

WE HAD the opportunity to talk with first district councilor Pilar Braga last Wednesday during the turnover of a 2-classroom (more…)

STRIKE HOME| Remembering Davao Light

MY INTRODUCTION to the Davao media came in the 1980s at a time when Marcos was still in power, and when Duterte was still an assistant city prosecutor. (more…)

Community

DA bullish on new Cacao Council

THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture in Region XI (DA-XI) is looking forward to a stronger partnership (more…)

Go Organic Mindanao launches book critical of GMOs

GO ORGANIC Mindanao, a movement of individuals, organizations, and institutions that promote, support (more…)

Why rice is not good for you

SCIENTIST Dr. Eufemio Rasco Jr. delivered a public lecture on the topic, “Why Rice is Not Good for you” in UP Mindanao on August 24 to an audience led by Davao City Councilor Marissa Abella.    (more…)

Today's Print Issue

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Entertainment

Sinungaling Mong Puso TV remake same but different

THE REMAKE of the 1992 film Sinungaling Mong Puso as a TV series may appear as somewhat different to devout fans of Vilma Santos, but actors of the remake say that it’s still the same. (more…)

MOVIES THIS WEEK

AMERICA’S number-one animated movie, “The Secret Life of Pets,” leads the new releases at the theaters of Gaisano Mall this week. (more…)

Lifestyle

WANDERLUST| Food + Flowers = Fantastic Find!
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IT’S NOT just the first flower café in Mindanao, it could be the first and only flower café in the country. “We haven’t seen a similar concept yet, (more…)

SCENE CITY| The Best of Davao at Waterfront Insular Hotel
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TOP HOTELS and resorts in the city whipped up various promotions and activities to (more…)

Business

Fund managers optimistic of Duterte administration

OFFICIALS from different fund management companies projected that the local bourse will continuously (more…)

BPI acquires 10% of rural bank: report

THE BANK of the Philippine Islands (BPI) officially acquired last week 10% of the stake in Rizal Bank Inc. (RBI), (more…)

Sports

Ateneo caps Flying V Invit’l. hoop crown

ATENEO de Davao University added another title to its list of championships this time winning the 2016 (more…)

Former PBA player Noli Banate proud to get four kids through college by driving jeepney
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NOLI Banate chose a path quite different from those taken by his fellow retired PBA players, opting to earn a living on the road. (more…)

Ateneo, ACD eye Flying V hoop crown

ATENEO de Davao University and Assumption College of Davao play for the 2016 Flying V Invitational basketball tournament crown in a most anticipated match-up set today at the Rizal Memorial Colleges gym.

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HANGTIME Axel Doromal of Ateneo de Davao University (no. 14) goes high for a twinner next to two Jose Maria Colleges defenders during the elimination round of the Flying V Invitational basketball tournament. BOY LIM

Gametime is set at 2:30 p.m. following the Holy Child College of Davao and Ford Academy of the Arts battle for third place at 1p.m.

Ateneo de Davao University bested Ford Academy of the Arts, 65-45 to earn its trip to the finals while Assumption College of Davao nipped Holy Child College of Davao, 72-61 for the other final seat in the semifinal round.

Former PSC commissioner Leon Montemayor and Rolando Tagaytay of the organizing KASAMA will award the winners in grand rites after the finals.

Games today (August 27, 2016) – RMC Gym

1 p.m. – Holy Child College of Davao vs. Ford Academy of the Arts (for 3rd place)

2:30 p.m. – Ateneo de Davao vs. Assumption College of Davao (finals)

Motoring

Record breaking feats in 2016 Total Quartz HAR
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THE 2016 Total Quartz Hot August Races accumulated record breaking feats after its two-day motorsporting (more…)

WT cruises at 2nd in 2016 Yokohama GT
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TOP TWO FINISH Willie Torres (left) and Kunimiro Iwatsuki show off their trophies won in the second leg of the 2016 Yokohama Philippine GT held last weekend at the Clark International Speedway. (more…)

TRL CUPV-Man Racing’s Millana, Obedencio book first place finish
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VMAN RACING Members of team V-Man Racing with chief mechanic Rico Cagnaan (center) pose at the winner’s podium after sporting wins in the TRL/RUGP Cagayan de Oro leg. (more…)

Science & Technology

Not another social media reminder

IF THERE’S one thing that we’ve learned from social media after this year’s presidential elections, it’s that our lives offline are more intertwined with our lives online–no matter how deep or shallow interactions are. (more…)

DoST turns over automated water systems to Region XI

THE DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology on Friday has signed a memorandum of agreement with local government (more…)

Privacy challenge| Just four vague pieces of info can identify you, and your credit card
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IN THIS week’s issue of the journal Science, MIT researchers report that just four fairly vague pieces of information — the dates and locations (more…)

Features

The gift of birth -first in vitro fertilization facility opens in Mindanao
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THE FIRST in vitro fertilization facility in Mindanao formally opened in the Woman Center of Brokenshire (more…)

Malagos chocolate’s 2nd International Award for the year

IT’S OFFICIAL: One of the world’s best drinking chocolates can be found in the Philippines. (more…)

Director of Department of Education Region XI Spoke to MCI Weekly Study Forum about General View of Alternative Deliver Mode of Education System

BESIDES giving scholarships and implementing other projects, MCI offers Saturday night weekly study forums (more…)

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