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Lawyer nabbed

Buy-bust at Bajada apartelle
AN ALLEGED drug-pushing lawyer was arrested by agents of Sta. Ana Police in a buy-bust operation inside an apartelle in Barrio Obrero at 2:05 a.m. yesterday. (more…)

Massacre in Baracatan

Family feud leads to murder of 3
A FAMILY of three — a husband, his wife and their 12-year-old son — was massacred in Barangay Baracatan, Toril District yesterday at 12:45 a.m. (more…)

Smuggling may cause huge decline in oil prices

THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DOE) has expressed concerns over the sudden and sustained huge decreases in oil prices (more…)

Phil. Eagle Foundation seeks backpack donation

THE PHILIPPINE Eagle Foundation (PEF) is making a call for donation for backpacks for their forest guards. (more…)

Court sets Matobato’s arraignment on Oct. 4

SENATE witness Edgar Matobato is expected to be in the city on October 4 for the arraignment of his gun-related case. (more…)

Arraignment of couple in child’s death moved

THE ARRAIGNMENT of the couple accused in the death of their four-year-old son has been moved to Oct. 18. (more…)

DCPO to allow officers to testify in senate hearing

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) will allow police officers named by senate witness Edgar Matobato to be involved in the alleged vigilante killings (more…)

CSSDO to dole out P.65M for fire victims

THE CITY Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO) is preparing a financial allocation of P651,000 (more…)

Latest News

Cenro seeks study on air quality in the city    

THE CITY Environment and Natural Resources Officer (Cenro) is eyeing to make an inventory of carbon emissions in the city. (more…)

More loan window for Davao’s co-ops available in 2017: exec    

THE CITY Cooperative and Development Office has been promised an additional P2 million in funding for soft loans next year, (more…)

Suspect slain in shootout  

AN ALLEGED drug pusher was killed in a shootout with the police during a buy-bust operation conducted at Purok Capricorn, Barangay Lasang at 8:45 (more…)

2 Mindanao mayors, ex-NBI exec ordered dismissed by Ombudsman

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of two Mindanao mayors, several members of the Sangguniang Bayan (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL|A life well lived

THE FIESTY Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago passed away yesterday at 8:52 am, a sad day for the country. She finally succumbed (more…)

FAMILY MATTERS| Family Redefined

This article is written while my small family travels to Luzon to see for ourselves the portrait of president Duterte, which this writer’s hubby painted (more…)

STRIKE HOME|Missing pieces in so-called mega-shabu laboratory find

ONE ITEM posted on Facebook tweaked my curiosity lately regarding a so-called mega-shabu laboratory in Pampanga that President Duterte (more…)

Community

Drug surrenderers trained in disaster response, management

AT LEAST 33 drug surrenderers in the city completed a weeklong training on  disaster reduction and management, (more…)

Water service interruption on Sept 24-25 in various areas

DAVAO City Water District has scheduled two separate sets of water service interruption to give way for the completion of service improvement projects. (more…)

Coffee Festival at SM Lanang Premier

FROM September 23 to 25, 2016, celebrate everything coffee at SM Lanang Premier’s Coffee Festival. (more…)

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Entertainment

Ms. Peregrine @ Gaisano Cinemas

DARK fantasy adventure film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children leads the new releases at Gaisano Mall Cinemas this week. (more…)

Storks, Magnificent 7 at Gaisano Mall Cinemas

WESTERN remake The Magnificent Seven and the animation comedy Storks lead the new movie releases at Gaisano Mall of Davao this week. (more…)

Lifestyle

SCENE CITY| Ed and Helen Guillergan reminisce years of “Gintong Alaala”
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AUGUST 20, 1966 was the culmination of a seven-year courtship, solemnized at the United Church (more…)

FREEZE| JEVEN C. SALVADOR BALLPOINT PEN AND PENCIL ARTIST FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MINDANAO

JEVEN, Jayvee, Jayv, or Ven Salvador dreams to become an architect but his plan to finish the course (more…)

Business

Equipment for bio-diesel project arrives next year

THE EQUIPMENT from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the bio-diesel project for Davao City is set to arrive in February 2017. (more…)

Chinese airline seeks flights between Xiamen-Davao City

CHINA-BASED airline firm XiamenAir is looking to establish regular flights to connect Xiamen and Davao City. (more…)

Sports

PSC to hold Natl Consultative Meeting

THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission will be holding its National Consultative Meeting set on September 22 and 23 at the PSC-PhilSports in Pasig City. (more…)

Apo Golf Monthly Medal on Sept. 23-25

THE APO Golf and Country Club will have its Monthly Medal competition set this September 23 to 25 at the all-weather course in Toril, this city. (more…)

All set for 1st Regino “Boy” Cua Cup

THE STAGE is all set for the first Regino “Boy” Cua Cup Basketball Developmental League slated to tip off on Saturday, 9 a.m. at the Goldstar Gym. (more…)

Motoring

Historic Sports Car Rally “Tour de Cebu” reels off Oct. 14-16*Torres, Ng, MSCC to head cast
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DAVAO City’s sportsman-businessman Willie Torres (right) and chief mechanic Toto take a souvenir (more…)

New GT300 and GT100 champions crowned at 2015 Philippine GT Rd 5
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WILLIE Torres of team W-Autosports in action for the GT300 Sprint Race class of the 2016 Philippine GET Sparco Cup leg 5 at the Batangas Racing Circuit in Rosario, Batangas. BONG BOADO (more…)

Antonio tops 3rd Moto-R Circuit race

ANVER Antonio of team Suzuki/Phoenix V-Man Racing stood tall at the winner’s podium after claiming (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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