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No suspension

DepED XI says classes in public schools to continue despite transport protest
THERE’S NO directive to suspend classes on Thursday, July 21, despite the planned transport holiday by public utility jeepney operators and drivers to protests some provisions (more…)

Counter measures

AFP intensifies troops vs NPA’s plan to attack Davao before Sona
THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has directed their units to intensify their security measures to counter the reported plan of the communist rebels (more…)

Ongoing firefight complicates efforts to rebuild Marawi City

RECOVERY efforts in Marawi City are still hampered by the ongoing siege, according to an official who was on the ground this week. (more…)

Transport strike on Thursday, July 20

MORE than 1,000 public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in the city are expected to join the transport holiday tomorrow to protest the move to modernize jeepneys and ban the signboards. (more…)

CTTMO: Any signboard will not be allowed on windshields

THE CITY Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) maintained that any signboard plastered on the windshield of public utility vehicles is in violation of the Land Transportation (more…)

1 Cafgu killed, 4 PSG men wounded in NPA encounter

THE MILITARY is now conducting hot pursuit operation against around 50 New People’s Army rebels following a clash in Arakan Valley North Cotabato, with members of the (more…)

58 vehicles seized

A TOTAL of 58 vehicles in the city were impounded during the Oplan Lambat Bitag Sasakyan conducted on Friday, the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) reported yesterday. (more…)

DepEd’s hands tied in SOS school issue

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) XI is willing to help Lumad students in private schools in the hinterlands of the region who are complaining of militarization. (more…)

Latest News

Cop dead in clash with NPA

A POLICE officer assigned to the Provincial Public Safety Company of Bukidnon was killed in an encounter, together with the Special Forces Battalion, against the communist (more…)

Damage in Buhangin fire reaches P3 million

AN ESTIMATED P1.6 million worth of damage was recorded when fire razed about 30 houses in Purok San Jose, Carmelite road, Barangay Buhangin Proper, Buhangin District on Wednesday (more…)

Man who tried to kill security guard charged

THE OFFICE of the City Prosecutor has charged a man for trying to kill a security guard on July 1 at a banana plantation in Barangay Callawa, Buhangin District. (more…)

Student arrested in drug buy-bust

A COLLEGE student and another drug pusher were arrested in a series of buy-busts by the Toril police on Wednesday afternoon in Barangay Matina Aplaya and Bangkal, (more…)

Opinion

PARADIGM SHIFT| Turkey marks anniversary of failed coup

IT HAS been one year since Turkish citizens poured into the streets for national unity marches across the country. This occasion marks the first anniversary of the foiled coup  (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| A voyage of no return?

WELL, it looks like the Ro-Ro shipping service that was launched last May intended to spark trade and commerce between Davao and General Santos on the Philippine side, (more…)

EDITORIAL| Transport holiday

IF THE plans of the transport sector pushes through today, we advise the riding public to seek alternative means of transport early on than be waiting in vain for a ride later in the day. (more…)

Community

Sgt. Miguel “Mike” Iñigo: Boy Guerilla

AT FIRST glance, Sgt. Miguel “Mike” Iñigo, looks young to be a war veteran. The man with a knack for storytelling and an easy smile is only 87 where most veterans of the Second World War are well over their 90s. (more…)

An enabling environment

 How immediate intervention can help children with autism

IN A house-like intervention center within a subdivision in the southern part of the city, hope springs like flowers that blossom from a tiny clay pot.

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Visayan Fisherfolk Honored in 2nd Ocean Heroes Awards

Four fisherfolk from the Tañon Strait were recently recognized as Ocean Heroes for championing conservation, coastal law enforcement and sustainable fisheries in the Visayas. (more…)

Today's Print Issue

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Entertainment

MOVIES THIS DAVAO THIS WEEK

TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight, the fifth installment of the popular live-action Transformers film series, (more…)

MOVIES THIS WEEK

MOVIES to open this week at Gaisano Mall theaters are: (more…)

Lifestyle

WANDERLUST| Carmen: Davao’s balut capital

WHAT has a bill, two webbed feet, feathers all over and get swallowed whole? What else but the Pinoy’s all time favorite snack that got the world’s attention, the balut. (more…)

SCENE CITY| Davao Light holds first Linemen’s Rodeo in Mindanao

DLPC the Aboitiz Power held its first Linemen’s Rodeo in Mindanao in July 14, 2017 at the Davao Light Training Grounds in Maa, Davao City. (more…)

Business

Sasa pushes for port development

THE OFFICE of the Barangay Sasa Council is pushing again for the development of Sasa Port. (more…)

Firm investing P1.3-B for meat processing

SAN MIGUEL Foods Inc.(SMFI) is investing P1.3 billion meat processing plant in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. (more…)

Sports

2017 Fil Oil Flying V Junior Invit’l. hoop

Ateneo starts title hunt, plays Ford Academy in opener

DEFENDING champion Ateneo de Davao University takes on Ford Academy of the Arts in the opener of this year’s 2017 Fil Oil Flying V Junior Invitational basketball tournament which tips off today at the RMC gym.

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City to form an All Star collegiate squad for Kadayawan hoop

THE CITY Government of Davao through the City Sports Development Division eyes to form and All-Star collegiate squad in preparation for the coming 2017 Kadayawan Invitational basketball tournament set this August. (more…)

Back-to-back for team King of Hearts

TEAM King of Hearts scored back –to-back wins claiming both Rapid and Blitz events of the recent National Team Chess Championships Mindanao leg played at the NCCC Mall of Davao. (more…)

Motoring

Pirelli Tires backs 2017 HAR
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GERARD Tan, President of Southgate Express Marketing Inc, distributor of Pirelli Tires (seated left) along with Willie Torres (seated center) and members of the Davao Classic and Sports Car Club Incorporated. (more…)

Road Rage AutoShow at SM City Davao

SOME 20 entries are seen to take part in this year’s edition of the Road Rage Auto Show which reels off today until Sunday, April 9 at the SM City Davao, SMTTI parking area. (more…)

2017 Retro Car Show: A parade of classics
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THE 2017 Retro Car Show held at the Abreeza Mall Activity Center last March 18 and 19 paraded (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

Bringing BT eggplant to Filipinos’ table
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THE APPLICATION of biotechnology to improve food security has long been realized by scientists here in the country. (more…)

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…)

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