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Localized truce

Mayor Sara offers peace to NPA
MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio has extended a local offer of peace to the New People’s Army (NPA) operating within the territorial jurisdiction of the city. (more…)

Vow to release POWs

NDFP accuses AFP of butchering 2 civilians
THE COMMUNIST Party of the Philippines (CPP) vows to release six prisoners of war as a gesture of its desire to continue peace talks with the government. (more…)

Lascañas admits DDS; claims Duterte orders killing  

THE POLICE officer tagged as the Davao Death Squad team leader yesterday admitted the existence of the dreaded vigilante group, and pointed then Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (more…)

Landmine recovered in Calinan

GOVERNMENT soldiers foiled a possible landmine attack after they recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by New People’s Army (NPA) (more…)

Drug pusher killed in shootout

AN ALLEGED big time drug pusher, who allegedly supplied drugs in the city and nearby Sta. Cruz town, was killed in a shootout with the agents of Philippine Drug (more…)

2 Korean nationals sued for kidnapping

THE CRIMINAL Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG XI) filed criminal complaint against two Korean nationals for allegedly kidnapping a fellow Korean (more…)

AFP: Paquibato, Marilog closely monitored due to NPA presence

THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is placing some barangays of Paquibato and Marilog under watchlist anew following the resurgence of communist rebel attacks (more…)

Panabo drug den yields P300,000 worth of shabu

THE PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) XI seized more than P300,000 worth of illegal drugs during a raid of an alleged drug den (more…)

Latest News

Woman hurt in crossfire as NPA ambushes gov’t militia

A CIVILIAN is wounded when she was hit by the crossfire between communist rebels and militiamen of the 39th Infantry Battalion in Sitio Tinawayan, (more…)

Former agrarian reform officer killed in Tagum

POLICE are looking into personal grudge or work-related as the motive in the killing of retired provincial agrarian reform officer along Osmeña Street, Barangay Poblacion, (more…)

ASEAN makes headway in protecting migrant workers    

LABOR Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the ASEAN is set to draft the implementing guidelines of the declaration of the protection and promotion (more…)

Soldiers find IED ‘planted’ by NPA along civilian road  

TROOPS of the 71st Infantry Battalion recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) at Purok 4B, Sitio Bombaran, Barangay Elizalde, Maco, (more…)


PLAIN AND SIMPLE| The phenomenal growth of Madeco

THIS COOPERATIVE amazes me. (more…)

LUGAR LANG| Publish or perish: Mindanawon writing today

IN NOVEMBER 2015, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) held the annual Philippine International Literary Festival in Davao, outside of Manila (more…)

EGALITARIAN| Form of government in the proposed federal republic

FEDERALISM is decentralizing the powers of the national government. This is bringing to the people, down from the many layers of government bureaus, (more…)


EU envoy meet city execs

EUROPEAN Union Delegation to the Philippines Ambassador Franz Jessen met with officials (more…)

DOLE regional office conducts 9th social partnership at work  

MORE than 300 social partners from different sectors in the region gathered recently for the 9th Social (more…)

Davao Light gives tips for a safe kite flying

SUMMER is just around the corner and one fun way to enjoy a bright sunny day is by flying a kite. (more…)

Today's Print Issue



Mindanao Film Festival Roadshow set in Tagum City

THE FILMS of the 12th Mindanao Film Festival will be screened in Tagum City this February 22-24 at the Cinema 2 of Gaisano Mall Tagum. (more…)

Fifty Shades, John Wick, LEGO sequels at Gaisano

SEQUELS of hit movies are at Gaisano Mall Davao Cinemas this week. (more…)



AGUMAN Ding Capampangan Davao 2016 President Ma. Michaela “Mitz” Magtoto feels blessed in many ways. (more…)

WANDERLUST| Travel sale, new direct flights at travel expo

DISCOUNTED airline and cruise fares and affordable tour packages to virtually all travel destinations (more…)


LINE OF SIGHT| Penetrating the Filipino market

FILIPINOS spend more time on social media than anyone else in the world, according to a recent (more…)

Power spot market consultation today

THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DOE) is set to conduct today the public consultation with the energy stakeholders in the region on the plan to set up wholesale electricity (more…)


EKV Auto Parts bags 2016-2017 Sarona/Saturday Hoop crown

TEAM EKV Auto Parts capped back-to-back crowns at the expense of JAPS, 72-64, Saturday (more…)

Team Duterte wins nail-biter against IBP in Game 5

TEAM Duterte weathered a solid IBP Davao performance all game long to hack out a 91-90 (more…)

EKV, JAPS in Atty. Sarona/Saturday Hoop finals

TEAMS EKV Auto Parts and JAPS arranged a winner-take-all finals set on Saturday, February 11 (more…)


Total goes aggressive in 2017

THE 2017 Total Hot August Races will be one of Total Lubricants’ biggest as its hosts entries from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. (more…)

Torres stamps class in comeback race

MANILA, Philippines – Willie Torres marked his comeback with a dominating performance, (more…)

Historic Sports Car Rally “Tour de Cebu” reels off Oct. 14-16*Torres, Ng, MSCC to head cast

DAVAO City’s sportsman-businessman Willie Torres (right) and chief mechanic Toto take a souvenir photo with his 1972 MG-B 1600 Roadster. Torres along with Joseph Ng will represent the Manila Sports Car Club in this year’s Tour de Cebu. (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…)


Bringing BT eggplant to Filipinos’ table

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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