‘Exhibit A’

Duterte to anchor campaign on Davao performance
MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte says he doesn’t have the “superiority and talent, managerial ability and all” but a what he can offer the country is what he has done in Davao City, his “Exhibit A.” (more…)

Balloons grounded

Organizers change activity stunt to avoid harming animals
PUBLIC pressure forced supporters of Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte to drop the plan of releasing balloons this Saturday.  Instead, they will light candles to support his bid for the presidency next year. (more…)

Rody no comment on Leni twit about peace and order

MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte refused to engage in a word war with Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo (more…)

Duterte may give last speech as mayor during Pasko Fiesta

MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte will deliver possibly his last public message as the chief executive on the (more…)

P12 thou bonus for gov’t workers in SB4

THE CITY council will soon be discussing the last supplemental budget, SB4, for the year as the item was passed (more…)

Binay visits mayor’s bailiwick

VICE PRESIDENT Jejomar Binay said the next president doesn’t have to come from Mindanao to (more…)

7 unlicensed commuter vans impounded; drivers arrested

SEVEN colorum vans were apprehended by authorities during a joint operation conducted at Dumoy area yesterday morning . (more…)

UM 36th Commencement Exercisesbreaks tradition at SMX convention

GARNERING the University of Mindanao’s top institutional awards, cum laude Job Marc P. Opalla (more…)

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Federalism good but mechanisms should be in place: DBM official

AN OFFICIAL from the Department of Budget and Management agreed that federalism would be (more…)

Ombudsman: Sexual harassment, not grafttops cases filed vs gov’t execs

SEXUAL harassment topped the cases typically filed against government officials based on the data (more…)

NPAs manageable in Lingig, Surigao Sur town – military

THE MILITARY has formally declared the insurgency in Lingig town of Surigao del Sur as “manageable,” (more…)

Gov’t agencies aim to build toilets at Haran compound

THE DEPARTMENT of Health will be constructing toilet and bath facilities at the United Church (more…)


EDITORIAL| Feeding the machine

MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte’s filing of the certificate of candidacy for the presidency unwittingly thrusts (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| Have peace will progress

IT’S BEEN months since the more than 700 indigenous peoples from Talaingod in Davao del Norte (more…)

EDITORIAL| Balloons and the ocean

BALLONS are perceived as a celebration of life: The birth of a child, grand openings, fairs, birthdays, get well wishes, and anniversaries, (more…)


MX3 Sponsors First Integrative Medicine Congress

THE PREVENTIVE, Regenerative and Integrative Medical Alliance (Prima) in cooperation with (more…)

A ‘Gift of Fitness’ from MetroLifestyle Fitness Center

IF YOU’RE still searching for that very special gift that will surely make a difference this Christmas, (more…)

USEP wins Davao Light’s best short-video contest

ELECTRICITY truly has shaped how the world has become today. It can provide us comfort, safety, security (more…)

Today's Print Issue



Mocha Girls support Duterte
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SEXY girl group Mocha Girls expressed their support to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, (more…)


HORROR-THRILLER Victor Frankenstein, starring Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe and Wanted’s James McAvoy, open at Gaisano Mall Cinemas. (more…)


SCENE CITY| Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao lights up Aquatic themed tree

EVERY year the lighting of the Christmas tree symbolizes the beginning of the Yuletide Season and gift giving. This (more…)

SCENE CITY| L’Art de Ohana – art with a twist, art for charity

GREATER creative freedom was evident in the presentation of L’Art de Ohana, an exhibit (more…)


P2.6-B mixed use developmenton the pipeline for Tagum City

NOTING on the urban center’s bustling economy, property developer Suntrust Properties Inc. (more…)

BPI launches new campaignto help customers reach goals

THE COUNTRY’S oldest bank, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), has officially launched on Friday (more…)


APTS, ICT get first win in UMAEA Xmas Cup

TEAMS APTS and ICT chalk up separate wins at the start of the UMAEA Christmas Cup basketball (more…)

Damicog’s buzzer-beater hands Edsans 2nd win

HALLYPIC Damicog drained a buzzer-beater triple as time expired to lift Edsans Sports Tailoring its second (more…)

Oceanside/MCF, JMD drub foes
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Team Oceanside/MCF led by co-playing managers Larry (seated second from left) and Fritz Lu (standing fifth from left). (more…)


Mitsubishi updates the Lancer
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PRACTICALLY unchanged for seven years, the Mitsubishi Lancer is probably the oldest compact sedan (more…)

Willie Torres claims 2015 Yokohama Philippine GT title in Round 5
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LAST September 27, the 2015 Yokohama Philippine GT Championship laid rubber for the final (more…)

2015 Phoenix Hot August Races W-Autosports’ Garcia bags Quick 8 plum

TOP RACERS Quick 8 champ W-Autosports Racing’s Vanni Garcia and runner-up Gary Dumbrique of Team Classic. (more…)

Science & Technology

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…)

Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Warg faces lengthy jail term

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg has been found guilty of hacking into computers (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…)

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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