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Soldiers recover guns, ammo

TROOPS of 16th Infantry Battalion recover war materiel belonging to the members of New People’s Army (NPA) while conducting clearing operation (more…)

Most competitive

Davao tops cities outside Metro Manila

FOR THE SECOND year in a row, the city is still the most competitive city outside Metro Manila, a government-organized public-private sector competitiveness group said. (more…)

Mayor says city seeking ways to improve competitive list ranking

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio said they will look into measures undertaken by the other top two local government units in the list of competitive cities in the country. (more…)

Eagle center re-opened

TOURISTS who flock to the city for the Kadayawan festival, after all, can go and personally see the national bird. (more…)

NBI denies charge of extortion in raid

THE NATIONAL Bureau of Investigation (NBI) XI yesterday stood their ground,  claiming there was no payment given in exchange for the  release of the (more…)

8 Mindanao areas included in list of competitive LGUs

EIGHT AREAS in Mindanao stood out in the list of competitive cities and municipalities in the country, data from the National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines (NCCP) bared. (more…)

City Health worker nabbed for shabu

A CITY-PAID health worker was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted just outside her house in NHA-Bangkal, Barangay Talomo Proper, Talomo District on Wednesday night. (more…)

3 nabbed for robbing Indian student

POLICE OPERATIVES arrested three suspects, including a minor, in the alleged robbery of an Indian national in Barangay 10-A, Poblacion on Monday night. (more…)

Latest News

Ombudsman orders town mayor suspended over erroneous SALN

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has dismissed the mayor of Talitay, Maguindanao over alleged irregularities in his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) for 2011, 2013 and 2014. (more…)

69-year-old charged with rape over ‘relationship’ with girl, 16

A 69-YEAR OLD businessman was arrested by agents of National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) XI who was charged of rape and acts of lasciviousness inside his Internet cafe shop (more…)

Crematorium to be set up for euthanized dogs from pound

THE CITY Council’s committee on agriculture approved on Wednesday the proposed building of animal crematorium.  (more…)

Misamis Occidental town exec, 9 other DENR officers dismissed

THE OFFICE of Ombudsman Mindanao (OMB-Min) has dismissed the municipal administrator of Don Victoriano, Misamis Occidental along with the Provincial Environment (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| Honoring the tribes

TODAY is one of the two key days in the celebration of the Kadayawan festival, an event designed to honor the 11 tribes of the city. (more…)

NUNOT SA ALISNGAW SA KAPE| Naa sa Kadayawan ang huna-huna

MGA ALAS 9 sa gabi-i kaniadtong Miyerkoles nagkalingaw ko’g basa sa mga opinyon sa mga nasudnong kolumnista mahitungod sa nagkadaiyang isyu karon sa nasud. (more…)

EDITORIAL| AUGUST is a special month

AUGUST is something Davawenos look forward to every year because this is usually the month when our sidewalks, street corners and markets overflow with fruits. It is the time when the air is redolent with the pungent-sweet smell of Durian, marang. Lanzones and mangosteen. (more…)

Community

Freedom through education

Photos by Bing Gonzales

DRUGS have taken away freedom in our streets, jobs, numerous lives of people we love, and even our children. (more…)

Jesus G. Dureza “Mensapit” The Peace Maker

BORN in Guimbal Iloilo on December 24, 1947, and grew up in Guihing, Hagonoy, Davao del Sur, the Awardee of the ST. THOMAS MORE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE (more…)

 Japanese of the old Davao: The other side of the war

THERE is no doubt that many of us who were born after the Second World War only have a vague recollection of what happened to our country and people during that most bloody and destructive armed conflict.  (more…)

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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

SCENE CITY| Gabrielle: the sweet sound of the south

CARESSING, it’s how her voice is described, a voice that has been likened to that of a foreign singer’s. (more…)

Davaoeños and Japanese: The ties that bind

“KEEP your friends close, but keep your enemies even closer.” (more…)

Business

Tourism stakeholders to draft industry plan

THE CITY Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) and Davao Tourism Association (DATA) will gather industry stakeholders next month to get inputs for the city’s tourism master plan. (more…)

3 resto branches closed due to tax law violation

THE BUREAU  of Internal Revenue (BIR) has temporarily closed three branches of Pick ‘N Grill Barbeque Place in Tagum City for failing to abide by the tax law. (more…)

Sports

350 kids in Sports for Peace Children’s Games

SOME 350 children took part in yesterday’s Sports for Peace Children’s Games held at the Mergrande Ocean Resort in Toril, this city. (more…)

GM Antonio tops 1st Kadayawan FIDE-Rated Open Rapid chess tourney

GRAND MASTER (GM) Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. lived up to his billing as one of the country’s finest when he topped the recent Kadayawan FIDE-Rated Open Rapid chess tournament held last August 12 and 13 at the Eskina of the Lanang Business Park. (more…)

Dragons del Sur paddlers shine in Kadayawan Dragon Boat Festival

TEAM Dragons del Sur wound-up with most wins in the recent 2017 Kadayawan Dragon Boat Festival held last weekend at the Sta. Ana Wharf, Magsayasay Avenue. (more…)

Motoring

80 entries seen in Total Quartz Hot August Races

EIGHTY entries or more are seen to join the much-anticipated Total Quartz Hot August Races this August 19 and 20 at the Speed City race track of the Crocodile Park Complex in Ma-a. (more…)

Total Quartz Hot August Races set Aug. 19-20

SOME 50 entries are seen to compete in the much-anticipated Total Quartz Hot August Races this August 19 and 20 at the Speed City race track of the Crocodile Park Complex in Ma-a. (more…)

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…)

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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