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290 NPA supporters give up

AROUND 290 supporters of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the military in Pantukan, Compostela Valley on Tuesday. (more…)

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Councilor wants foreigners to be banned from hanging out with minors

A CITY councilor is pushing to penalize foreigner in the city (more…)

NYC targets to accredit youth groups by next year

THE NATIONAL Youth Commission (NYC) is targeting to accredit youth organizations starting next year. (more…)

Health workers to get hike, told to implement repro law

BARANGAY health frontliners will receive an increase in allowance starting next month, Mayor Sara Duterte announced yesterday as she urged them to strictly implement (more…)

Anti-drug cops to undergo seminar on human rights

POLICE officers joining the drug enforcement unit of the Police Regional Office (PRO) XI will undergo an orientation, including seminars on human rights, before they can conduct illegal drug operations. (more…)

18 nabbed in Bulabog

EIGTEEN persons with pending criminal cases were arrested during the Oplan Bulabog conducted yesterday in various barangays in the city. (more…)

Man burns arm in fire; damage set at P3.7-M

A MAN sustained burns following another fire that razed six houses in Purok 24-B, Times Beach Barangay 76-A, Bucana around 3:40 a.m. yesterday. (more…)

Carpio no longer Lapanday’s lawyer

LAWYER Manases Carpio distanced himself from the controversy surrounding the demolition of 300 houses in a property claimed by Lapanday in Barangay Tigatto, Buhangin District. (more…)

Latest News

Fire razes 6 houses

SIX HOUSES were razed by fire yesterday morning along Twin Tower Street, Royal Valley in Bangkal, Talomo District. (more…)

Alleged high-ranking NPA leader surrenders to army

AN ALLEGED finance logistics officer of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the 39th Infantry Battalion on Tuesday, Dec. 12, on its headquarters in Arakan, North Cotabato. (more…)

173 NPA rebels surrendered since July this year: military

ONE-HUNDRED seventy three members of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the different line units of the 1001st Infantry brigade since July this year, the army report said. (more…)

Councilors lift prohibition on Pinball machines, jukeboxes

THE CITY COUNCIL yesterday repealed the two outdated ordinances. (more…)

Opinion

REFLECTIONS| Elijah must first come

MEDITATION: God gives signs to show what he is about to do. John the Baptist is one such sign who pointed to Jesus and prepared the way for his coming. (more…)

NUNOT SA ALISNGAW SA KAPE| Mga Pinoy sa Saudi naukay pud sa Dengvaxia

LUAG ang akong eskedyul kaniadtong milabay nga Huwebes mao nga taas akong panahon aron mag-abli sa akong e-mail. (more…)

REFLECTION| He will save his people from sin

MARY had to face an enormous challenge to her faith and trust in God and to the faith of her family and Joseph, the man she chose to marry. (more…)

Community

Comval women shine in 15th PFLCW General Assembly

REPRESENTATIVES from different women councils and organizations from Compostela Valley attended the Philippine Federation of Local Councils of Women held last November 15-17, at The Mansion in Iloilo City. (more…)

RS Components introduces cost-effective plug-in desktop power supplies for medical field

RS Components (RS) has introduced the RS Pro ranges of plug-in and desktop power supplies approved for use in medical applications. (more…)

Poundit Holds Big Gadget Sale with 50 Days of Happiness

LEADING gadget retailer PoundIt.com has started its big holiday sale early. From November 8th to December 25th, the Philippine-based online store (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| Soroptimist International Davao ends 2017 with meaningful events

A YEAR filled with fulfilling activities is coming to an end. But before reaching the last days of 2017, Soroptimists held the Annual District Conference which brings the clubs from Northeastern Mindanao (more…)

WANDERLUST| Gabrielle on the rise

AT A VERY young age of 16, up-and-coming singer-songwriter Gabrielle Gross is gradually getting her audience’s attention whenever she sings with her now signature soulful, low register. (more…)

Business

Firm holds CSR

P&A Grant Thornton joined Grant Thornton offices in 78 countries to highlight their on-going year-long community involvement through their annual global corporate social responsibility (CSR) event, ‘Growing Together in the Community’. (more…)

SSS pensioners can obtain loans soon, says official

THE SOCIAL Security System (SSS) is planning to offer loans to pensioners soon. (more…)

Sports

Ramirez keynotes PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup opener today

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez is keynote speaker as the PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup kicks off at Robinson’s Place here today, Saturday, December 16. (more…)

More than 100 eskrimadors in GSBA Reg’l Championships

MORE than 100 young eskrimadors from different schools and clubs are seeing action in the 2017 Global Stick Blade Alliance (GSBA) Regional Championships on December 9 at the Kadayawan Hall of NCCC Mall. (more…)

Bokawachi, Maldellon win in RPVGCC 3rd Monthly Medal

GEMMA Bokawachi and Vincent Maldellon went home with respective overall gross and net crowns to head the cast of the winners in the recent Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club 3rd Monthly Medal. (more…)

Motoring

Honda PH president: Big bike launch timing is perfect

 HONDA Philippines president Daiki Mihara is now smiling from ear to ear. He knows he had just made an indelible mark on the 40-year history of the reputable Japanese motorcycle company in the country. (more…)

One of the first Type R owners is a racer
DR. TORRES and his Honda Civic Type R.

WHILE new owners of the Honda Civic Type R can do whatever they want with the coveted hatchback, it’s nice to see one example going to someone who can bring out its potential. (more…)

Back to back for Team Classic’s Dumbrique

GARY Dumbrique of Team Classic made back-to-back trips on top of the winner’s podium to shine bright at the close of the 2017 Total Quartz Hot August Races held at the Speed City grounds of the Crocodile Park, Sunday. (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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