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Less impact

City deploys 36 buses as drivers group claims 90% of members joined strike

THE DEPLOYMENT of around 40 buses yesterday lessened the negative impact of the Davao leg (more…)

Maximum deployment

DCPO imposes tight security in today’s strike

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) is tightening the security in the city (more…)

Diversion Road to open anew today

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will open today the Shrine Hills-Bangkal junction portion of the C.P. Garcia Highway (Diversion Road) for motorists. (more…)

DCPO ends anti-drug ops

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) yesterday stopped conducting anti-drug operations following the order of President Rodrigo Duterte (more…)

Davao lawyers aid Hong Kong OFWs

MARITAL issues and financial scams were among the major problems of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong who were recently provided with legal services (more…)

Drug test yields negative results

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio tested negative for drugs after she and most of the city government leadership underwent a surprise drug test starting Monday. (more…)

Council junks women’s requests

CITY councilors yesterday junked the requests seeking aid to female inmates at the city jail in Barangay Ma-a. (more…)

Crime Prevention Summit set Oct. 2

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) will organize the Crime Prevention Summit on Oct. 2 at Grand Men Seng hotel to educate especially barangay captains (more…)

Latest News

Diversion Road now open 24/7

THE LANDSLIDE-HIT portion of the Diversion Road is now open 24/7. (more…)

Council okays 654 measures

THE CITY council passed 89 ordinances and 565 resolutions from January to June this year, the body’s performance report bared. (more…)

City Culture and Arts Council formed

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio has signed an Executive Order creating the Davao City Culture and Arts Council (DCAC). (more…)

P7.8B budget for city in ‘18

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio has submitted to the City Council the city’s proposed 2018 budget worth P7.8 billion. (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| Talking about rebuilding

AT NOON yesterday, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed initial reports that Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon and Maute Group leader Omar Maute were killed (more…)

LUGAR LANG| PAB, you are beautiful

I HAD MEANT to write about poetry for this column because I was giving a lecture for the staff of the Ateneo de Davao school paper this week. (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| A new approach is already a ‘must’

TUESDAY last week we had one rare chance of having breakfast with Yas Ocampo, one of this paper’s reporters covering the city government beat. (more…)

Community

Public seminar of the graduate school of business Ateneo de davao university

THE GRADUATE School of Business and Governance of the Ateneo de Davao University is pleased to announce the presentation of a dissertation proposal of Marietta L. Eliot-Pampanga, a doctoral student (more…)

Celebrating 100 years of Filipino cinema

THE MINDANAO Film and Television Development Foundation Inc. (MFDTDI) is holding a series of cinema- related events this coming October as part of the 100 years celebration (more…)

PDA seeks creation of dental bureau

THE PHILIPPINE Dental Association (PDA) Davao City chapter is pushing for the creation of a separate bureau under the Department of Health (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

CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Boysen Paints Inaugurates Its New Office

SAMMY Ang, the head honcho of Boysen Paints Davao, led the inauguration of the newly renovated Boysen Paints Office located at 59 Damaso Suazo Street, Poblacion District, Davao City, last October 5, 2017. (more…)

FREEZE| Rae Diaz Santos Entertainer Entrepreneur

RAE Diaz Santos is a professional singer, jingle writer, businesswoman, and a proud single mom. Oozing with confidence, this woman knows no borders (more…)

Business

Lifting of VAT exemption on low-cost housing opposed

THE SUBDIVISION and Housing Developers Association (SHDA) has pushed for value-added tax (VAT) exemption on low-cost housing units. (more…)

Banana industry losing to competition: official

THE BANANA industry in Mindanao already lost $300 million in revenues in the last five years until last year as its share in the foreign market declined (more…)

Sports

Villarosa, Escandor head gross winners in 8th UMAGA tourney

JUBEN Villarosa and Boyet Escandor submitted better cards to claim separate gross titles and head the list of winners at the close of the eighth edition (more…)

Stage set for 8th UMAGA golf

THE STAGE is all set for this weekend’s 8th University of Mindanao Alumni Golf Association (UMAGA) Open golf tournament at the Matina Davao City Golf Club. (more…)

PCCL City elims tip off Oct. 22

THE 2017 Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) City eliminations which will tips off in grand rites this October 22 at the Davao City Recreation Center (Almendras gym). (more…)

Motoring

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…)

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…)

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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