• US AMBASSADOR Philip S. Goldberg (3rd from left), Mindanao Times president Willie P. Torres (right) and publisher Atty. Jesus Dureza (extreme left) during the awarding of the 2015 Ninoy and Cory Aquino Fellowship for Professional Development to the paper's editor in chief Amalia B. Cabusao. The awarding was held at the Embassy's Charles Parsons Ballroom on Feb 12, 2015.
  • SOME 200 LUMADS stage a protest rally against alleged militarization through the Oplan Bayanihan in far-flung barangays of the region. The mass action was held at Freedom Park on Tuesday. RENE B. LUMAWAG
  • ARMED Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, Gen. Gregorio Catapang, checks one of recovered firearms that killed seven NPA members during an encounter with troops from 73rd Infantry Battalion in Barangay Datal Angas, Alabel, Sarangani on Feb. 16 during his visit to the Eastern Mindanao Command last Wednesday. The encounter also yielded improvised explosive devices and handheld radios. BING GONZALES
  • SOLDIERS receive their award from AFP Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang including the spot promotion of 2nd Lt. Gerson Sanchez (right) to 1st Lt., who lead the scout platoon that yielded high powered firearms, improvised explosive devices and killed 7 NPA members in Alabel, Sarangani Province last February 16, during his visit to the Eastern Mindanao Command last Wednesday. BING GONZALES
  • FR. HENRY Campeon along with Davao Light and Power Co. executives and teachers of Sta Ana Elementary School led the blessing of the Science Exploration Center yesterday, equipped with science apparatus and other supplementary materials. BING GONZALES
  • A PERFORMER shows her skills in fire dance during the celebration of the Chinese New Year held at Sta Ana Ave., Wednesday evening. BING GONZALES
  • PHILIPPINE Eagle Foundation communications officer Vida Lyn Dumadag and Andi Baldonado briefs on the 23-kilometer fun bike for the benefit of the foundation in the “Ride for the Eagle 2015” on March 22, 2015, during the Club 888 forum. BING GONZALES
  • DAVAO Light and Power Co. executive vice president and chief operating officer Arturo Milan, Reputation Enhancement Dept. asst. vice president Ross Luga and manager Fermin Edillon watch as Grade 3 student Aeon Aexza Bustillo shows weighing computation with the Number Equalizer Balance during the inauguration of Science Exploration Center at Sta Ana Elementary School. BING GONZALES
  • DEPARTMENT of Social Welfare and Development regional director Priscilla Razon shares some points on adoption program during the 2nd Adoptive Families annual convention held at Harana Restaurant. BING GONZALES
  • DAVAO Light and Power Co. branding and reputation assistant vice president Ross Luga briefs media on the maximum two-hour rotational brownout during the Kapehan sa Dabaw held at SM City Davao Monday. BING GONZALES
  • STUDENTS of Teodoro Palma Gil Elementary School are taught by Red Cross volunteers how to douse the flames using a fire extinguisher on Saturday BING GONZALES
  • THIRTY aspirants of this year's Mutya ng Dabaw crown are presented to the public and media at SM City Davao Monday afternoon. Selection of the 15 finalists will be on Feb. 28 at Felcris Centrale. BING GONZALES
  • RECRUITS of the Bureau of Fire Protection undergo fitness orientation at Magsaysay Park as they prepare for their proper training in Manila before they are accepted into the force. BING GONZALES
  • WORKERS apply finishing touches on the newly constructed open canal along Quezon Boulevard, Brgy. 22-C. The drainage project is seen to ease flooding in the area during heavy rains. BING GONZALES
  • A SHOPPER reads the forecast for her animal sign at SM Lanang Premier as part of the shopping mall's Chinese New Year celebration. BING GONZALES


The Davao Tourism Association’s 40 Years of Service

IN JOYFUL celebration of the Davao Tourism Association’s (DATA) four decades of dedicated service to the Davao tourism industry, a well-attended (more…)

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THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) has began employing security measures as preparations for the upcoming Araw ng Dabaw celebrations are in full swing. (more…)

ACT protests mandatory drug test

THE ALLIANCE of Concerned Teachers will protest today the Department of Education’s non-withdrawal of its memorandum (more…)

Two cops to face admin raps for prisoner escape

TWO PERSONNEL of the Sta. Ana Police Precinct will face administrative charges after allowing an inmate (more…)

Sudagar’s selection as IP rep didn’t follow tradition: NCIP

RECENTLY elected IP sectoral representative Halila Sudagar was not voted under authorized customary laws, (more…)

Tribal groups decry military, NPA presence in provinces

COMPLAINTS from various tribal groups against both the military and New People’s Army operating in Agusan, (more…)

Duterte relents on presidency?

DAGUPAN CITY – In a public pronouncement which surprised even his closest advisers, Mayor Rody (more…)

Let vice mayor handle bullying issue of granddaughter: Duterte

MAYOR Rodrigo R. Duterte won’t meddle in the reported bullying case involving (more…)

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8 demolition team members probed for allegedly stealing from vendors

CITY DEMOLITIONS unit chief Yusop Jimlani said they are already investigating eight of his employees for allegedly (more…)

CHO memo nixes mandatory drug, neuro tests for teachers

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) revealed Friday the revised guidelines of the City Health Office’s requirements (more…)

Transfer of cop implicated in killing of driver ordered

SENIOR Supt. Vicente D. Danao Jr. has ordered the transfer of a cop tagged in the killing of a tricycle driver from (more…)

Firefighters prepare for `Olympics’

MEMBERS of the Bureau of Fire Protection XI had undergone a weeklong training in preparation (more…)


EDITORIAL| As summer approaches

FEBRUARY gives way to the heat of the approaching summer. Another month and we will be having our hands (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| Fr. Eliseo ‘Jun’ Mercado as accuser

WE CONGRATULATE third district congressman Isidro “Roy” Ungab for coming out in the open with regards to his position (more…)

TIMESMAN| Dahil sa ating katamaran, nauunahan tayo ng kalaban

MY CHILDREN from the US asked me if we will celebrate their mother’s birthday on Sunday, March 1 for the first time (more…)


Celebrate special occasions at Bucket Shrimps Davao

COOL Mom Ms. Ma. Christina Villasenda celebrated her 40th birthday, prepared for her by her (more…)

Tagum pays tribute to original settlers through Kagikan Exhibit

TAGUM CITY- A history was made for the people of Tagum as for the first time since its foundation  as (more…)


THE DSWD Home for the Aged in Tagum City awards its King and Queen of Hearts Teresita Sedenio (more…)

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IN CELEBRATION of The National Arts Month, Samahan ng mga Musikeros sa Davao, Inc. (SAMADhI) (more…)

Miggs Cuaderno receives Ani ng Dangal

KAPUSO Network congratulates award-winning child actor Miggs Cuaderno for being one of this year’s (more…)


SCENE CITY| 4 Decades of DATA

PROMOTING the tourism industry in Davao City and Mindanao to the world has been a task undertaken by a group of people whose heart and soul are dedicated to push the programs that bring people to (more…)

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MT MARTISH Corporation’s annual Obrigada (thank you in Portuguese) gathering for (more…)


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Laboratory test earns P3.1-M for agency

THE REGIONAL office of Department of Science and Technology (DOST) earned P3.1 million in revenues (more…)


DAVRAA 2015 Davao booters nip DavOr, 5-3

DAVAO City opened their title campaign on a high note after beating host Davao Oriental, 5-3 at the start of the (more…)

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