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UM grad tops LET, 6 others in Top 10
A GRADUATE of the University of Mindanao (UM) tops this year’s Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) secondary level, with six other UM graduates in the Top 10. (more…)

Task Force vs LPG

Mayor forms group to regulate hazardous substances
MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio has ordered the creation of a task force that will ensure safe practices of businesses involving flammable and dangerous chemicals or other hazardous (more…)

Police auxiliary now deployed

ALL THE VOLUNTEER police auxiliary members will be deployed starting today as an additional force in securing the city. (more…)

NDF assails Lorenzana

THE NATIONAL Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) fired back at Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana who, along with President Rodrigo Duterte, claimed that the absence of peace (more…)

13 villages declared drug-free

THIRTEEN barangays in the city may soon be declared as drug-free, the regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said yesterday. (more…)

Ubial: LGU can impose stricter law vs. smokers

LOCAL governments, such as Davao City, may continue to push stronger laws against smoking than the recent Executive Order (more…)

Sara fully supports President’s smoking ban

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio has fully supported the executive order signed by her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, banning smoking in certain areas. (more…)

Reward for info on missing girl

A REWARD awaits anyone who could provide information leading to the whereabouts of a seven-year-old girl who has been missing since last month. (more…)

Latest News

Lapanday only using courts to undermine DAR: Mariano

THE DEPARTMENT of Agrarian Reform has accused Lapanday Foods Corp. (LFC) of using the courts to undermine (more…)

City grants educational aid to deserving students

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio inked an order creating the Special Education Assistance Program of the local government in the city. (more…)

Customs personnel nabbed in buy-bust

A CUSTOMS police was arrested by elements of the San Pedro Police Precinct during a buy-bust at Mamay road, Barangay Angliongto, (more…)

DSWD: P38-M in assistance to Lingap patients in region

OVER 140,000 patients have availed of the Libreng Gamot para sa Masa (Lingap sa Masa), said Department of Social Welfare (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| No distractions, please

USING mobile phones while driving will be a thing of the past. If Republic Act 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| These new overpasses

WE ARE again raising this issue for the sake of the many senior citizens whose capacity to climb up stairs of newly constructed (more…)

LUGAR LANG| Not A Mother’s Lullaby

TIME was when writers from the regions lamented that we could not hope for our books to see print because the publishers were all based in Manila (more…)

Community

Hedcor receives`highest’ award

A LOCALLY grown hydropower generation company, Hedcor, Inc. was recognized being the grand awardee (more…)

Art Exchange connects artists in SM City Davao

THE NORTH and the South will come together in a celebration of the arts and culture this Saturday in SM City Davao. (more…)

Smart powers Manila Masters

FILIPINOS gamers and fans are set to level up their gaming experience like never before as Smart powers Manila Masters, (more…)

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Entertainment

MOVIES AT GMALL THIS WEEK

ALL MOVIES open on Wednesday at Gaisano Mall of Davao. (more…)

Emma Watson’s Circle at GMall

JUST less a week after her month-long blockbuster flick Beauty and Beast vacated the cinemas, (more…)

Lifestyle

SCENE CITY| Baguio Highlanders’ Art of Sirib

IT WAS  last Sunday when I came across a joint visual arts exhibit of both Davaoeños and some Baguio artists at the SM City-Davao Annex building. (more…)

FREEZE| REMEMBERING LEONARDO “HAPPY LA” AVILA III

IT WAS the summer of 1978 when about 35 young boys and girls went to radio station DXUM AM in F. Bangoy Street, (more…)

Business

NTC XI eyes P45-M in revenues for 2017

THE REGIONAL office of the National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) is targeting to collect P45 million in revenues (more…)

Proposed cap on distribution systems loss up for debates

THE ENERGY Regulatory Commission (ERC) will set a series of public consultations next week on the proposed draft rules (more…)

Sports

29th GET OPEN BACKER
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MATINA Enclaves director Gerome Escandor in signing with UMBN Jeffrey Tan, Roy Geonzon and Jingo Camomot (more…)

29th GET Open golf set June 18 at Apo Golf

THE 29th edition of the Guillermo E. Torres (GET) Open golf tournament gets going this June 18 at the Apo Golf and Country Club. (more…)

A vehicle for peace

THIS is the Nelson Mandela story. A little bit. Just a little bit. (more…)

Motoring

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…)

Road Rage AutoShow at SM City Davao

SOME 20 entries are seen to take part in this year’s edition of the Road Rage Auto Show which reels off today until Sunday, April 9 at the SM City Davao, SMTTI parking area. (more…)

2017 Retro Car Show: A parade of classics
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THE 2017 Retro Car Show held at the Abreeza Mall Activity Center last March 18 and 19 paraded (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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