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Drug supply down

Police credits intensified campaign for cutting source
THE DAVAO Police Regional Office yesterday said the supply of illegal drugs in the region was cut by half due to the Duterte administration’s (more…)

Ready for Allhallowtide

2,600 officers to be deployed in cemeteries
AT LEAST 2,600 police personnel and force multipliers will be deployed to secure various cemeteries in the city in observance of the Allhallowtide. (more…)

Ex-call center employee nabbed in drug buy-bust  

LAW enforcers filed a complaint against a former call center agent after he was arrested for allegedly supplying illegal drugs to (more…)

Drug-peddling teacher nabbed

ANTI-DRUG enforcers arrested a public school teacher in a buy-bust operation in Digos City, Davao del Sur at around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. (more…)

DCWD warns contractors: Don’t make rains as excuse for delay  

THE DAVAO City Water District (DCWD) Board warned all its contractors to rush the pipe-laying projects and repairs to avoid contributing (more…)

Matobato lawyer plans to move trial to Manila

LAWYER of self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato is seeking to transfer to Manila the venue of the trial on the illegal possession of firearm case, (more…)

President Digong vows to pursue peace efforts

ON THE FIRST 100th day of his administration last Friday, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to strengthen efforts to pursue peace (more…)

Region’s population slows down

THE DAVAO Region’s population rate growth slowed down in recent years as compared to the early 2000s. (more…)

Latest News

DILG urges vice governors to back program vs crime, graft  

DEPARTMENT of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Usec. Austere Panadero asked vice governors to help implement “Masa Masid,” (more…)

Underage ‘gang member’ faces rap after mauling  

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy is facing criminal complaint before the City Prosecution Office after he was tagged in a robbery incident (more…)

Elderly group seeks lawmakers’ nod on bid to construct building  

THE CITY council committee on social services endorsed the request of a senior citizen’s organization seeking the help of the Department of Social (more…)

Proposed changes to LBP loan deal with LGU tackled anew  

LAWMAKERS passed on second reading the proposal to amend a Land Bank of the Philippines loan facility for government employees. (more…)


PARADIGM SHIFT|An Asian Century and World Power

While the Asian countries are enjoying unprecedented economic growth, the West is struggling (more…)

ROUGH CUTS|Davaoenos’ source of pride empty after all  

As Davaoenos we are extremely proud that our city has been declared several times as the “Most Child-friendly City” in the country. (more…)

EDITORIAL| Standing up to Lawin

SUPER typhoon Lawin  (Haima) was forecast to hit the northern part of the country late last night and dawn today.  Pagasa estimated as of 2pm (more…)


Talomo National High School mounts CCTV

The growth of antisocial activities teamed with renascent threat of terrorism means that modern surveillance techniques are becoming more vital. (more…)

Continuing Excellence: DOLE Davao wins Best PESO awards    

For three consecutive years now, Davao Region continues the culture of excellence as it wins three National Best Public Employment Service Offices (more…)

RCWWD Celebrates World Sight Day

THE ROTARY Club of Waling-Waling Davao (RCWWD) celebrated World Sight Day with partner agencies on Oct. 13. (more…)

Today's Print Issue




INFERNO Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones Mystery|Thriller  Oscar-winning Ron Howard returns to direct the (more…)

Movies at GMall Cinemas this week

DEEPWATER HORIZON is a biographical disaster film directed by Peter Berg, and starring an ensemble cast including (more…)


WANDERLUST| Empowering Bangsamoro areas with community-based enterprise

FORTY-two peoples organizations from conflict areas in Mindanao showcased their products (more…)

SCENE CITY| Davao is chocolate capital as SM City Davao holds 3rd Chocolate Festival

CHOCOLATE used to be a rare commodity, especially when we were kids of nursery school-age. (more…)


Workers, management bicker anew on proposal to hike wages

THE BUSINESS sector is urging the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) (more…)

PH-Indonesia border issues to be discussed

THE COUNTRY will discuss with the Indonesian government next week the proposal to amend (more…)


SBP-XI opens office

THE SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) Region XI chapter yesterday had its official office open located along Palma Gil Street, this city. (more…)

13th Acosta Cup resumes Oct. 22-23  

TWO EXCITING matches are seen as hostilities of the 13th Acosta Cup football competitions resume on October 22 and 23 at the Tionko Football turf. (more…)

7th UMAGA Open on Nov. 19-20

THE UNIVERSITY of Mindanao Alumni Golf Association (UMAGA) tees off with its seventh edition (more…)


Torres stamps class in comeback race

MANILA, Philippines – Willie Torres marked his comeback with a dominating performance, (more…)

Historic Sports Car Rally “Tour de Cebu” reels off Oct. 14-16*Torres, Ng, MSCC to head cast

DAVAO City’s sportsman-businessman Willie Torres (right) and chief mechanic Toto take a souvenir (more…)

New GT300 and GT100 champions crowned at 2015 Philippine GT Rd 5

WILLIE Torres of team W-Autosports in action for the GT300 Sprint Race class of the 2016 Philippine GET Sparco Cup leg 5 at the Batangas Racing Circuit in Rosario, Batangas. BONG BOADO (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…)


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…)

Director of Department of Education Region XI Spoke to MCI Weekly Study Forum about General View of Alternative Deliver Mode of Education System

BESIDES giving scholarships and implementing other projects, MCI offers Saturday night weekly study forums (more…)

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