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Acting DCPO chief gives chance to officers, no revamp
THE NEWLY assumed acting director of Davao City Police Office (DCPO) said some officers are not performing well but he will not revamp the city’s 12 precinct commanders. (more…)

No collection

DepEd warns schools vs. collecting fees
THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) in the region reminded schools that no collection of fees of any sort will take place as the school year comes to an end. (more…)

DPWH eyes dam in Davao River

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is planning to construct a dam upstream (more…)

De Leon assumes as DCPO head

SR. SUPT. Valeriano De Leon, the deputy regional director for operations, officially assumed as the officer-in-charge in Davao City Police Office (DCPO), in concurrent (more…)

RRD, Jap Minister to meet in November on proposed Davao flood control project

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet again in November to (more…)

Body of NPA rebel found in Marilog encounter site

TROOPERS of the army’s 3rd Infantry Battalion recovered on Sunday a body of a man, believed to be a member of the New People’s Army (NPA), while conducting clearing (more…)

1,700 families evacuated due to Marilog encounter

AT LEAST 1,700 families evacuated in Barangay Suawan, Marilog District following an armed encounter (more…)

Cop nabbed for unruly act

A POLICE officer was arrested for alleged unruly behavior in Barangay Los Amigos, Tugbok District around 7 p.m. on Saturday. (more…)

Latest News

Alleged rapist charged

THE OFFICE of the City Prosecutor Office has indicted a man for allegedly raping the 18-year-old sister of his live-in partner at Ecoland on March 13. (more…)

TESDA XI: Tourism courses making a comeback

DATA FROM the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) in the region shows an increasing number of schools applying for accreditation (more…)

CHO to simplify grassroots IEC campaign on pregnancy

CITY HEALTH Office chief Dr. Josephine Villafuerte is eyeing to pilot a new format for regular medical mission events which tackle pregnancy. (more…)

DOH advises public: Stay hydrated

CITY Health Officer Dr. Josephine Villafuerte is reminding the public to stay hydrated as the heat of the summer season begins. (more…)


LUGAR LANG| V is for victory, but not yet

IT IS only fitting to end March, Women’s Month, with thoughts about the V. Not that it’s not always on my mind. The French feminist Luce Irigaray says that (more…)

EDITORIAL| Keeping quiet

THE GREAT Mahatma Gandhi once said: “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” (more…)

TIMESMAN| Age doesn’t matter (Only the carabao retires)

THAT OLD piece of popular wisdom, which is the title of this article, is an acceptable fact to many but not to some. (more…)


Visual Feast Palate palette debuts at Museo Dabawenyo

RETIREE Tess Guillen has known cooking all her life. But one day, she stumbled upon the accident of how (more…)

Singing Workshop at Blugre’

WADAB Production is staging today a singing workshop for kids/teens. Singer Erick Montre is facilitating the workshop. (more…)

Philippine Culinary Cup in Davao

ONCE again the most prestigious culinary event in Mindanao – the DAVAO CULINARY CUP 2017 powered by (more…)

Today's Print Issue



Power Rangers, CHIPS at Gaisano Mall Cinemas

POWER RANGERS Becky G., Naomi Scott Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi This is the third film based (more…)

Beauty & the Beast smashes box-office

DISNEY’S “Beauty and the Beast” shattered box office records in its opening weekend, taking a monster $175.7 million (more…)


FREEZE| Bachelor’s Delight Cooking with a Toaster Oven

THE humble toaster oven is among the least desired prize items in many raffle draws during golf tournament awarding nights (more…)

CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Third PWC President, Conrado L. Benitez, II

LADIES and gentlemen attired in formal Filipiniana filled the ballroom of the SMX Convention Center of SM Lanang Premier (more…)


Deadline extended on old bank notes

THE BANGKO Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has extended the deadline up to June 30 in replacing the old banknotes with new design series (NDS) at the banks. (more…)

PH, Hungary sign deals

REPRESENTATIVES of Hungarian and the Philippines sealed deals yesterday on boosting relations and the promotion of culture and arts. (more…)


UP stuns TRMH/CMO De LaSalle, claims 80th Araw hoop crown

THE University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons shook off a slow start before igniting a huge blast to recover (more…)

2017 “Araw ng Dabaw” Para Games underway at Rizal Park

THE 2017 Araw ng Dabaw Para Games got underway yesterday at the Rizal Park grounds. (more…)

TRMH-CMO De LaSalle Green Archers, UP Fighting Maroons take 2nd win

THE ROYAL Mandaya Hotel/City Mayor’s Office De LaSalle Green Archers and the University of the Philippines (UP) (more…)


Road Rage AutoShow set April 7-9 at SM City Davao

The much-anticipated Road Rage Auto Show reels off this April 7 to 9 at the SM City Davao with some 20 entries expected take part. (more…)

All set for Retro Car Show at Abreeza

SOME 10 “old school” cars are to be showcased as the much-anticipated 2017 Retro Car Show unfolds on March 18 and 19 at the Abreeza Mall Activity Center. (more…)

2017 Petron Ultron Pro Drag Race and Autocross C’ships set

LET’S RACE Petron Corporation Area Sales Executive for Lubes and Greases Drexx Norrizz Libaton (left) presents the new Ultron Race Fully Synthetic 5W-40 during last Wedenesday’s race launch. Joining him is Jong Uy of The Racing Line TV. (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…)


Bringing BT eggplant to Filipinos’ table

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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