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Clash claims life

Another alleged NPA rebel killed in ComVal encounter
A REPORTED member of the New People’s Army was killed after an encounter with soldiers in two separate incidents in Compostela Valley at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. (more…)

‘Boy rebel’ rescued

1 alleged NPA killed, 14-year-old rescued in reported ComVal clash
AN ALLEGED member of New People’s Army was killed and a soldier wounded in an encounter in Pantukan, Compostela Valley on Tuesday afternoon. (more…)

4 arrested in raids vs guns, illegal drugs

THE CRIMINAL Investigation and Detection Group-Davao Norte arrested three individuals in separate raids (more…)

Review bodies useless? Councilor, sectors clash

AN ENVIRONMENTALIST defended the presence of review committees, amid a councilor’s claim that they are basically useless and only slows down the lawmaking process. (more…)

3 rebels surrender; clashesbetween NPA, army erupt

THREE members of New People’s Army surrendered to the 73rd Infantry Battalion in Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental on Monday. (more…)

Ex-soldier charged for firing gun at ambulance

THE CITY Prosecution Office has recommended the filing of criminal charge against a retired soldier who allegedly (more…)

City council asks Palace to declare Mar. 17 a holiday

A SEMI-long weekend looms during the Araw ng Dabaw celebrations. The city council has requested Malacañang to declare March 17 as special non-working holiday in observance of the city’s Araw ng Dabaw on March 16. (more…)

PAO files motion to free 3 suspects in killing of girl

THE THREE suspects in the killing of a 17-year-old girl, earlier reported to be raped, in Baguio District filed an urgent (more…)

Latest News

Hearing on tapping of potable water on the watershed today

THE CITY council joint committee on energy and environment and natural resources has scheduled a committee (more…)

Tax maps shouldn’t dictate boundaries, barangays told

THE CITY council rules committee insisted that tax maps would not be the basis of political boundaries (more…)

Two men sued for murder try

LAW enforcers filed a complaint before the City Prosecution Office (CPO) against two suspects believed (more…)

2 arrested over weed

A MOTORCYCLE driver and his passenger were arrested on Wednesday night after marijuana were seized (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| No place in government
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THE ATTITUDE of Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, based on what he has displayed (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| An ordinance waiting for implementation

IT’S BEEN years since the rain water catchment ordinance was passed by the Davao City Council. (more…)

Plain and Simple| Go organic

THIS is not just about organic farming; this is about value adding that farmers should seriously consider. (more…)

Community

UM Alumni Center starts here!

“IT WAS like I am in cloud 9!” stated president Nancy P. Ibuyan in her speech during the ceremonial digging (more…)

Davao City bags Gawad Listahanan

THE CITY government of Davao was named 2015 Regional Gawad Listahanan winner by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office here. (more…)

Of Polls and ‘Horse Race’: Making Media Coverage Count

MEDIA coverage of elections, which often treats these political exercises as though these were mere sporting events pitting opponents eyeing a highly coveted prize, does not push the boundaries of acceptable public discourse. (more…)

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Entertainment

Star Wars 7 hits $2Bin global sales mark

“STAR Wars: The Force Awakens” has soared to the $2 billion mark in global ticket sales, Disney announced, as the movie landed in fourth place (more…)

4th Impact makes youtube feat
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FILIPINO group 4th Impact makes a youtube feat as their contest piece “Bang Bang” passes 40 million (more…)

Lifestyle

CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Five Havaianas Design Inspirations
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“PLEASE get ready to unleash your creativity today!” read the text message/reminder of Havaianas’ (more…)

SCENE CITY| Good Luck shines as we welcome the year of the Red Monkey
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TRADITION is never broken as the Lunar Calendar brings us to the Chinese New Year, celebrated (more…)

Business

Dealers retaliate vs oil firm on breach of contract issue

THE DEALERS of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. (PPPI) have petitioned before the Regional Trial Court (RTC) (more…)

Firm setting up solar power project in Digos

ENERGY company Enfinity Philippines Renewable Resources Fourth Inc. has set up a solar plant with a capacity of 33.56 megawatts (more…)

Sports

Apo Golf bares line-up for 69th PAL Interclub
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CLASS A RUNNER-UP Class A division second runner-up winner Edwin Cayamanda (center) is joined by Batch 85 Alumni Association president Lilian Tirona (left) and Colorsteel CEO Roy Batomalaque (more…)

Dimakiling bags 5th crown in Kidapawan Open

INTERNATIONAL Master Oliver “Dimaks” Dimakiling of Davao City lived up to his billing by capturing his fifth title in the 8th Kidapawan Open Chess Tournament (more…)

Notre Dame beats Ateneo in Golf Duel| Dizon, Saavedra over-all champs
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TEAM NOTRE DAME Members of team Notre Dame rejoice after claiming the team trophy as joined by  Batch 85 Alumni Association president Lilian Tirona (extreme left), Colorsteel CEO Roy Batomalaque (2nd from left) and tournament director Atty. Dan Calica (second from right) (more…)

Motoring

Driftech’s Sia steals show in Streak Power Auto 2015
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BEST Car Presentation-Honda Fit Club Davao (more…)

Mitsubishi updates the Lancer
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PRACTICALLY unchanged for seven years, the Mitsubishi Lancer is probably the oldest compact sedan (more…)

Willie Torres claims 2015 Yokohama Philippine GT title in Round 5
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LAST September 27, the 2015 Yokohama Philippine GT Championship laid rubber for the final (more…)

Science & Technology

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…)

Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Warg faces lengthy jail term
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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg has been found guilty of hacking into computers (more…)

Features

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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