Balloons grounded

Organizers change activity stunt to avoid harming animals
PUBLIC pressure forced supporters of Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte to drop the plan of releasing balloons this Saturday.  Instead, they will light candles to support his bid for the presidency next year. (more…)

Drivers’ reprieve

LTO suspends controversial requirements
THE REGIONAL office of the Land Transportation Office has been ordered to implement the order of Transportation and Communications Sec. Joseph Emilio Abaya’s to suspend the additional National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)  and police clearance requirements in securing a driver’s license. (more…)

Duterte may give last speech as mayor during Pasko Fiesta

MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte will deliver possibly his last public message as the chief executive on the (more…)

P12 thou bonus for gov’t workers in SB4

THE CITY council will soon be discussing the last supplemental budget, SB4, for the year as the item was passed (more…)

City council okays P6.31-B budget for next year

THE P6.315 billion budget for 2016 was passed without a hitch by lawmakers in yesterday’s regular session at the Sangguniang Panlungsod. (more…)

7 unlicensed commuter vans impounded; drivers arrested

SEVEN colorum vans were apprehended by authorities during a joint operation conducted at Dumoy area yesterday morning . (more…)

UM 36th Commencement Exercisesbreaks tradition at SMX convention

GARNERING the University of Mindanao’s top institutional awards, cum laude Job Marc P. Opalla (more…)

Girl nabbed after trying to sneak in drugs into jail cell

AUTHORITIES arrested a lady visitor after she tried to sneak in illegal drugs inside the detention (more…)

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Gov’t agencies aim to build toilets at Haran compound

THE DEPARTMENT of Health will be constructing toilet and bath facilities at the United Church (more…)

Groups demand:Sign IRR for Children’s Welfare Code now

NON-GOVERNMENT organizations in Davao City are calling for the signing of the implementing rules (more…)

Love triangle eyed in murder of painter

A PAINTER was shot to death by gunmen on board a motorcycle at Km. 6 corner Carlos P. Garcia highway (more…)

Water interruption Indangan, Cabantian

INDANGAN and Cabantian areas will experience water service interruption on two schedules: first (more…)


EDITORIAL| Balloons and the ocean

BALLONS are perceived as a celebration of life: The birth of a child, grand openings, fairs, birthdays, get well wishes, and anniversaries, (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| A DPWH practice that must be stopped

READERS of this newspaper will have the opportunity to travel to Singapore by participating in a special (more…)

TIMESMAN| Get rid of trash first, before complaining

THE ISSUE of thousands of tons of trash shipped by a Canadian firm to Manila since 2013 seems to me (more…)


A ‘Gift of Fitness’ from MetroLifestyle Fitness Center

IF YOU’RE still searching for that very special gift that will surely make a difference this Christmas, (more…)

USEP wins Davao Light’s best short-video contest

ELECTRICITY truly has shaped how the world has become today. It can provide us comfort, safety, security (more…)

Marquella: a burgeoning commercial complex

A GROWING space in Tigatto in the city is now home to commercial establishments, giving lifestyle convenience to nearby communities. (more…)

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HORROR-THRILLER Victor Frankenstein, starring Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe and Wanted’s James McAvoy, open at Gaisano Mall Cinemas. (more…)

3rd SalaMindanaw slated on Nov 18

THE THIRD edition of SalaMindanaw International Film Festival will be organized from November 18 (more…)


SCENE CITY| L’Art de Ohana – art with a twist, art for charity

GREATER creative freedom was evident in the presentation of L’Art de Ohana, an exhibit (more…)


DANCING is an ancient form of art where a person uses his body language to convey message (more…)


DoE implements key projectsfor natural gas in Mindanao

THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) is building 14 infrastructure projects to boost the natural gas industry in Mindanao. (more…)

Inn offers new product

HOMEGROWN inn Bahay ni Tuding has offer a new product to customers. (more…)


APTS, ICT get first win in UMAEA Xmas Cup

TEAMS APTS and ICT chalk up separate wins at the start of the UMAEA Christmas Cup basketball (more…)

Damicog’s buzzer-beater hands Edsans 2nd win

HALLYPIC Damicog drained a buzzer-beater triple as time expired to lift Edsans Sports Tailoring its second (more…)

Oceanside/MCF, JMD drub foes
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Team Oceanside/MCF led by co-playing managers Larry (seated second from left) and Fritz Lu (standing fifth from left). (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…)

2015 Phoenix Hot August Races W-Autosports’ Garcia bags Quick 8 plum

TOP RACERS Quick 8 champ W-Autosports Racing’s Vanni Garcia and runner-up Gary Dumbrique of Team Classic. (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

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg has been found guilty of hacking into computers (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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