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The rough road to rice sufficiency

NEARLY all past administrations committed to make the country rice self-sufficient. All of them failed. (more…)

PRRD declares ceasefire

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PRES. Rodrigo R. Duterte declared Wednesday night a ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA). (more…)

Pill to reduce HIV risk may soon be out in PHL

A PILL that may significantly lower the risk of HIV infection is set to be demonstrated in the country before the year ends. (more…)

DCWD: Water source to last over 30 years if…

THE CITY has sufficient water supply for the next three decades provided that extraction of ground sources is strictly monitored. (more…)

Council to review aerial spraying ban

THE CITY council will review the ordinance banning aerial spraying after the Supreme Court (more…)

DCPO bans cops from downloading Pokémon

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) has prohibited its personnel to download the popular Pokémon (more…)

GRP, NDF agree on 3 subtantive agreements

THE PHILIPPINE government and the National Democratic Front agreed on three substantive issues (more…)

3 precincts have new commanders

THE DAVAO City Police Office reshuffled three police precincts yesterday as part of the routinary movement of personnel. (more…)

Latest News

P1.6M drug deal just beside City Hall

POLICE busted yesterday a drug operation just beside the City Hall. A team from Sta. Ana Police staged (more…)

Panalipdan urges Lopez to stop mining in Davao

ENVIRONMENT group Panalipdan has called on Environment and Natural Resources Sec. Regina Lopez to stop the operations (more…)

Parents sued for child murder

POLICE have filed criminal charges against the mother and the step-father of a three-year-old boy who died (more…)

DA urged to act on PBGEA issues

THE PILIPINO Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) has appealed to  Department of Agriculture (DA) (more…)


EDITORIAL| Unprecedented, historic:Now, the hard work begins

(We take the liberty of reprinting excerpts of the statement issued by the Office of the Presidential Adviser (more…)

NUNOT SA ALISNGAW SA KAPE| Gikan ‘user,’ ngadto ‘pusher,’ dayon kriminal

NIADTONG milabay nga Domingo sayo mi nga nakaulig gikan misimba. Wa na man gud mi mamalengke (more…)

STRIKE HOME| A challenge to Duterte and to the Davao media

ONE of the noticeable developments in Durianburg (to borrow a term popularized by the late Gil Abarico) (more…)


Why rice is not good for you

SCIENTIST Dr. Eufemio Rasco Jr. delivered a public lecture on the topic, “Why Rice is Not Good for you” in UP Mindanao on August 24 to an audience led by Davao City Councilor Marissa Abella.    (more…)

DSWD, Davao City ink MOA for CICL, street families, IPs

DAVAO City recently signed a memorandum of agreement with Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) (more…)

DSWD Home for the Aged hits 39

TAGUM City (DSWD XI) – The Home for the Aged of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) (more…)

Today's Print Issue




AMERICA’S number-one animated movie, “The Secret Life of Pets,” leads the new releases at the theaters of Gaisano Mall this week. (more…)

Ben-Hur at GMall Cinemas

BEN HUR, a remake of the 1959 most awarded film in Oscar, leads the new movie releases at Gaisano Mall this week. (more…)


SCENE CITY| SUL Orchids garners top prizes at Floriculture Exhibit

WITH the ideal climate of Davao City and the loving care given by Salvacion Uy-Leuenberger (more…)

SCENE CITY| Ann Pamintuan mounts solo exhibit

DAVAO’S pride and talented personality, Ann T. Pamintuan’s works were exhibited at the (more…)


Fans, shoppers trek to H&M in Davao

THE FIRST store of H&M in Mindanao opened in the city yesterday, gathering nearly a thousand fans queueing as early as the night before. (more…)

DOLE XI, UM sign MoA for social partnership

TO FURTHER strengthen the implementation of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) (more…)


Former PBA player Noli Banate proud to get four kids through college by driving jeepney
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NOLI Banate chose a path quite different from those taken by his fellow retired PBA players, opting to earn a living on the road. (more…)

Ateneo, ACD eye Flying V hoop crown

ATENEO de Davao University and Assumption College of Davao play for the 2016 Flying V Invitational basketball tournament crown in a most anticipated match-up set today at the Rizal Memorial Colleges gym.


HANGTIME Axel Doromal of Ateneo de Davao University (no. 14) goes high for a twinner next to two Jose Maria Colleges defenders during the elimination round of the Flying V Invitational basketball tournament. BOY LIM

Gametime is set at 2:30 p.m. following the Holy Child College of Davao and Ford Academy of the Arts battle for third place at 1p.m.

Ateneo de Davao University bested Ford Academy of the Arts, 65-45 to earn its trip to the finals while Assumption College of Davao nipped Holy Child College of Davao, 72-61 for the other final seat in the semifinal round.

Former PSC commissioner Leon Montemayor and Rolando Tagaytay of the organizing KASAMA will award the winners in grand rites after the finals.

Games today (August 27, 2016) – RMC Gym

1 p.m. – Holy Child College of Davao vs. Ford Academy of the Arts (for 3rd place)

2:30 p.m. – Ateneo de Davao vs. Assumption College of Davao (finals)

Gumapac bags overall gross in 26th Durian Tee  

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) Interclub regular campaigner Vincent Gumapac added another overall gross title (more…)


Record breaking feats in 2016 Total Quartz HAR

THE 2016 Total Quartz Hot August Races accumulated record breaking feats after its two-day motorsporting (more…)

WT cruises at 2nd in 2016 Yokohama GT

TOP TWO FINISH Willie Torres (left) and Kunimiro Iwatsuki show off their trophies won in the second leg of the 2016 Yokohama Philippine GT held last weekend at the Clark International Speedway. (more…)

TRL CUPV-Man Racing’s Millana, Obedencio book first place finish

VMAN RACING Members of team V-Man Racing with chief mechanic Rico Cagnaan (center) pose at the winner’s podium after sporting wins in the TRL/RUGP Cagayan de Oro leg. (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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