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The rising popularity of corn

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Survey on Food Demand shows corn consumption growing
AMIDST thousands of unlimited rice lovers, some households in Davao Region are now starting to set their eyes on other options due to health concerns, affordability or simply the lack of time to cook rice. (more…)

Under investigation

High-profile case involves health officer
A PROSECUTOR of the city’s internal investigating committee said that among those being probed for alleged irregularities are from the City Health Office (CHO) and the City Treasurer’s Office (CTO). (more…)

2 councilors score perfect attendance

OUT OF THE 26 city lawmakers, only two scored a perfect attendance since the opening of the 18th City Council. (more…)

Howl raised versus taking down of Reds’ social media accounts

THE COMMUNIST Party of the Philippines (CPP) protested the taking down of its social media sites and attributed the action to the Philippine and United States governments. (more…)

Bucana seeks council nod for P20-M loan

THE LOCAL government council of Barangay 76-A Bucana is seeking legislative authority from the City Council for a possible loan agreement with the Land Bank of the Philippines. (more…)

2 sons of ex-policeman arrested in drug deal

TWO drug pushers, said to be sons of a retired police officer, were arrested by Talomo police operatives in Barangay 76-A (Bucana) on Wednesday around 9:40 p.m. (more…)

P15 million damaged in furniture shop fire

AN 11-HOUR fire damaged P15 million-worth of property in a furniture factory in Barangay Bago Aplaya, the second (more…)

Lack of coordination Dureza to talk with Bato on MILF issue

SEC. JESUS Dureza, presidential adviser for peace process, has expressed concern on the reported excessive (more…)

Latest News

4 die in trike accident

FOUR PERSONS were killed when an improvised tricycle and a van collided along McArthur Highway in Barangay Toril Proper, (more…)

Man beheaded

A 33-YEAR-OLD man was beheaded by three drinking buddies in San Roque, Barangay Riverside, Calinan District Tuesday night. (more…)

VM Polong warns on scammers anew

PRESIDENTIAL son and Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte said scammers have been using his name in illegal transactions. (more…)

DDH, Spine Society team up for spinal injection workshop

SHARING best practices is the key to ensure the delivery of quality service for patients with spinal cord problems, (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| Our environment, our responsibility

COUNTRIES across the world celebrate Earth Day today to highlight the need for all of us to be mindful of the precarious (more…)

NUNOT SA ALISNGAW SA KAPE| Ang ‘road plan’ ni Metran

HUMAN mosimba kaniadtong Domingo sa Pagkabanhaw dali kami mipauli sa balay didto sa bukid. (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| Better prepared than be sorry

IT’S ALL but the votes of the editors of New York Times publications that are being awaited for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to run away with the top spot of world’s 100 “Most Influential Leaders Award.” (more…)

Community

USeP hosts forum on consti reforms

MORE than 200 participants from the different State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in Regions XI and XII (more…)

Singer Chad Borja: in his tradition

THE INDUSTRY newbie was quick to reach the peak of his singing career four years after entering the music arena. (more…)

Smart enhances travel experience

FLYING abroad for the ultimate getaway this summer? Level up your experience with Smart, which lets you stay online (more…)

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Entertainment

Fast 8, Boss Baby at GMall Cinemas

MOVIES to open on Black Saturday at Gaisano Mall cinemas are Fast & Furious 8, Boss Baby and Can’t Help Falling in Love. (more…)

Power Rangers, CHIPS at Gaisano Mall Cinemas

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

Lifestyle

SCENE CITY| Calo Horse Farm, a nature trip

EVEN if our side trip to Agusan was an unexpected occasion, we made sure that we took in what this place had to offer. (more…)

SCENE CITY| Park Inn by Radisson Davao celebrates Easter Sunday

IT IS often mentioned during Sunday services that Easter Sunday is a more meaningful celebration than Christmas because (more…)

Business

City gov’t urged: Promote biodiesel

A DAVAO City-based biodiesel inventor is asking the city government to support the promotion of the use of biodiesel, which is derived from used cooking oil. (more…)

DMCI condo project completed in 2023: exec

THE FOUR-TOWER condominium project of property developer DMCI Homes in the city is projected to be fully completed by 2023. (more…)

Sports

Coaches Corner Basketball Camp underway
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CHIEF coordinator Rolly Sancho (standing right) gives the young campers a short talk prior to drills proper in the 2017 Coaches Corner Basketball Camp. (more…)

Montaña Kids Summer hoop HCCD, Montaña Pawnshop in finals

HOLY Child College of Davao and Montaña Pawnshop earned its trip to the winner-take-all finals after topping (more…)

Phoenix Fuel Masters give back to young basketball players

AS A  young boy, JC Intal’s brothers taught him to play basketball. In grade school, he tried out for basketball camp, (more…)

Motoring

Pirelli Tires backs 2017 HAR
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GERARD Tan, President of Southgate Express Marketing Inc, distributor of Pirelli Tires (seated left) along with Willie Torres (seated center) and members of the Davao Classic and Sports Car Club Incorporated. (more…)

Road Rage AutoShow at SM City Davao

SOME 20 entries are seen to take part in this year’s edition of the Road Rage Auto Show which reels off today until Sunday, April 9 at the SM City Davao, SMTTI parking area. (more…)

2017 Retro Car Show: A parade of classics
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THE 2017 Retro Car Show held at the Abreeza Mall Activity Center last March 18 and 19 paraded (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…)

Features

Bringing BT eggplant to Filipinos’ table
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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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