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Anomalous venture

Ombuds charges DavNor Rep. Floirendo over Tadeco, BOC deal

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has indicted Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. for his involvement in the alleged anomalous (more…)

Davao cops stay

Mayor Sara opposes PNP chief’s plan to transfer DCPO members to Caloocan City

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio thumbed down the idea of Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald Dela Rosa to pluck police officers from Davao City (more…)

Ex-judge to head local peace team

A RETIRED trial court judge will head the panel formed by the local government to conduct the localized peace talks with the communist group. (more…)

No classes in private, public schools today

THE LOCAL government of Davao announced that there will be no classes in all levels of private and public schools in the city following President Duterte’s announcement of day (more…)

Long wanted man killed in operation

A LONG-WANTED man, tagged as a high-value target in the anti-narcotics campaign, was killed in a shoot-out after he allegedly resisted police (more…)

Thousands join protest rally

MORE than a thousand protesters yesterday marched in the streets of the city in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the Martial Law declaration by the late president Ferdinand Marcos. (more…)

Release order out for Nur after posting bail

THE REGIONAL Trial Court Branch 16 issued the release order after Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari posted bail on Tuesday (more…)

PRRD to councilors: Join war against drugs

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte asked local lawmakers to join in his war against drugs. (more…)

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BJMP to build 7 jail facilities

THE BUREAU of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is constructing seven jail facilities in Davao Region. (more…)

Volunteer cops quit due to low honorarium

MORE than 50 Volunteer Police Auxiliary (VPAs) quit their post reportedly after finding permanent works. (more…)

3 teens nabbed for drugs

THREE teens, including two minors, were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Buhangin on Wednesday evening. (more…)

VM Pulong tells PCL confab tattoo design not a dragon

“I HAVE a tattoo on my back. But I assure you that this is not a dragon.”

This was the message of Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte (more…)



(TODAY we yield this space to the statement of the Philippine Press Institute on the National Day of Protest declaration yesterday) (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| What ‘inclusive development?’

THESE days’ common mantra of the government and the business sectors is the so-called “inclusive development.” (more…)


EVERYONE has experienced the loss of a loved one, and the process is not easy to some. The degree of loss and mourning is usually equated with the depth (more…)


PDA seeks creation of dental bureau

THE PHILIPPINE Dental Association (PDA) Davao City chapter is pushing for the creation of a separate bureau under the Department of Health (more…)

Freedom through education

Photos by Bing Gonzales

DRUGS have taken away freedom in our streets, jobs, numerous lives of people we love, and even our children. (more…)

Jesus G. Dureza “Mensapit” The Peace Maker

BORN in Guimbal Iloilo on December 24, 1947, and grew up in Guihing, Hagonoy, Davao del Sur, the Awardee of the ST. THOMAS MORE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE (more…)

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TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight, the fifth installment of the popular live-action Transformers film series, (more…)


MOVIES to open this week at Gaisano Mall theaters are: (more…)


SCENE CITY| Hunat Davao 5: Run to rebuild Marawi

IN CELEBRATION of The Royal Mandaya Hotel’s 19th Anniversary, more than 2,000 runners joined the Fun Run for a Cause held on September 10. (more…)

CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Nuestra Señora de Musica, Maestra Constancia “Nenita” Belda-Azarcon

    I’VE ALWAYS found it amusing that our society conceals the human body under layers upon layers of clothing, yet leaves the face naked. (more…)


Price cap for BOI-ok’d houses at P2-M a unit

THE BOARD of Investments (BOI) has put a cap of P2 million on the selling prices of housing projects that will apply for incentives with the agency (more…)

Meeting to address Halal issues

A GROUP is planning discuss with representatives of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Davao City Halal Industry Development Council the setting up (more…)


Total Quartz, SM City Davao back 8th UMAGA Open

TOTAL Quartz Motor Oil and the SM City Davao threw its support to the coming 8th University of Mindanao Alumni Golf Association (UMAGA) set to tee-off this October 14 and 15 (more…)

AAK Davao hauls six golds in 2017 Milo Olympics kickfest

AAK (Association for the Advancement of Karatedo) Davao came home with six golds that went along with two silvers and two bronze medals at the close (more…)

RMC Team, Fore the Boys-1 share honors in 9th Davao Eaglemasters golf

THE RMC Team and Fore the Boys-1 shared the limelight after winning respective divisions at the close of the 9th Davao Eaglemasters golf (more…)


Back to back for Team Classic’s Dumbrique

GARY Dumbrique of Team Classic made back-to-back trips on top of the winner’s podium to shine bright at the close of the 2017 Total Quartz Hot August Races held at the Speed City grounds of the Crocodile Park, Sunday. (more…)

80 entries seen in Total Quartz Hot August Races

EIGHTY entries or more are seen to join the much-anticipated Total Quartz Hot August Races this August 19 and 20 at the Speed City race track of the Crocodile Park Complex in Ma-a. (more…)

Total Quartz Hot August Races set Aug. 19-20

SOME 50 entries are seen to compete in the much-anticipated Total Quartz Hot August Races this August 19 and 20 at the Speed City race track of the Crocodile Park Complex in Ma-a. (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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