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Rice smugglers

Boat captain, 11 others nabbed for 5,000 sacks of rice

A BOAT captain and 11 other crew members were arrested (more…)

Personal delivery

Sara in Marawi to turn over P5-M aid from Davao City
MAYOR SARA Duterte-Carpio made the trip to Marawi City to personally hand over the city’s P5-million assistance for the rehabilitation of the besieged city. (more…)

More soldiers assigned the city

A PLATOON with 30 soldiers has been assigned to the Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Battalion to beef up its strength in its drive against the New People’s Army in the city’s third district. (more…)

216 cops pass drug test

TWO-HUNDRED sixteen personnel of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) and City Public Safety Company were subjected to a surprise drug test yesterday in Camp Leonor Domingo (more…)

Filipino heroes line up SP hall wall instead of Dutertes

THE CITY Council has removed the photographs of the two generations of Dutertes tacked on the wall of the session hall this week in favor of the Freemason heroes. (more…)

…as another police officer nabbed for running amok

POLICE yesterday filed criminal charges against a police officer who allegedly went amok in Times Beach, Bucana, Barangay 76-A, Talomo District at 6:15 p.m on Sunday. (more…)

2 traffic enforcers fired for using fake plates

TWO TRAFFIC enforcers were terminated from the service after they were found using fake plates as a netizen posted an image of the two riding in different motorcycle (more…)

Fake notaries nabbed

TWO EMPLOYEES in the office of a lawyer who passed away in 2015 were apprehended by officers of Calinan Police Station for conducting illegal notary transactions. (more…)

Latest News

Death of infant too much

Digong to declare NPA as terrorist

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to declare as terrorists (more…)

Boy killed after attending wake

POLICE are still conducting manhunt operation to arrest the suspects in the death of a 13-year-old boy who was stabbed while on his way home after attending a wake (more…)

Retired colonels rescued in Sta. Ana

TWO former military colonels and four other companions were rescued by members of Task Force Davao after their vehicle accidentally drove off to the waters at Sta. Ana (more…)

PASKO FIESTA: More cops to be deployed

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) and the Task Force Davao (TFD) will deploy maximum forces on the streets to ensure safety and security in areas where activities (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| Review the plan

THERE is a need to revisit the proposal to rehabilitate the Sasa wharf after the Duterte administration scrapped the plan initiated by its predecessor. (more…)

TIMESMAN| When can wrong be right in driving

I REMEMBER a time when a traffic enforcer apprehended me as I was urinating inside my car in a “no parking side” of a national highway in Matina. (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| Better back to the regulated regime?

LATE last week a news report emanating from the national capital region quoted Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate who hails from Davao as saying that the Department of Energy (DOE) (more…)

Community

90% passing rate

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley– Nine out of 10 Comvaleños who took the National Assessment and Certification of Competencies passed, according to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (more…)

ComVal celebrates Children’s month

THE PROVINCIAL government of Compostela Valley, through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), lead the celebration of the 25th National Children’s Month (NCM) (more…)

Another batch of pawikan hatchlings released in the Cleanergy Park

JUST three weeks after the release of the new set of pawikan hatchling, another batch of baby pawikans was set out to the sea at the Cleanergy Park in Sitio Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya (more…)

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Entertainment

MOVIES THIS DAVAO THIS WEEK

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

MOVIES THIS WEEK

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

Lifestyle

SCENE CITY| Investors from China hold business forum in Davao

A HONGKONG- BASED Company, Pioniare Finance Limited, headed by Mr. Asllan Jaku – Chairman/ CEO and Dr. Bill Shen – President, and its partners Shandong Electric Power Engineering (more…)

A second chance

Inmates get another chance at getting a college education

 MORE than 68 inmates are getting another chance (more…)

Business

AboitizPower sustains strong foothold in hydropower business

ON THE BACK of a strong demand for renewable energy (RE), AboitizPower continues to ramp up its portfolio of generation facilities across the Philippines.  (more…)

Review eyed for proposed Davao Or. industrial park

THE IMPLEMENTATION of the 24-billion-dollar Marina and Industrial Park, which is being eyed to be established in Banaybanay town in this province, will likely have to wait (more…)

Sports

DCNHS, DRANHS play in 2nd GET Inter-Public High hoop opener

LAST year’s champion Davao City National High and runner-up Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High take centerstage when they play separate foes today as the 2nd GET (Guillermo E. Torres) (more…)

DRANHS gest first win in 2017 Escandor Cup

DANIEL R. Aguinaldo National High made its presence felt after winning the opener of the 2017 Escandor Cup Inter-Public High basketball tournament (more…)

17th Davao Horse Show flies high

 A TOTAL of one hundred and eighty (180) horsemen and horsewomen from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao with over a hundred horses converged in Davao City (more…)

Motoring

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…)

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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