• EXECUTIVE vice president Art Milan leads Davao Light and Power Co. personnel in repainting classrooms and school buildings of Bernardo Carpio National High School in Buhangin Proper last Saturday. The nationwide week-long clean-up drive “Brigada Eskwela” by Department of Education will begin today. BING GONZALES
  • YOUNG students help clean their classroom at Andres Bonifacio Elementary School in Talomo Proper at the start of Brigada Eskwela, a Department of Education program, to enlist parents and pupils to do their part in preparation for school opening. BING GONZALES
  • GRADE 6 student Dorothy Coquia has a quite a task in front of her as dry leaves litter the grounds of Andres Bonifacio Elementary School in Talomo proper at the start of Brigada Eskwela on Monday. BING GONZALES
  • IN THE spirit of Brigada Eskwela, parents fix the damage to the armchairs to be used again by students of Magallanes Elementary School when classes open on June 1. BING GONZALES
  • CHILDREN find happiness in the simplest of tasks just like these kids who play in the rain Tuesday afternoon. RENE B. LUMAWAG.
  • FUNERAL workers carry out a body where four persons massacred in Block 7, Phase 4 Residencia Del Rio, Catalunan Pequeño yesterday morning. The stepfather of the victim was arrested for investigation. BING GONZALES
  • BUREAU of Internal Revenue regional director Glen Geraldino padlocks this motorcycle parts store along Bangoy Street for reported failure to pay taxes and issue receipts. At right is Geraldino supervising the closure of five other stores for the same offense. BING GONZALES
  • A POLICE investigator examines the water tanker that turns turtle along the diversion road in Matina Pangi. The truck reportedly lost its brakes on a downward momentum on Thursday morning. The driver suffered minor injury. BING GONZALES
  • UNIVERSITY of Mindanao’s Institute of Popular Opinion research specialist Adrian Tamayo says their latest survey reveals that 7 in 10 people favor federalism as the solution to the country's woes. Tamayo was the guest on Monday's Kapehan sa Dabaw held at SM City Davao. BING GONZALES
  • A WORKER (main photo) conducts works on Davao City Water District piping system at the Bankerohan Bridge, while several others (smaller photo) repaint the pedestrian lane of a city street in preparation for the school opening. BING GONZALES
  • SUPPORTERS affix their signatures to convince Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run in the 2016 presidential election during the fun run spearheaded by the Duterte for President 2016 Movement on Sunday. BING GONZALES
  • SUPPORTERS raise their fists to display the Duterte baller bands during the fun run spearheaded by the Duterte for President 2016 Movement yesterday which seeks to convince the chief executive to run in the 2016 presidential election. BING GONZALES
  • PUPILS from Barangay Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao Del Norte attended the Moving Up Ceremony at the Davao City Recreation Center yesterday. BING GONZALES
  • AN ACCURATE recreation of a velociraptor dinasour assembled from bone specimens found in the Philippines. D' Bone Collector Museum is one of the must-see museums in Davao City as it is the only museum of its kind in the Philippines. BING GONZALES
  • D’ BONE Collector Museum proprietor Darrell Blatchley educates a group of visitors of the horse skeleton. Blatchley said the museum has now 1,700 species. BING GONZALES
  • RODY Sagop Bata Para sa Kaugmaon officer-in-charge councilor Edgar Ibuyan Sr. shows the record book of 14,218 beneficiary in the scholarship program from elementary, secondary and tertiary for 2014-2015 school year which he expect to increase in this new school year. BING GONZALES


Students get subsidies

Funds taken from annual dev’t fund of Councilor Ibuyan
Students have been receiving financial assistance through a city government program that helped them pay parent teacher association (PTA) and miscellaneous fees, Councilor Edgar Ibuyan Sr. said. (more…)

Education woes

Del Norte lumads ‘move up’ in city
LIFE has become a constant battle for the Ata-Manobo children of Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte. (more…)

Local law to lure more investors

THE CITY council has approved an ordinance that would make it easier for public private partnerships (more…)

Fees voluntary, says Deped

FEES from last year for the parents-teachers association (PTA) have been nullified by the Department (more…)

CTTMO personnel hit by car

A TRAFFIC enforcer is now in critical condition in the Southern Philippines Medical Center after he became (more…)

Prepare for 1.5 hours power interruptions

THE DURATION of the rotating power interruptions implemented within the Davao Light & Power Co. (more…)

27th GET Open Golf Tournament


Apo Golf & Country Club (more…)

Solar water-heating system launched in Davao City jail

AN ESTIMATED P1 million solar water-heating system was turned over to the Davao City jail in (more…)

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DoST’s free WiFi project opens for bidding

BIDDING and other preparations are underway to make the free WiFi service of the Department of Science and (more…)

SCAA trainees complete course

SOME 41 Special Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit Active Auxiliary (SCAA) completed basic military training (more…)

Lumads not ready to go home: SOS

LUMADS are still mulling on going back to their homes for fear of military abuses and harassment in Barangay (more…)

NPA couple surrenders

A COUPLE who claimed to be New People’s Army members surrendered to soldiers in Barangay Sto. Niño (more…)


EDITORIAL| Checking boarding houses

THE SCHOOL YEAR will open soon and more than half of the country’s population are getting ready (more…)

TIMESMAN| My role in 2016 polls

A TARPAULIN with words in bold letters—“Vote Duterte for President” hangs in front of my gate; a sticker (more…)

EDITORIAL| Wait and see

HE DOES not aspire for a national position. He does not want to live in Manila. He will shoot those who wants (more…)


MetroLifestyle offers Back to School promo

GETTING healthy has never been this fun and fit for the budget conscious.  MetroLifestyle Fitness Center (more…)

2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Randy H. Halasan (3rd from left), receives a plaque of (more…)

Convergys begins nationwide drive to give ‘Bags of Hope’

CONVERGYS, strengthens its commitment to make a difference in the communities where its employees (more…)

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‘Ipaglaban Mo’ Maris plays victim of cyber blackmail

DAVAOÑA teener Maris Racal stars in today’s episode of ABS-CBN’s hit legal drama “Ipaglaban Mo, (more…)

Davao fails in Pinoy Henyo

THE DAVAO contestants in Eat Bulaga’s pautakan segment of its the two-in-one Pinoy Henyo show lost in yesterday’s semi-final rounds. (more…)


SCENE CITY| Mompowerment May celebrated at Abreeza Mall

A MONTH-long campaign to celebrate and empower all moms who make great (more…)


LEARNING how to cook is fun at the Institute of International Culinary and Hospitality (more…)


Mindanao to intensify production of coconut, coffee, cacao – official

MINDANAO is focusing its resources on the development of coconut, coffee and cacao as the main crops (more…)

Tagum to have 2 new malls

TWO NEW malls are expected to be completed in Tagum City this year. (more…)


Sports Ambassadors to put up clinic,coaches seminar

THE SPORTS Ambassadors mostly composed of foreign Christian athletes and coaches is set to put up a series (more…)

Mindanao’s finest breeders in Thunderbird Davao Challenge

MINDANAO’S finest gamefowl breeders will battle it out for the Thunderbird Mindanao All-Star 5-Cock (more…)

Duterte Kayak Summerfest in San Juan May 30

REGISTRATION is free for all the participants in the 2015 Mayor Rody Duterte Kayak Summerfest (more…)


Team Suzuki PH impressive at ARRC Round 1
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April King Mascardo and Suzuki Vman Racing’s chief mechanic Rico Cagnaan. (more…)

Aguilar, MotoX Davao in ‘Araw’ Motocross

MOTOCROSS superstar Glenn Aguilar of Las Pinas, Manila and the crowd-favorite MotoX Davao team will be seeing action (more…)

Drifttech’s Landcruiser is DC’s loudest
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LIVING up with its group’s slogan “Be Loud, Be Clear, team Drifttech’s Toyota Landcruiser owned by (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…)


SCENE CITY|Barbara Kimpo-Villanueva treats classmates on her birthday

CLASSMATES OF BARBARA “Barry” Kimpo-Villanueva gathered to wish her a Happy Birthday (more…)

Häfele opens first Mindanao showroom

THE FIRST Hafele showroom in Mindanao is now open at the ground floor of Trust Home Depot in Ecoland Drive, Quimpo Boulevard, Davao City. (more…)

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