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Hinterland visit

DC Peace members may talk with communist rebel in the mountains

MAYOR Sara Duterte said the Davao City Peace Council (more…)

Rice smugglers

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

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

City Hall workers to get more bonus

CITY Hall employees will be receiving their annual holiday bonuses through a supplemental budget, SB3, by next month, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said. (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…)

Traffic police pass drug test

A TOTAL of 88 officers of the traffic group (TG) of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) underwent a surprise drug test yesterday as part of the internal cleansing of the police organization. (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…)

Latest News

…as officer surrenders

A UNIT commanding officer of the New People’s Army gave up Sunday, bringing his firearm and equipment, to government troopers. (more…)

Rivera assumes as PDEA acting head

A RETIRED police officer is taking the leadership in the regional office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Davao. (more…)

NPA as terrorist AFP supports Duterte’s call

THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is supporting President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of the New People’s Army (NPA) as a terrorist group. (more…)

Rice, boat confiscated in favor of government

THE CONFISCATED smuggled sacks of rice are now forfeited in favor of the government, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) XI said. (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| Maguindanao, 8 years hence

This space reserved for the editorial gives way to the personal account of Publisher-on-leave Atty. Jesus G. Dureza who was one of those who first responded to the distress call of journalists when they learned the convoy going to Ampatuan, Maguindanao was missing on November 23, 2009. (more…)

PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Building the highway

TREES along the road are cut and bulldozed to pave the way for a road expansion. (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| Dealing with environment problems

WELL, there is already incontrovertible evidence that the New Carmen Sanitary Landfill of Davao City is nearing the end of its operating lifetime. (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…)

Today's Print Issue

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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

FREEZE| Christmas Lights at the First Mall

BACK in the early 90s, Davao residents rejoiced with the advent of the first shopping mall in the city. (more…)

Park Inn by Radisson-Davao’s Christmas Spirit

IT IS REALLY getting to be a lot more like Christmas as Park Inn by Radisson-Davao welcomes the holiday season with its Christmas tree lighting ceremony held last November 16, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. (more…)

Business

Metro Davao plan eyed

THE NATIONAL government and multi-disciplinary company Palafox Associates will craft a master plan for Metro Davao, which would be inspired by the urban planning that was implemented in Dubai. (more…)

P10-M granted to city for tourism masterplan

THE TOURISM Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza) has granted the city government a budget of P10 million for the creation of tourism masterplan. (more…)

Sports

Davao Aguilas FC stays on point and goes for a win against Kaya FC Makati

AWAY team Davao Aguilas FC stayed focused and on point on Saturday evening’s match against Kaya FC Makati, held in Makati City, as they went for a 1-3 win, in their favor. (more…)

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…)

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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