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Where have all the smokers gone?

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COMPARATIVE data from the 2009 and 2015 Global Adult Tobacco Survey indicated that there is a significant drop of tobacco use among Filipinos: from 29.7 percent in 2009 to 23.8 percent in 2015. (more…)

Service unit formed

Inday creates team to manage night market, clear sidewalks
MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio has created an interim ancillary services unit to clear the city’s sidewalks and drainage lines, as well as manage the Roxas Night Market. (more…)

RRD, Jap Minister to meet in November on proposed Davao flood control project

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet again in November to (more…)

Reports on air strikes available via FOI, army spokesman says

THE EASTERN Mindanao Command said they are willing to provide post-action reports of any bombing (more…)

Council extends deadline for renaming barangays

THE DEADLINE for downtown barangays to submit their proposed new name has been extended until May 31. (more…)

3 drug cases filed daily after drug war resumption

THE OFFICE of the City Prosecutor (OCP) recorded an increase in the number of inquest proceedings (more…)

De Leon acts as OIC DCPO chief

THE HEAD of the Special Investigation Task Group Night Market will act as the officer-in-charge of the Davao City Police Office starting Friday. (more…)

DRRMO tests city-wide sirens

THE DAVAO City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) reported that yesterday’s city-wide siren test was a success. (more…)

Latest News

3 arrested over mauling complaint

THREE men, including two minors, were collared by Talomo police officers due to a mauling incident in Bonguyan Beach Resort on Thursday. (more…)

5 nabbed in buy-bust

AUTHORITIES arrested four alleged drug peddlers in separate anti-drug operations on Thursday. (more…)

Charged for harassing girl

THE OFFICE of the City Prosecutor has recommended the filing of criminal case against a man for allegedly harassing an 11 year-old girl at the seawall of Isla Verde, (more…)

DepEd to conduct awareness drive on nationwide drug test

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) will conduct an orientation-training in the country, including Davao (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| Wasting resources

YESTERDAY was the conclusion of the Davao Regional Athletic Association meet hosted by Davao Oriental after the newest province, Davao Occidental, (more…)

PLAIN AND SIMPLE|Women power

Women power is celebrated this month. And CNN features women in the world making a difference. (more…)

NUNOT SA ALISNGAW SA KAPE| Kadamay, lit-ag sa Presidente?

KANIADTONG milabay nga Domingo medyo dugay-dugay kaming magti-ayon nga nakauli gikan sa pagsimba didto sa Sacred Heart Church sa Calinan. (more…)

Community

Singing Workshop at Blugre’

WADAB Production is staging today a singing workshop for kids/teens. Singer Erick Montre is facilitating the workshop. (more…)

Philippine Culinary Cup in Davao

ONCE again the most prestigious culinary event in Mindanao – the DAVAO CULINARY CUP 2017 powered by (more…)

Maternal mortality rates in Davao City still a concern

THERE IS a need to reach out to many pregnant women to equip them with knowledge to prevent complications. (more…)

Today's Print Issue

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Entertainment

Power Rangers, CHIPS at Gaisano Mall Cinemas

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

Beauty & the Beast smashes box-office

DISNEY’S “Beauty and the Beast” shattered box office records in its opening weekend, taking a monster $175.7 million (more…)

Lifestyle

SCENE CITY| Mesa Tierra Garden Residences

LEADING Cebu real estate developer Cebu Landmasters Inc., together with Davao-based partner Yuson (more…)

CULTURAL POTPOURRI| “Something Wonderful” the Musikademy Way

WHEN I came back to Davao after a month-long vacation in Vancouver late last year, I was caught by surprise when my voice maestro, (more…)

Business

Flight between city, Tagbilaran proposed

THE CITY council has requested airlines to provide for direct flights between the city and Tagbilaran City (more…)

Firm to test tour service in September, says exec

A LOCAL bus company is putting to test its offer to service tourism-related routes in Mindanao (more…)

Sports

TRMH-CMO De LaSalle Green Archers, UP Fighting Maroons take 2nd win

THE ROYAL Mandaya Hotel/City Mayor’s Office De LaSalle Green Archers and the University of the Philippines (UP) (more…)

Registration ongoing for 12th Pomelo Tee

REGISTRATION is now ongoing for the 12th Pomelo Tee Invitational golf tournament which tees off on April 27 to 30 (more…)

TRMH-DLSU, UP Fighting Maroons, Montana drew first blood

THE ROYAL Mandaya Hotel/CMO De LaSalle Green Archers along with the UP Fighting Maroons and Montana Pawnshop (more…)

Motoring

Road Rage AutoShow set April 7-9 at SM City Davao

The much-anticipated Road Rage Auto Show reels off this April 7 to 9 at the SM City Davao with some 20 entries expected take part. (more…)

All set for Retro Car Show at Abreeza
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SOME 10 “old school” cars are to be showcased as the much-anticipated 2017 Retro Car Show unfolds on March 18 and 19 at the Abreeza Mall Activity Center. (more…)

2017 Petron Ultron Pro Drag Race and Autocross C’ships set
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LET’S RACE Petron Corporation Area Sales Executive for Lubes and Greases Drexx Norrizz Libaton (left) presents the new Ultron Race Fully Synthetic 5W-40 during last Wedenesday’s race launch. Joining him is Jong Uy of The Racing Line TV. (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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