Mindanao Times

HEADLINES

No more talks

Dureza says they take guidance from Duterte who wants NPA branded as terrorists
THE OFFICE of the Presidential Peace Adviser for the Peace Process has formally withdrawn plans for future talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front. (more…)

Drugs destroyed

P11.6 million worth of illegal drugs burned
CONFISCATED illegal drugs worth around P11.6 million were burned by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) XI yesterday morning in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. (more…)

Military prepares as talks end

THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is gearing up against the anticipated attacks as the government peace panel already announced the cancellation of the peace talks (more…)

Case dropped vs 2 office workers over bogus notary

THE OFFICE of the City Prosecutor dismissed the case against two employees of a law office for allegedly facilitating a fake notary. (more…)

AFP: No truce yet

THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) can’t declare yet if there is a need for a suspension of military operations (SOMO) during the yuletide season. (more…)

AFP: No truce yet

THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) can’t declare yet if there is a need for a suspension of military operations (SOMO) during the yuletide season. (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…)

Latest News

China to fund 2 Mindanao drug rehabilitation centers

CHINA will fund the establishment of two regional drug treatment and rehabilitation centers in Mindanao, Health Sec. Francisco Duque III said. (more…)

TFD personnel undergo training

 MEMBERS of the Task Force Davao (TFD) are undergoing a week-long maritime operations orientation training in the vicinity of the oil depots in Barangay Sasa, Buhangin District. (more…)

Slain cop laid to rest

 POLICE officer 3 Wilfredo Garol was laid to rest at Calinan Memorial Park yesterday noon amid calls from his relatives for justice. (more…)

Mayor Duterte: LTRFB favorable to bus system

MAYOR Sara Duterte said she is getting a favorable nod from the Land Transportation and Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on her request to temporarily exclude the city (more…)

Opinion

EDITORIAL| MAGUINDANAO, 8 years hence

(NOTE: Part 2 of a 4-day series recalling 4 critical days of the Maguindanao massacre authored by Peace Secretary Dureza) (more…)

LUGAR LANG| Why Schadenfreude is not about gaba

WHEN the mayor’s infamous Facebook post about “Schadenfreude” came out, I was actually impressed. (more…)

PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Building the highway

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

SCENE CITY| Ballerina Princess Pia Romo’s Cinderlla-themed debut

IT WAS a night of magic and glamour as a long time dream came true for ballet princess Pia Carmina Romo when she celebrated her 18th birthday. (more…)

FREEZE| Juicing and a Movie Called Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead

THERE is a free 97-minute movie called “Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead” on the internet that promotes juicing. Juicing is the process of extracting juice from fruits and vegetables. (more…)

Business

City gov’t planning local trade and tourism missions

THE CITY government is looking at staging trade and tourism missions within the country. (more…)

Official tells Pinoys: Invest in treasury bonds

THE BUREAU of Treasury (BTR) is urging Filipinos to invest in the national government through venturing in the retail treasury bonds are make these bonds as gifts to their family this Christmas. (more…)

Sports

UMAEA XMAS Cup: APTS drubs ICT, 51-45 for 3rd win

APTS Assets bagged its third win after beating ICT, 51-45 Monday night in the ongoing 2017 UMAEA Christmas Cup basketball tournament played at the University of Mindanao Bolton gymnasium. (more…)

HCDC Crusaders head cast in PCCL Mindanao Finals

HOLY Cross of Davao College will head the five-team cast as the 2017 Mindanao Finals of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) tips off in grand rites today (more…)

“The Redemption” official weigh-in at Robinsons’ Tagum Nov. 24

THE official weigh-in of the fighters for “The Redemption” boxing event will be held on Nov. 24 at 9 a.m. at the Robinson’s Place in Tagum 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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