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CHR still ‘relevant’

-Davaoeños think that agency doing its purpose: UM-IPO survey

THE COMMISSION on Human Rights is still a relevant agency despite the earlier threats of President Rodrigo Duterte to abolish the agency for being useless. (more…)

Routine port call

-After plane, Chinese ship docks in city

A CHINESE ship docked in the city on Monday night, the fourth vessel from China to visit the country since the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. (more…)

Lawmakers aim to block adjusted taxi fare rates

TWO COUNCILORS are planning to pass a resolution opposing the recent taxi fare rates in the city. (more…)

Group wants additional P104 to minimum wage

A LABOR organization has petitioned the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) XI to increase by P104 the minimum wage set in Davao region. (more…)

Candidates swarm Comelec

CANDIDATES for barangay and youth elections have swarmed the various offices of the Commission of Elections (Comelec) in the region. (more…)

Taxi driver killed in dawn hold-up

A TAXICAB driver died after he was stabbed by unidentified perpetrator/s along ZRU road, Barangay Mandug, Buhangin District around 1:30 a. m. yesterday. (more…)

Couple nabbed for P.35M drugs

A SUSPECTED marijuana pusher was wounded in a shoot-out during a buy-bust operation that resulted to a car chase from Ladislawa Village in Barangay Buhangin (more…)

Fire gobbles six rooms of Baguio public school

The Bureau of Fire Protection is looking at electrical short circuit as the cause of the fire that hit Baguio Central Elementary School in Baguio District around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.  (more…)

Latest News

EastMinCom: No terrorists in city after Maute bomber slay

THE EASTERN Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) yesterday said they received no intelligence report of the presence of terrorists in Davao Region following the death of a Maute bomber and the arrest of six others in General Santos last Monday. (more…)

Fires hit different DC areas

FORTY houses in Km. 11, Old Airport were razed by fire at 10:13 a.m. yesterday. (more…)

NFEM: Chinese navy ship docking at Davao port completely routine

THE NAVAL Forces of Eastern Mindanao (NFEM) yesterday said there is nothing to worry on the docking of Chinese ship on Monday night. (more…)

Public warned on false claims using mayor Duterte’s photo

THE CITY Information Office warned the public about believing individuals or groups claiming to be representing Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. (more…)

Opinion

Editorial | Better project?

THE PLAN  to modernize the Sasa wharf has long been overdue even as the business sector, through the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc., has pushed for its implementation. (more…)

Rough Cuts | Another heavy burden

THE PLAN  of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to have every unit of taxicabs all over the country installed with close circuit television cameras (CCTV) in a few months’ time is another heavy burden on the part of taxi drivers. (more…)

Paradigm Shift | NATO divided

ANNUALLY, leaders of the 29 North Atlantic Trade Organization (NATO) countries meet in one of its member countries to discuss critical issues and agenda items of the alliance, but summits are held for special changes. (more…)

Community

UM 5th batch of outbound exchange students sets off next month

Exploring new places and immersing in the rich culture of our neighbors in Asia are luxuries that many people long for; but to engage in these experiences and get to attend reputable schools in these other countries as well? Truly a dream come true! (more…)

UM Scholars

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Councilor Pilar C. Braga meets her scholars under the Special Education Assistance of the City Government all coming from various schools and colleges with 35 students from the University of Mindanao. PR

Cotabato Light: Going beyond power

WHEN the Aboitiz group acquired Cotabato Light and Power Company some 83 years ago, part of the package was a facility that was and still is part of the fabric of the Cotabato community-the ice plant. (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 | Red Cross busier in summer

IT IS AN agency better known for bloodletting activities and a source of blood for patients in emergency cases. But little is known about other important tasks performed by the Philippine Red Cross-Davao City Chapter. (more…)

Wanderlust | Into the wetlands

IN A SEEMINGLY unending row of concrete structures that was designed to be Malaysia’s showcase of its changing lifestyle and robust economy lies a 335-hectare wetland that seems to soften its steel and concrete game face. (more…)

Business

Eden Resort introduces perks to club members

THE Eden Nature Park and Resort is introducing a club membership that will provide perks to its members as the place has become a go-to place both of local and out of town visitors. (more…)

Youth urged: Join agricultural sector

THE BUSINESS sector is focusing on encouraging the new breed of workers who want to help till the farms as farmers have been getting old. (more…)

Sports

So Kim Cheng Foundation holds 24th Sports Awards Night

Davao City – The So Kim Cheng Foundation will hold its 24th Sports Awards Night set on Sunday (July 22), 7 p.m. at the Royal Mandaya Hotel Grand Ballroom. (more…)

MPG Athletes Leadership Summit set July 26-28

Davao City – The Mindanao Peace Games will hold an Athletes Leadership Summit this July 26 to 28 at the Fr. Saturnino Urious University in Butuan. (more…)

Nakila receives hole-in-one prizes, Phoenix Pulse Open tees off Manila leg Sept. 21

Butuan-based parbuster Ivan Nakila yesterday received his P1.7 worth of prizes for drilling a rare hole-in-one feat in the recent 3rd Phoenix Pulse Open golf tournament played at the Cebu and Country Club. (more…)

Motoring

Subaru Davao to hold Ultimate Test Drive

Davao City – Subaru Davao will hold its Ultimate Test Drive set this July 20 to 22 at the SM Lanang Premier parking area in Lanang, here. (more…)

Hot August Races on Aug. 11 and 12

Davao City – Close to 80 entries are to show their wares in the much-anticipated Hot August Races legal drag racing event reels off this August 11 and 12 at the Speed City track of the Davao Crocodile Park, here. (more…)

Mata, Bayhon head Araw Motocross winners

FAST-RISING rider Abu Mata and seasoned Ralph Bayhon head the list of winners on last Sunday’s 81st Araw ng Dabaw Motocross Championships held at the Moto X Farm in Barangay Langub, this city. (more…)

Science & Technology

US military to help prosecute migrant cases

US military lawyers will help civilian prosecutors handle cases against undocumented migrants, the Defense Department said Wednesday, in a rare use of armed forces legal staff.
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Greece, Macedonia sign deal to end name row

Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a row that has poisoned relations between the two neighbors since 1991. (more…)

US solons want to end ‘evil’ family separations

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the “evil” separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice. (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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