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More bora-boras seized

DCPO intensifies drive against nuisance motorcycles

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) has intensified its operation against motorcycles with modified mufflers, or so-called bora-boras (more…)

Back into the fold

Rebel returnees now organized as people’s organizations

FORMER members of the New People’s Army (NPA) have formed themselves (more…)

Captain Clarion: I will serve Davao the best that I can

BARANGAY Captain Carmelo Clarion of Mulig, Toril, set to fill up the vacant third district councilor seat, has vowed to serve the city the best he can. (more…)

8 bora-boras seized

EIGHT motorcycles with modified mufflers, locally known as bora-bora, were seized by agents of the Toril Police Precinct in a series of operations over the Araw ng Davao weekend. (more…)

40 elite PSPG men undergo drug test

FORTY personnel of the Police Security Protection Group (PSPG) under Regional Police Security Protection unit underwent a surprise drug testing yesterday at the chapel of Capt. Leonor Domingo, the headquarters of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO). (more…)

Home-sharing operator vows to work with city

AMERICAN company Airbnb is not blocking any communication with the city government, the company’s officer said. (more…)

Mayor wants HPBS operational by 2019

MAYOR Sara Duterte has asked the proponents of the high priority bus system (HPBS) to implement its initial plans by 2019, as the plan has failed to hit its target. (more…)

Police officer lands in jail but gets instant freedom

A POLICE officer temporarily landed in jail after a heated altercation with his policewoman wife inside their house in Barangay Mintal, Tugbok District Wednesday morning. (more…)

Latest News

Ombudsman indicts LDS board exec

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman found probable cause to indict a board member of Lanao del Sur for failing to file her Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALNs). (more…)

Army seizes two rifles after tip of returnees

TWO HIGH-POWERED firearms were recovered by soldiers of the 66th Infantry Battalion in barangays Pagsabangan and Manurigao, both of New Bataan, Compostela Valley last March 14. (more…)

EASTMINCOM: 300 NPAs surrendered in Q1

THE EASTERN Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) recorded more than 300 members of the New People’s Army (NPA) who surrendered to the different line battalions from January to March alone. (more…)

20 loose firearms turn over

TWENTY loose firearms were formally turned over to the military officials by town government of Sultan Sa Barongis in Maguindanao on Wednesday at the municipal gym. (more…)


Editorial | Nature for water

UNITED Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 6 commits to ensuring that everyone has access to safe water by 2030, and includes targets on protecting the natural environment and reducing pollution. (more…)

Egalitarian | TRAIN Law again

LAST Saturday I was invited to guest at a local radio station to explain the result of the Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) survey on the Tax Reform for Inclusion and Acceleration (TRAIN) introduced by the administration of Duterte. (more…)

Lugar lang | Love letters from women to women

I want.

That is how love letters always begin. Someone wants something. And waits. (more…)


DavOr’s abaca industry to get boost, bares report

DAVAO ORIENTAL — The Provincial Government which has set ambitious targets to increase and improve the province’s abaca production is now complementing efforts with the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) for programs set to give the local abaca industry a boost.

DCHHS Filipino-Chinese Community celebrates Lunar Chinese New Year

SINCE the start of February, the Filipino-Chinese community of Davao has prepared for the Lunar Chinese New Year on Feb. 16. As an annual tradition, the oldest Chinese School in the city- the Davao Chong Hua High School (formerly known as Davao Central High School) (more…)

K-12 work immersion program of Senior High school students

GRADE 12 Senior High School Students have started their work immersion related to their selected academic track or their selected vocational course. The immersion trains students and strengthen their skill or expertise for their work in the future. (more…)

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TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight, the fifth installment of the popular live-action Transformers film series, (more…)


MOVIES to open this week at Gaisano Mall theaters are: (more…)


Traditions live on in Sarangani

SARANGANI is one of the five municipalities of the country’s 81st and youngest province, Davao Occidental. It is home to a big group of Blaans and Sangils. (more…)

Freeze | Herbs Seen in Davao – Part One

THE 81st Araw ng Dabaw celebration featured, among others, culinary herbs at the parking area of SM City Davao in Ecoland, Davao City. Herbs are savory plants used for flavoring food. (more…)


Firms eye to develop 2 airports in Mindanao

THE plan to develop the airports in Northern and Southern Mindanao has attracted two companies. (more…)

JANUARY: Better employment rate for Davao Region: PSA

THE EMPLOYMENT rate in the Davao Region improved to 95.3% as of January compared with the figure a year ago, data from Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) bared. (more…)


Seadove bags 10th Phoenix Open team title

TEAM Seadove finished with 167 points stand tall at the winners podium as the overall team champion of the 10th Phoenix Open golf tournament, Saturday at the Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club. (more…)

10th Phoenix Open tees off

THE  10th Phoenix Open golf tournament tees off in grand rites today at the Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club. (more…)

Five games in Escandor Cup hoopfest at Toril gym

FIVE exciting matches are set today as the 2018 Escandor Cup Inter-Public High basketball tournament resumes at the Toril gym. (more…)


The Racing Line opens 6th Indoor Karting branch at SM City Davao

THE RACING Line yesterday opened its newest indoor karting branch at the second floor of the SM City Davao Annex Building. (more…)

Honda PH president: Big bike launch timing is perfect

Honda Philippines president Daiki Mihara is now smiling from ear to ear. He knows he had just made an indelible mark on the 40-year history of the reputable Japanese motorcycle company in the country. (more…)

One of the first Type R owners is a racer
DR. TORRES and his Honda Civic Type R.

WHILE new owners of the Honda Civic Type R can do whatever they want with the coveted hatchback, it’s nice to see one example going to someone who can bring out its potential. (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…)


Bringing BT eggplant to Filipinos’ table

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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