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SITG identifies persons of interest in lawyer’s slay

The Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) Donasco yesterday said they have identified persons of interest in the attempted killing of the lawyer last Sept. 26 in front of the Hall of Justice, in Candelaria street, Ecoland, this city. (more…)

Almost blocked

ACT officers say it was ‘lobby,’ not rally

The officers and members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Partylist Davao were almost blocked by police forces during the flag ceremony when they tried to lobby with Mayor Sara Duterte their demand for monthly allowance and quarterly rice subsidy. (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

New IPMR before year ends

The city may have a new permanent Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) before the year ends, an official of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) assured. (more…)

NCIP extends educational program to Gumitan pupils

The regional office of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) distributed school supplies to Matigsalug students of the elementary school in Barangay Gumitan, Marilog District last Sept. 25. (more…)

All traffic cops pass drug test

All members of the Traffic Group under the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) passed the surprise drug test conducted yesterday at its headquarters on Candelaria Street, Barangay 76-A. (more…)

Police inspector injured in crash

A police inspector was injured after his motorcycle collided with a multicab along the Butuan-Davao National Highway in Barangay San Jose, Montevista, Compostela Valley around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. (more…)

Opinion

Egalitarian: Of the State of the City Address

Today, we will again hear the Mayor making good of her visions for the City. The people of City will hear how the promises on poverty alleviation, infrastructure development, solid waste management, health, education, agriculture, tourism, transportation and traffic management, peace and order, and disaster mitigation fared over the year. (more…)

Lugar Lang: “I feel so voter”

Hands down the best news I received from home when I was abroad last week for my PhD symposium was from my daughter, who sent me a screenshot of her ink-stained thumb and accomplished voter registration form with the message “I feel so voter.” (more…)

Honoring my Mother: Adapting to change

It was in high school where I first heard the saying, “The only thing permanent is change.” (more…)

Community

Apo Production Unit, Inc. inaugurates satellite office in Davao City

Davao City’s rapid financial and economic growth in the region has become a reality, thanks to the city administration officials whose outstanding leadership and with great resolve, continued to create a favorable atmosphere for business, commerce, trade to thrive in this bustling metropolis. (more…)

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

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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: Thrills of ocean life at S.E.A. Aquarium

After checking in to Rock Star Hotel at Resorts World, Sentosa at almost midnight on Sept. 24, 2018, we rested for the night and set out to our exciting tour around with Mr. Jonathan Yu, Senior Executive for Communications of Resorts World Sentosa. (more…)

Soul to Screen: Establishing connection to our soul

Filmmaking, like any other art is a profound way to translate obscure messages into comprehensive representations. (more…)

Business

Suntrust set to start 2nd cluster next year

Suntrust Properties Inc., the real property development arm of Megaworld Corp., is planning to start next year the second cluster of the five-cluster condominium project, which is part of the 11-hectare Davao Park District. (more…)

ECC intensifying awareness campaign

The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) is enhancing its information education campaign so that it can educate about 50% of the employees on what benefits they can get from the agency. (more…)

Sports

Southwoods out to regain PAL Ladies Interclub title

Manila Southwoods, denied a seventh straight title last year in Cebu City, has assembled a youth-laden squad to challenge defending champion Pradera Verde in the 13th Philippine Airlines Ladies Interclub golf team championships on Sept. 18-22 at Rancho Palos Verdes in Davao City. (more…)

2nd PSC Inter-Public Schools volleyball set

A total of 32 teams will compete for honors in the 2nd PSC Inter-Public Schools Volleyball Tournament opening at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, to Friday (September 12-14) at the Davao City National High School. (more…)

Davao to send biggest delegation in 2018 Batang Pinoy Natl. Games

Davao City is sending the biggest contingent of athletes to the 2018 Batang Pinoy National Championship on September 15 to 21 in Baguio City. (more…)

Motoring

Honda riders celebrate One Dream in The Riders Convention 2018 – Mindanao Leg

Davao City – Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI,) the number one motorcycle manufacturer in the Philippines, recently held the Honda Riders Convention 2018 –Mindanao Leg at the Davao Convention and Trade Center where Honda riders and enthusiasts gathered for a day of fun-filled activities that celebrate camaraderie and support to HPI. (more…)

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…)

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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