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Where are the tickets?

Buyers still waiting for event passes for Miss U fashion show
TWENTY-FOUR hours before the Mindanao Tapestry Fashion Show starts, which is scheduled at 6 p.m. in SMX Lanang tonight, the organizer has (more…)

Road Discipline

DCPO launches task force to nab road violators
THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) will launch today the Road Discipline Task Force to help in the apprehension of traffic violators and confiscation of illegally parked vehicles in the city. (more…)

NPA strength weakens: army

THE EASTERN Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) recorded 7.9 percent decline in the number of New People’s Army (NPA) fighters in 2016 (more…)

Task Group head still no ‘official report’ on suspect Sema’s detention in Malaysia

THE SPECIAL Investigation Task Group Night Market still has no “official report” that one of the Roxas Avenue blast suspects has been detained in Malaysia. (more…)

Soldier kills worker for damaging vehicle

AN ARMY soldier shot to death a construction worker during a heated argument after the victim damaged into the suspect’s issued vehicle (more…)

Toddler, baby brother killed in dawn fire

TWO KIDS were killed in a fire that gobbled 60 houses in St. John, Dapsa, Bucana, Barangay 76-A at dawn yesterday. (more…)

Warrants issued vs 14 suspects in Roxas night market explosion

THE REGIONAL Trial Court (RTC) issued arrest warrants against 14 suspects in the Sept. 2 Roxas night market bombing that killed 15 and injured 69 others. (more…)

Farm raisers hit zoning conflicts

WHY approve the construction of residential houses in an area identified as agricultural, and vice versa? (more…)

Latest News

DOH XI to boost RHWC capacity

THE CITY government is giving its initial nod to a partnership between the City Health Office and the Department of Health XI (DOH XI) (more…)

Slain worker’s family settles case vs soldier

THE FAMILY of the slain construction worker already dropped the case against an army soldier after reaching an out of court settlement with the respondent. (more…)

Song ‘ASEAN Spirit’ aims to foster unity in region

MUSIC remains to be a relevant medium in conveying a message of unity, and this was highlighted during the launch of the Philippines chairmanship of ASEAN 2017. (more…)

Two sued over drugs

A MAN was slapped with a charge following his arrest in a buy-bust operation conducted by elements of Sta. Ana Police Precinct last Dec. 11, 2016. (more…)

Opinion

CLOSE TO HOME| With the aid of fairytales

ALBERT Einstein was once asked, “How do we raise intelligent children?” He replied, “Tell them fairytales.” (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| That dirty flies infestation

IT’S A good thing that Davao City third district counclor Mary Joselle Villafuerte has finally realized the need to look into the complaints of her (more…)

EDITORIAL|Flooded cities

IMAGES of the flooding in Cagayan de Oro City went viral in the afternoon of Monday, with calls for help (more…)

Community

5th Lunhaw Awards launches Green Champion Award

DAVAO CITY – Lunhaw Awards organizers are adding new categories to its annual search for green (more…)

Pia Cayetano leads ‘Bike for Hope’

FORMER senator and bike enthusiast Pia S. Cayetano will lead hundreds of cyclists in an advocacy bike (more…)

New PICE Davao City executives installed

THE PHILIPPINES Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) Davao City Chapter elects and recently inducted (more…)

Today's Print Issue

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Entertainment

MOVIES AT GMALL THIS WEEK

XXX: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE (more…)

Country’s opera prince performs 50th ASEAN theme

MUSIC remains to be a relevant medium in conveying a message of unity and this is (more…)

Lifestyle

SCENE CITY| Musikverein Kressbronn Marching Band comes to Davao again
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MUSIC brings people to places far and near. And this marching band has gone from Germany to New York, (more…)

WANDERLUST| Pocket-friendly Asian chows in the city
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WHENEVER I travel, sampling local food always top my to-do list. Aside from giving (more…)

Business

Railway system up for discussion next month: exec

THE PLANNED Mindanao Railway System (MRS) is expected to be discussed next month in the meeting of the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) Board. (more…)

Firms expected to end `endo’

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is optimistic that the companies will adhere to make all workers become regular employees this year. (more…)

Sports

Apo Golf bares men’s regular roster for 70th PAL Interclub

THIS year’s host Apo Golf and Country Club bared its men’s regular division roster timely (more…)

John Paul II bags 6th CEAP Minda Games hoop crown

JOHN Paul II College of Davao stood high on the winner’s podium after claiming the (more…)

Davao Execs top 4th Tablon Chess team tourney

THE DAVAO Executives chess team stole the limelight by winning the fourth edition (more…)

Motoring

Torres stamps class in comeback race
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MANILA, Philippines – Willie Torres marked his comeback with a dominating performance, (more…)

Historic Sports Car Rally “Tour de Cebu” reels off Oct. 14-16*Torres, Ng, MSCC to head cast
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DAVAO City’s sportsman-businessman Willie Torres (right) and chief mechanic Toto take a souvenir (more…)

New GT300 and GT100 champions crowned at 2015 Philippine GT Rd 5
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WILLIE Torres of team W-Autosports in action for the GT300 Sprint Race class of the 2016 Philippine GET Sparco Cup leg 5 at the Batangas Racing Circuit in Rosario, Batangas. BONG BOADO (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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