Farewell, dear GM Pavan Kakar

IT WAS sometime in July, 2014, when Park Inn by Radisson’s Public Relations Officer in Davao, Meghann Patricia Sta. Ines-Hernandez, introduced me to a personable Indian national from New Delhi. (more…)

Army grieves

3 soldiers slain in NPA encounters in Pantukan
THREE soldiers were killed and three others wounded in a series of clashes with New People’s Army at Sitio Sapang Tin-aw, Barangay Tibagon, Pantukan, Compostela Valley on Wednesday. (more…)

Creative solutions needed to address green spaces: Acosta

A LAWMAKER yesterday proposed a win-win solution to the controversy generated by the amendment to the Comprehensive (more…)

34 more tricycles impounded at yard

THIRTY-four tricycles plying along national highways were impounded yesterday during a joint operation conducted by the Traffic (more…)

Purok leader’s death: Grudge or extra judicial killing?

AUTHORITIES continue to probing the death of 60-year old Teresita S. Navacilla, a purok leader of Gumayan, Brgy, Kingking, Pantukan (more…)

PAO files motion to free 3 suspects in killing of girl

THE THREE suspects in the killing of a 17-year-old girl, earlier reported to be raped, in Baguio District filed an urgent (more…)

Scientist suggests tips vs. heat amid absense of green spaces

THE AMOUNT of green spaces in a community might not matter as much as how they are utilized to absorb heat in households. (more…)

Comelec bares accredited political parties in region

THE COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) has accredited eight political parties in the region for the forthcoming May 2016 national and local polls. (more…)

Latest News

Task force to present power situation report to President

THE NEWLY formed inter-agency task force, assigned to address the transmission tower bombings and right-of-way (more…)

Authorities seize P1.4-M shabu in multiple arrests

AUTHORITIES seized P900,000 worth of shabu from an alleged big-time drug dealer  during a buy-bust operation (more…)

Tap scientific community for better policies, group advises

A SPOKESPERSON of civic organization has called out the city council for an absence in scientific basis in policymaking. (more…)

CHR looks to shed light on mystery of dumped bodies

THE COMISSION on Human Rights is closely monitoring the case of five bodies dumped in different areas in North Cotabato, (more…)


GUEST EDITORIAL| Vulnerable Asia fears Zika outbreak

DENSELY packed slums, rampant mosquitoes and a history of rapidly spreading infections make Asia particularly vulnerable (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| Duterte now full-fledged candidate

NOW that the four disqualification cases against Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte have been dismissed by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| CENRO’s Madrazo: blood in her hands if…

LAST Wednesday we again negotiated the Magtuod-Calinan short cut road passing through New Carmen where the Davao City Sanitary (more…)


Blank spaces for artists

With the goal to bring artists together, a visual artist opens an art space that can help them to create, connect and collaborate. (more…)

Duterte-Cayetano campaign kicks off

THE SERIES of meetings of the local volunteer group to support the campaign of presidential aspirant Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (more…)

Tons of flying fish grilled in Bangsi Festival

MAITUM, Sarangani  – Visitors and local folks feasted over two tons of flying fish grilled along the town’s main street when it culminated (more…)

Today's Print Issue



Will Davao’s Dhao Mac be the 1st Dance Kid?

WILL young Davaoeño dancer Dhao Mac Macasipot be named the first Dance Kids grand champion on ABS-CBN’s dance competition for the children? The 11-year-old Dhao Mac from Digos (more…)

Mayor Duterte takes the hot seat on Wanted: President this Sunday

DUBBED “The Punisher” and Davao’s “Dirty Harry,” Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte does not mince words. (more…)


SCENE CITY| Celebrate Chinese New Year’s Eve at Park Inn by Radisson Davao

KUNG HEI FAT CHOI! Welcome the Year of the Monkey at RBG All Day Dining Restaurant and Al Fresco. (more…)


IT is a misconception to think that most people who engage in art hobbies are bored. To engage In a certain hobby means that he or she just loves to hurdle over a challenge in a positive way, focused and fruitful. (more…)


Increase in number of firms attributed to better economy

THE INCREASE to 1,881 in the number of corporations registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission-Davao Extension Office (more…)

Tourism masterplan for Mintal developed

A TOURISM master plan for Brgy. Mintal, which has been considered a heritage site for its history as a Little Tokyo during (more…)


Notre Dame-Ateneo Golf Duel on

THE 5TH edition of the Notre Dame Cup golf tournament dubbed as Notre Dame-Ateneo Golf Duel tees off (more…)

Duterte Cup tees off March 12

ONE -DAY golf tournament to raise funds for Rody’s campaign A one day golf tournament to raise funds for the presidential bid (more…)

Random Chess tourney at Jardin del Roca on Feb. 13-14

ATTY. Jong Guevarra (right) talks about the Jardin del Roca Mountain Resort Random Chess tournament set this February 13 and 14 in yesterday’s SCOOP Session at The Royal Mandaya Hotel. (JIMMY JAVIER/SCOOP) (more…)


Driftech’s Sia steals show in Streak Power Auto 2015
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BEST Car Presentation-Honda Fit Club Davao (more…)

Mitsubishi updates the Lancer
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PRACTICALLY unchanged for seven years, the Mitsubishi Lancer is probably the oldest compact sedan (more…)

Willie Torres claims 2015 Yokohama Philippine GT title in Round 5
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LAST September 27, the 2015 Yokohama Philippine GT Championship laid rubber for the final (more…)

Science & Technology

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…)

Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Warg faces lengthy jail term

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg has been found guilty of hacking into computers (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…)

Director of Department of Education Region XI Spoke to MCI Weekly Study Forum about General View of Alternative Deliver Mode of Education System

BESIDES giving scholarships and implementing other projects, MCI offers Saturday night weekly study forums (more…)

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