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Check your prejudice

Businesses given guidelines against Moro, IP discrimination
THE INTERNATIONAL Alert Philippines and the Mindanao Business Council (MinBC) will launch today a set of guidelines for local companies to help identify and flag discrimination (more…)

Suspension lifted

But LTFRB tags each UV Express before resuming operation
THE LAND Transportation and Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has lifted its suspension on northbound UV Express vans two weeks after it was imposed following the June 14 collision (more…)

‘Duck, cover and hold’ as earthquake drill set today

THE OFFICE of Civil Defense (OCD) XI urged the public to participate whenever they will hear the siren during the simulation earthquake exercise to be conducted at the UM main (more…)

Proposed ordinances vs terror deferred for vague provisions

THE CITY council deferred the approval of the two anti-terror ordinances to refine some of the provisions of the proposals to avoid confusing the public regarding the scope of coverage. (more…)

911 flooded with calls on unattended packages

FOLLOWING the Marawi crisis, the Central 911 recorded a sudden spike in the number of calls for suspicious unattended bags and packages left in public places last month. (more…)

Army commander tells left, CHR: condemn NPA for death of boy

THE COMMANDER of the 67th Infantry Battalion is calling on the progressive groups to also condemn the killing of 10-year-old boy reportedly at the hands of the New People’s (more…)

LGU told to update books on P875-K unliquidated funds

THE COMMISSION on Audit asked the city government for an update of almost P900,000 in unliquidated funds transferred to non-government offices and people’s organizations. (more…)

COA hits CENRO on transport of solid waste

THE COMMISSION on Audit (COA) has criticized the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENTRO) for allegedly failing to comply (more…)

Latest News

NPA rebel leader among 4 who surrendered

A NEW People’s Army leader and three members of the Pulang Bagani Command 4 (PBC 4) of the Southern Mindanao Regional Committee surrendered following a clash (more…)

CHED XI directs schools to accept students from Marawi

THE COMMISSION on Higher Education (CHED) XI issued a memorandum directing public and private institutions to accept the displaced students from Marawi City. (more…)

Wrong timing for barangay elections: councilors group

THE PHILIPPINE Councilors League (PCL) sees as untimely the upcoming barangay elections four months from now given the current state of the country. (more…)

‘NPA rebel’ apprehended

AN ALLEGED member of New People’s Army (NPA) was captured by the 8th Infantry Battalion in San Fernando, Bukidnon last week. (more…)

Opinion

CLOSE TO HOME| Speak softly

OUR CHILDREN, especially from the age zero to nine, imitate the things that adults do. They copy the actions, the manner of speaking, and even the feeling of the adults who surround them. (more…)

EDITORIAL| Duck, cover and hold

ARE WE ready for the much talked about “big one”? The possibility of a great earthquake that will isolate Luzon from the rest of the islands has been in the minds of people (more…)

ROUGH CUTS| The invisible police visibility

THIS REPORT by the Commission on Audit (COA), while not “disastrous” to the previous and current administrations, should not be taken by Davao City officials lightly. (more…)

Community

Bahasa Indonesia as the second ASEAN language

ASEAN as an organization of nations in Southeast Asia was established  on August 8, 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand. (more…)

Abreeza celebrates Independence Day with AFP Eastern Mindanao Command

IN THE FACE of the armed conflict in Marawi, it has become ever more important for Filipinos to value their rights and freedoms, and to honor the brave men and women whose duty it is to safeguard them. (more…)

Tech4ED launched at Davao City Library & Information Center

THE TECH4ED Center was launched on June 7 at 2 p.m. at Davao City Library & Information Center. (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 | Dang Jumala, broadcast journalist celebrates Eid’l Fitr with family

SO much has changed in Davao City since we were in grade school. We went to a Roman Catholic school since Grade One (more…)

WANDERLUST | Historical tales from the unconquered kingdom

OUR trip to Sulu was like a journey to back to time – a period in history when sultanates reign supreme. (more…)

Business

3 firms looking for local partners

AN OFFICIAL of the an official of Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) said yesterday that three companies are planning to partner with local firms (more…)

Banana firms eye Rusia as top market – official

THE PILIPINO Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) is looking at boosting exports to Russia. (more…)

Sports

San Miguel Davao Aguilas FC rips FC Meralco Sparks’ perfect PFL record, ends with 2-2 draw

TAGUM, Davao del Norte – In what seemed to be a David vs. Goliath match, wherein San Miguel Davao Aguilas Football Club, (more…)

29th GET OPEN DIGNITARIES
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DIGNITARIES of the 29th GET Open golf tournament who initiated the traditional ceremonial tee off pose for posterity (more…)

29th GET Open thanks partners

ORGANIZING officials of the 29th Guillermo E. Torres (GET) Open golf tournament express thanks and gratitude to their respective partners (more…)

Motoring

Pirelli Tires backs 2017 HAR
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GERARD Tan, President of Southgate Express Marketing Inc, distributor of Pirelli Tires (seated left) along with Willie Torres (seated center) and members of the Davao Classic and Sports Car Club Incorporated. (more…)

Road Rage AutoShow at SM City Davao

SOME 20 entries are seen to take part in this year’s edition of the Road Rage Auto Show which reels off today until Sunday, April 9 at the SM City Davao, SMTTI parking area. (more…)

2017 Retro Car Show: A parade of classics
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THE 2017 Retro Car Show held at the Abreeza Mall Activity Center last March 18 and 19 paraded (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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