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Too expensive

Mayor: P150M security equipment will likely be bought in tranches
CITY Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the city can’t afford yet to buy the P150 million equipment needed to improve security measures in the city. (more…)

NPA strikes first

2 cafgus wounded in ambush as peace talks suspended
HOURS before the suspension of the fifth round of peace talks, two militiamen were wounded following an ambush perpetrated by the communist rebels at Sitio Intavas, Barangay La Fortuna, (more…)

2 NPA rebels killed in Matanao encounter

TWO REBELS were killed and a soldier was wounded in an encounter in Matanao, Davao del Sur yesterday morning as the communist rebels continued to launch attacks in the region. (more…)

GROUP: Use martial law to cut off support for Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

A NON-GOVERNMENT organization has asked President Duterte to focus government resources in six towns in Sulu in light of the martial law declaration to finally neutralize the Abu Sayyaf group. (more…)

9 minors brought to precinct for curfew violation

NINE minors were rescued by elements of Sta. Ana police early morning yesterday after they were seen roaming around along Cabaguio avenue following during the 10 p.m. To 5 a.m. curfew. (more…)

CPOC asks Digong for national ID

THE CITY Peace and Order Council (CPOC) is asking President Rodrigo Duterte for the issuance of a national identification card (ID) system. (more…)

Sara provides guidelines for residents amid martial law implementation

MAYOR Sara Duterte-Carpio yesterday presented the guidelines to be followed while the city government is on “hold and secure” situation, rather than a lockdown that was earlier announced. (more…)

Lawyers group asks President to recall martial law declaration

A GROUP of human rights lawyers asked President Rodrigo Duterte to withdraw the declaration of martial law in Mindanao following atrocities in Marawi City. (more…)

Latest News

City braces for temporary effects of martial law

DAVAO City has been swamped with calls and inquiries regarding local security in the first week of the proclamation of martial law in Mindanao. (more…)

Prosecution offices cited for resolving drug cases

THE NATIONAL Prosecution Service under the Department of Justice gave recognition to different field offices for successfully prosecuting drug cases in Davao Region. (more…)

Coastal residents told off unknown men trying to enter city

RESIDENTS of a coastal area in Matina Aplaya reportedly blocked three men on board a motorized banca (outrigger) as they tried to dock on the beach on Saturday night. (more…)

DSWD gives aiding tools for PWDs, kids and elderly

THE DEPARTMENT of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has turned over to the local government items to be used by children, elderly and persons with disabilities (more…)


ROUGH CUTS| The 28% conviction rate on drug cases

FOR THE years 2014 to 2016 the Regional State Prosecution Office (RSPO) reported a measly 28 percent conviction rate for illegal drugs cases filed in courts. (more…)

EDITORIAL| Valid identification

AMONG the “must haves” for an individual in these uncertain times is a valid personal identification document that will ascertain that he or she is a legitimate and upstanding citizen (more…)

RURAL VIEWS| Ang manok, ang Martial Law, ug si Poldo

NATAWO ako niadtong tuig 1972; duha ka bulan, napulo ug lima ka adlaw human gi-deklara ni Marcos ang martial law. (more…)


Matigsalug tribe undergoes training

FIFTY members of the Matigsalug tribe attended last April 19-20 a values formation training and team building (more…)

Info materials on banking essentials now available in Tagum City library

THE TAGUM City Library unveiled a new information section that will satisfy its patron’s queries on currency, financial, and economic matters. (more…)

Artists asked to join Coffee Bean contest  

ONE’s artistic expression can go as deep and fascinating as the ocean. This gives every canvas the power to send a message about things that matter. (more…)

Today's Print Issue



Pirates of the Caribbean 5 at GMall Cinemas Wednesday

THE FIFTH installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise hits all branches of Gaisano Mall theaters (Davao, Toril, Tagum and Digos) on Wednesday. (more…)


ALL MOVIES open on Wednesday at Gaisano Mall of Davao. (more…)


CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Uniqlo: from Tokyo to Mindanao

JAPANESE casual wear brand Uniqlo has finally set foot in Mindanao with the opening of its first branch (more…)

SCENE CITY| Indonesian cuisine to be served by Marco Polo chefs

A COOKING demo was held at the residence of Indonesian Hon. Consul General Berlian Napitupulu for the chefs (more…)


Japanese may abandon plan to visit city, envoy tells Sara

THE CONSULATE of Japan has expressed concern that the imposition of Martial Law may prompt Japanese investors and tourists to avoid visiting Mindanao, including the city. (more…)

Green spaces as important to as real estate development: researcher

THE LOCAL government has yet to realize the benefits of proper environmental management and planning to increase and improve real estate values in Davao City. (more…)


Cebuana Lhuillier Basketball Clinic set May 29

CLOSE to 80 participants are expected to join the 2017 Cebuana Lhuillier Basketball Clinic this May 29 to June 3 (more…)

Six teams in Minda Peace Games bootfest

SOME six teams from different areas in Mindanao are seeing action in the on going Mindanao Peace Games (more…)


MATINA Enclaves director Gerome Escandor in signing with UMBN Jeffrey Tan, Roy Geonzon and Jingo Camomot (more…)


Pirelli Tires backs 2017 HAR

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

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…)


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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