• MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte hands over the prizes to Aeon Aexzal Bustillo, Ashley Kane Vicencio and Reina Kobayashi who are winners in the Search for Little Mayor of Davao City on-the-spot essay writing contest held at Rizal Park last Monday. BING GONZALES
  • DEPARTMENT of Tourism-XI regional director Roberto Alabado III meets the new Marco Polo Hotel general manager Dottie Wurgler-Cronin during the weekly media forum Wednesday. BING GONZALES
  • CITY Social Services and Development Office assistant head Liwayway Caligdong reveals that they already rescued 92 children as part of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's directive to keep them off the streets, during the iSpeak forum yesterday. At right is Traffic Management Center chief Rhodelio Poliquit. BING GONZALES
  • SOCIAL Security System Visayas-Mindanao Group vice president Eddie Jara and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources regional director Fatma Idris (second and third from left, respectively) pose with other SSS officials, Rizalito Alberto De Leon, head Davao branch; Atty. Emmanuel Palma, assistant vice president South Mindanao division; and BFAR human resource management office acting head Flordeliza Esto after signing the memorandum of agreement for the launching of e-AlkanSSSya, which will benefit job orders and contractual employees. BING GONZALES
  • COOPERATIVE Development Authority regional director Elma Oguis stresses points on the proposed privatization of the two biggest power assets of government in Mindanao, the Agus and Pulangi complexes, during a press conference at the CAP auditoriom. With her are Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management president Emmanuel Ledesma Jr., and CDA administrator for Mindanao Datu Pendatun Bisimban. BING GONZALES
  • AS PART of the continuing support to the House of Hope, Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao officer-in-charge Bryan Yves Lasala turns over a P20,000 check to Dr. Mae Dolendo, executive director Davao Children Cancer Fund, during the Hermes Club. Witnessing the event is Philippine Information Agency Assistant Director General Efren Elbanbuena. BING GONZALES
  • FIREMAN of the 911 fire auxiliary service doses waters try to save trees as grass fire continue to spread in a three hour fire fight in a vacant lot near Laverna Hills subdivision in Buhangin Saturday morning. Bureau of Fire Protection data shows as of March 18, 47 fire incidents, 27 are grass on fire incident. BING GONZALES
  • MALL goers reads the specification of the 81 millimeter launcher and other military assets being showcase by the 1003rd infantry battalion and 84th infantry brigade at Gaisano Mall Toril as part the Philippine Army 118th anniversary celebration yesterday, March 22. BING GONZALES
  • SOLDIER from the 84th infantry brigade briefs mall goers of the M4 Carbine riffle and other military assets being showcase along with 1003rd infantry battalion and 84th Brigade at Gaisano Mall Toril as part the Philippine Army 118th anniversary celebration yesterday, March 22. BING GONZALES
  • PLAYING 'goal ball' at the Araw ng Dabaw sportsfest over the weekend, the visually impaired showed how adept they can be dodging and hitting a ball. The Person with Disability sportsfest was held at Rizal Park yesterday. BING GONZALES
  • DIGOS City tourism officer Edgardo Elera says orientation should be given to climbers for their safety. Some 400 trekkers are estimated to climb this Holy Week and in the summer season. At left is DENR park operations superintendent Edward Ragaza. BING GONZALES
  • REGIONAL Peace and Order Council chair Mayor Rodrigo Duterte gets a copy from Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo Del Rosario of the security plan as the host of this year’s Palarong Pambansa slated on May 3-9 during the joint RPOC,CPOC, PLEB, CADAC meeting Monday afternoon. At left is PNP regional director Chief Supt. Wendy Rosario. BING GONZALES
  • WOMEN from the Matigsalog tribe in Marilog District attend the regional workshop on IP Women at the ApoView Hotel. Government agencies responded to the questions raised by women from various tribes on health, education, social services and governance. PHOTO BY AMALIA B. CABUSAO
  • TOURISM officers Christine Dompor (right) of Compostela Valley and Noel Daquioag of Davao del Norte relay the activities in their respective provinces for this summer during the Club 888 forum at Marco Polo Hotel, yesterday. BING GONZALES
  • BALBINA Villegas prepares “pitugo” or sago palm which will be used with other fronds that she will sell during Palm Sunday on March 29, the beginning of the Holy Week. BING GONZALES
  • VISIT Davao Fun Sale execom with different firms including hotels, resorts, restaurants, spa massage and other services announce the opening of the summer event next week. BING GONZALES
  • WOMEN leaders call for ceasefire and the resumption of the discussion of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law during a two-day Mindanao All-Women conference at Seda Hotel. Shown are (from left) Sitti Jehanne Mutin, Dr. Socorro Reyes, Fatima Versoza, Rep. Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, former senator Santanina Rasul, Prof. Aurora Javate de Dios, Amina Rasul, Irene Santiago and Noraida Abdullah Karim. BING GONZALES
  • MINDANAO TIMES publisher Jesus Dureza poses with AirAsia Philippines chief executive officer Josephine Joy D. Caneba (second from right) and the all-women crew of the Davao-Manila flight led by Captain Giselle Bendong (center). CQFrancisco
  • MOBILE application developer Eric Su shows through his phone the participating stores that they can get coupons and avail raffle draws during the six weeks Visit Davao Fun Sale which will kick-off next week. BING GONZALES


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Joint team formed to probe trader’s killing

AN INVESTIGATION team was created to look deeper into the murder of businessman around 8 p.m. along Pelayo Street last week. (more…)

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Region eyed for food tourism

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Compliance of accessibility law for PWDs lacking

THE NATIONAL Council on Disability Affairs scored LGUs from all over the country a 2 (more…)


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Drifttech’s Landcruiser is DC’s loudest
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