Monthly Archives: May 2017

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.

Posted in Opinion

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

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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.

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LUGAR LANG| Just another day for you and me in paradise

LAST WEEK, I was looking forward to the eighteenth run of the annual Ateneo de Davao University Writers Workshop, the longest running university-based workshop in the Philippines.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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11 houses razed

ELEVEN houses were razed at Garzon compound beside Emily Homes subdivision in Barangay Cabantian, Buhangin District on Sunday around 3:35 p.m.

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