Monthly Archives: December 2017

CULTURAL POTPOURRI| My Little Christmas Tree

     IN our country which prides itself for observing the world’s longest Christmas celebration, the Christmas tree will always play a vital role as the iconic symbol of Christmas.

Posted in Lifestyle

REFLECTION| The favor of God was upon him

MEDITATION: Do you know the favor of the Lord? After Jesus’ birth, Mary fulfills the Jewish rite of purification after childbirth. Since she could not afford the customary offering of a lamb

Posted in Opinion

ROUGH CUTS| Modern fire trucks, high rise ladders already a must

AS OF last Tuesday there were already 38 dead victims of the NCCC mall fire that levelled to the ground Davao City’s only home grown superstore at crossing MacArthur Highway-Maa Road.

Posted in Opinion

FAMILY MATTERS| Even then, Lord

TWO days before the celebration of the awaited Christmas Eve, when peoples’ minds were focused on festivities and family gatherings, disaster came like a thief in the night in Davao City and other places in Mindanao.

Posted in Opinion

PARADIGM SHIFT| President Trump Should Move US Embassy from Iraq to Erbil

THE UNITED States has a track record of fighting its wars in the Middle East by generally recruiting local forces as proxies but then casting them off when regional politics intercede.

Posted in Opinion

P103M road project to spur dev’t in Surigao Norte village

MAINIT, Surigao del Norte – Farmers like Antonio Libaya grew up carrying loads of abaca fiber to the town center from Bobonaon, a far-flung village located in the upland communities of this town.

Posted in Business

Airline celebrates KL-Davao flight

AIRASIA has celebrated its inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur to Davao, Philippines. The new route will operate with four times weekly flights between Davao and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Posted in Business

2018: Business sector optimistic

INDUSTRY leaders have expressed optimism for the incoming year as they cited the gains of their respective industries this year.

Posted in Business

Mayor Inday laments politicizing of mall fire

MAYOR Sara Duterte has lamented the politicizing of the NCCC Mall fire tragedy.

Posted in Latest News

2 firecracker injuries reported in the region

ONLY two cases of firecracker injuries have so far been recorded by the Department of Health (DOH) in the region since Dec. 21.

Posted in Latest News