Monthly Archives: March 2018

Scene city | Consul Tomoko Dodo ends Davao tour of duty

AS JAPANESE Consul Tomoko Dodo winds up her tour of duty in Davao City, her friends gave her a despedida party. Despedida is the Spanish word for farewell.

Posted in Lifestyle

Freeze | Herbs Seen in Davao Part Two

ACCESS to nutritious and affordable foods is one of the perks of living in Davao City. Many guests from Luzon are amazed by the abundance of fruits and seafood here.

Posted in Lifestyle

Reflection | The tragedy of the betrayal

MEDITATION: Why did Judas betray his Master? Was his treachery motivated by greed, bitter disappointment with Jesus, or hatred because of disillusionment?

Posted in Opinion

Rough cuts | By all indications, the service is lousy

A CLOSE acquaintance of ours who is a subscriber of SkyCable came to us about 8 in the evening of March 22 showing exasperation about what she considers a very lousy service of the cable television company.

Posted in Opinion

Honoring my mother | One Hand in My Pocket

LAST week, I was very fortunate to be invited to a two-day tour of two of Surigao del Sur’s famous spots: the Britania Group of Islands in San Agustin and the Enchanted River in Hinatuan.

Posted in Opinion

BSP to release new coins

THE BANGKO Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) bared on Monday that it will start releasing the full set of new coins.

Posted in Business

Retirement benefits eyed for farmers and fisherfolk

THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) is planning to implement a program that would provide retirement benefits for farmers and fisherfolk.

Posted in Business

Reported NPA squad leader yields to 36th IB

AN ALLEGED team leader of the NPA surrendered to 36th Infantry Battalion at its headquarters in Sitio Upper Mambago, Barangay Dayo-an, Tago, Surigao del Sur on Sunday.

Posted in Latest News

Military operations vs NPA to continue on Holy Week

THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be on high alert against any attacks that may be perpetrated by the New People’s Army during the long holiday to mark the Catholic tradition of Lent.

Posted in Latest News

City on lockdown for Holy Week

THE POLICE and military further tightened their security measures in the different areas in the region on the observance of the Holy Week.

Posted in Latest News