Monthly Archives: April 2018

BOC surpasses collection

THE BUREAU of Customs in Davao has surpassed its collection target for the month of April by 22.44% to P1.8 billion.

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2 robbers killed

Talomo stickup ends in Toril shootout TWO SUSPECTED motorcycle-riding robbers were killed in a shootout with police in Barangay Toril Proper, Toril District Saturday noon in an incident that started in Barangay Bago Gallera, Talomo District nine hours earlier.


Scene City | Cebu Pacific marks 10th Anniversary of Davao as its Mindanao hub

CEBU Pacific marks the 10th anniversary of Davao as its Mindanao hub, with the commitment to continually help promote the region as an attractive destination for the leisure and Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (Mice) tourist markets.

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Cultural Potpourri | Celebrating the Pinoy Artistry of Aranaz with Plains & Prints @ Chimes

IT WAS IN 1999 when three artistic and entrepreneurial women banded together and established “Aranaz.” Aranaz, their fashion label, made a name for itself in no time after being recognized in utilizing exotic prints matched with Pinoy impeccable craftsmanship in

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Editorial | Peace is a journey

WORKING for peace is perhaps a never ending quest way past our lifetime. It is a dream that burns in the hearts of many who have made it their life’s ‘reason for being.’ It is an uncertain journey that sometimes

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Rough Cuts | Issues that require expert handling

THE street drama that unfolded late last week at a section of Quezon Blvd. specifically at Barangay 26-C in Davao City actually has more to it in the inside than what can be seen on the surface.

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Family Matters | Success of one, success of all

IT had been five years when Jessibel Kilam stepped into our house. A very quiet girl about 17 years old from the mountain tribe of Kiblawan. She came to stay in our house being the niece of our house help.

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Chinese firms seen to invest in the city

THE Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) is expecting more Chinese companies locating in the city after its government decided to put up a consulate here.

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Davao region hits double-digit growth

THE REGION’S economy reached a double-digit growth for the first time, hitting 10.9% last year from 9.5% in 2016.

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Busted businesses

BOC seizes P60 million worth of fake beauty products THE BUREAU of Customs (BOC) has recently confiscated P60 million worth of counterfeit beauty and skin care products in four different businesses in the city.