Monthly Archives: May 2018

Editorial | Challenges of medical tourism

THE CITY Tourism and and Operations Office has again broached the idea of pursuing medical tourism to generate revenues for the local coffers. This is not new, of course, considering that medical tourism has been a buzzword for well over

Posted in Opinion

RTWPB XI to meet industries, labor on planned wage increase

THE REGIONAL Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) XI will conduct a day-long public hearing next month to consult different sectors on the marching order by the Labor Secretary Silvestre Bellow to determine if an adjustment to the minimum wage

Posted in Business

N. Mindanao tops swine, poultry production: PSA

NORTHERN Mindanao ranked third in producing swine and chicken in the country in the first three months of the year, data from Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) revealed.

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Advincula ordered to take vacant council committee

VICE Mayor Bernard Al-ag has directed City Councilor Victorio Advincula Jr. to take over the Committee on Cultural Communities and Muslim Affairs.

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Rob suspect killed in police shootout

IT WAS A bad night for a robbery suspect who was caught in the act by the police as he jumped over the fence of a businessman’s house in Barangay Baliok, Talomo District on early Monday morning.

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Brgy councilor assassinated

A RE-ELECTED barangay councilor in Davao del Sur was shot to death by unidentified perpetrators along the national highway near Crossing Gem Village in Hagonoy on Monday around 8:30 p.m.

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Elder dies in encounter

A 74-year-old civilian was killed in the Saturday encounter between soldiers of the 28th Infantry Battalion and members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Sitio Kinawasan, Barangay San Isidro, Lupon, Davao Oriental.

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Goodbye billboards

BILLBOARDS installed near bridges in the city will soon be dismantled.

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Ka Jinggoy hauled to DCPO

ELIZALDE Tormis “Ka Jinggoy” Canete, a top leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the region, arrived in the city yesterday to face the multiple charges filed against him.

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Floods hit city

Altered waterways cause floods in 2nd district WATERWAYS altered by some business establishments have been pointed as the contributory factor in the floods that hit several barangays in the second district of the city, an official of the City Disaster