Monthly Archives: July 2018

Cultural Potpourri | Ikebana International-Davao Chapter 133′s Induction 2018

THE TRAFFIC along Bajada was horrible last Friday the 13th of July, 2018, but it didn’t deter me from attending Davao’s lovely and perfumed ladies of Ikebana’s “Installation of Officers for 2018-2020.” Arlene “Jing” L. Puentespina, the outgoing President who

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Scene City | Bella Spiel Modeling Academy

SUMMER Fashion Show, as the event was named, was a dream come true for the 86 aspiring models from Davao and six from Tagum City.

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Editorial | Investing in risk reduction before disaster strikes

PREVENTION and preparedness should be household terms by now, especially as we have experienced extreme weather changes over the past years.

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Rough Cuts | The uncomfortable truth

THIS news item is worth pondering by our government officials.

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Plain & Simple | The art of column writing

COLUMN writing looks easy, but it’s really not.

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Family Matters | Finding Mr. Right

MARRYING Mr. Right is the most ideal wish of every woman, and what more if Mr. Right is also Mr. Bright? That is a real fringe benefit! I am not saying that a woman should pine over this issue day

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Urban Ape | The use of and rights to land

THE AIR we breathe, the sun that shines and the rain that falls from the sky is for all of us! Land is something else.

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Another drug suspect nabbed in checkpoint

ANOTHER drug suspect was arrested in a checkpoint.

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For excessive international travels Three cabinet secretaries, 16 undersecretaries axed

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte revealed that he has fired three cabinet secretaries and 16 undersecretaries so far.

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Quake drill

-Exercise will fine tune disaster consciousness THE CITY will brace for a citywide shakeout exercise at exactly 9 o’clock in the morning today as it culminates the observance of the National Disaster Resilience Month of July.