Monthly Archives: July 2018

Scene City | Christian Villa-Abrille Cipriano: The boy with a heart for charity

ONLY 18 years old, Christian Villa-Abrille Cipriano is an only child of Gaetano Cipriano, an Italian-American, and Christine Mae Villa-Abrille, who traces her roots in Davao City, Philippines.

Posted in Lifestyle

Wanderlust | Transformation of Putrajaya

BEYOND the steel and concrete government edifices and the wide, landscaped avenues, Putrajaya is also a nature park teeming with birds, both migratory and endemic, indigenous plants and trees, and home to a thriving wetland. Who knew?

Posted in Lifestyle

Editorial | Intensify the cleansing

THERE was a news report that came out over the weekend about the involvement of eight members of the anti-illegal drug enforcement unit of the Muntinlupa City police in a kidnap-for-ransom case.

Posted in Opinion

‘Field hospital’ set up for city-wide earthquake drill

FOR the first time, the Davao City Risk Reduction Management Office (DCRRMO) will put up a “field hospital” for the city-wide shakeout drill on July 27 where the “injured” will be placed and treated.

Posted in Latest News

Two arrested at TFD checkpoint for drugs

TWO PERSONS were arrested after being found in possession of suspected shabu while they were passing at the Task Force Davao checkpoint in Barangay Lasang, Bunawan district around 11:30 a.m. yesterday.

Posted in Latest News

First K.O. in 9 years

-PRRD: Manny’s win cements boxing legacy in Hall of Fame MANNY Pacquiao yesterday scored his first knockout victory in nearly nine years when he floored Argentinian champion Lucas Matthysse to score the WBA welterweight belt at Axiata Arena in Kuala

Posted in HEADLINES

More private partners for Kadayawan 2018

MORE private firms are expected to partner with the city government for this years’ Kadayawan, which will have a total budget of P44 million—P12 million from the local government and P32 million will be raised by the private sectors.

Posted in HEADLINES

Rough Cuts | Unearthing ‘cans of worms’

This is the problem with government. It only acts when the situation becomes worst or when disasters happen either due to man-made or natural causes.

Posted in Opinion

Airline urged: Serve Davao-Japan route

BUSINESS Organizations and government agencies here have requested flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) to service the Davao City-Japan route to enhance the flow of people and improve their trade linkages.

Posted in Business

LINE of SIGHT

Considerations for purchasing By: Harold Young     Are you anticipating a substantial purchase? It may be a new smartphone, laptop, or other things. Before you make that purchase, you need financing and need to know the best mode of

Posted in Business