Yearly Archives: 2018

City government to intensify support for cacao

The city government is looking at enhancing its support to the cacao industry to ensure its growth. At the opening of the Davao Agri-Trade Expo at the SMX Convention Center yesterday, Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio said that the city government

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Editorial: Storm are warnings

We can never prepare enough for the wrath of nature. Typhoon Mangkhut wrought devastation caused by landslides and floodings in northern Luzon and until now, many are still looking for missing love ones who could have been swept away at

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Random Thoughts: Needed: Prudence in going Federal

“I’m not against federalism per se. But as British philosopher statesman Edmund Burke once memorably warned, “Better to be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident a security.” (Richard Heydarian, “Why Federalism”, HORIZONS, Philippine Daily INQUIRER July

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Plain and Simple: The passing of friends and brothers

We buried lately Brother Ralph Abangan, a religious Brother of the Sacred Heart, the religious congregation where I belonged.

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Rough Cuts: The puzzle that is the rice crisis

The present rate of inflation in the country is creating issues that have generated a lot of heated debates these days that the media are feasting with gusto.

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DDH hosts medical summit  

The Davao Doctors Hospital (DDH) will be conducting its first Healthcare Innovative Partnership Medical Summit this coming Saturday, Sept.22. Medical practitioners from across Mindanao will be attending the event to witness the interactive sessions on best healthcare practices. The DDH

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44 OFW abuse cases recorded in Region XI

The Rural Worker’s Association (RWA), a non-government organization, claimed to have served 44 cases of abuse against overseas Filipino Workers from January to July 2018. Data from the group revealed that the total clients reached 37. Of the total, 33

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16 more barangays to be declared insurgency free

Sixteen more barangays in the city will be assessed by October before they can be declared as free from influence by the New People’s Army.

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2 new lawsuits

-Pulong files 2 more libel cases against Trillanes Two more  libel cases were filed against Senator Antonio Trillanes before the Office of the City Prosecutor (OCP) regarding the legislator’s linking of former vice mayor Paolo Duterte with the P6.4 million


Sara says SC aspirant trying to reverse disbarment case

Mayor Sara Duterte yesterday issued a warning regarding the alleged Supreme Court justice aspirant who is reportedly trying to influence complainants into dropping the disbarment case against her.

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