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DATE to focus on ‘golden crops’

The upcoming Davao Agri-Trade Expo (DATE) 2018 will push for the propagation of the so-called golden crops that include cacao, coffee, coconut, corn, cassava, rice, banana, and bamboo.

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Traders urge gov’t anew: Establish airport authority

The business sector has renewed its call for the government to approve the proposed local agency that will manage the Davao International Airport.

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‘Fusarium wilt’ bananas not attractive to buyers

DESPITE curbing the spread of the Fusarium wilt with the utilization of new variants, some small banana growers have lamented that there were some buyers complaining about the fruit of these variants.

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Excellence does not always mean perfection By Raymond Joey Mamacus     Thirteen years ago, when I was still in my early college years, I represented my class in a university-wide extemporaneous speaking competition. Each contestant was asked to talk

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LINE OF SIGHT: What are we wasting?

By Angelie Elizalde   It was past noon when my heart started beating loud and fast. It was my first time to be rushed to the emergency room, because of a serious allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. It typically causes

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Damosa Land bags award for condo in prestigious tilt

Homegrown property developer Damosa Land Inc. (DLI) has added another feather to its colorful cap after it snared the award for condominium in the Philippines category in the Asia Pacific Property Award 2018.

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Go Negosyo Center helps MSMEs become mainstream

The opening of Go Negosyo Centers in every municipality has resulted in the mainstreaming of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), said Romeo L. Castanaga, Department of Trade and Industry-Davao del Norte provincial director yesterday.

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How have Korean dramas influenced Philippine industry? Analyn Tangpos     Do you still remember Meteor Garden? It was one of the most popular and memorable Asian dramas broadcast in the Philippines. When it was shown on television, most teens

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Chinese investments eyed

THE LOCAL business sector is exploring possible joint venture investments with Chinese investors as the Chinese government is putting up its consulate office in the city, its third in the country outside Metro Manila.

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AP businesses split on economic outlook

MANILA – Business optimism across Asia Pacific is down from its recent peak in the first part of 2018, according to global research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR). However, the findings also reveal a split in outlook. Optimism

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