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Editorial | Oplan RAT

We do have a way with words.

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Editorial | A century hence: El Eco de Davao to Mindanao Times

History is truly fascinating. We need to know our own history so that we can appreciate where we come from, understand how things come to be at the present, and what traditions we carry into the future.

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Editorial | What now, DOH?

The controversy on the Dengvaxia vaccine has started to subside after former and current officials were sued as the result of the investigation on the issue.

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Guest Editorial | Of Crabs and Rats

AT THE International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Banos, Laguna, years back, researchers were puzzled why rats were still able to invade their experimental rice plots, spoiling their studies as a result, despite the fact that these were enclosed with

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Editorial | Traffic education in schools

At the corner of Bonifacio street, schoolchildren huddled at the sidewalk, shoving each other when the signal light turned green, some attempting to cross the busy intersection. A concerned adult restrained the boisterous young crowd, telling them to wait for the “white man walking” before crossing the zebra stripes.

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Editorial | Saving the turtles

ONE EARLY morning in August, 15 years ago, officers of the Davao Light and Power Company with a very enthusiastic councilor, the late Leo Avila and journalists slowly tread the shores at what is now called Aboitiz Cleanergy Park, to

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Guest Editorial | Independence Day

We are gathered here today to mark an event that happened exactly a hundred and twenty years ago, an event that has shaped our nation for the past century and influenced our journey to the future.

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Editorial | Under the heap of garbage

We’ve seen the unimaginable filth found in Manila flashed on TV the past week and we quiver in disgust at the horrible sight. Discarded plastics of all sizes and shapes seem to have a life of their own, congregating in places so unfit for human habitation.

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Editorial | No false hopes, please

Last weekend, a story came out stating that the National Transmission Corp., the agency tasked to supervise electricity transmission in the country, as saying that the country will soon have a fast and free Internet.

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Editorial | Another journalist slain

THE PPI is saddened by the death of journalist and publisher Dennis Denora of Trends and Times based in Panabo, Davao del Norte. He used to be PPI trustee for Mindanao in the late 90′s representing his paper which was

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