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EDITORIAL| Rethinking the value

TODAY, the country commemorates the life of then senator Benigno Aquino Jr. who died 34 years ago after returning to the country from a self-imposed exile in the US.

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EDITORIAL| Honoring the tribes

TODAY is one of the two key days in the celebration of the Kadayawan festival, an event designed to honor the 11 tribes of the city.

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EDITORIAL| AUGUST is a special month

AUGUST is something Davawenos look forward to every year because this is usually the month when our sidewalks, street corners and markets overflow with fruits. It is the time when the air is redolent with the pungent-sweet smell of Durian, marang.

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EDITORIAL| “Do you hear the people sing?”

“I HAVE served the people well. I gave my all, and I am proud to say that my integrity remains intact. And I have never once lost sight of the people I have

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EDITORIAL| Vigilance required to stop bird flu spread

THE GREATEST challenge of the Department of Agriculture in the midst of the avian influenza or bird flu outbreak in Pampanga last week, is how to prevent the virus from spreading to other places in the Philippines.

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EDITORIAL| Safety and security for boarders

THE CITY government is closing down some 260 boarding houses because they do not have the business permit to operate such establishments.

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EDITORIAL| Testing our knowledge in history

WE seldom have the chance to study our own history, much less Davao and Mindanao’s past.

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EDITORIAL| The old Court of First Instance Building as heritage site

THE DAVAO Historical Society has called on the city to preserve the old Court of First Instance building which is home to the Museo Dabawenyo for more than a decade.

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EDITORIAL| You can run but you can never hide

IN THE DUTERTE administration’s all-out war against drugs, one of the most controversial incidents that stood out last year was the case of the Espinosa’s in Leyte.

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EDITORIAL| The Fall of Bolantoy and Toklay

THE CRACKDOWN on the illegal numbers game has bet collectors up in arms – and they come from every nook and cranny of the city.

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