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Editorial | Food waste

Once upon a time, elders told children to finish everything on the plate and not to waste food as there were millions of children in the world going to bed hungry.

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Editorial | Investing in risk reduction before disaster strikes

PREVENTION and preparedness should be household terms by now, especially as we have experienced extreme weather changes over the past years.

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Editorial | Haunted by undernutrition

Nutrition indicators show that we lag behind most of our neighboring countries in the ASEAN region and, sad to say, even when compared to developing countries in Africa.

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Editorial | Ratified!

DURING Monday’s State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed that “when the approved version is transmitted and received by my office… Give me 48 hours to sign it and ratify the law.”

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Editorial | SONA on Mindanao

(We take the liberty of printing the portion of the President Rodrigo Duterte’s SONA on Mindanao.)

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Editorial | PRRD’s third Sona

TODAY, President Rodrigo Duterte will address the country once again for the third time since the former Davao City Mayor became the 16th president of the country.

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Editorial | Access to Medicines a Basic Right

THE PHILIPPINES continues to have one of the highest costs of pharmaceutical products in Asia.

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Editorial | Better project?

THE PLAN  to modernize the Sasa wharf has long been overdue even as the business sector, through the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc., has pushed for its implementation.

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Editorial | Rural electrification remains a challenge

THE national government has been facing a huge challenge of delivering a basic service to most remote areas: providing electricity to remotest areas of the country.

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Editorial | Be wary of the consequences

The city government is setting up machines that will disperse condoms at the two comfort rooms of the city council in its effort to help curb the increase in sexually-transmitted diseases. In explaining the move, Jeffrey Fuentes, head of the

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