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City on red alert after Isulan blast

Authorities yesterday initiated a lockdown after Tuesday’s bomb blast in Isulan town, Sultan Kudarat that killed two and sent 35 others to the emergency room.


No overkill

Mayor Sara Duterte dismissed allegations of an overkill in the SWAT operation that took the life of the hostage taker at Woodridge Park subdivision on Aug. 22.

Posted in HEADLINES, Uncategorized

Editorial: National ID card urgent

Almost all of us have queued for hours on end, our patience running short, as we wait for our license, clearance, and all the necessary identification cards to be processed. Tempers run short and those who have simply no time to line up have become easy prey to fixers waiting to pounce on the sidelines.

Posted in Opinion

A comprehensive probe

The death of a supposed hostage-taker last week prompted Police City Director Alexander Tagum to call for an in-depth investigation about the incident as the family of the suspect, who was killed after members of the Special Weapon and Tactics shot him, could not believe the accusation against him.

Posted in Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Turkish Embassy Manila,18 August 2018 Editor-In-Chief Mindanao Times With reference to the article entitled “Political Islam won the Turkey’s presidential election” by Aland Mizell which were published on your online news portal on 25 June 2018, we would like to

Posted in Opinion

Editorial: Marking two historical events

Today we mark two big historical events our county, political and spiritual.

Posted in Opinion

Editorial: Bitter lesson

What happened at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last weekend is a bitter lesson to be learned.

Posted in Opinion

Editorial: Try the bus

Four buses that can ferry up to 60 passengers were dispatched for free by the city starting last Tuesday, August 14 and will ply the route up to the 28th, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Posted in Opinion

Editorial: Another phase of the year

August is something Davaoeños look forward to every year because this is the month when our sidewalks, street corners, and markets overflow with various fruits in season.

Posted in Opinion

Editorial: Thinking ‘white’

A column from the international news agency Agence France Presse which came out in this paper yesterday was quite disturbing. In Africa, just like in our country, a huge demand for skin bleach particularly among teenagers and young adults, is starting to pose health risks.

Posted in Opinion