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Rough Cuts: Striking a ‘decisive blow’ vs. corruption

We strongly support the proposition of our friend Architect Florencio “Chito” Gavino that if the government is to succeed in fighting corruption President Rodrigo Duterte must strike a “decisive blow” against this long social illness that is plaguing the country.

Posted in Opinion

Rough Cuts: Davao City SP should do a Davao Oriental

In Davao Oriental coconut growers are demanding that the local government conduct a probe into the very low buying price of de-husked coconut. This was disclosed by no less than Ednar Dayanghirang, chief-of-staff of Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang.

Posted in Opinion

Rough Cuts: Compliance is badly wanting

One major development – and a much welcome one – that is evolving starting this month is the putting up by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) of the P52 billion power linkage network between Mindanao and the Visayas.

Posted in Opinion

Rough Cuts: Will sales or consumption statistics show?

It’s a good thing that the local electric utility in Davao City will be holding a Construction Workers Day on Sept. 30, 2018 at the Almendras Gym.

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Rough Cuts: Waiting for October

It is barely a month to the dates within which candidates for local and national positions for the 2019 mid-tern elections will have to file their certificate of candidacy.

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Rough Cuts: Fairness needed in Shrine Hills land use

We commiserate with the plight of people who have acquired lots on top of Shrine Hills in Matina, Davao City.

Posted in Opinion

Rough Cuts: Turmoil in the legal community

The circumstances surrounding the voiding by Malacanang of the amnesty given to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV look very familiar even as it is closely similar to the ones leading to the filing of a Quo Warranty case against then Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno

Posted in Opinion

Rough Cuts: Helping DTI and DA locate the ‘culprits’

After attending mass last Sunday we did our usual wet market chores while the woman of the house was doing her rounds at a grocery store.

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Rough Cuts: Likely city political scenarios in 2019

We would like to share with our readers some revealing, even disturbing observations we have while doing our daily rounds of the city in the performance of our responsibility as journalist.

Posted in Opinion, Uncategorized

Rough Cuts: Congressman Karlo’s next best move

We strongly agree with the proposition of Davao City Councilor Dr. Mary Joselle Villafuerte that as the “Most Child-friendly City in the Country” awardee, “we must do more than just report these incidences of sexual abuse; we must institute protective and preventive measures.”

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