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Rough Cuts: No Davaoeno should be a fence sitter

We appreciate the move of government security forces in Davao City for heightening their security precautions in connection with the week-long celebration of the Kadayawan Festival.

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Rough Cuts: No black moon rising

Congratulations to our good friend Bankerohan Barangay Captain Edgar Ibuyan, Sr. for making it back to the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Davao City.

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Rough Cuts: Is DA’S Pinol clearing his way out?

The present crisis in the supply of rice, the series of disasters that hit the country, and the TRAIN law appear to have brought out the worst in the greedy businessmen from all levels.

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Rough Cuts: Not the cause but the approach

Members of the local chapter of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in Davao City must have taken a cue from the local police office.

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Rough Cuts: It’s the ineptitude

The expectation that the importation by the National Food Authority (NFA) of rice from Vietnam and Thailand would result to the reduction of the prices of the food staple has, until now, remained just expectation.

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Rough Cuts: Sibling arrangements?

This early we already have an idea about the personalities that will run for Councilor of Davao City’s 3rd district. If we have to mention at least two of them we can be certain that former topnotch councilor Nonoy Al-ag,

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Rough Cuts: Why the low knowledge on ordinances?

An article written by a good friend of ours Tony Ajero which appeared in the local paper he is editing himself says that only about 70 percent of Davao City’s population are aware of the existence of the Rainwater Harvesting Ordinance (RWHO).

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Rough Cuts: It’s none other than the government, NFA

Last Thursday, August 2, the House Committee reviewing the proposed 2019 budget for the Department of Agriculture (DA) grilled to the max Secretary Emmanuel Pinol

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Rough Cuts: A Duterte legacy or a disappointment?

According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) it is instituting some changes in the plan of the much awaited and over-hyped Mindanao Railway project.

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Rough Cuts | One sentimental journey to their roots

Two Sundays ago we were fortunate to get invited to join the welcome of some 51 Japanese nationals who are members of the Okinawa-Davao Friendship Society, Inc.

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