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Scene City | Dusit 2 makes its way to the south

After making our way in a van from the Davao City downtown area and boarding a speedboat at the shoreline of Barangay Pindasan to cross to the luxurious island, Lubi Plantation, we were met with a cool, refreshing welcome drink

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Scene City | Red Cross busier in summer

IT IS AN agency better known for bloodletting activities and a source of blood for patients in emergency cases. But little is known about other important tasks performed by the Philippine Red Cross-Davao City Chapter.

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Wanderlust | Into the wetlands

IN A SEEMINGLY unending row of concrete structures that was designed to be Malaysia’s showcase of its changing lifestyle and robust economy lies a 335-hectare wetland that seems to soften its steel and concrete game face.

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Freeze | What I Learned at DXWT FM

DXWT FM, also known as Wild FM, WT or Wild 92.3 WT FM, of the University of Mindanao Broadcasting Network (UMBN) is now 30 years old. It was the brainchild of brothers Willie and Nicky Torres. Using only a local

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Scene City | Celebration of the Fourth of July 

THE AMERICAN Chamber-Mindanao was glad to see the honored guests and colleagues, as well as many friends, who accepted its invitation to join the Philippine-American Friendship Day celebration. 

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Freeze | 3 Davao PISAY SMC scholars shine in 2018 IHBB Asian Division

Grade 9 students from Philippine Science High School – Southern Mindanao Campus brought honor to the country when they joined the International History Bee and Bowl – Asian Division on June 15 to 17, 2018, in Thailand by winning spots

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Cultural Potpourri | Biag is back!

It was a few weeks ago when I found a small pack of chocolates on our dining table waiting for me. Our household assistant said it came from Bian.

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Scene City | Christian Villa-Abrille Cipriano: The boy with a heart for charity

ONLY 18 years old, Christian Villa-Abrille Cipriano is an only child of Gaetano Cipriano, an Italian-American, and Christine Mae Villa-Abrille, who traces her roots in Davao City, Philippines.

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Wanderlust | Transformation of Putrajaya

BEYOND the steel and concrete government edifices and the wide, landscaped avenues, Putrajaya is also a nature park teeming with birds, both migratory and endemic, indigenous plants and trees, and home to a thriving wetland. Who knew?

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Scene City | 33rd Kadayawan launched

Known as the “King of Festivals” all throughout Mindanao and now even worldwide, its tribal colors and cultural heritage theme has drawn domestic and foreign tourists to Davao City.

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