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EDITORIAL| Maguindanao, 8 years hence

This space reserved for the editorial gives way to the personal account of Publisher-on-leave Atty. Jesus G. Dureza who was one of those who first responded to the distress call of journalists when they learned the convoy going to Ampatuan,

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Building the highway

TREES along the road are cut and bulldozed to pave the way for a road expansion.

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ROUGH CUTS| Dealing with environment problems

WELL, there is already incontrovertible evidence that the New Carmen Sanitary Landfill of Davao City is nearing the end of its operating lifetime.

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EGALITARIAN| Attack on the servant is an attack on the master: public, trust and police

AS DAVAO City becomes the center of politics, threat to peace and security becomes constant. The President’s family here resides, work and perform normal life; the City Mayor is a presidential daughter

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DAR director fined

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has penalized a regional director of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for his failure to reply to letters of inquiry over a parcel of land in 2015 to 2016.

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EDITORIAL| Review the plan

THERE is a need to revisit the proposal to rehabilitate the Sasa wharf after the Duterte administration scrapped the plan initiated by its predecessor.

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TIMESMAN| When can wrong be right in driving

I REMEMBER a time when a traffic enforcer apprehended me as I was urinating inside my car in a “no parking side” of a national highway in Matina.

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ROUGH CUTS| Better back to the regulated regime?

LATE last week a news report emanating from the national capital region quoted Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate who hails from Davao as saying that the Department of Energy (DOE)

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EDITORIAL| A bright and safe Christmas

THE LIGHTING of Christmas trees and decors usher the yuletide season. The sparkle and dazzle of Christmas lights which we string around posts, gates, shrubs and wherever our fancy

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NUNOT SA ALISNGAW SA KAPE| Naghinamhinam pero, sori na lang

SUBAY sa akong naandan alas 10 sa buntag kagahapon nagtempla ko ug kape aron kini hinayhinayan sa paghigop samtang magsusi ko sa akong e-mail address victorino.sumalinog@yahoo.com.

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