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Editorial | Reversing the trend

For many years, our country was considered to have a very low level of HIV infection as compared to neighboring countries like Thailand.

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Rough Cuts | Choking the country’s ‘carburetor’

Finally the Department of Energy now admits that it is powerless to curb the spiraling cost of petroleum products.

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Honoring my Mother | Bayan ni Juan

In the present setting, the communal spirit we Filipinos fondly call Bayanihan has been overused so much that, it might as well have a tiny encircled “R” placed after it.

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Lugar Lang | One year later: creating space for Marawi

Based on online posts, one would think that all everyone cared about on May 19, 2018 was the Royal Wedding. But on that same day, against the tide, the forum “Revisiting Marawi from the Lens of Interfaith Dialogue and Multiculturalism” was held by Konsyensya Dabaw in cooperation with VSO and Ateneo de Davao University.

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Editorial | Sustain the momentum

Early this month, the city government launched its Peace 911 initiative in Paquibato, a known lair of the rebels.

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Timesman | Dante’s peak

The title has nothing to do with the movie “Dante’s Peak” portrayed by Pierce Brosnan, but an attraction in the northern of the region.

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Rough Cuts | How to ‘hostage’ government

Here is this one unusual “strategy” of taking the government hostage and the entire Filipino population just to get what certain entities want.

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Editorial | Crossing time zones

Over the past decade, we have seen the dramatic shift in the lifestyle of young people who now have more choices when it comes to work or play.

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Rough Cuts | The missing original copies

Some three weeks back, we wrote in this space our unexpected telephone conversation with former (and possibly come-backing) Davao City second district congressman Vincent Garcia.

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Family Matters | Grow old you shall, grow up you choose

It was May 18, 65 years ago today when my mother brought me out into this world.

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