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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.

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Editorial: The days before martial law in 1972

What binds people of a certain age, as seen on Facebook or maybe triggered by the recent photo exhibit at Art Portal Gallery on Davao City in the early 80s, is reminiscing about simple pleasures of the past and how

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Editorial: Muddling the complex issue

The recent controversy surrounding the issue on high rice prices has highlighted the seeming failure of government to attain its goal of making the country rice self-sufficient.

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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.

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Family Matters: Marriage as how God designs it

It was just like yesterday as I recall the time my hubby and I began to form a family.

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Outdated CCTVs hinder no-contact apprehension

The city can’t yet implement the no-contact apprehension for traffic violations due to outdated closed-circuit televisions (CCTV).

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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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Plain and Simple: Landlessness in our country

Landless in a country of abundance? Why?

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Editorial: Stunted growth, underweight children

The recent result of the study by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) on the health of children below five years, is alarming.

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Egalitarian: The economic model in Philippine Federalism

There is the need to propose a market design that fits in the proposed federal model for the Philippines. Under the unitary setup, the Philippine economy is known to be booty capitalism with chronic regulatory capture where control of market

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