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2 Indonesians nabbed

Two Indonesians are now in the custody of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in Davao after they were apprehended while sailing at the coastal area of Sarangani, Davao Occidental on Friday.

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Davao expands scholarship program for poor students

THE LOCAL government has expanded the coverage of its scholarship program, and adjusted the benefits of other recipients in response to the recent passage of a law granting full tuition payment for state university students. 

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Rough Cuts | This other way of exploiting OFWs

We have taken this topic up some two weeks back in our Cebuano column published every Saturday of the week.

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Honoring my Mother | Of Paperback and Hardbound Pips

People are like books sometimes.

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Minimum wage ruling set next month: board

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) XI is expected to come up with a decision within 30 days on the review of the minimum wage in the region.

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Editorial | Securing a healthy community

More than 2.5 billion people live in countries where lead paint is still sold for residential use, including the Philippines. The Occupational Knowledge International, a nonprofit organization based in the US working to reduce exposures to industrial pollutants, said that

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Arrests continue

20 persons nabbed in Oplan Kalinaw TWENTY persons were arrested in the latest Oplan Kalinaw in nine barangays of the city on Wednesday.

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Body of NPA fighter found in Agusan Sur

A New People’s Army (NPA) fighter who reportedly attacked the Sinacungan Patrol Base in Barangay Sinacungan, Esperanza, Agusan del Sur last May 14 was found dead.

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Dads in training for paperless sessions

CITY legislators are set to undergo training for the implementation of the paperless session of the local council.

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All about Halal

The figure of Muslims in Davao is not growing as fast as you want to think it is. But with the direct flight from Malaysia to Davao, this stat might change dramatically. So the city and the region must prepare.

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