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Death makes Duterte happy
Duterte said this as he visited at the Southern Philippines Medical Center on Friday two policemen who were wounded in a recent clash with the New People's Army in two hinterland barangays of Davao City.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Bayan, Gabriela complain of harassment by 'state elements'
Progressive group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Southern Mindanao Region accused "state elements" of harassment and surveillance of prominent members and spokespersons of their allied organizations.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Govt troops wounded in Philippines
At least six government troops were wounded in a clash with leftist rebels in southern Philippines on Tuesday, the military said on Wednesday.
Startup Weekend on August 1-3
IT is that time again when enthusiasts across Davao City converge to show off their technical chops on software development, website development, and anything IT in a pitching competition dubbed "Startup Weekend Davao."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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Six Soldiers Injured In Clash With Rebels In South Philippines
DAVAO CITY, Philippines, July 9 -- At least six government troops were injured in a clash with leftist rebels in southern Philippines on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reports the military as saying Wednesday.
Cultural fest to promote Davao City in Singapore
THE Department of Tourism Davao Region is all set for the staging of the Davao Cultural Festival 2014 in Singapore on July 15 to 20, 2014 in a bid to promote Davao City to Singaporeans and other foreign markets.
A tale of two test drives
Last June I was invited to test-drive two vehicles from two different automakers; One was a 4x4 pickup while the other was a luxury SUV.
P340-M tourism road projects completed in R-12
The Department of Public Works and Highways in Region 12 has completed around P340 million worth of tourism road projects in various parts of the region in the last 12 months.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Beware of two kinds of NPA
The Communist New People's Army marches on, dealing death and destruction in the countryside, their depredations coming ever closer to urban centers.
Mindanao coconut farmers join forces vs 'cocolisap'
COCONUT farmers in Mindanao have joined forces to prevent infestation of dreaded pests called coconut scale insects , popularly known as "cocolisap."
Foreign investments scrutinized
THERE are two items in our dailies that mention about foreign investors planning to establish their business in Davao.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Duterte: Rebels aren't terrorists
DAVAO CITY Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte opposed the stand of the National Government declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army and other similar groups as terrorists in the country.
Fox opens store at Abreeza, 2nd in Asia
TAKING advantage of Dabawenyos' active lifestyle, leading retail firm, Primer Group of Companies, opened a US-brand store at the 2nd Level of Abreeza of the Ayala Malls in Davao City.
1,000 children with cleft palates go under the knife
More than 1,000 children and young adults with cleft lips and palates have benefited from the recent "Gift of Smiles" mega missions jointly conducted by the Bb.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
LOOK: 'Longlong' is Crocodile Park's newest attraction
The Crocodile Park Manila in Pasay City has unveiled its newest attraction: "Longlong," a robotic replica of the world's largest crocodile in captivity, "Lolong."
Fri Jul 04, 2014
P289-M allocated for Northern Mindanao infra projects
President Benigno Aquino III leads the unveiling of marker of the four bridges along iloilo circumferential road C1 during Inauguration rights held at Brgy Unka Pavia Iloilo City on friday this is the first time Iloilo city is a recipient of such huge projects that will lead to propping up the local economy and establish the city as the next ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Mission order vs Laak mayor denied
THE Police Regional Office in Davao Region belied the information that there was a mission order signed by former Regional Intelligence Unit director Senior Supt.
Wedding planning projected to grow to a P1-B industry
The Philippine Association of Wedding Planners expects the industry to grow to over P1 billion in the near term, a top official said.
Lauren Young's new indie film carries her advocacy
LAUREN Young gets the opportunity to promote her advocacy as she plays a nurse in her latest independent film called Big Kiss.