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Davao restos urged to promote brown rice

In a resolution passed Tuesday, owners of food establishments are encouraged to include brown rice in their menu in line...read more

Davao eyes direct flights to Bohol 

The City Council wants the national government to open direct flights connecting the Davao and Tagbilaran City in Bohol province...read more

Gov't trains Davao's drug surrenderees in disaster response, management

At least 33 drug surrenderees in Davao City were trained to respond to disasters in the bid of the government...read more

12K Dabawenyos join National Clean-up Day

Around 12,000 residents here joined the simultaneous National Clean Up Day on September 17, a local official said....read more

Mindanao Army camp hosts drug rehab facility

The Army's 401st Infantry Brigade opened a two-hectare drug facility inside its camp in Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur....read more

More police visibility in schools sought in Davao Norte

The Department of Education in Davao del Norte urged the law enforcement authorities here to increase the police visibility inside...read more
  • DEEPER SCARS, A PHOTO EXHIBIT

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Philippines opens the Deeper Scars photo exhibit, featuring photojournalist Vicente Jaime Villafranca at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. The exhibit uses 20×30 panels to depict stories of children and adults in Typhoon Yolanda-affected areas who fall prey to international and domestic trafficking. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

  • PEACE NEGOTIATOR

    Government peace panel member lawyer Hernani Braganza (second from right), says both the government and the National Democratic Front are sincere and committed to not spoil the peace process. Braganza, who heads the government’s working group on socio-economic reforms briefed Army officials at the Eastern Mindanao Command in Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, Davao City on Tuesday morning, September 27, 2016. He also met with members of civil-society organizations. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • MOA ON LINGAP

    Committee on Health chairperson Councilor Mary Joselle Dilig-Villafuerte and Southern Philippines Medical Center medical chief Dr. Leopoldo Vega call for a review of the memorandum of agreement between the City and the SPMC for the Lingap para sa Mahirap, a program by the city that provides health, funeral, and burial assistance to indigent citizens during the regular session on September 27, Tuesday following reports of applicants using fake documents to avail of financial assistance. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • INVESTMENT PRIORITIES

    Ernie Tomas Jr., Investments Promotions Division chief of Mindanao Development Authority says they will focus on five major priority sectors namely the infrastructure development, agribusiness, tourism, information technology and business process management, and manufacturing under the Duterte Administration. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • STABLE MARKET

    Rene Dalayon, chief executive officer of the Federation of Banana Cooperatives says that even if a war breaks out between the Philippines and China, the Chinese businessmen will still continue to buy bananas from the Philippines. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

  • ROAD REPAIRS

    The city is now hastening road repairs says Atty. Dominic Joseph Felizarta of the City Engineer’s Office because of the rainy weather. Felizarte says asphalt paving operations are delayed during rainy days. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

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STANDPOINT | Let us journey together in support of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations

STANDPOINT | Let us journey together in support of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations

Statement of the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform for the 5th Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit on September 22, 2016 in Davao City, Philippines...
STANDPOINT | Spare the peddled, punish the peddlers

STANDPOINT | Spare the peddled, punish the peddlers

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STANDPOINT | Duterte and the media

STANDPOINT | Duterte and the media

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STANDPOINT | 'Uphold civil liberties at all times'

STANDPOINT | 'Uphold civil liberties at all times'

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STANDPOINT | Take back our ancestral lands

STANDPOINT | Take back our ancestral lands

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STANDPOINT: Italian priest calls for release of detained IP school teacher

STANDPOINT: Italian priest calls for release of detained IP school teacher

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Gensan commiserates with Davao in deadly blast

Gensan commiserates with Davao in deadly blast

General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera denounced the incident he described as "senseless"....
IN PHOTOS: Davao City to give Sorsogon LGU’s P500T financial assistance

IN PHOTOS: Davao City to give Sorsogon LGU’s P500T financial assistance

Chopper carrying advance party of Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte lands at Gallanosa National High School, Irosin, Sorsogon. Duterte is set to give out financial assistance to typhoon affected LGUs...
Youth groups seek SC help to extend voters registration

Youth groups seek SC help to extend voters registration

A few days before the last day of the voter registration period for the upcoming 2016 national elections, Kabataan Partylist, along with several other youth leaders, filed a petition before...
Duterte tops Bicol's online news presidential polls

Duterte tops Bicol's online news presidential polls

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte still tops at 51.81 % public approval over Mar Roxas with 37.75 % in the online survey conducted by online news BicolToday.com....
Ifugao village denounces death threats vs. councilman

Ifugao village denounces death threats vs. councilman

In a community petition and barangay resolution, the villagers of Barangay Tulludan of this town denounced the death threat and false accusations made against their barangay council member, Nonoy Bungtiwen...
Online libel non-existing; libel rap on newsman Bandol before enactment of Cyber Crime Law

Online libel non-existing; libel rap on newsman Bandol before enactment of Cyber Crime Law

By law, the online news cannot be defined legally as a” publication” since the existing libel law then, was limited to printed publication and broadcast media....

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