Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

37 mins ago

STANDPOINT | On the eve of a Duterte presidency: Chance has come

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STANDPOINT | On the eve of a Duterte presidency: Chance has come

Tomorrow is the start of the end as well as of a new beginning. After six years of a nightmarish ride marked by corruption, incompetence, subservience and insensitivity by an administration run by a cacique leadership, we as a people will wake up to a new dawn of promises and new sights and sounds.

23 hours ago

GRADUATES

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GRADUATES

GRADUATES. Moro graduates of the University of the Philippines Mindanao hold a placard during a lightning rally held at the commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 28. (Isaiah Shallom Baluso/Contributor)

1 day ago

Davao city employees to get P10K as Duterte exits

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Davao city employees to get P10K as Duterte exits

Local government employees here will be enjoying an early Christmas treat from outgoing City Mayor and President-elect, Rodrigo Duterte, who promised P10,000 educational assistance for those with plantilla (regular) positions.

2 weeks ago

STANDPOINT | The Significance of the Preliminary Talks in Oslo

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STANDPOINT | The Significance of the Preliminary Talks in Oslo

Regardless of its outcome, by the mere fact of its being held, the preliminary or exploratory talks in Oslo between the incoming GPH peace negotiating panel and the NDFP panel last June 14-15 has already earned a distinction of its own in the long history of the GPH-NDFP peace negotiations.