Author Archives: MICK M. BASA

1 year ago

Piñol dispels chicken for Marawi fear

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Piñol dispels chicken for Marawi fear

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol addressed concerns over the government’s plan to distribute chicken meat to evacuees in Marawi. The products were said to be coming from Luzon, where a bird flu case has been reported.

1 year ago

Police links NPA in gun smuggling

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Police links NPA in gun smuggling

Police here have gathered information that the passenger that allegedly brought firearms into the city on August 21 could be a member of the New People’s Army (NPA).

1 year ago

AFTER KADAYAWAN

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AFTER KADAYAWAN

Silence fills the streets of Davao on Monday, August 21, 2017 after a weekend of Kadayawan festivities. Residents here enjoyed a long weekend as Malacañang stretched the holiday until Monday. (Mick Basa / davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

In Davao, a park ‘quietly’ honors Indonesian hero

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In Davao, a park ‘quietly’ honors Indonesian hero

On this day in 1945, an archipelago nation of more than 17,000 islands witnessed a realization of its struggle against a colonial government. Sukarno, the leader of a nationalist movement against the Netherlands, declared independence in Jakarta, the capital of what is now called the Republic of Indonesia.