Posts by tag: cotabato

5 years ago

Today’s View: A Birthday Holiday

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Today’s View: A Birthday Holiday

By DON J. PAGUSARA

Davao Today

My childhood years were filled with random dreams and not-so-intentional glories.  But they come as happenstances with childhood drives and urge to excel in everything — from shatung to basketball, to high jump, to gardening to handicrafts making.  And to give fleshly meaning to parents’ and mentors’ exhortation in the cliché Burn your midnight candle! 

5 years ago

Conquering Mt. Talomo

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By RAWI JUNE AMAGA-MORANDANTE

Davao Today

Rising at an altitude of 2,674 meters above sea level, it’s rich in biological diversity and distinct with its magnificent mossy forest — true to being part of the Mt. Apo National Park.

5 years ago

SLOW GRIND OF JUSTICE

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Sympathizers of slain Italian priest Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio picket outside the Garden Oases Resort in Davao City where the Commission…

5 years ago

RECANTATION

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Dominador Mantangkil Damlayon (with his back to camera), one of the witnesses presented by Task Force Tentorio in 2012, tells…

5 years ago

Low voters’ turnout feared in Cotabato

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By DANILDA L. FUSILERO

Davao Today

Jay Apiag, Kontra Daya coordinator for North Cotabato province said their forecast was due to delays brought about by glitches of PCOS (precinct count optical scan) machines, the heavy rains that started 3 PM Monday and blackouts in the villages of Katipunan and Amas.

5 years ago

Vote buying by “Santa-Candidato”

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By DANILDA L. FUSILERO

Davao Today

Rice, according to Mella, has been proven to be one of the most effective items to win votes, particularly from those who are living below the poverty line.  “Hangga’t gutom ang tao, nabibili ang boto nya sa tatlong kilong bigas lamang (as long as the people are hungry, their votes could be bought for even three kilos of rice),” she said.