Posts by tag: davao

7 years ago

CONTRAST

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Despite the Aquino government’s declaration of “great economic success” with the supposed 7.8 percent growth rate of the country’s Gross…

7 years ago

SMOKE-FREE CITY

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Councilor Melchor Quitain (right) receives the recognition for Davao City for its “outstanding contribution to the tobacco control” in Southeast…

7 years ago

UP CLOSE

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Fans of novelty pop rockers ‘Parokya ni Edgar’ (Edgar’s Parish) have their CDs signed by their music idols Saturday at…

7 years ago

Davao City tightens security

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Davao City tightens security

By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

“Foot patrols (and) the checkpoints are 24/7.  One of the stations at any one time should be conducting a checkpoint in the three entries to the city including the fourth from Samal Island.” — Chief Superintendent Jaime Morente, outgoing Regional Director of the Philippine National Police

7 years ago

Today’s View: From Poverty to Frivolity?

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Today’s View: From Poverty to Frivolity?

By DON J. PAGUSARA

Davao Today

Indeed, it sounds like a frivolity for Mr. Virgilio Almario to advance a proposal that is meant to change the spelling of Pilipinas toFilipinas.  Of all the urgent matters and issues that need to be addressed, here comes a very inconsequential proposition that wouldn’t at all touch the daily lives of our people.

7 years ago

MULTIPURPOSE

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After hours of picking and transporting garbage which they sell at the junk shops, a father and child take respite…

7 years ago

RETAINED

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Pepito Capili (right), chief of the Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, says 15 percent of the job…

7 years ago

Fathers of NPA captives seek help of Third Party Facilitator, Duterte for the release of their sons

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

Bishop Modesto Villasanta, spokesperson for the Sowing the Seeds of Peace, said they are always ready to facilitate such request.  His group already facilitated a number of releases of NPA captives in the different far-flung areas in the region.  They acted upon the request of the families, local government units and church denominations, among others.