Posts by tag: Mindanao

5 years ago

Mindanao business want specifics from Aquino in MinBizCon

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Mindanao business want specifics from Aquino in MinBizCon

by TYRONE A. VELEZ
Davao Today

(MinBizCon Director John) Gaisano Jr. said Mindanao’s business leaders want to hear specifics from the Aquino government for Mindanao’s growth. “For a time, Mindanaoans feel like third class citizens. Yet we produce 40% of the country’s food requirements and more than 30% to the national food trade.”

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

TUTTI FRUTTI

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These yummy fruits in Davao City’s Agdao public market are certainly delicious, nutritious and could fill our hungry stomachs —…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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

5 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.