by TYRONE A. VELEZ
(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.”
By DON J. PAGUSARA
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!
These yummy fruits in Davao City’s Agdao public market are certainly delicious, nutritious and could fill our hungry stomachs —…
Despite the Aquino government’s declaration of “great economic success” with the supposed 7.8 percent growth rate of the country’s Gross…
Councilor Melchor Quitain (right) receives the recognition for Davao City for its “outstanding contribution to the tobacco control” in Southeast…
Fans of novelty pop rockers ‘Parokya ni Edgar’ (Edgar’s Parish) have their CDs signed by their music idols Saturday at…
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
“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
By ACE R. MORANDANTE
“The Aquino administration only puts at risk the lives of the people because the US government only wants to position their troops in our country with the objective of waging war against China and North Korea.” — Sheena Duazo, spokesperson for Bayan in Southern Mindanao
By DON J. PAGUSARA
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.
By MART D. SAMBALUD
“My administration will continue to work for the development of the City of Tagum. If we join our hands and trek one direction, surely, all of us will be able to implement our programs and services for the benefit of all Tagumeños whom we are called to serve.” – Mayor Allan Rellon