Posts by tag: davao

11 years ago

City Council approves new liquor ban

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by CHERYLL D. FIEL

Davao Today

“This is what the mayor wanted. He wanted to expedite its approval for him to address the issue on maintaining peace and order,” Councilor Bonifacio Militar, proponent of the ordinance said in an interview with the media, minutes after a special session Wednesday, hammered the new law.

11 years ago

Davao rallyists slam ‘lies’ in Aquino’s SONA

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Davao rallyists slam ‘lies’ in Aquino’s SONA

Students marched through universities to protest state budget cuts and high cost of education. Workers held a rally in a strike camp to demand job security. Farmers held a picket at a military headquarters to decry militarization and abuses. The rallies culminated with a burning of Pres. Aquino’s effigy in a gathering at the city’s Rizal Park in the afternoon.

11 years ago

MORE SURVEILLANCE

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MORE SURVEILLANCE. An additional 100 CCTV cameras will be installed all over Davao City to beef up security with the…

11 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! 

11 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 —…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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