45 min ago
Velez: Of braggadocios and yada-yadas
THERE are over 90,000 overseas workers in Taiwan that includes my two uncles. There is a Davao-Taiwan friendship ties with Filipino-Chinese here.
5 hrs ago
Fire hits Davao mental hospital
A FIRE razed the Department of Psychiatry of Southern Philippines Medical Center along J. P. Laurel Avenue Wednesday morning.
21 hrs ago
First Pacific eyes Davao Oriental for initial foray in farming business
Hong Kong-based conglomerate First Pacific Co. Ltd. is eyeing tracts of land in Davao Oriental for its planned foray in the agriculture sector, Manuel V. Pangilinan, the company's managing director and chief executive officer, said.
Tue May 21, 2013
Region 12 still top coffee producer in PH
Despite decreasing production, Region 12 or Soccsksargen region remained as the top coffee producer in the country last year, Department of Agriculture officials said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Town official slain in Davao
Davao Oriental police chief Superintendent Jose Carumba said Romie Almacin, elected councilor of Governor Generoso town, was on his way to his farm aboard a motorcycle when he was attacked by four assailants in Tibanban village past 8pm on Sunday.
2 slay suspects nabbed
POLICE arrested two of the three suspects who figured in a shooting incident that killed a 19-year-old man Friday at Samantha Homes in Lizada, Toril, Davao City.
Green grass of hope
BAMBOO, the world's tallest grass and member of the family that also includes rice and corn, can help boost the country's economy and also sustain the income of those who plant it.
Reforms top priority for next congress
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte said the results of the May 13 elections which showed strong support for the Aquino government is a strong indication of similar people's backing to government's reform agenda.
Sun May 19, 2013
FOR many years now, when talk among friends and business associates turn to analyzing the widespread business success of people of Chinese origin, one of the factors being mentioned for such is their trustworthiness.
Phoenix expansion to continue this year
LEADING independent oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. will continue to embark on massive expansion this year, eyeing more areas that are not served by big players in the industry.
Still all in the family: 16 of 26 govs reelected; 12 provinces elect exec-legislative family teams
Sixteen of 26 governors in Mindanao were reelected while 12 provinces elected members of the same families to both executive and legislative posts: three father and son teams, two brother and sister teams, three teams of brothers, a team of bother and two sisters, a wife and husband team; a team of cousins and a team of son and parents.
Sat May 18, 2013
Shop, office lose P55,000 in robbery
SOME P55,000 worth of valuables were taken in two separate robbery incidents in Davao City on Friday and Saturday morning.
Fri May 17, 2013
COMMENTARY: Beyond Awareness: Disaster risk reduction in Laos, PH
The National Disaster Management Office under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao People's Democratic Republic held a workshop on ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response here on May 13-14. The AADMER was signed by 10 ASEAN countries in 2005 and was ratified and implemented since 2009.
Philippine typhoon survivors appeal for shelter, clean water
Rebuilding homes is huge challenge in aftermath of Philippines storm
Children attend classes inside a tent in an evacuation centre in Banganga town more than one month after Typhoon Bopha hit Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, January 16, 2013.
Wed May 15, 2013
Australian exhibit in Davao to feature 20...
A TOTAL of Australian colleges and Universities will be exhibited in Australian Education Exhibition on May 17 hosted by IDP Philippines for the first time to be hold in Davao City.
Mon May 13, 2013
Modern way to aid gynecological woes
WOMEN who suffer from ovarian cyst won't have to worry much for its safe and scarless removal as a group of well-trained obstetrician-gynecologists from Davao Doctors Hospital now offers a modern procedure that can remove cyst in no time.
Blast mars polls, wounds 4
A GRENADE explosion marred Monday the midterm elections in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, wounding four people, a military official said.
Maritime holds training for personnel, applicants
TWO days before the May 13 midterm elections, Magsaysay Maritime Corp. , a leading and awardee of Best Human Resource in the Philippines, conducted a summer education for families of its crew and applicants about do's and don'ts during the election and a job fair for Dabawenyos.
Voting in Southern Mindanao provinces peaceful; power outage hits SoCot
Except for problems like long queues, missing names of voters and defective precinct count optical scan machines, the conduct of elections have been peaceful in Mindanao's southern provinces, according to reports received by MindaNews as of 3:30pm today.