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9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Digital tourism boosts agribiz

DIGITAL tourism is seen to boost and enhance Mindanao's agri-tourism sector, a leader in the information communication technology sector said.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sun-Star

BFAR: Davao Gulf is fish breeding ground

A SURVEY conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-National Assessment Program confirmed that the Davao Gulf is an important spawning ground for fishes, including the highly migratory tuna species.

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Philippines Today

DOST sets Aug. 22 deadline of applications for undergraduate scholarships

Graduating high school students who would like to avail of scholarships for priority science and technology courses have until Friday, Aug. 22, to submit their applications for the 2015 Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute's Undergraduate Scholarships Examination.

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ABS-CBN News

Quiapo is new military intel chief

Brig. Gen. Arnold Quiapo is the new chief of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines .

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ABS-CBN News

Magsaysay awardee is more than a teacher

Randy Halasan spends close to seven hours to reach the school in the remote village of Malamba in the southern Philippine city of Davao where he is assigned to teach.

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MindaNews

NPA rebels sued for arson in Koronadal City

Police have filed arson charges against an alleged leader and several members of a New People's Army unit operating in the hinterlands of South Cotabato province over the burning of three heavy equipment in an attack at a quarry site in Koronadal City last week.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sun-Star

Statistics on Autism Spectrum Disorder

INTERESTINGLY, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in USA says that about 1 percent of the world population today has Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Sun-Star

600 join MSME summit

MORE than 600 participants are expected to attend in the first National Micro Small and Medium Enterprise Summit, set to open today until tomorrow, at the SMX Convention Center Davao of SM Lanang Premier.

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Sun-Star

Use of IT in farming a boon to agriculture

THE application of information technology in the agriculture may help boost the industry's efficiency and productivity, an official of the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines said.

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Sun-Star

Roperos: Service concerns

THE other day my sister, who is the youngest in the family at 70 years old, called me and said that the request she made from the Bureau of Immigration here a couple of months ago has been unanswered yet.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sun-Star

Kapitan Tomas, IPI win floral float contest

TWO entries bested 25 others in this year's Pamulak or the Floral Float Parade, which culminated the Kadayawan sa Dabaw 2014 celebration on Sunday, August 17. Barangay Kapitan Tomas Monteverde and International Pharmaceutical Inc. won the alternative and traditional categories, bringing home P100,000 and P500,000, respectively.

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MindaNews

PEACETALK: Between Davao and Manila: An appointment with the BBL

There is a famous story from the Middle East about man not being able to escape his fate: A wealthy merchant from the city of Baghdad has sent a servant to the market to buy goods, yet upon his return to his master, he is shaking with fear.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Weekend Balita

Shortening of labor litigation cases pushed

The House of Representatives is seeking to shorten the litigation of labor cases by clipping some powers of the Court of Appeals from entertaining appeals to avoid redundant check-and-balance mechanism in relation to decisions made by the National Labor Relations Commission .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sun-Star

Ladies in bloom

WITH the theme, "Nature: A Blessing for Ikebana", the thirty-two members of the Ikebana International Davao Chapter 133 showcased their ingenious floral art creations in a world-class exhibit recently at the SM Lanang Premier.

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Sun-Star

BOI-Davao registers P14.7-B investments

A TOTAL of 13 new investments worth P14.7 billion were registered under the Bureau of Investments -Davao Extension Office from January to June this year.

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Sun-Star

Experience Kadayawan, fly high with Sun.Star

Sun.Star, a network of community newspapers, was the first media company in Cebu, if not in the Philippines, to gather and report news using a remote controlled aerial vehicle popularly known as drone.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sun-Star

Vikings dance to the Kadayawan beat

FOR the Kadayawan season, Vikings will infuse new dishes with local savories to their vast offering of cuisines.

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ABS-CBN News

Philippines targets 6.8 million tourists

Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez told the House appropriations committee chaired by Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab that a total of 2,433,428 foreign tourists visited the country during the first half of this year.

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Sun-Star

Car crash kills Public Works official

An official of the regional office of the Department of Public Works and Highways was killed, while two other personnel of the agency were injured, after the vehicle they were riding crashed along the national highway in Barangay Buso in Mati City on Thursday.

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Manila Bulletin

Mindanao Newsbits for August 15, 2014

Tacurong City - The local government here was recently lauded for its implementation of Project Paglaum, one of the programs under Millennium Development Goals which aims to improve the living conditions of children in slum areas; Busog Lusog Talino , a sustained feeding program for school children; Peace Summer Camp, a youth leadership training; ... (more)

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