9 hrs ago
Editorial: To be treated as professionals
TO GRAB another person's property is the mark of the unschooled. For a government official to order such is the mark of the uncouth.
13 hrs ago
St. Augustine Gold and Copper Limited Provides Additional Information on Private Placement
Augustine Gold and Copper Limited wishes to provide additional information on its previously announced private placement with Queensberry Mining and Development Corp.
Thu May 23, 2013
More than the apology, Duterte assured Taiwanese safety here in Davao
More than the apology, Davao City Mayor-elect Rodrigo Duterte assured the mayor of Taipei, Hau Lung-bin, that Taiwanese in Davao City will be protected from harm despite incidents in Taiwan where two Filipinos were mauled by hooligans there.
Rains expected over Northern Luzon, Southern Mindanao
Rains may fall over some parts of Northern Luzon due to a diffused tail-end of a cold front while an inter-tropical convergence zone continues to affect Southern Mindanao, the state weather bureau said Friday.
Australian Aid and ILO support sustainable livelihoods in Philippines' worst typhoon-hit areas
Almost five months after typhoon Pablo hit the province of Davao Oriental in eastern Mindanao, Philippines, disaster affected families in the municipalities of Baganga, Cateel and Boston still need help.
Low turnout of PTC payment during polls
THE New People's Army rebels were only able to get a measly P26 million from their permit-to-campaign collections in the recently concluded midterm elections.
Wed May 22, 2013
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.
Fire hits Davao mental hospital
A FIRE razed the Department of Psychiatry of Southern Philippines Medical Center along J. P. Laurel Avenue Wednesday morning.
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
Oro woman tops criminology exam
TOPPING the recent 2013 Criminologist Board exam never crossed Xian Hilot Gaje's mind.
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.