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ZAMBO ANTI-DRUG OPS NET 6 PEOPLE, P31-K SHABU

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Police have arrested six persons, including a fish merchant, and seized some PHP31,000 worth of suspected shabu in[...]

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DAVAO ARTIST WINS TALENTHOUSE ‘VENOM’ POSTER CONTEST

October 4, 2018 - 4:30 PM

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4- Jeuz Sumangil, a Davao city-based graphic artist, emerged as one of the five grand winners in the “Venom” poster making contest initiated by online community group, Talenthouse.   Sumangil, a 22-year old AB Multimedia Arts student of the University of Mindanao, bested 3,600 other contestants from all over the world. Venom […]

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MAYOR DUTERTE PAYS TRIBUTE TO SECURITY FORCES IN SOCA

October 4, 2018 - 4:34 PM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte lauded the security sector for their effectiveness and continuing vigilance against threats to the community. “We thank and commend the guardians of our safety and security for their continuing vigilance and sustained effectiveness in preventing and controlling the persistent threats of criminality, terrorism, and insurgency in our city. They are […]

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DAVAO MAYOR SEEKS HEIGHT LIMITS FOR CITY BUILDINGS

October 4, 2018 - 4:54 PM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has urged the city council to pass an ordinance imposing building height limits in the city. Duterte said this proposal is in line with the goal of achieving a safe and sustainable city through sound urban development principles. The city mayor did not say exactly the height limits she wanted, […]

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COOPS FEAR TAX EXEMPTION ABOLITION UNDER TRAIN II

October 4, 2018 - 4:23 PM

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4- The Philippine Cooperative Center is threatened by what it sees as the non-inclusion of tax exemption for the cooperatives on the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law 2.   PCC Chairperson Gary Leonardo said in a press conference during the 14th National Cooperative Summit in Davao City that cooperatives […]

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PCCI PAST PRESIDENT RECOMMENDS IMPROVEMENTS IN DAVAO HOTEL SERVICES

October 4, 2018 - 4:17 PM

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (PCCI) past president and now incumbent director for tourism Samie Lim said that Davao’s hotel services need more improvements as the city is being eyed as the “international gateway in Mindanao.”   In an interview, Lim said that local hotels need to level up in […]

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SAP GO TO ESTABLISH ‘MALASAKIT CENTER’ IN ZAMBOANGA CITY

October 3, 2018 - 6:21 PM

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go (3rd from right) joins the countdown to signal the start of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival in Zamboanga City on Monday night (October 1, 2018).  (Photo by: Teofilo P. Garcia Jr.)   ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Office of the Special Assistant to the President (OSAP) is set to establish a “Malasakit […]

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WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH STRESSED IN SOCA

October 3, 2018 - 6:14 PM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Tuesday announced the launching of the city’s newest program named “PagbaBago,” advocating women’s reproductive health and well-being during her State of the City Address (SOCA). The project is the part the mayor’s health agendum. Duterte-Carpio said the project sought to educate child-bearing women of the current available birth control […]

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ARMM GOV’S OFFICE GETS NEW ISO CERTIFICATION

October 3, 2018 - 6:15 PM

ISO-CERTIFIED. Top officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao led by ARMM Executive Secretary Laisa Masuhud Alamia (3rd from right) receives the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)-9001:2015 from representatives of TUV Rheinland Philippines, Inc., on Monday (Oct. 1, 2018) following a two-day intensive evaluation on the efficacy of the ORG’s quality management system. (Photo courtesy of […]

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23 LGUs IN ARMM GET SEAL OF GOOD LOCAL GOVERNANCE

October 3, 2018 - 6:18 PM

COTABATO CITY –  A total of 23 provincial, city and municipal local government units (LGUs) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) were conferred with 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced Monday. The awardees are Basilan province, Lamitan City and 21 municipal LGUs across […]

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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY NEEDS NEW HOSPITAL

October 3, 2018 - 5:12 PM

OSPITAL NG PALAWAN: Hospital beds are lining the hallway of the 150-bed capacity Ospital ng Palawan in Puerto Princesa City. (Courtesy of Ospital ng Palawan) PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — A city councilor here has proposed the construction of a new hospital to accommodate the growing number of residents who need emergency medical and other health care services. […]

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MAYOR DUTERTE SPICES SOCA, EYES RE-ELECTION

October 3, 2018 - 6:08 PM

No doubt about it this time. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is running for re-election as city mayor in the May 2019 polls. Mayor Sara sprung this surprise in the midst of 2nd State of the City Address (Soca) on Tuesday at the Sangguniang Panglungsod Session Hall, even as highlighted the accomplishments of the priority projects identified in […]

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3 LOCAL TERROR GROUP MEMBERS NABBED IN SOUTH COTABATO

October 2, 2018 - 4:18 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Joint operatives arrested three alleged members of an Islamic State-inspired local terror group and recovered several explosives in an operation in Tupi town in South Cotabato early Monday. Chief Supt. Eliseo Rasco, regional director of the Police Regional Office-12, said Akmad Bulacon and sons Muktar and Zandro were nabbed in a raid […]

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AFP: NPAs, TERROR GROUPS DWINDLING DUE TO INTENSIFIED MILITARY OPS

October 2, 2018 - 4:16 PM

MANILA – Due to intensified security operations nationwide, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that it is continuously gaining grounds against the New People’s Army (NPA) and other terrorist groups. This is according to AFP public affairs office Chief Col. Noel Detoyato in his statement on Tuesday. He said ongoing military operations against these […]

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2 MAGUINDANAO TOWNS SURRENDER LOOSE FIREARMS TO ARMY

October 2, 2018 - 4:13 PM

FIREARMS SURRENDER. The 11 firearms surrendered by civilians in the towns of Shariff Saydona Mustapha and Sultan sa Barongis as facilitated by their respective local officials on Monday (Oct. 1, 2018) at the headquarters of the Army’s 40th Infantry Battalion in Barangay Zapakan, Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao. (Photo courtesy of 6th ID) CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Officials from the […]

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FIVE MODEL OFW FAMILIES SELECTED

October 2, 2018 - 3:15 PM

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 1 -A total of five families from the Davao Region were nominated for the title of the Model OFW Family award 2018 by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration XI on October 7, 2018 at Ritz Hotel Garden Oases, Davao City. Carmelo T. Elaya, Chief – OWWA XI programs and services division, said […]

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IRONMAN 70.3 TICKETS SOLD OUT IN 15 MINS

October 2, 2018 - 2:56 PM

The Ironman 70.3 to be held on March 24, 2019 is a much awaited event not only by the local triathletes but also by international triathletes. During the registration for the event at Seda Abreeza Hotel along J.P. Laurel Ave, Poblacion District, Davao City, on Monday, Princess Galura, general manager of Sunrise Events, revealed that […]

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