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Story on mosque eye-opener for kids

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ARMM Education Secretary Jamar Kulayan reads the book “Ang Unang Mosque sa Pilipinas (The First Mosque in the Philippines)” to schoolchildren at Claret School of Zamboanga City during the Inquirer Read-Along activity. KENNY NODALO/CONTRIBUTOR

Nine-year-old Jerny Laurice Anova sat attentively as the stranger read her a story inside a familiar place, where she and her classmates spend at least an hour every day to enjoy their favorite books.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

American found dead in Davao apartment


An American national was found dead by his househelp in an apartment here on Friday night, police said. Edward Rowan, 66, was found inside his room at the Floravel Apartelle on Malvar Street but police said there was no indication of foul play and Rowan may have suffered cardiac arrest.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pag-asa’s eaglet 25th hatched in captivity

NAME THE YOUNGEST PHILIPPINE EAGLE  The Philippine Eagle Foundation breeding facility in Davao City has a new resident, a 5-day-old Philippine eagle, the 25th to be hatched in the facility. The eaglet’s parents are Pag-asa (mother) [right] and Kalinawan (father) [top left]—both born in captivity in Barangay Malagos in Calinan District.  PHILIPPINE EAGLE FOUNDATION

The country’s first Philippine eagle to be hatched and bred in captivity is now a mother.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Floirendo company to build container terminal in Panabo City


The Anflocor Group of Companies, which is owned by the Floirendo family, announced it will build an international container terminal in Panabo City in Davao del Norte in the first quarter 2012.

Posted: December 16th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

11-year-old’s cry for help gets answers in Davao City


Good Samaritans responded to the call for help of the family of 11-year-old Jecel Mae Raña, who suffered severe burns while trying to save her two brothers from the fire that razed their home in Cagayan de Oro City.

Posted: December 13th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »