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Gov’t gives former rebels P1.95M


Thirty-nine former communist rebels in Davao City have received a total of P1.95 million from the government under the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP), the Armed Forces of the Philippines said on Thursday.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bike event set in Davao for poor burn patients

It’s all systems go for the fourth Gene Boyd R. Lumawag Cycling Fundraising event (Padyak Para Kay Boyd Para sa Burn Unit 4) on Dec. 14.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

New weather disturbance to bring rain to Visayas, Mindanao


Although a low pressure area east of Davao City is not expected to develop into a tropical cyclone, the weather bureau on Saturday warned of rains that might trigger flashfloods and landslides in some parts of the Visayas and Mindanao.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

War on GMO quiet, but visible in Davao City

PROTESTERS raise placards spelling out their opposition to the commercial production of a genetically modified variety of rice during a forum in Davao City. INQUIRER MINDANAO

Organic agriculture advocates on Tuesday disrupted the speech of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala at a forum here, raising placards and streamers demanding a ban on genetically-modified (GM) rice to protect the gains of organic agriculture in the country.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Spine injury makes me unfit for ’16—Duterte

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. FILE PHOTO

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte admitted here that one of the reasons he is not interested in running for President in 2016 was a spinal injury he suffered in a past accident that continues to give him backaches and limits his mobility.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »