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Aquino quip pushes ‘Hot Pablo’ sale

TYPHOON “PABLO” left communities around the town plaza of Cateel in Davao Oriental province in shambles but spared this monument of Jose Rizal in this photo taken shortly after Pablo struck in 2012. The storm destroyed more than 99 percent of infrastructure in the town. INQUIRER MINDANAO

President Benigno Aquino III may have unwittingly endorsed the hottest product of Davao Oriental—chili sauce—as enterprises and farmers in the province are now trying to cash in on the product’s newfound fame.

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Sandigan convicts former mayor of graft for P100k-worth of tires


The Sandiganbayan has convicted a former Davao Oriental mayor for graft due to irregularities in the procurement of 10 pieces of exterior tires worth over P100,000.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P289-M irrigation dam rises in Davao Oriental

irrigation dam project

As the province rises from the devastation wrought by Typhoon “Pablo” two years ago, local officials on Tuesday inaugurated a P289-million irrigation dam, touted as one of Mindanao’s biggest, optimistic of a stable rice production and rice sufficiency.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Delayed by typhoon, irrigation dam in Davao Oriental is finally completed

Cateel Davao Oriental

Local officials are optimistic of a stable rice supply for the province following the completion of a P289-million irrigation dam here.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5.4-magnitude quake hits Davao Oriental


A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Davao Oriental Sunday at 9:33 p.m., according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »