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Door 5, Ebro-Pelayo Bldg., (former Department of Foreign Affairs office), Jacinto St., Davao City
Jan. 13, 2014, 6 a.m.

BREAKING NEWS: 6 reg’l prosecutors promoted REGIONAL prosecutor Antonio announced that a total of six prosecutors across Davao Region were promoted and appointed to the National Prosecution Service (NPS).... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CIDG to file raps vs gunrunning leader THE Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-Davao is set to file charges before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office of Davao del Norte today, Monday, against a suspected gunrunning syndicate leader who was nabbed in Sto. Tomas last Friday. Chief Inspector Darwin Rafer, CIDG .... Source : ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9 NPA members yield NINE more members of the New People's Army (NPA) surrendered on Friday to government troops in two separate areas in Eastern Mindanao. Eastern Mindanao Command's Public Information officer... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 miners dead due to toxic gas THREE small-scale miners died inside a mining tunnel in Compostela Valley last week. The three were believed to have been downed by toxic gas commonly found inside mine tunnels. The fatalities were identified as 42-year-old Joseph Silvarez, 28-year-old...... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Local officials warned: Take bribes, be hanged RESH from threatening to kill rice smugglers, now it's local officials who are taking bribes from law violators who are the object of ire of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. In his television program "Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa".... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Experience Davao adventure with Apo View’s city guide WITH 65 years in the hotel business, Apo View Hotel has been touted as the oldest in Davao City and the second in the country, with the historic Manila Hotel as the oldest. Being strategically located in the heart of the city, coupled..... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Controlling water in rice fields cuts methane emissions FARMERS, particularly those growing rice, can help reduce methane emissions into the atmosphere by adopting controlled irrigation or alternate wetting and drying (AWD) technology. Developed by the Laguna-based International Rice Research Institute...... Source : ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9 road projects completed this month THE regional office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Davao is set to complete nine major road projects before January ends. Based on the data obtained by Sun.Star Davao from the bulletin board of the regional office, three will be completed in Davao del Sur and two each in Davao del Norte.... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Foreign residents in Davao advised to report to BI SOME 5,600 registered foreign residents are expected to flock the Bureau of Immigration (BI) from January 2 to February 28 for the annual report by nationality, an official said. In December 2013, BI issued memorandum Circular SBM 2013-002, requiring registered foreign residents to report in person to BI's district offices and main office.... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Editorial: Empowering the people thru information WITH the rain pouring continuously although not in torrents, Dabawenyos were already getting antsy by early evening. As is wont among the locals, very few ventured out, majority stayed home. There were no Saturday night parties to speak of, restaurants and bars were again quiet..... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Valle: Outside perspective HE past few days have given me a totally different perspective that allowed me to consider some personal beliefs that, for some time, has defined my truths. I have to confront my inner “nemesis” that has disturbed me for quite a while now. In so doing, I also inevitably shook an inner conviction. Now that I have distanced myself for a while from.... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mendoza: A journey towards peace DIRECTOR’S Cut: (This portion features the thoughts of DepEd 11 Regional Director Gloria D. Benigno, CESO IV to all stakeholders and recipients of the efforts to improve the basic education) "I am your team leader, you are my team mates, together, let us work as a team"... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Chinese ham THANKS to my father, the Chinese ham has been a tradition in my family. The ham appears magically and with much anticipation during the Noche Buena. When my father was still alive, he would make sure that all his children and his siblings would have ham. So it was almost automatic that when Christmas came.... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Quest for volleyball glory IT WAS drizzling and the wind was blowing, but Nicole Frando and the rest of the girls ignored the cold weather that confronted them as soon as they set foot on the court. Never mind, this was a rainy Saturday and not an ideal day for practice, there's no stopping... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Snyder wins Datba weekly qualifier RAY Snyder captured the gold medal of the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) Weekly Medal Tournament held Saturday evening at the NCCC Mall Bowling, Billiards and Bar (B3) Center.... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- City’s chess players still hopeful for Batang Pinoy DAVAO City chess players are still hoping to make it to the 2013 Batang Pinoy National Championships slated January 28 to February 1 in Bacolod City despite the decision of the city to back out. Ella Grace Moulic of Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC), who championed in last year's Batang Pinoy Mindanao Qualifying Leg chess competition, will be joined by co-Holy Crossian Tahseen Saludsong together with Gimony siblings, Bhing Joel and Joerlz of Jose Maria College (JMC) to compete..... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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