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Feb. 12, 2014, 6 a.m.

P1.1B uncollected real property taxes DAVAO City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte urged City Treasurer Rodrigo Riola to “shape up and step up the collection” or step down from his office after finding out that the city has uncollected real property taxes amounting to P1.115 billion. Based on his records obtained from the City Treasurer’s Office, Duterte said the.... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 in drugs and gun raps TWO men are facing illegal drugs and possession of firearms, ammunition and explosive raps before the City Prosecutor's Office after being arrested by police in a buy-bust operation at Km. 12, Catalunan Pequeño, Davao City last Friday. Facing charges for violation of Republic Act (RA) 9165 ... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Brothers sued for slay try POLICE filed charges before the City Prosecutor's Office against two siblings who mauled and tried to kill a man at the Public Utility Jeepney (PUJ) Terminal in Sison Ave., Country Homes, Buhangin Davao City Sunday. Sued for frustrated murder and physical injury are Junel... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Man sued for claiming land, coconut harvest A MAN is facing charges before the Regional Trial Court (RTC) for allegedly claiming a part of a 16-hectare coconut plantation in Poblacion Calinan, Davao City and refusing to give a portion of the proceeds of its coconut products to the legal heirs of the land. Facing eight counts of qualified theft is Diosdado Erandio Sr... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7 soldiers wounded in Davao Region encounters SEVEN soldiers were wounded in separate encounters between the government troops and New People’s Army (NPA) in Davao Region. The recent encounter happened at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday in Barangay Ampawid in Laak in Compostela Valley province, where the firefight between the troops of the Army’s 60th Infantry Battalion and NPA’s Guerilla Front 34 took around 40 minutes... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 wanted for shooting POLICE are trying to locate three men in the shooting of another in Ilang in Davao City last February 10. The victim was identified as Ricky Dangculos Iñego, 40, a game fowl gaffer, and resident of Purok 7 in Bunawan in Davao City. Personnel of the Bunawan Police Station are now looking for the suspects identified only as alias ... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- AFP Chief of staff hails Eastmincom peace drive THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff General Emmanuel T. Bautista lauded the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) for its continuous peace efforts in the area. Bautista gave the compliment after Eastmincom commander Lieutenant General Ricardo Rainier Cruz III briefed him on the situations, activities, accomplishments and thrust, and plans this year of the Eastern Mindanao headquarters. Cruz vowed to expand more their partnership with different stakeholders of the Peace.. FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Damosa Fairlane to turn over 8 housing units in Q1 DAMOSA Fairlane, a seven-hectare high-end real property development project of Damosa Land Inc. (DLI), is eyeing to turn over eight houses in the first quarter of 2014. Alexander G. Gocotano, DLI project development head, said of the first 16 houses... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Daneco conflict affects Igacos econ, exec says THE economic potentials of the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) is being held back by the internal conflict at the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (Daneco), an official said. Igacos city administrator Cleto Bravo Gales Jr., who guested... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Northpoint condo towers can resist magnitude 8 earthquake A TOPNOTCH structural engineer in the country has assured Dabawenyo condominium buyers at Camella Northpoint that its high-rise buildings can withstand stronger earthquake as the vertical development project strictly follows regulations on safety standards. Ronaldo S. Ison, owner and principal structural engineer... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Finding Meaning for Bangsamoro THINGS around us are moving fast more than we know it. The more we move forward, I sense that we are bound to come back to the beginning of where we all actually come from. This reminds me of what Tariq Ramadan once wrote in his book, Western Muslims and the Future of Islam, that says, "Even the most distant pathways always lead us inward, completely inward, into intimacy, solitude between.. FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gonzales: An inspiring transition from school to work (Part 1) WOULD like to share the story of a youth with special needs who have successfully transitioned to a work placement through a collaboration between his teachers, his parents and a kind-hearted restaurant owner. This article was extracted from the journal of every dedicated teacher and principal, Teacher Ann Angeles. Let us get inspiration from a true-to-life experience such as this: ... FULL STORY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Random Sites THE World Wide Web has many sites that will suit specific people from food to fashion and videos to social networking. But if you just want to kill the time reading random lists or stories, you should check these out: The Controversial Files ( According to them, this is the "library of the most controversial files."... FULL STORY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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