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Feb. 17, 2014, 7 a.m.

Car shops told: Ensure no carnapped vehicles in your lot CARNAPPED vehicles being bought by unsuspecting buyers from used car dealers in Davao City are a persistent problem that Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wants to stop. His solution: for owners of used car shops to check each and every vehicle in... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Demolition of houses along main water pipe set THE structures of informal settlers who live under the Governor Generoso Bridge in Bankerohan, Davao City are set to be demolished on February 20 in order for the Davao City Water District (DCWD) to start with the reconstruction of the damaged... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Duterte on Aquino’s visit: Hello and goodbye PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte just had a brief meeting during the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) Summit held in the city last Wednesday. Speaking in his Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa program... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 drug pushers killed in separate shootouts TWO suspected drug pushers were killed in a shootout with authorities in two areas in Davao City on Saturday. The first incident took place at Purok 15, Upper Piedad, Barangay Bato in Toril around 3:50 p.m. The suspect was identified as one Bai. He was also identified as Dodong of Upper Piedad. Records from the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) showed personnel of the ... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Duterte: Woman who took child deserves jail DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said the woman who turned over the two-year-old girl she earlier abducted inside a mall in the city deserved to be charged and locked up in jail. Charged with violation of Article 267 (kidnapping and serious illegal detention) of the Revised Penal Code in relation to Republic Act (RA) 7610 or the Special Protection... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Philhealth employee contests dismissal AN EMPLOYEE of the Philhealth-Davao who was "illegally" dismissed for allegedly incurring absences filed an appeal before the Civil Service Commission (CSC) contesting that she filed leaves of absence but these were not acted upon. Bernadeth Ipanag, an employee of Philhealth, filed the appeal before the CSC-Davao after she was dismissed by Philhealth-Davao for incurring a total of 40 absences between July to November last year. Philhealth-Davao president Alexander Padilla, in a letter to... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Majid’s Kabab and its quiet success N 2001, an Iranian came to Davao to open a business after a car accident forced him to leave behind his blossoming career in show business. With a space accommodating only two tables and his grill, he risked what he had and faced the challenge of introducing Persian food to the people of Davao. Thirteen years later and the space has expanded to... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Power investors are welcome in Igacos AN OFFICIAL of Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) said they welcome any power investors who plan to invest in the island, an official said. Igacos city administrator Cleto Bravo Gales Jr., during the Davao Business Forum at Derm Path at SM City Davao on Tuesday, said the economic potential is being held "hostage" by the internal conflict within Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (Daneco) and the looming possibility of the submarine cable going out of order. "We are desperate to welcome power investors," he said. Gales said, for more than 30 years, the island is currently being... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CAO’s budget ‘not sufficient’ for cacao development THE Davao City Agriculturist Office (CAO) said that its P16-million budget for 2014 is not enough to assist local cacao farmers. CAO Assistant Head Roselio T. Tabay, speaking in Thursday's I-Speak Forum at the City Hall, said around P20,000 will be spent for each hectare should farmers expand cacao plantations in the city. He said the P16 million is not only focused on cacao ... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Editorial: Where barangay officials count most SEVEN minors were rescued from a cybersex den in the city’s biggest barangay -- 76-A Bucana. According to the police, the girls were aged 11 to 16 and would perform sex for foreigners. That this exists here had long been suspected... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Valle: Gargantuan task of sustaining the momentum THE teleserye at the Senate is again pulling our attention away from the more serious talk about the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro that has been highlighted by the recent signing of the last annex on Normalization. Though it would seem like most of the Filipinos, or those among us who care about what is happening in Mindanao, are seemingly taken aback by the swiftness by which the last .... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mendoza: Solejon, journalism icon writes 30 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” Goodbye Ninang Virgie F. Solejon, the pillar of campus journalism in Davao Region... FULL STORY ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Young Filipinos meet Asia (First of two parts) LAST October 28, 2013, a group of 28 individuals was chosen by the National Youth Commission of the Office of the President to represent the Philippines in one of the most enthralling cultural immersion programs in Asia. The Ship for Southeast Asia Youth Program (SSEAYP), an annual.. FULL STORY -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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