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THERE’S more to the fruits of Davao than just the eating. In fact, choosing which to buy is an art by itself. Here are some tips so that you can go around choosing your choice of fruit like a real Dabawenyo. Read More

THE Police Regional Office (PRO) in Davao has mapped out measures to ensure a peaceful and orderly Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Election 2013. Chief Superintendent Wency T. Pascual, PRO Davao director, gathered the police directors of Davao City Police Office (DCPO); Davao del Norte; Davao del Sur; Compostela Valley; and Davao Oriental to discuss

THE City Government of Davao is now preparing for the turnover ceremony of the outgoing and incoming administrations as mandated by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Complying with the directive from the DILG to create transition teams and prepare for an effective, orderly and smooth turnover to incoming local officials, assistant city

ALL but one congressman in Davao Region reported an increase in their net worth in 2012, a summary report of Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) 2012 from the House of Representatives showed. The assets, liabilities and net worth for the year 2012 of Davao del Sur second district Representative-elect Franklin Bautista has

THE New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were only able to get a measly P26 million from their permit-to-campaign collections in the recently concluded midterm elections. Not a huge amount considering their target of P500 million PTC fee from candidates, according to the military. Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Public Affairs Office chief Major Ramon

AMONG the 15 councilors who submitted their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) for 2012, Vice Mayor-elect Paolo Duterte has the highest net worth at P20.4 million. A copy of the summary of SALN for the City Council members showed that Duterte has a net worth of P20,411,800 with total assets worth P21,911,800

With 486,752 who actually voted according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) website, Davao City has once again shown itself as a gauge of how the whole Philippines votes, as the surprising number one slot of Grace Poe in the national canvassing is likewise reflected in the city tally. It’s not what many will call

LAWYER Wilfred Jay Balisado, Commission on Elections (Comelec)-Davao regional director, urged the voting public and the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) alike to be prepared for a long day as the midterm automated election kicks off today, May 13. Balisado told Sun.Star Davao in a phone interview, “Ang panawagan nako sa mga botante kay magsayo

RUNNING unopposed, the father and son tandem of Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte only needs a vote to clinch the highest and the second highest elective posts in Davao City. Same is true with re-electionist representative Isidro Ungab of the city’s third congressional district. Read the rest of this entry

INTERNATIONAL television evangelist Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name endorsed six senatorial candidates from Team PNoy, five from United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), and an independent bet for the May 13 midterm elections. In a press conference held at Sonshine Media Network International (SMNI) studio at the

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