August, 2015

August 30th, 2015Durian, festival, FestivalsPhilippine Festivals 0 Comments

VISITORS and Dabawenyos alike can still enjoy the much-loved Davao fruit at the 3rd Durian Festival at SM Lanang Premier’s The Fountain Court until September 21. The exhibit, which opened last August 14, features different varieties of the King of Fruits, from native Filipino varieties to Thai ones. But one thing is for sure: every […]

TWENTY seven Filipinos have been awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarships by the UK Government for the coming academic year. The scholars were recently honoured at a reception hosted by Ambassador Asif Ahmad at his residence on 25 August. The event was attended by the families of the scholars, members of the Chevening alumni network in the Philippines and scholarship co-sponsors, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), GlaxoSmithKline Philippines, Megaworld Foundation…

August 21st, 2015Features, Newsadmin 0 Comments

By Aimee Andaya Hilger WATCHING the news about the massive rape cases in Congo made me angry but I was more worried about my friend. I haven’t seen her for a long time. I’ve seen her growing up and met her a couple of times when she was reviewing for her nursing licensure exams. Thanks to Facebook, we were able to connect even if she’s a million miles away from…

August 19th, 2015Uncategorized 0 Comments

UPDATED — A rare Philippine Eagle released to the wild two months ago has been found killed in a southern Philippine forest, conservationists said Wednesday, in a tragic ending after she was nursed back to health from gunshot wounds three years ago. Only about 400 adult pairs are estimated left of the Philippine Eagle, which

August 5th, 2015News 0 Comments

THE New Davao City Environment and Natural Resources Code will strengthen different implemented policies on environment here in Davao City, a solon said. Councilor Leo Avila III said that the code they are currently crafting will integrate and strength…

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