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PH Serpent Eagle found on a roadside

DAVAO City — Residents of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte province found a Philippine Serpent Eagle (Spilornis holospilus) along a road under construction on Thursday afternoon. In a Facebook message, Jill Majaducon, 31 said her husband Beldion Majaducon found the eagle around 2 pm in Sitio Indangan, Barangay Sto. ...

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Dengue cases in Davao region dropped by 69%

DAVAO City — The Department of Health (DOH) said the dengue cases in region 11 has significantly reduced this year. Based on the record from the DOH, 3,076 reported cases were recorded from January to October this year, a decrease by 69 percent from last year’s 10,128 cases on the ...

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Rise in rape cases alarms authorities in Davao city

DAVAO City — Davao City Police Office (DCPO) expressed concern over the increasing number of rape incidents victimizing children. DCPO director Police Senior Supt. Alexander Tagum told reporters that last week alone, eight rape incidents involving children aged five to 12 years old were recorded, twice the number of incidents ...

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Did Davao city miss the signs?

DAVAO City – The hills which the faithful associate with the saints needed to be protected, they said. The message was more than a prayer. It was a petition to the government. The year was 2006. At the time, to talk about matters related to climate change was barely taken ...

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Japan’s second biggest city commits to promote Davao

local official on Tuesday, said government officials and businessmen from Japan’s second largest city has committed to promoting Davao City to its residents and the business community. In a statement, Lemuel Ortonio, the chief of the Davao City Investment and Promotion Center, said the 22-member team from Davao City commenced ...

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Transport strike to paralyze Davao traffic by 90 percent

DAVAO City — Public utility jeepney (PUJ) drivers here will join the two-day nationwide transport strike set next week to demand for the junking of the government’s jeepney modernization program. The transport strike will come four days before the set schedule of the unveiling of the jeepney prototypes at the ...

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Teen shot dead in Davao city

A teenager was killed by a gunshot fired by the police after allegedly attacking a cop in a subdivision here. The Davao City Police Office said June Cuison, 17, was among the suspects in a robbery incident in Calachuchi Street in Juna Subdivision, Matina at around 10:30 pm, Monday. According ...

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340 cases of child abuse recorded in Davao city

DAVAO City — The Quick Response Team for Children Center of the City Social Services and Development Office (QRTCC-CSSDO) recorded 340 cases of abuses from October last year until September this year. Juenalyn Pablo, social work associate and head of QRTCC-CSSDO, said they also tallied two cases of deaths due ...

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