Home | Davao (page 10)

Davao

Duterte: ‘Not joking’

By Carolyn O. Arguillas / Mindanews DAVAO City–Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is not afraid that his statement on the alleged rape of an Australian missionary held hostage and killed in August 1989 would cost him the presidency as he refused to apologize for uttering what he described as “gutter language” ...

Read More »

Aboitiz plant goes full blast anew

By Cong Corrales DAVAO City and the rest of the areas serviced under the franchise of Davao Light and Power Co. can now heave a sigh of relief as a subsidiary firm of Aboitiz Power Group announced on Sunday that its “ailing Unit 1 of the two-engine coal plant” has ...

Read More »

Western Mindanao wardaddy?

Letter to the Editor DAVAO City–In my sporadic camp sojourns in childhood, I knew foot soldiers as friendly just-adults who fashioned slingshots for me and taught me how to use them. Sometimes they rescued me when I couldn’t get down from the mango tree. They taught me how to make ...

Read More »

Mountaineers suspected to have started Mt. Apo fire

By Ferdinandh Cabrera COTABATO City–Three still unidentified mountain climbers who stayed at the peak of the country’s highest mountain were believed to be responsible in the forest fire at Mt. Apo, according to a group of bikers and trekkers from this city who witnessed the start of the fire from ...

Read More »

Fire started at Apo’s peak: Digos exec

By Carolyn Arguillas KAPATAGAN, Davao del Sur–The still raging forest fire in the country’s highest peak, Mt. Apo, started as a grassfire at the common camping area at the peak Saturday noon when most of the climbers had gone down from the Holy Week trek, Digos City tourism officer Edgardo  ...

Read More »

Fire eats up over 200 hectares of Mt. Apo

By Antonio Colina IV DIGOS City–The fire in the country’s highest peak yesterday continued to eat up areas of Mt. Apo, now estimated at over 200 hectares, including the mini-forest of the beautiful Lake Venado. Firefighters coming from different fire stations in the province have been dispatched to help contain ...

Read More »

Addu survey shows Rody, mate on top

By Antonio Colina IV DAVAO City — PDP-Laban standard bearer Mayor Rodrigo  Duterte and his running mate Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano topped the in-campus survey of the Ateneo de Davao University (Addu) dubbed “Blue Vote Electoral Polls 2016.” The in-campus survey, conducted from March 6 to 14, covered Addu’s two ...

Read More »