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Davao teachers ask LGU to provide doctor at DepEd

DAVAO City–The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Davao Region has requested for a local government unit doctor from the City Health Office to be permanently assigned to the Department of Education to take care of around 8,000 teachers in the city. The request comes even as the CHO has accommodated ...

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Power firm teaches studes value of nature

DOING something to help Mother Earth is a privilege for everyone, even those individuals who are physically challenged. Davao Light and Power Co. welcomed students and faculty from the Resources for the Blind (RBI), Inc. in the Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya. The students, who were assisted by ...

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This time, Davao mayor warns Palace vs BBL rush

DAVAO Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is at it again––this time, warning Malacañang against attempts to railroad the approval of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Duterte, who once served as a national security consultant, said the proposed law would likely do more harm than good. In a news statement, Duterte expressed alarm ...

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Duterte to grace Dasureco’s general asembly in Mantanao

By Eldie S. Aguirre DIGOS City – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will be the guest speaker to the 35th annual general assembly meeting (AGAM) of Davao del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Dasureco) on May 31 in Matanao town. Ferdinand Canastra, Dasureco membership and services department head said they are expecting thousands ...

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Previous PTA dues no longer collectible, says Deped exec

DAVAO City–The Department of Education declared through a memorandum that all payable Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) dues from the previous school year were expired and no longer collectible. Deped regional director Alberto Escobarte told reporters Monday that the agency noticed that PTAs in the region collected from the parents and at ...

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Davao may shoulder students’ fees

DAVAO City––The city government is willing to shoulder the miscellaneous fees of students from elementary, high school and college, according to Councilor Edgar Ibuyan. The good part: any student interested can avail of this assistance, no matter his or her grades nor economic status, according to the councilor. Speaking to ...

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Davao coconut farmers oppose use of chemicals

A FARMERS’ movement in Davao City is up in arms against the use of Neonicotinoids chemicals for injection into coconut trunks to prevent spread of the coconut scale insects more popularly known as “cocolisap” infestation because they say this will cause collapse of the coconut industry, certified organic farms and ...

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TF Davao, Central 911 to use drone

TASK Force (TF) Davao has acquired an aerial drone from the Philippine Army for their use in anti-terrorism and disaster and emergency response in the city. At a media conference and briefing on how to counter terrorism on July 4, TF Davao commander Col. Alberto Macairog said the aerial drone ...

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