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The Manila Times
German envoy reminds PH of obligation to follow international human rights pactsLeila de Lima, a staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte whom she accused o
The Manila Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Leila de Lima, a staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte whom she accused of killing innocents when he was mayor of Davao City. De Lima has been implicated in the drug trade in which she was supposed to have connived with drug lords serving... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiais concerned. It was a joy to find out that Dr. Ver's loving sister, Corazon, n
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 hours ago
is concerned. It was a joy to find out that Dr. Ver's loving sister, Corazon, now Mrs. Duterte from, you guess it, Davao City, was in town on one of her frequent visit to her kid brother. We were also happy to make the acquaintance of... Read more
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Sun Star
The 'oneness' of Biboy and Arafamily, friends, and workmates, in their beautiful silver and light gray formal
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
family, friends, and workmates, in their beautiful silver and light gray formal wear, came to St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Davao City to witness the becoming of one of Biboy and Ara. Biboy, despite having a ball of emotions, walked down the aisle... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao designers, Ann Pamintuan collaboratesaw the wonders of the natural world around her, which later on inspired her to
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
saw the wonders of the natural world around her, which later on inspired her to create her own designs. When she moved to Davao City, she discovered an abundance of material resources for her artistic works. However, she opted to work primarily... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kadayawan on amid tight securityDAVAO CITY — It was a long weekend for locals and tourists who joined the celeb
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
DAVAO CITY — It was a long weekend for locals and tourists who joined the celebration of Kadayawan Festival here. The festival culminated with a floral float parade on Sunday, a day after students from different schools in Mindanao took part in a... Read more
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Sun Star
Successful celebration of Pamulak sa KadayawanUNITY in diversity in Davao City was proven in Saturday's representation of dif
Sun Star / Posted 15 hours ago
UNITY in diversity in Davao City was proven in Saturday's representation of different sectors in the floral float parade which also attracted local and foreign visitors. More or less 40 contingents endured the heat of the sun Sunday, August 20, to... Read more
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Sun Star
2 men face drug raps in Davao Citycharges before the court after they were found possessing marijuana in a drug b
Sun Star / Posted 15 hours ago
charges before the court after they were found possessing marijuana in a drug bust operation at Alpha Homes in Matina in Davao City two weeks ago. Charged with violation of the Republic Act 9165, or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act 2002,... Read more
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Sun Star
Fallout of a conflictMeeting and Learning Session of the Foundation for Philippine Environment (FPE)
Sun Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Meeting and Learning Session of the Foundation for Philippine Environment (FPE) held at the C-Tree Hotel in Matina, Davao City, last week. "'Yong sa municipalities that surround the lake affected din sila dahil hindi makapagtanim (The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Loyalty check?and Honasan ran but lost in last year’s vice presidential election. But it was
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
and Honasan ran but lost in last year’s vice presidential election. But it was Trillanes who crossed swords with then Davao City Mayor who later won the presidential race. During the same meeting at Malacanang, Abella said the RAM leaders... Read more
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Sun Star
3rd Art X Fusion set in Baguioart connection continues with the mounting of the 3rd Art X Fusion, an art exch
Sun Star / Posted 16 hours ago
art connection continues with the mounting of the 3rd Art X Fusion, an art exchange activity between Baguio and Davao City artists slated on September 1 to 3 in the Summer Capital of the Philippines. Dubbed “Pasa-Kalye Art X Fusion 3... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate majority signs resolution hitting police drug killingsthe Senate that it was the President’s modus operandi to make it appear the vic
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
the Senate that it was the President’s modus operandi to make it appear the victims fought back when he was still mayor of Davao City. Sense of the Senate Pimentel, who called for the caucus last night, said the chamber might pass tomorrow a... Read more
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Minda News
Pharma firm’s floral float wins Pamulak sa KadayawanDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 August) — The floral float of a pharmaceutical firm
Minda News / Posted 16 hours ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 August) — The floral float of a pharmaceutical firm was adjudged champion of the Pamulak sa Kadayawan during the nearly five-hour parade Sunday of colorful floats festooned with flowers and other indigenous materials. As... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Ninoy fought for what is just’ – Dutertethat indeed, the Filipino is worth dying for,” Duterte cited. Duterte’s mother
The Manila Times / Posted 17 hours ago
that indeed, the Filipino is worth dying for,” Duterte cited. Duterte’s mother, Soledad, led the Yellow Friday Movement in Davao City that supported the Presidential bid of Ninoy’s widow, Corazon Aquino, during the 1986 snap elections against then... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PNP told: Justify P1-b war budgetreferring to the killing of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos in a police oper
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 hours ago
referring to the killing of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos in a police operation in Caloocan City. In the House, Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles said the Delos Santos killing must not trigger a slash in the PNP budget for 2018 since... Read more
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Minda News
Mayor Sara: ML has no negative effects on KadayawanDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 August) — Amid the threat of terrorism in Mindanao,
Minda News / Posted 17 hours ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 August) — Amid the threat of terrorism in Mindanao, Mayor Sara Duterte said martial law had “no negative effects” on the celebration of the 32nd Kadayawan sa Dabaw here as several Dabawenyos and tourists flocked to the... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao City to host Ironman race in 2018DAVAO City is all set to host the 70.3 Cobra Ironman Triathlon slated on March
Sun Star / Posted 18 hours ago
DAVAO City is all set to host the 70.3 Cobra Ironman Triathlon slated on March 25, 2018 at the Alcantara Ayala Land Property in Lanang. Davao City Mayor Sara "Inday" Duterte proudly announced during the staging of Pamulak sa Kadayawan on Sunday,... Read more
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Sun Star
Forging 'Ngilngig' filmmakingthis during the recent school tour screenings of Davao Ngilngig Films (DNF) in
Sun Star / Posted 18 hours ago
this during the recent school tour screenings of Davao Ngilngig Films (DNF) in Ateneo de Davao University on August 4 and Davao City National High School on August 12. “Ngilngig” is a Cebuano term that can mean either “awesome” or “gruesome”. In... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nograles sees heated debate on drug war funding amid killingsRep. Karlo Alexei Nograles (Photo from his Facebook account) Davao City Rep. K
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles (Photo from his Facebook account) Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, chairman of the House of Representatives appropriations committee, expects last week’s brutal sweep of drug suspects to be invoked at the plenary as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Police abuse shouldn’t hinder gov’t anti-drug campaign — solonDavao City Rep. Karlo Nograles said on Sunday he expects the Philippine Nationa
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles said on Sunday he expects the Philippine National Police (PNP) to justify its P900 million request for fund by saying police abuses, such as the 17-year-old boy’s killing, should not hinder the campaign to eradicate... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kian’s killing puts P900-M budget for drug war in limbowhich could answer a very critical question: What are the sources of funds for
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
which could answer a very critical question: What are the sources of funds for this nationwide operation?” Recto asked. Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles, chair of the House appropriations panel, earlier said in a statement the following proposed... Read more
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Sun Star
DCNHS, Sagayen High School top ‘Indak-Indak’CONTINGENTS from Davao City National High School (DCNHS) Special Program in the
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
CONTINGENTS from Davao City National High School (DCNHS) Special Program in the Arts-Sining Sayon Dawet Culturan Ensemble and Asuncion Davao del Norte Sagayen National High School (SNHS) bagged the major prizes in this year's Indak-Indak competition... Read more
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Sun Star
Improve Indak venue eyedDAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio assured that she will seek a better venue
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio assured that she will seek a better venue for the Indak-Indak sa Kadayawan next year. The mayor on Saturday, August 19, said she noted that only limited number of persons have enjoyed the performance. "My... Read more
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Sun Star
No tourist caught smoking during Kadayawan weekTHE Davao City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ASTF) lauded the zero smoking apprehens
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE Davao City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ASTF) lauded the zero smoking apprehension of tourists during the Kadayawan week despite their influx for the festival. Vice Regulation Unit (VRU) Head Voltaire Engracia said ASTF apprehended less than 200... Read more
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Sun Star
Security tight for ‘Pamulak’with thousands of combined law enforcers deployed to man the activities and ens
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
with thousands of combined law enforcers deployed to man the activities and ensure the safety and welfare of the public. Davao City Police Office (DCPO) city director, Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum, on Saturday, August 19, said that they... Read more
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Sun Star
Miss Tagabawa crowned as Hiyas sa Kadayawan 2017resilient. "We Dabawenyos aim high and soar high for the progress of the city
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
resilient. "We Dabawenyos aim high and soar high for the progress of the city together we unite, with the eleven tribes of Davao city and resilient through the test of times," she said. The answer bested Aguio who interpreted the photo of a lumad... Read more
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Sun Star
Personality profile: Tatay Maxhis dogs from Mindanao to Luzon and back and forth. Max De Lima, known to many
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
his dogs from Mindanao to Luzon and back and forth. Max De Lima, known to many as “Tatay Max” or “Journey Max,” arrived in Davao City on August 7, 2017 from Butuan City. Many Dabawenyos easily recognized him when he first arrived in Rizal Park... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lorenzana clears Marawi ex-mayor of Maute linksDuterte in Malacañang, Teodoro signed the donation agreement with AFP chief of
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Duterte in Malacañang, Teodoro signed the donation agreement with AFP chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Año. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO DAVAO CITY — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has dropped former Marawi City Mayor Omar Solitario Ali and his son, Marawi... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP turns table on Reds: They’re militarizing Lumadsthe lumads lived in horrid conditions in 2015.” That year hundreds of lumads s
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the lumads lived in horrid conditions in 2015.” That year hundreds of lumads sought refuge at the UCCP Haran compound in Davao City claiming they were being harassed and subjected to killings and abuse in their communities. In their affidavit,... Read more
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Minda News
Ex-mayor of Marawi removed from list of persons to be arrested for rebellionDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Aug) — A former mayor of Marawi City has been remove
Minda News / Posted yesterday
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Aug) — A former mayor of Marawi City has been removed from the list of persons ordered arrested under martial law for alleged rebellion. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, in his capacity as Martial Law Administrator,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Trillanes wants Gordon kicked out of Blue Ribbon committeein the ongoing probe into the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling from China, the so-c
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
in the ongoing probe into the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling from China, the so-called Davao group and the President’s son, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, were mentioned as influence peddlers within the Bureau of Customs but Gordon supposedly... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
QC, Manila, Davao, Pasay top competitiveness listroles and efforts in promoting competitiveness. Quezon City also topped the in
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
roles and efforts in promoting competitiveness. Quezon City also topped the infrastructure category, beating Manila and Davao City, and placed second in resilience, government efficiency and economic dynamism. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said... Read more
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Minda News
Draft BBL in Congress; awaits authors for filingDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 August) — The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) final
Minda News / Posted yesterday
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 August) — The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) finally reached Congress last week, a month after it was submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte, but it has yet to be filed as a bill in the House of Representatives and the... Read more
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Sun Star
Habi pushes culture and heritage in fashionHabi Kadayawan, a fashion accessories design contest that seeks to integrate th
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
Habi Kadayawan, a fashion accessories design contest that seeks to integrate the patterns and features of the 11 tribes in Davao City. A total of 13 professional local fashion designers, students, and hobbyists with innate passion for arts and... Read more
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Sun Star
Fluvial float parade midani og daghang tawosa Dabaw kagahapon, Agosto 18, sa Tionko Football Field ug Davao River maoy pin
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
sa Dabaw kagahapon, Agosto 18, sa Tionko Football Field ug Davao River maoy pinakadako kompara sa miaging mga tuig. Si Davao City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) head Generose Tecson, sa pakighinabi kaniya atol sa kalihukan, nagkanayon nga... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lanao del Norte mayor arrested for possession of guns, explosivesDAVAO CITY — Police in Ozamiz City on Saturday arrested the mayor of Kolambugan
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
DAVAO CITY — Police in Ozamiz City on Saturday arrested the mayor of Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte and three others after they were found in possession of guns and explosives. In a report, the Ozamiz City police said Mayor Lorenzo Mañigos of... Read more
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Rappler
House silence over killings 'disturbing,' opposition sayshimself has been criticized for supposedly egging on police to bend the way in
Rappler / Posted yesterday
himself has been criticized for supposedly egging on police to bend the way in the name of the war on drugs. The former Davao City mayor has also insisted that he will protect police from cases filed as a result of them doing their jobs. Since... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pimentel: Mounting death toll on drug war necessitates Senate probeof extra-judicial killings, as well as the Davao Death Squad, which was linked
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
of extra-judicial killings, as well as the Davao Death Squad, which was linked to Duterte when he was still mayor of Davao City. In December last year, 11 senators signed a joint report of the Senate committees on justice and public order,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DND removes names of ex-Marawi mayor, vice mayor from wanted listDefense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC DAVAO CITY
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC DAVAO CITY—Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has dropped former Marawi City Mayor Omar Solitario Ali and his son, Marawi City Vice Mayor Arafat Salic, from the list of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Moda Mindanao unveils 11 designers’ worksthe longest- running fashion design competition in southern Philippines, return
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
the longest- running fashion design competition in southern Philippines, returns this year to SM Lanang Premier in Davao City tomorrow, Aug. 20, 3 p.m. The annual event celebrates unpublished original fashion designs with contemporary... Read more
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Sun Star
Ngilngig: Localizing horror in short filmsIN BAGANE Fiola’s short film Achup Boulevard, a slasher is on the loose in Dava
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
IN BAGANE Fiola’s short film Achup Boulevard, a slasher is on the loose in Davao City. But the danger is magnified through hushed discussions that elevate the tale as a kind of urban legend. It’s a fantastical concept given that the city prides... Read more
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Sun Star
Biz issued with permits up by 5 percent in Q2TOTAL businesses in Davao City that were issued permits by the city business bu
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
TOTAL businesses in Davao City that were issued permits by the city business bureau had an increase of 5.51 percent to 6,467 in the second quarter of this year from 6,129 second quarter of 2016. According to the data provided by the business bureau,... Read more
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Philboxing
TABUGON AND SONSONA VS. MOLONEY TWINS IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIAchampion. He won his last fight by stopping Jetly Purisima in the 7th round las
Philboxing / Posted 2 days ago
champion. He won his last fight by stopping Jetly Purisima in the 7th round last May 12 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel in Davao City. While Sonsona (21-1-4, 9 KO) won the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) International superflyweight crown by... Read more
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Sun Star
Grab to sign pact with Highway Patroland secure transportation to our passengers and partner drivers," Cu said. "And
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
and secure transportation to our passengers and partner drivers," Cu said. "And now, we want to start this partnership in Davao City.” He also expressed his gratitude to the PNP-HPG for their willingness to train their drivers to fight... Read more
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Sun Star
Fluvial float parade gathers biggest crowdsa Dabaw on Friday, August 18, at Tionko Football Field and Davao River was the
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
sa Dabaw on Friday, August 18, at Tionko Football Field and Davao River was the biggest as compared to previous years. Davao City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) head Generose Tecson, in an interview during the event, said the intensive... Read more
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Sun Star
Kadayawan Village gathers 6,000 to 10,000 visitors dailyOffice (CTOO) said the Kadayawan Village at Magsaysay Park is being visited by
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Office (CTOO) said the Kadayawan Village at Magsaysay Park is being visited by some 6,000 to 10,000 individuals daily. Davao City Tourism's Office, Kadayawan Village in-charge William Banzali, in an interview with SunStar Thursday evening, said... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao City mayor: Big projects won't jam trafficDAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the incoming big ticket infrastructur
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the incoming big ticket infrastructure projects in the city will have little impact to the traffic. Incoming big ticket projects that will be coming to Davao City are the Mindanao Railway System and the... Read more
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Sun Star
Army finds ammo cache in Calinanto be owned by the New People's Army (NPA) hidden inside a banana plantation in
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
to be owned by the New People's Army (NPA) hidden inside a banana plantation in Barangay Dominga, Calinan District, Davao City, last August 16, 2017. According to the 16th Infantry Battalion (IB), they first received information about the... Read more
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Sun Star
5 vendors blacklisted at Roxas Night Marketand Natural Resources and City Health Office (CHO). Meanwhile, the Public Safe
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
and Natural Resources and City Health Office (CHO). Meanwhile, the Public Safety and Security Command Center and The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) man the security. Poliquit said that on Thursday August 17, 2018, a new set of vendors were... Read more
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Minda News
Danish investor to build 12-MW renewable energy plant in Bukidnonon June 25, 2017. The Agus facility is Mindanao’s main source of hydropower. Mi
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
on June 25, 2017. The Agus facility is Mindanao’s main source of hydropower. MindaNews file photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) – A Hong Kong-based Danish investor is eyeing to pour in some P400 million for the... Read more
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Minda News
A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Bantawan of Kadayawan VillageDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) — One of the most interesting features of the
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) — One of the most interesting features of the 2017 Kadayawan Festival of Davao City is the Bantawan of the Kadayawan Village, a life-size showcase of the indigenous houses of 11 tribes located across the city... Read more
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