March 25, 2019 - Monday
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DAVAO CITY -- My family loves to go on long road trips. On a recent road trip we followed the Davao-Agusan-Surigao-Davao Oriental route that allowed us to see and experience some of Mindanao’s not-so-well-known natural wonders. We left home at past 10 in the morning so we can arrive in Barobo, Surigao del Sur at around 3-ish, giv ...

REFRESHING. Curtain Falls in Baganga, Davao Oriental is worth the long drive. Photo by DIANA LHYD SUELTO

Diana Lhyd Suelto | 2 weeks ago

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Start Lent by helping feed poor children: Cardinal Tagle

As Catholics enter the 40-day solemn and religious observance as reminder of compassion and sacrifice, Church leaders encourage everyone to participate in small acts of charity. "We, Filipinos, have a deep relationship with our faith. The season of Lent is another opportunity for us to re-center our lives by helping those who are most ...

SUPPLEMENTAL FEEDING. A component of Hapag-asa that targets undernourished 6 months to 12 years old children and underweight pregnant and lactating w ...

MDM | 2 weeks ago

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Marawi: Rehabilitation begins with demolition

The National Housing Authority (NHA) in close coordination with Task Force Bangon Marawi has finally started the demolition of the structures inside the Most Affected Area (MAA) in the Islamic City of Marawi. NHA General Manager Marcelino Escalada, however, gave assurance that no demolition will be done “without the presence and cons ...

FLATTENED. Task Force Bangon Marawi started the demolition of the structures inside the Most Affected Area (MAA) in the Islamic City of Marawi to pave ...

Arjoy Ceniza | 1 month ago

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Scrambled eggs

It’s an interesting proposition, one that I’m sure many young fans have thought of at one time or another: What if you woke up one day and found that no one else knew The Beatles and their songs but you? That’s the premise of the new Universal Pictures movie “Yesterday,” whose trailer has already hit more than ...

Jon Joaquin | 1 month ago

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Star Wars-themed PGH clinic comforts children with cancer

In the face of adversity, pediatric cancer patients manage to smile as they step into the newly-renovated Star Wars themed-Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Pediatric Hematology-Oncology clinic at the Cancer Institute. The facility was renovated due to lack of facilities conducive for healing. PGH Cancer Institute Pediatric H ...

MDM | 1 month ago

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7 reasons we’ll never forget BLACKPINK in Manila

Ever since their successful debut in 2016, Filipino BLINKs have been longing to see the chart-topping four-piece K-pop group BLACKPINK live in Manila. Last February 2, that wish finally came true as Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa set foot on stage at the Mall of Asia Arena, much to the utmost delight of a sold-out Manila crowd. W ...

MDM | 1 month ago

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Organic dreams are made of these

One of our dreams when my friends and I started an organic farm was to provide Dabawenyos with affordable organic produce. The ones sold at the groceries are prohibitively expensive, and we firmly believed healthful food should not be only for the rich. Fueled by that dream and armed with sheer gumption and a bucketful of determin ...

Pulling out the plants from the plot is just the first phase of the harvesting process. After this, we clean the plant and make sure it looks pretty.

Diana Lhyd Suelto | 1 month ago

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New pawikan nest found at Aboitiz Cleanergy Park

DAVAO CITY -- It was a great way to welcome the Love Month as Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. (DLPC) discovered the first turtle (pawikan) nest for the year at the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya on Sunday, February 3. Fermin Edillon, Davao Light Community Relations Manager, was accompanying ...

NEW BLESSING: Antonio Aboitiz (second from right, together with his friends) and Fermin Edillon (rightmost), Davao Light Community Relations Manager, ...

MDM | 1 month ago

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Pusan Point: Where the country meets the sunrise

For a movie producer/director, the east coast of Mindanao could be one huge movie set. Just sample an area of about five kilometers radius and you could already have the raging or calm Pacific Ocean (depending on the time of the year), a dynamic reef, an uninhabited sandy beach, jagged rocky cliffs, a nice meadow or swamp, and a  lush rain ...

On the northern side of the property is this beautiful cross atop a jagged cliff that is in a perpetual bashing relationship with the Pacific Ocean.

Sunni Moreno | 1 month ago

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‘Gangster' Peppa back in China's good graces in Year of the Pig

BEIJING, China | AFP| -- Roasted as a subversive symbol and chopped from a video streaming website in China, it seemed Peppa Pig, the loveable but imperious British cartoon character, faced a bleak future in the Communist-led country. But her popularity has risen unabated, and now just months after state media slammed her as an emblem ...

PEPPA PIG. Police walk past a Peppa Pig figure on a wall outside the Yu Yuan gardens, a popular tourist spot hosting a 'Peppa Pig pop-up shop' featuri ...

AFP | 1 month ago