January 24, 2019 - Thursday
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Divers spot giant white shark off Hawaii coast

LOS ANGELES, United States | AFP| -- An enormous great white shark believed to be one of the biggest on record has been spotted off the coast of Hawaii by divers who took a swim with the predator. The six-meter female shark bearing similar markings as "Deep Blue," the largest great white shark recorded, made ...

Diver Ocean Ramsey (@oceanramsey) swims next to a female great white shark off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii on January 15, 2019. @oceanramsey / http://OneOceanDiving.Com / AFP

Agence France Presse | 2 days ago

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DAVAO CITY -- The smiling eyes of Barbie expressed how happy she was, gracefully walking up on stage to receive her certificate of appreciation and recognition for completing the six months on the job training (OJT) with the Anflocor Group of Companies. Barbie Grace Hong is among the four people with Down syndrome (DS) ...

PRIDE. Michael Redoloza, Alvin Redulosa, and Barbie Grace Hong prove there is no obstacle too great for those with Down syndrome. JUDY QUIROS

Judy Quiros | 5 days ago

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‘Crocy’ goes back to the sea

DAVAO CITY -- It was a gloomy Thursday (January 10) morning, but for Crocy -- a 40-kilogram Olive Ridley turtle -- it was a sunny day as finally he was going to released back to his home in the sea after almost two years of recovery at the eight-hectare Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya (probably still known ...

HOMEWARD BOUND. Crocy crawls back to the sea after temporary living at the Cleanergy Park since December 2017. Photo courtesy of DLPC

Judy Quiros | 1 week ago

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Marco Polo Davao earns 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Marco Polo Davao, Mindanao’s first 5-star international hotel, announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its eighth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. ...

PR | 1 week ago

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New kid on the choco block

In a country where the average age of farming is 57 years old, it is a breath of fresh air to discover younger people going into farming.   Meet 32 years old Irone Glenn "Yon" Cabalida, the Bagitong Magsasaka from Dalubhasa Farm in Tacunan, Tugbok, Distr ...

NEWBIE. Irone Glen Cabalida shows off his new product line. The Bagitong Magsasaka tablea personifies himself being a new but innovative young farmer. JAMILLE FORTADES

Noel Provido | 1 week ago

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Red-letter countdown to 2019 at Eden

The New Year’s Eve Countdown at Eden Nature Park was a memorable event, with guests and revelers enjoying the cool atmosphere of the resort while awaiting the arrival of 2019.    Guests enjoyed a grand dinner prepared at the resort’s Vista Restaurant which has established itself as a culinary destination for food ...

PR | 2 weeks ago

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New rebel surrenderers and soldiers celebrate New Year’s Eve together

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur – It's a good start for a new life for former New People's Army (NPA) members belonging to Guerilla Front 3 (GF3) who recently surrendered and get to celebrate the New Year’s Eve with the soldiers of 401st Infantry Brigade held at the headquarters in Barangay Awa, Prosperidad, this ...

PR | 2 weeks ago

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The bukbok apocalypse

Some time ago, when we were yaya-less for what seemed like forever, my husband and I took turns tackling chores and caring for Anna—she was four—while we scrambled after work deadlines and appeased clients. The household and work to-do’s were eroding the joy out of our home. Anna demanded my attention in the daytime, and I coul ...

Janet Villa | 2 weeks ago

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Glamping: A quick cure for the harried life

Weekends and holidays are like gems to harried people like me. I treasure them like jewels as a respite from the madness of the daily grind. The Andres Bonifacio Day last November 30, became such an opportunity for a long weekend. I had planned on vegging out and binge-watching my favourite Netflix series. But my sister changed th ...

Getting the best view of Baler’s sunrise on beanies and couches

Li-An Dela Cruz Busto | 3 weeks ago

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Christmas photo wall

TIGHT SECURITY | Task Force Davao personnel inspect the luggage of passengers entering the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCOTT). ...

LIGHT. A girl inspects Christmas tree lights during the Winter Wonderland-themed Pasko Fiesta opening ceremony at the Rizal Park, Davao City.

Kenneth Paul Senarillos | 4 weeks ago