Davao | Sun.Star Online Latest Philippine Community News, Blogs, Multimedia http://www.sunstar.com.ph/ Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:53:22 +0800 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:53:22 +0800 Sun.Star Davao's front page for August 23, 2014 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/content/sunstar-davaos-front-page-august-23-2014 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/content/sunstar-davaos-front-page-august-23-2014 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:53:22 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Natulog daplin sa dalan http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/22/natulog-daplin-sa-dalan-361220 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/22/natulog-daplin-sa-dalan-361220 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:59:36 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online More investments in infra needed: DTI sec http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/08/21/more-investments-infra-needed-dti-sec-361114 <p>INVESTMENTS in infrastructure are needed to boost Davao City's and General Santos City's bid to become transshipment hubs in the East Asean Growth Area (Eaga), a trade official said.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/08/21/more-investments-infra-needed-dti-sec-361114 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:43:24 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Davao/GSC-Indonesia sea route to start in October http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/08/21/davaogsc-indonesia-sea-route-start-october-361112 <p> THE commercial operation of the Davao City-General Santos City-Tahuna-Bitung sea route is set to start in October, an official said.</p> <p>But this will be officially launched in September when the shipping company involved start the marketing and promotion of the sea route.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/08/21/davaogsc-indonesia-sea-route-start-october-361112 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:42:20 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Digital tourism boosts agribiz http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/08/21/digital-tourism-boosts-agribiz-361111 <p>DIGITAL tourism is seen to boost and enhance Mindanao's agri-tourism sector, a leader in the information communication technology (ICT) sector said.</p> <p>National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) president Lizabel G. Holganza, who guested in Tuesday's Davao Business Forum at SM City Davao, defined digital tourism as "using technology to promote one's agribusiness as a tourism spot."</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/08/21/digital-tourism-boosts-agribiz-361111 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:41:23 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Editorial: Improper disposal of medical wastes http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/08/21/editorial-improper-disposal-medical-wastes-361110 <p>POOR management of health care waste potentially exposes health care workers, waste handlers, patients and the community at large to infection, toxic effects and injuries, and risks polluting the environment.</p> <p>It is essential that all medical waste materials are segregated at the point of generation, appropriately treated and disposed of safely.</p> <p>Wastes generated by health care activities includes a broad range of materials, from used needles and syringes to soiled dressings, body parts, diagnostic samples, blood, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and radioactive materials.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/08/21/editorial-improper-disposal-medical-wastes-361110 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:40:23 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Uyboco: Doubting the resurrection http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/08/21/uyboco-doubting-resurrection-361109 <p>IN A previous article, A Second Look At Biblical Inerrancy, I promised to tackle the resurrection of Jesus in my next article, which was last week. However, that was the week Robin Williams died so that article took a back seat while I wrote a tribute to an actor who played a role that made a major impact in my life.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/08/21/uyboco-doubting-resurrection-361109 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:39:31 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Millan: Somebody to love http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/08/21/millan-somebody-love-361108 <p>ALL the talk about changing the Constitution to allow the President to run for a second term is just all talk. This is not some sort of mystery.</p> <p>The source of the talk being the supposed successor of the President, and the members of their political party who have joined the lively conversation and echoed the same call, is the mystery.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/08/21/millan-somebody-love-361108 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:38:41 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Talk Back, Samurai X 2 at Gaisano Mall cinemas http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/entertainment/2014/08/21/talk-back-samurai-x-2-gaisano-mall-cinemas-361107 <p>TWO major Filipino films, Talk Back and You're Dead and Somebody To Love, open this week at Gaisano Mall of Davao.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/entertainment/2014/08/21/talk-back-samurai-x-2-gaisano-mall-cinemas-361107 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:37:49 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Best of Pinoy culinary http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/08/21/best-pinoy-culinary-361106 <p> NOBODY can question Dabawenyos' love for food. But they, too, are known frugal when it comes to spending because they want the best of two worlds in price and quality.</p> <p>Be that the case, restaurant owner Glenn G. Yap wants to offer quality yet affordable dishes, all for the price-sensitive Dabawenyos.</p> <p>His first restaurant venture in the city, Chika-an, located at the Abreeza of the Ayala Malls, has been a go-to place in the city should foodies want to satisfy their craving for an all-time favorite Filipino dishes.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/08/21/best-pinoy-culinary-361106 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:37:13 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Celebrating Fete De La France http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/08/21/celebrating-fete-de-la-france-361105 <p>AS A commemoration of its rich heritage, Delsey Paris, in partnership with the French Embassy hosted the Fete de la France, a celebration of French National Day held last July. </p> <p>As a brand rooted in the culture and history of France, Delsey envisions the said event to be an annual festivity to raise awareness and honor the beautiful culture and inspiring influence of its country.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/08/21/celebrating-fete-de-la-france-361105 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:36:18 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Montañavs Goldstar for Kadayawan cage crown http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/montanavs-goldstar-kadayawan-cage-crown-361104 <p> THE Montaña Pawnshop arranged a titular showdown against Goldstar Hardware after hacking out a 63-52 victory against MP Hotel Warriors as the 2014 Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan Commercial Basketball tournament resumed at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Wednesday evening.</p> <p>The Pawnbrokers unleashed their shooting prowess to beat the depleted MP Hotel Warriors.</p> <p>The eight-division world boxing champion and Sarangani Congressman Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao along with brother Bobby Pacquiao both did not see action in the said game.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/montanavs-goldstar-kadayawan-cage-crown-361104 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:35:42 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online JMC Kings tame UM Wildcats, 70-45 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/jmc-kings-tame-um-wildcats-70-45-361103 <p>HIGHLY-touted Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings drew first blood while John Paul College of Davao (JPCD) Saints recovered from its first game defeat after beating their respective rivals in the resumption of the Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Inter-Collegiate Basketball Tournament at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Wednesday afternoon.</p> <p>JMC routed University of Mindanao (UM), 70-45, as the Kings' defense proved to be too much for the Wildcats to handle as they bowed down to a lopsided defeat.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/jmc-kings-tame-um-wildcats-70-45-361103 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:34:51 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Go sizzles with 46, Execs take 2-0 lead http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/go-sizzles-46-execs-take-2-0-lead-361102 <p>CHRISTOPHER "Bong" Go scored the final eight points of City Hall Executive Oldies to lead his team to an 88-85 victory over the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) in Game 2 of the 4th Conference best-of-seven series at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Wednesday.</p> <p>Go's scoring surge under the final two minutes was capped by a pair of clutch free throws with 6.2 seconds left that sealed the win for the Executive Oldies.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/go-sizzles-46-execs-take-2-0-lead-361102 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:34:06 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online 51st Southern Ladies Open at Apo Golf Club http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/51st-southern-ladies-open-apo-golf-club-361101 <p> I AM going to make this short as I am playing in the 51st Southern Ladies Open and today is the final round. It is a three-day event that started last Wednesday, August 20, 2014. There are players from Manila who came to participate, and there were several who came all the way from Baguio.<br /> The Junior Ladies of the ICTSI are also here to participate in the event. They are: Sofia Chabon, Abby Arevalo, Yuka Saso, Samantha Martirez and Princess Superal. If you remember, about a month ago, Princess Superal won in the 2014 US Girls' Junior Championship which was held in Arizona, USA. </p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/08/21/51st-southern-ladies-open-apo-golf-club-361101 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:33:24 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Sun.Star Davao's front page for August 22, 2014 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/content/sunstar-davaos-front-page-august-22-2014 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/content/sunstar-davaos-front-page-august-22-2014 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:29:20 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online No fear: Young boy jumps of Davao bridge http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/21/no-fear-young-boy-jumps-davao-bridge-361066 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/21/no-fear-young-boy-jumps-davao-bridge-361066 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:45:00 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online 7 deaths due to measles http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/7-deaths-due-measles-361064 <p>A TOTAL of 1,250 cases of measles with seven deaths have been recorded from January to August 8 this year in Davao City, according to a City Health Office (CHO) report.</p> <p>The report was shown to Sun.Star Davao by City Health Officer Dr. Josephine Villafuerte during an interview at her office Wednesday afternoon.</p> <p>Of the reported cases, Talomo North District posted the highest number of cases with 201, followed by Buhangin District with 133, Talomo South (116), Poblacion District A (95), Agdao (88), Marilog (86), Sasa (82), Poblacion District C (76), Toril (75), and Bunawan (68).</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/7-deaths-due-measles-361064 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:43:58 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online ITCZ brings light to moderate rains in Davao http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/itcz-brings-light-moderate-rains-davao-361062 <p>DAVAO Region has experienced cloudy skies with light to moderate rains due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.</p> <p>Based on Pagasa's 24-hour public weather forecast issued at 5 a.m. Thursday, the ITCZ was affecting Visayas, thus the island, as well as the regions of Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, Bicol and the provinces of Palawan, Mindoro and Davao will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/itcz-brings-light-moderate-rains-davao-361062 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:43:16 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Ordinance on medical waste management urged http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/ordinance-medical-waste-management-urged-361061 <p>BARANGAY officials and healthcare facility workers in Davao urged the 17th City Council to craft an ordinance on medical waste management.</p> <p>Councilor Joselle Villafuerte said results of the survey given during the seminar on waste minimization show that many respondents want a local policy that would govern them further.</p> <p>"We really need an ordinance on this para ma educate sila," she said. </p> <p>During Tuesday's regular session, Engr. Lisa Madrazo said a scavenger was caught dumping medical wastes somewhere in Bajada last week.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/ordinance-medical-waste-management-urged-361061 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:42:29 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Lasang River overflows, displaces 50 families http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/lasang-river-overflows-displaces-50-families-361059 <p> A HEAVY downpour that lasted for almost an hour on Wednesday night caused Lasang River in Davao City to overflow, displacing 50 families.</p> <p>Rescuers from Central 911 and police Mobile Patrol Group (MPG) alerted residents living near the river when the rise in the water level was monitored around 8 p.m. Wednesday, triggering knee-deep flooding in low-lying areas.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/lasang-river-overflows-displaces-50-families-361059 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:37:05 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Another revamp at Davao police office http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/another-revamp-davao-police-office-361058 <p>DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) Director Vicente D. Danao Jr. is set to revamp other police units in the city today, August 22.</p> <p>Senior Inspector Ronald Lao, chief of the DCPO Intelligence Section, will be reassigned as commander of the San Pedro Police Station, while Senior Inspector Jacy Jay Francia, deputy chief of the Sta. Ana Police Station, will take the former's post.</p> <p>Chief Inspector Hamlet Lerios, commander of the San Pedro Police Station, will replace Chief Inspector Angel Sumagaysay as commander of the Toril Police Station.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/another-revamp-davao-police-office-361058 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:36:17 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online 41,544 dogs, cats vaccinated http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/41544-dogs-cats-vaccinated-361057 <p>THE Davao City Veterinarian's Office (CVO) vaccinated a total of 41,544 dogs and cats for the first half of the year.</p> <p>City veterinarian Dr. Cerelyn Pinili said vaccination of dogs and cats is one of the components of their Rabies Control Program being implemented in the city.</p> <p>Another component of the program, according to Pinili, is information and education campaign (IEC) on responsible pet ownership and population control, which is composed of impounding and neutering.</p> <p>She said the CVO currently conducted 145 IEC sessions with 3,922 participants.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/41544-dogs-cats-vaccinated-361057 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:35:37 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online 59,926 families targeted for sustainable livelihood program http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/59926-families-targeted-sustainable-livelihood-program-361055 <p>THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Davao Region targets a total of 59,926 families for the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) this year.</p> <p>Arlene Morpus, DSWD regional program coordinator for SLP, said in an interview that the program had benefited 24,515 families so far in the region.</p> <p>Morpus said their beneficiaries for the SLP are coming from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/59926-families-targeted-sustainable-livelihood-program-361055 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:34:56 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Lawmaker vows to immediately tackle draft Bangsamoro law http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/lawmaker-vows-immediately-tackle-draft-bangsamoro-law-361054 <p>SENATOR Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has vowed not to waste time, once the draft Bangsamoro basic Law (BBL) reached the Senate, to fast-track its approval.</p> <p>Marcos, chair of the Senate committee on local government, assured he would commence hearings as soon as the Senate receives the document.</p> <p>"The minute it is passed to us, we will immediately meet and put out for ourselves a schedule so that we don't waste any time. I think in the Senate, kasi iilan lang kami, we can always figure out an accelerated hearing schedule," he said.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/lawmaker-vows-immediately-tackle-draft-bangsamoro-law-361054 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:34:18 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Raps filed vs drug suspect http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/raps-filed-vs-drug-suspect-361053 <p>THE Davao City Prosecutor's Office recommended the filing of charges against a suspect drug pusher arrested in a police buy-bust inside an inn at Times Beach in Barangay 76-A, Bucana, Davao City, last August 4.</p> <p>Facing charges for violation of the Republic Act (RA) 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is John Regoti Panerio, 34, of SIR Matina.</p> <p>Prosecutor Stella Esparagoza Camino found probable cause to charge the suspect based on the complaint filed by arresting officer PO1 Ariel Ocampo of Talomo police.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/raps-filed-vs-drug-suspect-361053 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:33:40 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Arraignment of woman in trafficking reset http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/arraignment-woman-trafficking-reset-361052 <p>THE arraignment of a woman accused of pimping her friend was rescheduled next month. It was originally set on Wednesday before the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 8. </p> <p>RTC Branch 8 presiding Judge Salvador Ibarreta Jr. postponed the arraignment of respondent Charity Clemente Sayre on September 9 after Prosecutor Serafica Justiniani Weis, who handled the case, went on leave.</p> <p>Sayre is facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9208 or the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 after she was arrested in an entrapment operation launched by San Pedro police.</p> http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/08/21/arraignment-woman-trafficking-reset-361052 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:32:21 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Amahan nagyawyaw http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/21/amahan-nagyawyaw-361026 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/21/amahan-nagyawyaw-361026 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:36:47 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Hapon nagtabon sa nawong http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/21/hapon-nagtabon-sa-nawong-361025 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/08/21/hapon-nagtabon-sa-nawong-361025 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:36:24 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online Sun.Star Davao front page for August 21, 2014 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/content/sunstar-davao-front-page-august-21-2014 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/content/sunstar-davao-front-page-august-21-2014 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:50:04 +0800 Davao | Sun.Star Online