Sun.Star - Latest Philippine Community News, Blogs, Multimedia http://www.sunstar.com.ph/feeds/davao en Hand of Jesus' statue disappears http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/hand-jesus-statue-disappears-338986 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/hand-jesus-statue-disappears-338986'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>THE left hand of a statue of Jesus Christ has been reported missing Sunday dawn after the traditional “Salubong” or “Sugat” celebrating the resurection of Christ for the Roman Catholics at the San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City.</p> <p>Right after the “Salubong” outside the cathedral, the Easter Mass was held inside during which the statue of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ was displayed where devotees can line up to touch it and pray in front of the altar right after the mass.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/hand-jesus-statue-disappears-338986" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:48:13 +0000 rcelmetanio 338986 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Prelate: Care for your health as gratitude to God http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/prelate-care-your-health-gratitude-god-338985 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/prelate-care-your-health-gratitude-god-338985'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>AN OFFICIAL of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) Sundday reminded Filipinos to take good care of one’s health as a response of gratitude for God’s graciousness in creating the people in his image and likeness.</p> <p>In its Easter Pastoral Instruction on stewardship of health, CBCP president and Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said taking care of this body is not always an exercise of vanity but is a spiritual duty as good stewards of health.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/prelate-care-your-health-gratitude-god-338985" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:46:37 +0000 rcelmetanio 338985 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Capitalizing on passion http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/capitalizing-passion-338984 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bus-section"> <div class="field-label">Business Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Industry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bus-slideshow"> <div class="field-label">Slideshow:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/capitalizing-passion-338984'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>IT'S wise enough to say that passion is as important as money capital to start a new business.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/capitalizing-passion-338984" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:26 +0000 rcelmetanio 338984 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph PH is world's no. 2 banana exporter http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/ph-worlds-no-2-banana-exporter-338983 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bus-section"> <div class="field-label">Business Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Industry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bus-slideshow"> <div class="field-label">Slideshow:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/ph-worlds-no-2-banana-exporter-338983'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>THE PHILIPPINES has won back its ranking as the second largest banana exporter in the world, according to the recent Banana Market Review and Statistics released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).</p> <p>FAO data for 2011 indicate that exports from Asia showed a recovery following sharp declines in exports between 2006 and 2010. The bulk of the exports coming from the Asian region surged 25.6 percent in 2011 and 27.1 percent in 2012, according to the report.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/ph-worlds-no-2-banana-exporter-338983" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:43:35 +0000 rcelmetanio 338983 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Goat manure an ‘effective fertilizer’ http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/goat-manure-effective-fertilizer-338982 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bus-section"> <div class="field-label">Business Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Industry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bus-slideshow"> <div class="field-label">Slideshow:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/goat-manure-effective-fertilizer-338982'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>"MY FIRST love is farming," said Benjamin Lao, a multi-awarded farmer from Bansalan, Davao del Sur. His parents were both farmers and he grew up in a place where people were planting rice, corn, and several other crops.</p> <p>The Lao family owns about 40 hectares of land in barangay Eman. In 1998, his mother divided the land equally among the eight children. “I am the fifth but I was unanimously chosen to assign which portion of the land should be given to each sibling,” he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/goat-manure-effective-fertilizer-338982" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:42:16 +0000 rcelmetanio 338982 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph City to form monitoring body for cacao industry http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/city-form-monitoring-body-cacao-industry-338981 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bus-section"> <div class="field-label">Business Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Industry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bus-slideshow"> <div class="field-label">Slideshow:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/city-form-monitoring-body-cacao-industry-338981'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>THE draft for the estabilshment of a monitoring committee for the cacao industry in Davao City will be submitted this week by the City Agriculturist Office (CAO), an official said.</p> <p>CAO assistant head Rocelio Tabay, in an interview with Sun.Star Davao, said they are now on the stage of finalizing the draft of the Davao City Cacao Industry Council and will submit it lawyer Jhopee Avanceña-Agustin, assistant city administrator for operations, within the week.</p> <p>"The members of the council will be coming from both the public and private sector." he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/city-form-monitoring-body-cacao-industry-338981" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:41:30 +0000 rcelmetanio 338981 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph New product for agri dev’t hailed http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/new-product-agri-dev-t-hailed-338980 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bus-section"> <div class="field-label">Business Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Industry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bus-slideshow"> <div class="field-label">Slideshow:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/new-product-agri-dev-t-hailed-338980'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>SENATOR Teofisto Guingona III has vowed to give his full support towards adopting various scientific approaches in overcoming environment-related challenges, especially for Mindanao's banana industry.</p> <p>Addressing guests during the Vanodine disinfectant launch at Seda Hotel in Davao City recently, the legislator welcomed the new product in the local market as he emphasized on the importance of banana industry as a major contributor to economic progress.</p> <p>He said the progress of the industry affects Mindanao's bid for prosperity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/business/2014/04/20/new-product-agri-dev-t-hailed-338980" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:40:38 +0000 rcelmetanio 338980 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Editorial: A new year, a new life http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/editorial-new-year-new-life-338979 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/editorial-new-year-new-life-338979'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>IT COULD very well be the new year to the Catholic world with the celebration of Christ’s resurrection yesterday. As a country with more Catholics than any other religious congregation, there is this burning hope that today indeed brings all the best among us, as we tackle our different work and responsibilities after that long weekend break.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/editorial-new-year-new-life-338979" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:39:11 +0000 rcelmetanio 338979 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Mendoza: Precaution during flashfloods http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/mendoza-precaution-during-flashfloods-338978 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/mendoza-precaution-during-flashfloods-338978'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>Director’s Cut: (This portion features the thoughts of DepED 11 Regional Director Gloria D. Benigno, CESO IV to all stakeholders and recipients of the efforts to improve the basic education) "I am your team leader, you are my team mates, together, let us work as a team”</p> <p>- o0O0o –</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/mendoza-precaution-during-flashfloods-338978" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Scribe’s Corner Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:37:16 +0000 rcelmetanio 338978 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Valle: Ubonoy Botod Manlaon http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/valle-ubonoy-botod-manlaon-338977 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/valle-ubonoy-botod-manlaon-338977'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>ONE can only guess at her age but feeling her hand resting on my palm for a while, albeit hesitantly, I could sense that beyond the number of years that she has lived with her family in Talaingod, Ubonoy Botod Manlaon, a Manobo woman have known better times than anyone else in their tribe.</p> <p>“Teody,” her nephew, who acted as her interpreter during a brief talk that we had, have said that she have had delivered 15 children already, some of whom were already having their own families and living separately. Nevertheless, she looked younger with her raven black hair and frail-looking body.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/20/valle-ubonoy-botod-manlaon-338977" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahin sang Bubay Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:36:14 +0000 rcelmetanio 338977 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph A different kind of race http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/04/20/different-kind-race-338976 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/04/20/different-kind-race-338976'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>OVER a hundred runners of the Ciudades Tierra Series were afforded a different kind of running experience.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/04/20/different-kind-race-338976" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:34:01 +0000 rcelmetanio 338976 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Studying like an honor student http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/04/20/studying-honor-student-338975 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/04/20/studying-honor-student-338975'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>EACH student has his or her own study habits or routines to help them cope up with their academics. But if you're striving for an honor student award, perhaps an input from academic achievers may help you get that much-coveted prize.</p> <p>Take into account the study habit of Czar Aliver Namang, a cum laude graduate of the Ateneo de Davao University's Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication program. He said he is not much of a bookworm as he would rather take down notes and ensure that he understands the discussion by frequently asking questions to the professor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/lifestyle/2014/04/20/studying-honor-student-338975" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:31:20 +0000 rcelmetanio 338975 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Davao City Summer Sports opens on May http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/davao-city-summer-sports-opens-may-338974 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/davao-city-summer-sports-opens-may-338974'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>THE opening ceremony of the Davao City Summer Sports for Peace Festival is rescheduled to May 1, 2014 instead of April 25 at People’s Park, Palma Gil Street.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/davao-city-summer-sports-opens-may-338974" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:28:41 +0000 rcelmetanio 338974 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Davao Durians to hold rugby football camp http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/davao-durians-hold-rugby-football-camp-338972 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/davao-durians-hold-rugby-football-camp-338972'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>THE Davao Durians Rugby Football Club (DDRFC) rugby summer camp kicks off today at SOS Children’s Village (CV) Davao.</p> <p>Rugby Development Officer Blessie Kate Delos Santos said that the rugby summer camp is DDRFC advocacy in teaching rugby football among the grassroots level.</p> <p>“We are looking for more opportunities to reach out and spread the core values and the spirit of the game. Your community could be next,” Delos Santos said.</p> <p>SOS CV and Barangay Matina Aplaya 75-A are the participating foundation and Barangay for the rugby summer camp.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/davao-durians-hold-rugby-football-camp-338972" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:26:10 +0000 rcelmetanio 338972 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Futsal Cross Training slated for ASFL players http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/futsal-cross-training-slated-asfl-players-338969 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/futsal-cross-training-slated-asfl-players-338969'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>A FUTSAL Cross Training will be conducted by the Anthony Sasin Futsal League (ASFL) among the participating teams of the Black Mace Security Futsal Summer League 2014.</p> <p>The futsal cross training aims to improve the speed, agility and overall strength of the players to maintain good level of play in the futsal league.</p> <p>Training sessions are scheduled at 7 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Belisario Heights Subdivision, Damosa Gate 7, while an evening session will take place every Wednesday night at SM Lanang Premier.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/sports/2014/04/20/futsal-cross-training-slated-asfl-players-338969" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:23:48 +0000 rcelmetanio 338969 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Duterte wants to drown drug pushers http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/duterte-wants-drown-drug-pushers-338946 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/duterte-wants-drown-drug-pushers-338946'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>DAVAO CITY - More than just to catch drug pushers in inner city settlements, what Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte really wants to do is round them all up and drown them.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/20/duterte-wants-drown-drug-pushers-338946" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:38:11 +0000 armiesheila 338946 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Nawalang kamot sa imahe ni Hesu Kristo http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/04/20/nawalang-kamot-sa-imahe-ni-hesu-kristo-338916 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="450" title="DAVAO. Imahe ni Ginoong Hesu Kristo wa nay wala nga kamot human gisaulog kagahapon sa buntag ang iyang pagkabanhaw sa San Pedro Cathedral, dakbayan sa Davao. Mga taga simbahan naghangyo nga i-uli na sa tawo nga nakadala niini. (Seth delos Reyes)" alt="DAVAO. Imahe ni Ginoong Hesu Kristo wa nay wala nga kamot human gisaulog kagahapon sa buntag ang iyang pagkabanhaw sa San Pedro Cathedral, dakbayan sa Davao. Mga taga simbahan naghangyo nga i-uli na sa tawo nga nakadala niini. (Seth delos Reyes)" src="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/sites/default/files/images/gallery/davao/2014/04/20/davao-nawalang-kamot-sa-imahe-ni-hesu-kristo.jpg?1397987459" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> DAVAO. Imahe ni Ginoong Hesu Kristo wa nay wala nga kamot human gisaulog kagahapon sa buntag ang iyang pagkabanhaw sa San Pedro Cathedral, dakbayan sa Davao. Mga taga simbahan naghangyo nga i-uli na sa tawo nga nakadala niini. (Seth delos Reyes) </div> </div> </div> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:51:02 +0000 rcelmetanio 338916 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Pangaligo sa adlaw sa pagkabanhaw http://www.sunstar.com.ph/media/2014/04/20/pangaligo-sa-adlaw-sa-pagkabanhaw-338915 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="450" title="DAVAO. Batang babaye nanukad aron moambak sa tubig sa Sta. Ana Wharf, dakbayan sa Davao, diin midagsa ang katawhan aron maligo sa adlaw sa pagkabanhaw ni Jesus. (Seth delos Reyes)" alt="DAVAO. Batang babaye nanukad aron moambak sa tubig sa Sta. Ana Wharf, dakbayan sa Davao, diin midagsa ang katawhan aron maligo sa adlaw sa pagkabanhaw ni Jesus. (Seth delos Reyes)" src="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/sites/default/files/images/gallery/davao/2014/04/20/davao-pangaligo-sa-adlaw-sa-pagkabanhaw.jpg?1397987397" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> DAVAO. Batang babaye nanukad aron moambak sa tubig sa Sta. Ana Wharf, dakbayan sa Davao, diin midagsa ang katawhan aron maligo sa adlaw sa pagkabanhaw ni Jesus. (Seth delos Reyes) </div> </div> </div> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:50:17 +0000 rcelmetanio 338915 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Sun.Star Davao front page for April 20, 2014 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/content/sunstar-davao-front-page-april-20-2014 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:17:00 +0000 armiesheila 338884 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph 2 cocaine bricks returned http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/2-cocaine-bricks-returned-338811 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/2-cocaine-bricks-returned-338811'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>IT WAS indeed a Good Friday for operatives of the Task Force Davao Cocaine after a 27-year-old man from Panabo City turned over two of the remaining four missing cocaine bricks on Friday.</p> <p>Bunawan police identified the person as Joseph Zohr Greal Jaime Dela Fuerte, who hails from Barangay San Francisco, Panabo City.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/2-cocaine-bricks-returned-338811" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:15:14 +0000 armiesheila 338811 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Raised from the dead http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/raised-dead-338810 </a>/taxonomy/term/146<p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/raised-dead-338810" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:13:42 +0000 rcelmetanio 338810 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph On-the-Job: Learning the ropes http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/job-learning-ropes-338809 <p>THE past the days have been amazing with the Sun.Star people – business forum, different press conferences, friends from the press and people from respectable offices. These are just some of what we did and who we met this week. </p> <p>First day. I never thought it would be that hard. No orientation, no briefing, only a short conversation with Ms. Donna and Sir Rj. My co-interns and I were sent to a business forum at Dermpath, SM City Davao. </p> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/job-learning-ropes-338809'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/job-learning-ropes-338809" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:08:43 +0000 rcelmetanio 338809 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Farmer falls from cliff, dies http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/farmer-falls-cliff-dies-338808 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/farmer-falls-cliff-dies-338808'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>A FARMER was found dead at sitio Tabangawon, Barangay Tambobong, Baguio District Friday morning.</p> <p>The victim was identified as Elmer Apat Ali, 31, of the same place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/farmer-falls-cliff-dies-338808" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:08:02 +0000 rcelmetanio 338808 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Catholic priest finds inspiration in Thai Buddhist temple http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/catholic-priest-finds-inspiration-thai-buddhist-temple-338807 <p>AS A Christian, I am comforted by Jesus' assurance that "you may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it" (John 14:14). But as a theologian concerned with religions other than Christianity as ways of salvation, I wonder whether non-Christians can really pray at all, and whether, if they pray, God would listen to their prayers, since they are not made in Jesus' name. My dogmatic certainty in this matter -- whatever little of it I had -- was shaken by what I experienced in Thailand in June 2007.</p> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/catholic-priest-finds-inspiration-thai-buddhist-temple-338807'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/catholic-priest-finds-inspiration-thai-buddhist-temple-338807" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:05:01 +0000 rcelmetanio 338807 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph A quick Taal tour http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/quick-taal-tour-338806 </a><p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/2014/04/19/quick-taal-tour-338806" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:00:24 +0000 rcelmetanio 338806 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph P10-M proposed to develop cacao industry http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/p10-m-proposed-develop-cacao-industry-338805 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/p10-m-proposed-develop-cacao-industry-338805'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>THE Davao City Agriculturist Office (CAO) has proposed some P10 million funding for the development of the cacao industry in the city this year.</p> <p>CAO assistant head Roselio Tabay, in an interview with Sun.Star Davao, said the proposed allocation is part of the project proposal to develop the cacao industry that they have submitted to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte for approval.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/p10-m-proposed-develop-cacao-industry-338805" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:52:19 +0000 rcelmetanio 338805 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Toril fire razes P2.5-M stock room http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/toril-fire-razes-p25-m-stock-room-338803 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/toril-fire-razes-p25-m-stock-room-338803'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>AN ESTIMATED P2.5-million worth of property were razed to the ground after the stock room of a banana plantation in Purok 2, Tibuloy, Toril, Davao City was engulfed in flames on Wednesday.</p> <p>Report of the Toril police revealed that the fire broke out at the stock room of the Sumifru Banana Plantation at 6:30 a.m.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/toril-fire-razes-p25-m-stock-room-338803" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:49:29 +0000 rcelmetanio 338803 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph 1 killed, 1 hurt in robbery scenes http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/1-killed-1-hurt-robbery-scenes-338801 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/1-killed-1-hurt-robbery-scenes-338801'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>A LADY was killed while a man was injured after two separate armed robbery incidents in Davao City on Wednesday.</p> <p>The incident where a casualty was reported took place at around 2:30 a.m. at the overpass in Bankerohan.</p> <p>San Pedro police identified the slain victim as Rowena Espares, 24, who hails from Barangay Ma-a. </p> <p>Police report revealed that Espares came from buying vegetables at the Metro Circle and was about to cross the street through the overpass when she was attacked from behind by a suspect only identified as Alex alias Pute. </p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2014/04/19/1-killed-1-hurt-robbery-scenes-338801" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:46:33 +0000 rcelmetanio 338801 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Estremera: You make your reality http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/19/estremera-you-make-your-reality-338796 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/19/estremera-you-make-your-reality-338796'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>I OFTEN wake up with the strangest music playing in my head. Note that I don’t have a single electronic gadget inside my bedroom except for my cellphones. I don’t keep a radio, a television, not even an electronic clock. It’s a throwback to something I read when I was in high school about how electronic equipment inside the bedroom can actually disrupt sleep.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/19/estremera-you-make-your-reality-338796" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Spider’s web Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:34:47 +0000 rcelmetanio 338796 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph Custodio: Binignit and the Holy Week http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/19/custodio-binignit-and-holy-week-338794 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-advance"><legend>Advance Options</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-flag"> <div class="field-label">Attach image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="outbrain_rating"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'> var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/19/custodio-binignit-and-holy-week-338794'; var OB_raterMode = 'none'; var OB_recMode = 'dualBox'; var OBITm = '1352879357'; var OB_langJS = 'http://widgets.outbrain.com/lang_en.js'; var OB_showRec = false; if ( typeof(OB_Script)!='undefined' ) OutbrainStart(); else { var OB_Script = true; var str = "<script src='http://widgets.outbrain.com/OutbrainRater.js' type='text/javascript'></"+"script>"; document.write(str); } </SCRIPT> </div><p>I WOULD like to say that I have, ever since, really observed the Holy Week in ways that are quite expected and acceptable to most. In my younger years, my family spent Semana Santa in Tarlac where I witnessed the traditional Pabasa and Penitensya (talked about it last week). </p> <p><a href="http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2014/04/19/custodio-binignit-and-holy-week-338794" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doc@XXLarge Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:31:49 +0000 rcelmetanio 338794 at http://www.sunstar.com.ph