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Posts published in August 2020

No stragglers

City, Task Force Davao closely monitoring all returning LSIs   THE CITY is closely monitoring locally stranded individuals (LSIs) as they continue to trickle in and make sure they do…

USAID, PLDT donate PPEs, hygiene kits to Davao City

THE UNITED States government and private sector bolstered the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic by donating more than 10,000 pieces of personal protective equipment. On Wednesday, Mayor Sara Duterte…

CSWDO finally moving to new P40-million building

THE CITY’S Social Welfare and Development Office is finally moving to its newly inaugurated five-story building. Maria Luisa Bermudo, the head of CSWDO, said the new building was designed to…

PUBLISHER’S NOTES: Musings

JOLO CARNAGE — Last Monday, August 24, 2 explosions rocked JOLO in Sulu killing and injuring many, mostly soldiers! Again? I thought it’s COVID that is our common enemy that…

QUARANTINE DIARIES: The Social Relevance of K-Dramas

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews) — I first got introduced to K-Dramas by my co-workers through the series Descendants of the Sun. The main come-on was how it helps in releasing everyday…

Five years on, Balkans still a road of hope for migrants

By Rusmir Smajilhodzic with Darko Duridanski in Veles and Sally Mairs in Belgrade   With a smart black sweater and clean-shaven face, Younes Qermoua recalls his first attempt to reach…

Dr. Gigi Bacani Angeles, The Dentist Rocks

AT SOME point during our childhood, most of us become fascinated with drawing.  From drawing our homes to our families to our enemies to animals and more, we all do…

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