DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 March) – A Japanese diplomat joined the Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Davao City for the last time on Sunday, five days before retiring from his job, to foster Philippines-Japan friendship. Consul Tomoko Dodo, who called herself a senior, joined the race consisting of a 1.9-km swim, 90-km bike and 21.1-km […]
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Students perform on the streets during the Drum and Bugle Corps competition in Davao City on Saturday, 03 March 2018, one of several preliminary events in the run-up to the 81st Araw ng Dabaw on March 16. MINDANEWS PHOTO
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DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 February) — Redemptorist Brother Carlito “Karl” M. Gaspar — church worker, anthropologist, artist, professor, and the most prolific Mindanawon book author — is among seven Dabawenyos who will be conferred this year’s Datu Bago Award, the highest honor the Davao City government bestows on its constituents. On Monday, the Datu […]
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1st of a series DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 January) — On March 16, 2004, Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte ended his “’Araw ng Dabaw” speech by thanking guest of honor, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, for coming and celebrating with Dabawenyos, assuring her she was “most welcome to stay in Davao City and make it the country’s seat of […]
This photo titled “Kaway Nanay,” taken during the Araw ng Dabaw parade on March 16 was chosen winner from close to 200 entries in the Hulagway photo contest for the Araw ng Dabaw 2017. The photograph “perfectly captured the central theme of the celebration — Davao City’s journey the past 80 years,” a press release […]
Dabawenyos from various sectors join the parade to celebrate the 80th Araw ng Dabaw in Davao City on Thursday (16 March 2017). MINDANEWS PHOTO
Dog lovers join the parade, which highlights the 80th Araw ng Dabaw celebration in Davao City on Thursday (16 March 2017). Mindanews Photo
Employees of the City Government of Davao compete in a traditional game known as ‘karang’ during the Employees Day on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, as part of 80th Araw ng Dabaw celebration. Mindanews Photo
Eighty years ago on March 1, 1937, Davao formally became a city in an inauguration attended by then Interior Secretary Elpidio Quirino at the now Quezon Park, a prominent landmark located in front of the City Hall. From the United States, the late President Manuel Quezon said the cityhood of Davao was “important in international […]
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Feb) – Five tennis clubs in Davao City have so far confirmed to battle it out in this year’s Araw ng Dabaw Tennis Tournament to… »