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COPERS Holds 3rd Round of Mental Health Awareness Seminar-Workshop

The Centre of Psychological Extension and Research Services, or more commonly known as COPERS, held its 3rd round of Mental Health Awareness (MHA) Seminar-Workshop at Ateneo de Davao University on April 28, 2018. Professionals and practitioners from different institutions all over Davao City attended this seminar-workshop. COPERS is the community engagement arm of the Psychology Department of the said...

Woes of Irresponsible Waste Disposal is a Call of Collective Action towards Environment

Davao City’s landfill in New Carmen was studied to be city’s dumpsite for 20 years. However, due to problematic waste management, it’s purpose can only hold for 5 years. Davao City is not the only city in the Philippines who suffers from environmental abuse due to irresponsible waste disposal. Boracay, coined as the most famous tourist hotspot in the country...

City Agriculture Office Organized the First Agribiz Expo in Davao City

In line with the celebration of the 81st inauguration anniversary of Davao City as a Chartered City, the Agribiz Expo was conducted last March 19, 2018, in Abreeza Mall to promote the locally produced products that are made by Dabawenyos. The event is a gateway for Davao’s agriculture to match farmers to consumers. Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta read the speech...

A Cebuano Mocking Davao After Fire in Cebu Mall

A certain Jay El Dagum Templonuevo, changed his name to Jay Alvarez after his post gone viral, who claimed from Cebu posted in a public group Pulitika sa Sugbu a comparison of Davao fire incident on December 23, 2017, to the recent Cebu fire with two different photos of the incidents. Many of the netizens were not too happy with...

Davao’s December: Tragedy and Glory

Few days before Christmas, Tropical Storm Vinta brought heavy rains and widespread flooding in Davao Region. Davao City was not spared during the onslaught of Vinta. There are estimated 18,603 families in 25 barangays which had been affected by the flood. While the rescuers and authorities were trying to rescue the affected people, a fire broke out in one...

Peace Buzz: Advocates of Cultural Peace Touched Down Davao City

As it reaches its 6th host city, Peace Buzz continuously creates an avenue where government and public sectors have dialogues to address concerns regarding peace and to spread public awareness on cultural peace and discuss the possible solutions. In line with the National Peace Consciousness Month celebration, Office of the Presidential Adviser for Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Jesus Dureza, together with...

Leave the City, Run to the Sea!

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It's already Summer and you're still stuck with bunch of papers and other workload. I really believe you need a little rest and a quick escape from your stressful table and have very nice summer dip. Well this might inspire you. Last March, together with my #DDIBarkada, WayPh brings us to a one memorable summer experience. We went island hopping at Samal...

PARTY SWITCH, ON!

It's another time of the year to be merry and drunk! Yes, to get drunk. I know how we, Filipinos, throw our parties and since the holiday season is just around the corner, adding some bottles of spirits on our grocery list is already a part of tradition. The table's never complete without it, eh? However, there are things we cannot...

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