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Achup Boulevard

Istoryaheeee! Acheche! Salad oh! Init Pa! Ambot sa Kanding nga naay Bangs! Hayahay! Hubagang Ate Uy! These are the famous phrases used by people here in Davao from school to the streets, from malls to church- like everwhere! And just recently, another familiar phrase has become a popular expression among the Dabawenyos. Achup Boulevard!!! More and more people are now using this expression without really knowing where...

USEP Tagum-Mabini: the best school for teachers in South Central Mindanao

In a recent study by the Philippine Business for Education (PUBEd), University of Southeastern Philippines - Tagum-Mabini is one of the top performing schools in the country with passing rate of 84%. USEP Tagum posted good results for both elementary and secondary education programs with at least 250 first-time LET takers. Shown below is a screenshot of the top performing schools.     For...

Davao City Hall

The iconic Davao City Hall has symbolized the city through the years. While buildings around it have changed, this has stayed faithful in all those times. The only changed it experienced was the addition of the annex behind it. Suffered shots and destruction during the war, it witnessed the changes of the city, including the signing of the charter...

Colorful Opening Ceremony Marks 2nd Edition of Inaul Festival

Inaul Festival is a week-long celebration that promotes the colorful Inaul fabric that reflects the vibrance of the Maguindanaon culture, together with the weavers who painstakingly created them. Inaul is Maguindanao's local hand-woven fabric. It is a treasured cultural tradition as it captures the Maguindanao symbol of distinction and royalty and is passed from mothers to daughters. This year's festival revolves...

Tribute: PWC Annual Fashion Graduation Show

A new generation of global fashion design denizens, rooted in local culture, heritage and identity, presented their fearless vision of things to come in a fashion show dubbed TRIBUTE held at the Activity Center of Abreeza Ayala Mall last March 25. TRIBUTE is an annual fashion graduation show of Philippine Womens Colleges of Davao Fashion Design for both College and...

Urban Container Gardening, a hope for food sustainability

Food production will not be enough to supply the estimated 9 billion people in 2050, according to Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations.  In addressing the concern, countries prioritize its agriculture and households embody learning in producing homegrown food for sustainability. In the Philippines, Urban Container Gardening (UCG) was introduced by Jojo Rom. An advocate of ‘democratized agriculture’. He...

Davao Doctors College Tops July 2014 Radiologic Technologist Board Exam

The Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) had released the results of the July 2014 Radiologic X-Ray Technologist board exam and the Davao Doctors College topped the said exam for schools with 50 or more examinees with at least 80% passing rate.   Eighty out of the 83 students from Davao Doctors College, or 96.39% passed the examination given by the Board of...

DeMolay International Celebrates 96th Anniversary

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On March 18 the DeMolay International celebrated their 96th founding year. Some may not be aware of the existence of this international organization in Davao but this exist and continually producing better people and leaders in different industries in the city. DeMolay International is also known as the "Order of DeMolay". This is a youth organization teaching young men between the...