Articles with the tag Davao (24)

A mum has been left speechless after family photos taken 10 years ago in Wales were discovered on the other side of the world. Sharon Worgan, 43, from Conwy County, had no clue they even existed until they were posted on Reddit. The Minolta camera was discovered by Vince Masauding, who lives 6,500 miles away in Davao City in the Philippines, in a thrift shop with the roll film still inside, and he posted the photos online.
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Published on 01/06/2023 by puertoparrot
Categories: Culture, Humor, Travel
Tags: Davao, holiday, photography
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday afternoon inaugurated commercial domestic operations at the Bicol International Airport (BIA) after 11 years of delay.The PHP5 billion international airport facility in Daraga, Albay, will start receiving commercial domestic flights on Thursday and will be ready for international flights a month later.
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Published on 08/10/2021 by puertoparrot
Categories: Business, Leisure, Travel
Tags: Bicol, Davao, Duterte, airport
Dr Jean Lindo was on a ward round when a friend messaged to say her face was on a "wanted" poster plastered outside a local church. The flyer branded her and eight other Filipinos including a bishop and school director - all known for their humanitarian work - as "human rights violators" and "executioners".
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Published on 06/10/2020 by puertoparrot
Categories: Legal, News and Events, People
Tags: Davao, Duterte, Lumad, Rights
Davao City, officially the City of Davao, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the island of Mindanao, Philippines. The city has a total land area of 2,443.61 km2 (943.48 sq mi), making it the largest city in the Philippines in terms of land area. It is the third-most populous city in the Philippines after Quezon City and Manila, and the most populous in Mindanao.
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Published on 09/09/2020 by puertoparrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Davao, Mindanao
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 September) — A recent initiative to aggressively push for the inclusion of Mindanao’s identities, cultures, politics, languages, folkways, tales, as well as traditional conflict resolution systems, trading practices, family relations and, finally the concept of peace and development into the Philippines’ formal and non-formal educational engagements has just taken off with a proposed roadmap.
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Eden Nature Park and Resort in Bayabas, Toril, Davao City is located 3,000 above sea level. The resort grows different herbs such as mints, basil, thyme, coriander, parsley, rosemary, sage, and lemongrass. Lemongrass or Cymbopogon is said to have beneficial health effects by detoxifying your body. In the Philippines, lemongrass is commonly called tanglad.
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Published on 23/03/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Filipino cooking
Tags: Davao
The Philippines produced 3.37 million metric tons of banana in 2014. Davao region accounted for 37.9% of the total production. In fact, Davao del Norte has a beach named after its chief agricultural product--- the Banana Beach. Davao City, on the other hand, has a restaurant serving everything with banana and is called the Saging Repablik.
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Published on 22/03/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Filipino cooking
Tags: Davao
It was Valentine’s Day. The kids were preparing for an evening to celebrate love. The place was decorated with big red hearts hanging from the ceiling, with a big “Happy Valentine’s Day” sign that greeted guests and red-and-white covers for the tables. The children saw none of these because they were all blind. Hopefully, guests attending the evening’s event could extend their love on Valentine’s Day to these children.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Documentary
Tags: Davao, School
One of my favorite hangouts in the Philippines is Antonio’s in Tagaytay. This is Chef Tony Boy Escalante’s fine dining restaurant. Set away from the busy tourist area of Tagaytay, the magnificent Antonio’s is a sight to behold in this rural setting. The last time I was here was ten years ago. I would have come sooner and more frequently, had I not been forewarned about the traffic.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Bacolod, Davao, Tagaytay