What ails Nordeco?

Fifty years, could have been a magnificent golden celebration for every member and user of the Northern Davao Electric Cooperative or Nordeco, the then Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative. If consumer complaints are to be considered, seven out of ten consumers complain about the inadequate service that the electric cooperative owes them, while some argue …

Defunding the administration’s legacy project

The fund’s original intention was to wage war on the Left before the 2022 elections. The anti-communist project was proposed by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon J., a retired Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief. The national budget of the NTF-ELCAC for 2021 is P19 billion. According to Lieutenant General Antonio Parlade, Jr., the …

When caroling is no longer essential for Christmas

“Merry Christ mas to you, Merry Christmas to you…Ayooo!” Those were the voices right at our doorstep, making us happy as during the yuletide season reminds the Christian world of Christ birth. Growing up with toddles and adults singing Christmas song at your doorstep always remind us that Christmas is kids and those once a …

Class Opening 2020: A harbinger for the ‘new normal’

Despite protestations from several sectors to scrap this school year altogether, the Department of Education went full steam ahead with the October 5 opening of classes nationwide. To some, it was a folly, even a dangerous one, but the return of over 22 million learners to their classes is no small feat, taken into consideration …

Davao City’s Gen. Tagum is now HPG Chief

One of Davao’s finest police officers is now faced with a challenging job after getting promotion to a star position. Police General Alexander C. Tagum, the former Davao City Police Director is now the chief of the country’s Highway patrol Group (HPG). His appointment did not surprise Davaoeños especially the people in his roots, in Kidapawan …