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Davao Knights to send bulad to Bohol
Knights of Columbus in Davao City is set to send an initial aid in the form of
1,500 packs of Bangsi bulad to those affected by the earthquake in Bohol.
is our respond to the call of Archbishop Romulo Valles to help the people of
Bohol,” Knights of Columbus Davao Regional Deputy Jerry Mission said.
said all the Knights in Davao contributed to immediately purchase an estimated
350 kilos of bulad worth P30 to P50 thousand since there is an immediate need
to send aid to Bohol.
said they were advised by Archbishop Valles that five military trucks will
travel by land from Davao to Bohol to deliver the various donations and aid to
the quake victims. “We will entrust our aid to the Archbishop so bahala na sila
kung paano ang distribution doon,” he added.
is only an initial aid, he said, since all councils of the Knights of Columbus
in Mindanao have been requested to turn over their cash donation by October 28,
hope this will encourage other individuals and groups to join the move to help
the earthquake victims,” he said.
of Columbus Samal District Deputy Boy Sarmiento said they were informed that
“sobra na ang canned goods, noodles and rice donations to Bohol so we decided
to give bulad instead.”
informed about the reputation of the Visayas provinces as some of the best
sources of bulad, Sarmiento said “for sure hurot na ang bulad didto karon so
this is ideal for them since pwede sya isubak, isugba ug dili basta madaot.”
There's a new kid in town and it's going to help change the landscape of J.P. Laurel Avenue.
A P1-billion 18-storey condominium development with a hotel component, owned by homegrown real estate developer Santos Land Development Corporation, broke ground at J.P Laurel Avenue Friday.
"This is our first foray into the vertical development and hotel industry business," Santos Land Development Corporation President Antonio Santos Domingo said in an interview after the groundbreaking rites.
The Corporation's new investment is in line with the exponential growth of the city and the advent of national and international players and investors in Davao's real estate market.
"This is our biggest project since our corporation used to focus on housing development projects," he said.
The Ivory Residences is an 18-storey condominium tower with 330 units of various sizes. It boasts of 120 parking units spread over three floors. Among its amenities are a swimming p…
Waterfront Insular Hotel is one of Davao City's oldest hotels but while it has been renovated it still has that old charm that has made it a favorite among those who want to stay in a place far from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Any true-blue Dabawenyo can attest to the luxuries offered by the resort-hotel even before the new high-rises came in. It offers the amenities of a classy hotel and yet it provides you with that perfect countryside atmosphere.
If you want to experience Waterfront Insular Hotel then the best time to do that is now as the hotel offers mind-boggling deals that are true good to be true.
Celebrity sisters Vina and Shaina Magdayao, popular nowadays for her role as Camille in the afternoon television series "The Better Half", were in Davao City Sunday to grace the opening of Ystilo Salon at Abreeza Mall.
This is the 28th company-owned Ystilo Salon in the country and the only one in Mindanao. Vina said there are several more Ystilo Salons in the country under franchise. Shaina, however, hinted there will be another Ystilo Salon in Mindanao soon but they declined to reveal more details as it is still under negotiation.
"The reason why we have grown over the years is because we offer quality services," Vina said.
Fans of the celebrity sisters crowded in front of the Ystilo Salon early so as not to miss their idol. Both Vina and Shaina took some time to accommodate their fans' requests for selfies and group pictures.