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Friday 18th April 2014
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Davao Facts


Population: Approx 960,910
Longitude: 125.63
Latitude: 7.11
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Davao Airport
(about 1 miles away)

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Mindanao Newsbits for April 18, 2014
Davao Earthquakes Davao City – A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Sultan Kudarat province yesterday at 12:38 p.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. A magnitude 3.1 quake was also recorded at 52 kilometers southeast off the shore of Jose Abad Santos in Davao Occidental, also on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., with a depth of 122 kilometers and tectonic in origin.
Boy dies from meningo in Davao
A one-year-old boy from Davao del Sur died from meningococcemia on Tuesday, according to health authorities in the province.
Davao wants to lure more Japanese tourists
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 April) – This city is planning to put up a Davao-Japan Tourism Development and Investment Promotion Council in a bid to lure more Japanese tourists… »
Davao fire victims get aid
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday afternoon personally visited the victims of the fire and handed over P7 million assistance. This is the second release of the P45 million calamity fund allocated for the fire victims. Fire victims are currently at the evacuation centers  in Rizal Elementary School. Duterte said that the task force created to oversee the rebuilding of the houses for the ...
Grandest region-11 job fair set
Davao City – The Region-11 office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-11) has announced the holding of a job fair that it will host together with other sponsors on Labor Day. The DOLE-11 described the upcoming job fair as its biggest and grandest so far, which will highlight this year’s celebration of the 112th Labor Day. “This is the biggest and grandest celebration job fair of the ...
Meningococcemia claims one-year-old baby
Davao City – An infant from Davao del Sur died due to meningococcemia on Tuesday, provincial health authorities said. According to the authorities, the one-year-old baby boy was feverish on Monday night and was brought to the Davao del Sur Provincial Hospital on Tuesday, where he eventually died after an hour. Hospital personnel were frightened upon learning that the cause of the infant’s death ...
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Sports Headlines

Football: UEFA to mark 1914 Christmas truce match
European football's governing body UEFA on Tuesday announced that it planned a high-level ceremony to mark the 1914 Christmas truce match played by Allied and German soldiers in World War I. UEFA chief Michel Platini has invited the leaders of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Ireland and Italy, plus the heads of the national football associations, to take part in the December 17 commemoration ...
Lanao hosts grassroots football workshop
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte , Philippines – Thirty-three Grassroots Development Officers (GDO) from all over the country and belonging to the Philippine Football Federation attended the second Grassroots Football Workshop April 1-5 at the Mindanao Civic Center sports complex here.
Two-week strike ends at 2016 Rio Olympic venues
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Football: No Brazil move for Anelka -- Mineiro
Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said Tuesday they have scrapped plans to sign controversial French forward Nicolas Anelka. Director of football Eduardo Maluf indicated Mineiro had been unable to contact the former Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea veteran and would not pursue their interest in the 35-year-old. "At no time did we manage to speak to the player," Brazilian media ...
FIFA says no request to switch Crimean clubs to Russia
World football's governing body FIFA on Wednesday said it had received no request to shift Crimean clubs from the Ukrainian to the Russian league, despite Moscow's annexation of the Ukrainian province. "FIFA has not received any request for any change of the Crimean clubs to the Russian League," a FIFA spokesman told AFP. Moscow took over Crimea last month after a referendum there organised by ...
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