Insight & Reflections

A Common Day at DFA

Yesterday I went to the Department of Foreign Affairs – Davao Branch at SM Ecoland at 7 am to apply for a new passport.  I was hoping that I could get a slot because people usually line up as early as 4 am to get a number. When I got there, I could not find […]

Eldar's Corner

The Shadow of an Eagle

“Elected officials must serve the greater good no matter what it takes, like a father protecting and disciplining his family”. (Provincial Governor in Davao from 1959 to 1965, Vicente Duterte). A small and harmless sparrow, The Red Maya, was up to 1995 the national symbol of the Philippines. But the popular president at that time, […]