Visiting the Davao City Library and Information Center

by BM Madayaw, Davaoeños! Looking for a study or reading space around the city? The new Davao City Library and Information Center (CLIC) may be a great option! Located on C. Bangoy Street (Ponciano) and open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays, CLIC boasts cozy facilities and extensive collection, ranging from children’s literature, fiction, […]

Meet 5 More Filipino Young Authors from the Book Writers Club

by Rhoda Osalvo While many students in the Philippines spent their school break doing different activities, five homeschoolers from the CFA Homeschool joined the Book Writers Club (BWC) Batch 2. They are Kiersten Cheryl Abadicio (13), Pio Timothy Calungcaguin (9) Jannah Brielle Lising (12), Ruel Miguel Lorenzo (13), and Nikita Santos (10).  The BWC is […]

Why Filipinos Should Read: ‘To Be Poor and Obscure: The Spiritual Sojourn of a Mindanawon’ by Karl Gaspar

by Bryan Meniado Last weekend, Dabawenyos celebrated the first in-person Kadayawan Festival after a two-year hiatus brought by the pandemic. The Kadayawan is an annual thanksgiving of life, culture, and bountiful harvest. It is derived from the local term “madayaw,” which loosely translates to good, valuable, and beautiful.  This year’s celebration was also my first […]


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