Author’s note: Hello everyone! This post was due April 19, but because the connection at home wasn’t repaired immediately, I could only post this now.
In the recently concluded Mindanao Power Summit in Davao City April 13, President Benigno Aquino III said in front of Mindanao politicians that the national government has plans to introduce modern nuclear energy in Mindanao, as an immediate solution to address the power crisis that Mindanao is experiencing.
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I remember it when Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition 4 housemate Tom Doromal was given the title, “Bukid Prince ng Davao,” it comes to mind how come they say that Davao is in fact a bukid?
Personally, I can still feel Davao’s being rural in a way, because of what the place possesses that lure tourists and migrants to stay here for long and settle here; and that there are really parts of Davao (as a region) that can still be considered a rural area.
But, this is not the emphasis of today’s blog post. It is about the rural feel of Davao City, even though it is considered as the shopping, dining, education and business enclave of Southern Mindanao.