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  • Paramilitary, vigilante groups alarm Davao tribesmen

    Tribesmen in the southern Philippines have expressed grave concern over the proliferation of paramilitary and vigilante groups in the region.
    13 hours and 44 mins ago
  • Duterte confirms: ISIS recruits some Dabawenyos

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte confirmed Sunday that some young Dabawenyos have been recruited to join the ISIS, which refers to itself as the Islamic State and is formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
    1 day and 14 hours ago
  • Hunt on for killer of Philippine Eagle in Mt. Apo reserve

    The hunt is on for the killer of a female Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) in Davao City.
    2 days and 14 hours ago
  • Duterte reacts to top cop hitting wife in viral video

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte did not want to intervene in the "personal" affairs of Davao City Police Office Director Senior Supt. Vicente Danao Jr. who recently figured in a viral video hitting his "wife."
    Aug/20/2014 10:54 am
  • Celebrity gets flak for degrading Davao women

    Movie and television celebrity Ramon Bautista was criticized by various sectors here when he tagged the women of this city as "hipon" (shrimps).
    Aug/19/2014 09:25 am
  • Duterte says P'Noy not guardian of the universe

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has drawn the line as far as his support for President Benigno S. Aquino by oppoosing Charter change.
    Aug/18/2014 08:42 am
  • DavNor: Del Rosario highlights Samal-Davao bridge project

    Regional Development Council (RDC) XI Chair Rodolfo P. Del Rosario revealed that the Samal-Davao bridge could cost as much as P10 billion, contrary to the P6 billion initial projection.
    Aug/15/2014 09:04 am
  • Davao City expects rise in visitor arrival this August

    The city government of Davao is expecting an increase of visitors for the month of August when people from nearby and outside the region flock to this city for the Kadayawan Festival.
    Aug/13/2014 09:18 am
  • DVO and CDO mixed on competitiveness rankings

    Mindanao's two most highly urbanized cities, Davao and Cagayan de Oro, are listed among the top ten most competitive cities in the country in data released Thursday by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC), but the news was received differently by the respective local governments and business sectors.
    Aug/11/2014 08:31 am
  • City ready to host 2015 Apec summit

    Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte said Davao City is ready to host the 23rd Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit in 2015, assuring that the city is "safe for everybody".
    Aug/07/2014 08:43 am
  • Revival of Mindanao as trade gateway eyed

    Mindanao is well poised to become the Philippines' gateway to the Asean with the opening of a shipping route from the island to the Bitung international port in Indonesia, and the possible resumption of air flights from Davao to Manado.
    Aug/06/2014 08:41 am
  • Lung cancer cases up in Davao City

    THE Davao City Health Office (CHO) recorded a total of 45 cases of lung cancer morbidity for the first five months this year, posing an increase compared to the number of cases in January to October last year.
    Aug/04/2014 08:27 am
  • Davao Region posted 6.8% economic growth

    DAVAO region's economic performance dropped to 6.8 percent in 2013 from 7.4 percent in 2012, a report from National Economic Development Authority (Neda)-Davao said.
    Aug/01/2014 08:53 am
  • More spaces available for BPOs

    AN ADDITIONAL space measuring 30,000 square meters (sqm) is now available for business process outsourcing (BPO) locators in Davao City by the first quarter of 2015, ICT-Davao has reported.
    Jul/30/2014 09:31 am
  • Davao economy improved under PNoy says Duterte

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said Davao City attained economic improvement during the four years of the Aquino administration.
    Jul/28/2014 08:13 am
  • Duterte offers P1M reward for Enzo Pastor's killers

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has offered a P1-million reward for the arrest of the killers of Ferdinand 'Enzo' Pastor, who was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men in Quezon City last June 12.
    Jul/24/2014 10:39 am
  • No more parties in Davao City?

    After more than an hour of grilling, the 17th City Council recommended Tuesday for the revocation of the business permit issued to an event organizer for alleged violations committed under the 2005 Davao City Revenue Code.
    Jul/23/2014 08:31 am
  • City’s adopt-a-dog bill to be approved today

    THE Davao City Adopt-a-Dog (DAD) Ordinance is set to be approved by the City Council on third and final reading today, Tuesday.
    Jul/22/2014 08:39 am
  • Davao Or. to receive fiberglass boats next

    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) announced plans to distribute in the next three months 400 fiberglass boats to fishermen affected a recent typhoon in Davao Oriental, a regional official said on Wednesday.
    Jul/17/2014 09:08 am
  • Davao durian exports pick up amid shortages

    A Davao-based agricultural company expects to enter final negotiations next week with a Japanese company to export blast-frozen and vacuum-packed durian.
    Jul/16/2014 10:18 am
  • City tourism: No control over international travel bans

    AN OFFICIAL from the City Tourism Office (CTO) said Monday that they do not have power to lift travel bans to Davao City because they do not have control over international travel advisories.
    Jul/15/2014 08:49 am
  • DENR wants Mt. Hamiguitan an ASEAN Heritage Park, too

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is pushing for the inclusion of the Mount Hamiguitan Wildlife Sanctuary as an Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Heritage Park, an official of the agency said.
    Jul/11/2014 09:35 am
  • Cultural fest to promote Davao City in Singapore

    THE Department of Tourism (DOT 11) Davao Region is all set for the staging of the Davao Cultural Festival 2014 in Singapore on July 15 to 20, 2014 in a bid to promote Davao City to Singaporeans and other foreign markets.
    Jul/09/2014 08:41 am
  • 6 arrested, P1.4 M shabu seized in Davao City

    Six people were arrested while some P1.4 million worth of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in an anti-drug operation in Davao City on Sunday.
    Jul/08/2014 09:01 am
  • Davao utility to build P400-M sewage facility

    A P400-million sewage treatment facility will be put up by the Davao City Water District (DCWD) in an effort to curb rising water pollution levels at Davao Gulf and other water sources in the city.
    Jul/07/2014 08:45 am
  • Davao City schools to set up IT hub for students

    The five colleges and universities of Davao City are in the works of setting up information technology (IT) hubs for their students enrolled in IT courses.
    Jul/04/2014 11:04 am
  • New EO addresses worsening traffic

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order creating and organizing a City Transport and Traffic Management Board (CTTMB) and creating an Interim City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO), which will manage the transport and traffic situation in Davao City.
    Jul/03/2014 01:02 pm
  • Davao City remains on steady growth

    DAVAO CITY's economy has remained on steady growth during the first quarter of 2014 following an increase in investments, imports and exports and other business activities.
    Jul/02/2014 08:44 am
  • Davao mayor, governor take charge of regional bodies

    President Benigno Aquino has appointed Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to head the Regional Peace and Order Council.
    Jul/01/2014 08:44 am
  • Checkpoints up around Davao City, but residents told not to worry

    The local government of Davao City has set up checkpoints in the outskirts of the city to safeguard it against a possible security threat, a report from GMA's "24-Oras" program said Saturday.
    Jun/29/2014 10:34 am