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  • Davao Light to refund P96.2M to customers

    Davao Light and Power Co. (DLPC), an electricity distribution unit of Aboitiz Power Corp., will refund P96.2 million to its 330,000 customers for excess collections made between February 2004 and December 2012.
    3 days and 20 hours ago
  • Minimum wage earners get P5 hike in Cola

    ALL private sector minimum wage workers in Davao Region will be entitled to a P5 increase in the cost of living allowance (Cola) starting on December 1.
    4 days and 19 hours ago
  • Trafficking cases increase in Davao

    There is a marked increase in human trafficking cases in Davao Region, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said.
    Nov/11/2014 08:01 am
  • 4 doctors in Davao Occidental seek police help after receiving death threats

    Four government doctors assigned at the provincial district hospital in Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental, have sought security assistance after they claimed to have received threatening text messages this week.
    Nov/06/2014 09:48 am
  • Duterte orders all billboards of him removed

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the removal of all political billboards here urging him to run for the presidency come 2016.
    Nov/05/2014 08:31 am
  • Non-profit specialty hospital rises in Davao

    Famine, war, disease, and poverty exist starkly against Africa’s breathtaking natural landscapes and colorful culture. But where such ills spring, so do hope and humanitarian response, as an American missionary couple has proven by establishing what has turned out to be the largest provider of pediatric surgical care in the developing world.
    Nov/04/2014 08:28 am
  • Faster internet speeds by 2018 under BIMP project seen

    There's hope for netizens in the Philippines which is taunted as having the slowest internet speeds in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
    Oct/28/2014 11:53 am
  • P10B Samal-Davao bridge project to start in 2016

    REGIONAL Development Council (RDC 11) vice chair and National Economic Development Authority (Neda 11) director Maria Lourdes Lim has announced the council is on track in its Samal-Davao bridge project which they hope to commence in 2016.
    Oct/27/2014 08:47 am
  • Davao developers told to deal with licensed brokers

    THE Philippine Real Estate Service Practitioners Inc. (Philres) in Davao City called on property developers to deal only with real estate service practitioners who are licensed under the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
    Oct/23/2014 08:11 am
  • P59.6-B Davao air, sea port development projects approved

    THE National Economic Development Authority (Neda) Board has approved last week the development of the Davao International Airport and the Davao Sasa Port, with a combined estimated cost of P59.56 billion.
    Oct/20/2014 07:23 am
  • P202-M investment plan for Davao Oriental okayed

    The P203.3-million Annual Investment Plan of the province of Davao Oriental for 2015 was recently approved by the members of the Provincial Development Council (PDC).
    Oct/17/2014 08:33 am
  • Trade, cultural village eyed in old Davao airport

    THE Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa) eyes to develop the old Davao International Airport into a Mindanao Trade and Cultural Village.
    Oct/16/2014 08:44 am
  • Duterte denies leading federalism drive in Cebu

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte clarified that he visited Cebu City last October 5 mainly to induct the new set of officers of the Federal Advocates for a Better Philippines. He wasn't there to start a campaign for a federal form of government nationwide.
    Oct/15/2014 09:38 am
  • Duterte to biz owners: Hand over CCTV footages

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte warned business establishments that he will cancel their permits and order to close their business if they do not cooperate with the police authorities and refuse to surrender Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage to check on crimes.
    Oct/13/2014 02:05 pm
  • Davao mayor proposes shift to federal gov't

    IF CONGRESS supports constitutional change, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said Filipinos should demand for a shift to a federal form of government.
    Oct/07/2014 09:18 am
  • Duterte welcomes back Danao

    MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte welcomed the reinstatement of Davao City Police Office (DCPO) chief Vicente D. Danao Jr. to his post on October 2, one month after he was administratively relieved by the police regional director following the complaint filed against him by his estranged wife.
    Oct/06/2014 08:09 am
  • Davao hotels, resorts required to submit occupancy report soon

    ACCOMMODATION establishments will soon be required to submit monthly occupancy report once the Amended Tourism Code of Davao City is passed into an ordinance.
    Oct/03/2014 08:20 am
  • iQor Donates 700 Computers to Local Schools in Davao

    iQor, a global provider of business process outsourcing and product support services, announced today that it has donated 700 computers to local schools in Davao, Philippines and neighboring provinces to support technology learning and education.
    Oct/01/2014 09:25 am
  • DavNor Guv attempts to persuade DPWH on Samal bridge

    Davao del Norte Provincial Gov. Rodolfo P. del Rosario recently revealed moves of pushing the idea of constructing a bridge connecting the cities of Davao and Samal in a casual meeting last week with Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson.
    Sep/30/2014 08:06 am
  • Sta Lucia Land Inc makes waves in DC

    Davao City, the third most populous city in the Philippines, is not only the largest in the world in terms of land area—it is also one of the world’s finest cities with the fastest-growing economies.
    Sep/24/2014 08:06 am
  • Davao City lacks equipment for disposing dirt from drainage canals

    The Drainage Maintenance Unit of the City Engineer's Office lacked equipment for the fast disposal of dirt gathered from drainage canals, DMU chief Yusof Jimlani admitted on Monday.
    Sep/17/2014 08:11 am
  • Canadian preacher linked to terrorists found in Davao

    A Canadian Islamic preacher linked to international terrorists is detained in Davao City awaiting deportation.
    Sep/11/2014 08:31 am
  • General’s tag offends Duterte

    Davao City - The recent accusations hurled by General Iqbal Singh Singha labeling the act of Filipino soldiers in Syria as "act of cowardice" pained Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
    Sep/08/2014 09:02 am
  • Worker lack delays Davao bridge fix

    Equipment, including brand new ones, being used for the rehabilitation of the city's 67-year-old Bankerohan Bridge reportedly kept malfunctioning, prompting the contractor to call in a Catholic priest to "exorcise" the structure.
    Sep/05/2014 08:27 am
  • Duterte blames contractors for heavy traffic

    Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte blamed the heavy traffic in the city’s streets on contractors some of whom he accused of having not enough resources for the projects awarded to them.
    Sep/04/2014 08:05 am
  • DOH: Mers-Cov patient confined at Davao hospital

    THE second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome–Coronavirus (Mers-Cov) in the country is now confined at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City, said the Department of Health (DOH).
    Sep/04/2014 08:03 am
  • Davao needs P4M for ads on revised zoning ordinance

    The city may have to spend around P4 million for the publication of its amended zoning ordinance, according to the chair of the city council committee on housing.
    Sep/03/2014 08:34 am
  • Davao designers in 'Habi, Badu, at Kalyak'

    THE stunning creations of Alfonso "Boy" Guino-o, the Czar of Mindanao Fashion, along with six other renowned fashion designers from Davao were highlighted in a show dubbed as "Habi, Badu, at Kalyak (Weavings, Clothing, and Accessories)."
    Sep/01/2014 08:20 am
  • 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.
    Aug/27/2014 09:07 am
  • 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.
    Aug/26/2014 08:32 am