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  • Manila-Davao shipping route reopens


    THE PASSENGER shipping route linking Manila to Davao was reopened on Sunday, Oct. 27, to allow a more affordable transportation option between the country’s north and south.
    Oct/31/2018 12:42 pm
  • China's top diplomat to visit PH, hold meetings in Davao


    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is set to meet with Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr in President Rodrigo Duterte's hometown of Davao.
    Oct/28/2018 07:26 am
  • Davao police chief assures no extremist group recruitment in region


    CHIEF SUPT. Marcelo C. Morales, Davao Region police director, has given assurance that extremist group Dawlah Islamiyah (DI) has not been conducting recruitment activities in the region. The announcement came after two suspected members of the group were killed last week in a shootout with authorities in Hagonoy, Davao del Sur.
    Oct/22/2018 08:16 am
  • P1B set for Davao underground cable project phase 2


    THE SECOND phase of the underground cable project in Davao City will cost about P1 billion, an official of its major proponent, Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Co. (DLPC), said over the weekend.
    Oct/09/2018 07:59 pm
  • 2 new international routes opening in Davao City


    The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) is confident that the addition of two more international routes to and from the city this year will boost tourism in the region and other parts of Mindanao.
    Sep/07/2018 09:29 am
  • Davao to become industry center soon


    FINANCE Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the ambitious “Build, Build, Build”infrastructure program of the Duterte administration will turn Davao City into a manufacturing and agro-industry hub in the years ahead.
    Aug/22/2018 05:39 pm
  • Davao City to conduct quake, tsunami drill on July 27


    The city government of Davao is set to hold its 2nd Citywide Shake Out drill later this month to prepare the residents in times of disaster, such as an earthquake and tsunami.
    Jul/17/2018 06:14 pm
  • DOST to help build wastewater treatment facility in Davao


    The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 11 will assist the city government in constructing a vertical helophyte filter system (VHFS), a technology that treats wastewater, at the city-run Maa slaughterhouse this year.
    Jul/05/2018 11:09 am
  • 'Maximum force deployment' for opening of classes in Davao Region


    The Police Regional Office 11 will deploy a “maximum number” of personnel to secure schools and students in the Davao Region for the opening of classes in private and public schools on June 4, 2018, Police Regional Officer (PRO) 11 spokesperson Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz said.
    Jun/01/2018 07:56 am
  • Cafe Laguna returns to Davao


    Cafe Laguna opened its Azuela Cove branch last May 18, 2018 offering Dabawenyos their classic Filipino dishes, which are given an upscaled presentation but still retains that homey and nostalgic flavors that we have grown to love.
    May/25/2018 11:47 am
  • Davao City-Samal bridge to spur progress in IGACOS


    Davao City – The proposed Davao City-Samal bridge project will hasten the development of the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS), considered as the prime tourist destination in the Davao Region.
    May/24/2018 12:51 pm
  • Chinese firm plans condo projects in Davao, Samal


    CHINA-BASED developer Jiavao Ventures, Inc. is eyeing to develop condominium projects in the cities of Davao and Samal.
    May/15/2018 10:29 am
  • PRDP approves P919.4-million infra projects for Davao region


    THE Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) 11 approved five additional infrastructure project proposals amounting to P919,425,627 for four provinces in Region 11.
    Apr/03/2018 08:49 am
  • Hog slaughter in Davao region up by 8%


    THE hog industry in Davao Region had performed well in last year after reaching an 8.02 percent increase in the volume of hogs slaughtered in the region to 156,302 from only 144,702 heads in 2016.
    Feb/24/2018 12:43 pm
  • Davao bags 'clean tourist city' award despite landfill leak


    DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Davao City has been chosen as the recipient of the 1st Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City Award, a city official announced on Friday, December 1.
    Dec/04/2017 06:41 am
  • Shining holidays at Marco Polo Davao


    Davao City Christmas will be incomplete without the lighted “Happy Holidays” greetings placed on top of the Marco Polo Davao Hotel building. It has become a Christmas landmark in the city and seeing it makes Christmas feels more alive.
    Nov/22/2017 08:52 am
  • Land value in Davao City up by 44%


    AN AVERAGE of 44.24 percent increase in land sales value had been noted in Davao City within the first quarter to the second quarter, said Prime Philippines Capital Markets and Investment (PPCMI), a real estate consultancy firm in the city.
    Oct/27/2017 06:57 pm
  • Sara Duterte threatens to shut down Mindanao's tallest skyscraper


    The developer behind Mindanao’s tallest skyscraper project is threatened of a denial of their right to operate in the city if they fail to follow the local government’s order to hoist down a crane that is said to have obstructed air traffic here.
    Oct/25/2017 05:04 pm
  • Japan's second biggest city commits to promote Davao


    A local official on Tuesday, October 17 said government officials and businessmen from Japan’s second largest city has committed to promote Davao City to its residents and the business community.
    Oct/19/2017 09:47 am
  • Diversion Road in Davao City still closed


    THE motoring public should expect being stuck in horrendous traffic some more as the road closure for Diversion Road has been extended until further notice to allow the conduct of disaster mitigating procedures in the area.
    Oct/10/2017 12:13 pm
  • Davao City's biodiesel plant sustains operation


    The Biodiesel Fuel Plant continues to provide 1,000 liters of fuel daily since its launching last August. The plant’s operation is still under pilot test providing fuel for the city’s garbage trucks and 30 public utility vehicles.
    Oct/09/2017 08:28 am
  • Farmers dismayed as DAR fails to meet their demands


    Several Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in this region expressed dismay after Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) officials failed to meet their demand to release “long overdue” installation orders.
    Oct/05/2017 08:48 am
  • New Zealand firm opens satellite office in Davao City


    ZEALD, a New Zealand-based web design and digital marketing firm has just launched their first satellite office in Karpentrade Building, General MacArthur Highway, Davao City on September 8, 2017.
    Oct/03/2017 01:37 pm
  • Davao City police overwhelmed by mayor's trust


    DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) expressed their gratitude to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for her support to them and trust in their capacity after the latter opposed the request of the Philippine National Police chief to ask their cops to volunteer to be assigned in Caloocan City.
    Sep/25/2017 06:49 am
  • Developing a resilient agri industry in Davao City


    END the slavery of farmers by financiers and establish a “formidable agricultural sector that is not weather-dependent and is resilient to climate change.”
    Sep/18/2017 09:17 am
  • 8th Philconstruct Mindanao set in Davao


    THE 8th Philconstruct Mindanao and 11th Manufacturing Technology Davao Expo are targeted to be the biggest construction and machinery expo yet as a response to the current administration’s Build, Build, Build program.
    Sep/06/2017 06:17 pm
  • Davao is 3rd most competitive city in PH


    DAVAO City moved two ranks higher as it was recognized the third most competitive highly-urbanized city nationwide from fifth place in 2015 and 2016.
    Aug/20/2017 09:01 am
  • Law to limit vehicle purchase in Davao City sought


    THE Land Transportation Office (LTO) said Davao City is still 25 percent congested with vehicles and it hopes for a city ordinance that would prohibit people from buying vehicles if their houses do not have garages.
    Aug/07/2017 02:14 pm
  • Cebu Pacific launches new flights from Davao


    DAVAO is now more connected within domestic destinations as Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) launched on Thursday, July 27, at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao two more flights between Davao and the cities of Dumaguete and Tacloban harnessing over 10 million-strong combined market.
    Jul/28/2017 11:22 am
  • Davao City backs out of Mega Harbour Project


    THE City Government of Davao backed out from the Davao Coastline and Port Development Project proposed by Mega Harbour Port and Development Incorporated.
    Jul/27/2017 08:37 am