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  • ASU, CENRO express alarm over plastic waste disposals in Davao City


    “Yes, it’s very alarming actually. If we are not going to stop throwing garbage to canals and everywhere especially in the upstream, it will eventually go downstream which will affect our waters, kill our fishes and all life in there.”
    1 day and 4 hours ago
  • Duterte family to spend Holy Week in Davao City


    “As far as I know, (sa) bahay lang (siya),” said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo.
    1 day and 4 hours ago
  • DoST-PHIVOLCS launches Metro Davao earthquake maps


    DAVAO CITY — High-rise buildings have been mushrooming here in recent years, mostly condominiums and some business centers, and the uptrend is expected to continue with the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) receiving 40 permit applications in 2018 alone.
    3 days and 2 hours ago
  • Davao durian growers considering BARMM farms to meet expected surge in China demand


    The Davao City Durian Industry Council is looking at potential new planting areas, particularly within the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), on expectations of a surge in frozen durian exports to China.
    4 days ago
  • Davao City to install 200 more CCTVs


    The city government of Davao will install an additional 200 closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) here as it underscored the “need for more eyes on the ground” to secure the city, Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) head Benito de Leon said.
    4 days and 23 hours ago
  • Davao del Sur town mayor suspended


    DIGOS CITY, Philippines — Bansalan Mayor Quirina Sarte refused to step down last week to serve a six-month suspension order for grave misconduct after she allegedly allowed a sports club to use the municipal gymnasium for free.
    6 days and 3 hours ago
  • RDC-Davao endorses Davao-Samal Bridge


    THE Regional Development Council (RDC)-Davao recently endorsed the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) recommendation to construct an extradosed bridge that will connect Davao City (R. Castillo-Daang Maharlika) to Samal Island (Circumferential Road) or the Southern Corridor Alignment.
    Apr/12/2019 12:52 pm
  • Davao City gov’t allots P69.3-M for 2019 National Games


    DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The city government of Davao has allotted PHP69.3 million as its counterpart to fund the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa 2019.
    Apr/11/2019 07:02 am
  • Davao City: Mindanao's university city


    THE education system in the Philippines underwent a major overhaul since the implementation of the K to 12 curriculum in school year 2012-2013.
    Apr/10/2019 11:09 pm
  • Applications on for Davao City Government scholars


    THE City Government of Davao is accepting applications for various scholarship grants.
    Apr/09/2019 05:59 am
  • 2 Davao areas added to Red tide alert areas


    THE COASTAL areas of Balite Bay in Mati City, Davao Oriental and Sta. Maria in Davao Occidental have been added to the areas under red tide warning, based on the latest laboratory results from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).
    Apr/08/2019 05:06 pm
  • Red tide alert up in Davao coastal waters


    THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource (BFAR) warned the public against the consumption of shellfish in the red tide-infested waters in Davao.
    Apr/06/2019 06:09 am
  • Davao City Mayor Duterte-Carpio 'casualty' of Facebook 'purge'


    DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio was one of the “casualties” of the “Facebook purge,” a member of her staff said on Thursday.
    Apr/05/2019 11:07 am
  • Davao Region posts decrease in weekly crime incidents


    The Police Regional Office-11 (PRO-11) has reported a decrease in crime incidents at an average of 49 per week in Davao Region (Region 11) in the last three months.
    Apr/04/2019 04:28 pm
  • Cathay Dragon adds two Davao-Hong Kong flights for summer season


    Cathay Dragon, the Cathay Pacific Group’s regional airline, is adding two more flights between Davao City and Hong Kong for the summer season to cater to higher demand from holiday travelers.
    Apr/03/2019 09:27 pm
  • Foreign investors expected to attend huge Davao investment confab in June


    Around 1,000 investors are expected to gather here in June for the Davao Investment Conference (Davao ICON), Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.(DCCCII) president Arthuro Milan bared on Monday afternoon.
    Apr/03/2019 06:48 am
  • Dusit opens dusitD2 hotel in Davao City


    The newest property of dusitD2 hotels held its soft opening in Davao City Sunday.
    Apr/01/2019 06:06 pm
  • Davao City retail giant takes over iconic mall


    HOMEGROWN retail giant NCCC Malls formally took over Victoria Plaza which is considered as the first mall in Mindanao.
    Mar/28/2019 05:48 pm
  • 788 Davao City cops promoted to next higher ranks


    Around 788 police non-commissioned officers of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) were promoted to the next higher rank.
    Mar/26/2019 07:07 am
  • Universal Robina completes P1-B Davao flour mill expansion


    Universal Robina Corp. (URC), the food and beverage unit of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., has completed the P1-billion expansion of its flour milling plant here, increasing production threefold for export to Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, company officials said Thursday.
    Mar/22/2019 10:13 am
  • Davao planners eye more high-rise projects


    DUE to the increasing number of population, Davao City planners are eyeing to encourage more high-rise projects in order to reserve land for agriculture and forests.
    Mar/20/2019 05:52 pm
  • Davao City gov’t deploys buses to ferry stranded commuters


    DAVAO CITY – The Davao City government provided free bus rides for stranded commuters, starting 1 p.m. Tuesday, after the low pressure area (LPA) brought heavy rains here that kept many public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers from plying their usual routes.
    Mar/19/2019 06:02 pm
  • DAR distributes land ownership certificates to 2,095 farmers


    The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has led the distribution of certificates of land ownership award (CLOA) to 2,095 farmers in Davao Region.
    Mar/18/2019 07:08 pm
  • Gabulin, Nebiar rule 1st Davao Enduro-X Challenge


    Jonice Gabulin and Jenniel Nebiar of Davao City combined smoothly to win the first Davao Enduro-X Challenge 2-man team held Saturday at the Moto-X Farm in Langub, Ma-a, this city.
    Mar/18/2019 06:26 am
  • Signal No. 1 up in Davao Oriental where 'Chedeng' is seen to make landfall


    Signal No. 1 has been raised over Davao Oriental hours after Tropical Depression Chedeng entered the Philippine area of responsibility, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
    Mar/18/2019 06:24 am
  • Davao offers thriving landscape for developers


    It has been tagged as one of the fastest growing regions today, a growth hub where opportunities are said to abound.
    Mar/17/2019 09:01 am
  • Davao and its laws


    DAVAO City is known for countless landmark ordinances. Some of these are distinct here. The laws seek to discipline Dabawenyos as well as to ensure the peace and order in the city. While we are already familiar with the city's No Smoking Ordinance and Firecracker ban, here are the ordinances that you may not be familar of:
    Mar/14/2019 08:07 pm
  • DoubleDragon to build warehouse complex in Davao


    THE industrial leasing unit of DoubleDragon Properties Corp. is partnering with Davao City’s Alsons Group for its fourth warehouse complex in the country.
    Mar/13/2019 08:34 pm
  • NCCC acquires Victoria Plaza


    The first-ever mall complex in the Davao Region – Victoria Plaza – has been acquired by the New City Commercial Corporation (NCCC), a local pioneering retail player in this city.
    Mar/12/2019 08:34 pm
  • Learning center made of recycled plastic to rise in Davao City


    A children’s learning center made out of repurposed plastics will soon rise in the far-flung village of Marilog district here.
    Mar/12/2019 04:39 pm