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  • Ironman 70.3 Davao generally peaceful

    THE local security cluster said on Monday, March 27 that the Ironman 70.3 Davao triathlon event was generally peaceful.
    3 days and 15 hours ago
  • Davao Global Township rises

    Davao Global Township (DGT) is a long-standing vision I shared with my cousin Frederick “Fred” Huang Yuson,” says Jason Po Huang, corporate secretary of Yuson Huang Excellence Soberano Tan (YHEST) Realty and Development Corp. and fifth-generation member of the storied Villa-Abrille clan.
    Feb/23/2023 08:02 am
  • 3,500 lawyers expected to grace IBP golden jubilee convention in Davao City

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 February) – Some 3,500 lawyers from across the country are expected to attend the 19th National Convention of Lawyers on February 16 to 18 here in line with the celebration of the golden jubilee of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP).
    Feb/15/2023 09:56 am
  • Diplomat hopes stronger ties between Japan, Davao

    JAPANESE Consul General Yoshihisa Ishikawa hopes the friendship between Japan and Davao City continues as more projects and cooperation will soon take place in the city.
    Feb/13/2023 11:31 am
  • Davao Oro quake aftershocks hit 1,258

    Up to 1,258 aftershocks of the magnitude 6.0 quake that struck Davao de Oro were recorded as of 2 p.m. yesterday.
    Feb/10/2023 08:17 am
  • Davao City LGU inks agreement with PRA for reclamation project

    The city government has applied with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) to reclaim the areas enclosed by the 18-kilometer coastal road project.
    Feb/06/2023 05:18 pm
  • Tourism Philippines promotes Davao

    Tourism Philippines, a social media campaign rolled out by the Department of Tourism, is pushing the sights and sensations of the Davao region.
    Dec/01/2022 09:19 am
  • New cargo route links Philippines' Davao with China's Tianjin

    TIANJIN - Tianjin Air Cargo, a cargo carrier based in China's Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, has launched a direct cargo flight service connecting Nanning, the capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and Davao City, an important economic center in the southern Philippines.
    Nov/23/2022 04:18 pm
  • 200 Davao City bikers join Pedal for People and Planet

    Some 200 cyclists in Davao City on Sunday joined the last leg of the “Pedal for People and Planet” simultaneously held in 10 cities and provinces in the country to call on global economies to pay their climate debt in time for the opening of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from November 6 to 18.
    Nov/07/2022 02:14 pm
  • Davao City sets protocols for Undas

    Guidelines have been set by the Davao City government to ensure the smooth and safe observance of Undas 2022.
    Oct/26/2022 07:30 am
  • Firm vows completion of P12-B Davao City water supply project

    The water supply woes of this city may be easing early next year after the company behind a P12 billion Davao City Bulk Water Supply Project (DCBWSP) vowed to fast-track its completion.
    Oct/03/2022 09:39 am
  • Holcim Philippines to co-process Panacan’s plastic waste at Davao cement plant

    Holcim Philippines has signed a deal to receive 6.5t/yr of shredded waste from Bunawan municipality’s Panacan barangay for co-processing as alternative fuel (AF) in its cement production. SeeNews has reported that Holcim’s waste management subsidiary GeoCycle will process the AF. The partners aim to increase the volume of deliveries in future.
    Sep/14/2022 07:52 am
  • Maguindanao mayor nabbed in Davao for murder

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Sept) – Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) arrested in Davao City Saturday afternoon an incumbent Maguindanao mayor for two counts of murder allegedly committed 12 years ago.
    Sep/12/2022 08:15 am
  • Coca-Cola exec confirms temporary suspension of Davao City plant

    AN official from Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc. confirmed that its plant in Davao City temporarily suspended its operation as the country continues to struggle with the problem of sugar supply.
    Sep/02/2022 10:31 am
  • Davao to build more offices dealing with poor

    Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte is seeking to set up more government centers that will help poor Filipinos needing medical and funeral assistance in his city.
    Aug/30/2022 09:31 am
  • Davao-based firm to export pineapples, papayas to Singapore

    Davao City-based Avante Agri Products Philippines Inc. agricultural company will export two 40-footer container vans of pineapples and papayas to Singapore next week.
    Aug/18/2022 07:47 am
  • Triathlon heads to Mindanao with 5150 Davao

    Close to 500 athletes have so far signed up for the Penong’s 5150 Davao, the event that marks the return of triathlon in Mindanao on Sept. 4.
    Aug/17/2022 09:30 am
  • Israel Embassy hosts innovation week for Davao start-ups

    The Embassy of Israel, in partnership with the University of the Philippines (UP) in Mindanao and Ideas Davao, hosted Davao-Israel Innovation Night in line with the first-ever Davao Start-Up Week.
    Aug/15/2022 08:24 am
  • DOH-Davao official: 200K still unvaxxed in region

    AROUND 200,000 individuals out of the target population for anti-Covid-19 vaccine in the region are left unvaccinated, said Dr. Janis Olavides, focal person of the Covid-19 Vaccination Program of the Department of Health in Davao Region (DOH-Davao), on August 5, 2022.
    Aug/08/2022 06:20 am
  • Swim Festival slated in Davao

    THE third and last leg of the Finis Short Course Swim Competition will be the centerpiece of the Davao del Sur Swim Festival on August 6 to 7 in Mati, Digos City, Davao del Sur.
    Aug/06/2022 11:41 am
  • Mayor Baste: Former President Duterte enjoying retirement from politics

    DAVAO CITY – More than a month after his six-year term ended, former President Rodrigo R. Duterte is enjoying his retirement from politics, Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte here said Thursday, August 4.
    Aug/05/2022 10:12 am
  • Davao City to host Innovation Summit 2022

    About 8,000 stakeholders from the information and communications technology (ICT) sector are expected to participate in the two-day Innovation Summit 2022 the city is hosting on November 10 to 11.
    Aug/03/2022 08:51 am
  • Davao City's Kadayawan Cultural Village reopening on Friday

    The Kadayawan Cultural Village featuring the replicas of the traditional houses of the city’s 11 tribes will be reopened on Friday as the city allows in-person activities for the month-long Kadayawan Festival after two years of online celebration due to the pandemic.
    Aug/02/2022 10:55 am
  • Health official: Contaminated street food caused diarrhea outbreak in Davao

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – Unhygienic street food had caused the outbreak of diarrhea in Toril District affecting a total of 217 people with six deaths from July 15 to 28, the City Health Office (CHO) confirmed on Friday.
    Jul/30/2022 08:48 am
  • Bongbong Marcos vetoes bill expanding Davao power firm’s franchise area

    MANILA, Philippines — President Marcos has vetoed a bill that sought to expand the franchise area of Davao Light and Power Company Inc., saying it may infringe into the franchise, permits and contracts granted to the North Davao Electric Cooperative.
    Jul/29/2022 09:45 am
  • Discover the secret paradise of Davao

    Adream is a goal with a deadline. This philosophy is what propelled Davao City’s power couple Bhing and Peter Harris to fulfill their dreams today. Each of their successes has been sweet, as sweet as the breeze of the Samal Island in Davao del Norte where they own a slice of heaven called Secret Paradise Beach Resort.
    Jul/22/2022 10:39 am
  • Realignment of Davao-Samal bridge project sought to save reef

    SAMAL ISLAND (MindaNews / 20 July) – The Rodriguez family, operator of resorts in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS), asked President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to review the “wrong alignment” of the multi-billion Samal Island-Davao City Connector (SIDC) as the current landing point on the Samal side would “kill” the Paradise Reef.
    Jul/21/2022 07:31 pm
  • Davao City residents reminded to wear masks

    THE Davao City Covid-19 Task Force urged the residents of the city to continue adhering to the minimum public health standard (MPHS) as the city hit an average daily positivity rate of 5.66 percent from July 13 to 16, with one barangay (village) classified as high-risk and 11 others as moderate risk.
    Jul/20/2022 09:25 am
  • Kadayawan participation must not be conditional on vaccine: Task force

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews) — Making the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination mandatory for participants in face-to-face activities at the Kadayawan Festival next month is a “form of discrimination,” and the Davao City’s COVID-19 Task Force will not support calls to make it a requirement, an official said.
    Jul/18/2022 06:06 pm
  • Davao City opens P100-M library

    DAVAO CITY: The state-of-the-art, five-story Davao City Public Library and Information Center (CLIC) was opened to the public on Friday.
    Jul/17/2022 10:07 am