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  • Chinese fruit firm to invest 1 billion pesos in Davao City

    A multi-billion fruit company based in Chongqing in the People’s Republic of China plans to invest a billion pesos in Davao City, an official of the Davao City Investment Promotion Center (DCIPC) said.
    5 days and 3 hours ago
  • Davao considers options for transport project P2.8-B counterpart funding

    THE DAVAO City government is considering how to raise the P2.8 billion in counterpart funds for the P18.66-billion Davao Public Transport Modernization Project, which was among the six projects approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board on Nov. 29.
    5 days and 21 hours ago
  • PNP-Davao Region to set up tourist police unit in Samal Island

    The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 is set to establish a tourist police unit in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) in Davao del Norte before yearend.
    Dec/02/2019 11:26 am
  • Malaysian firms explore supply, investment deals in Davao, other parts of Mindanao

    Some 33 Malaysian companies and businesses are currently in discussions with their Mindanao counterparts for various business deals that would include supply contracts, partnerships and actual investments.
    Nov/22/2019 09:15 am
  • ANA eyes possibility of Davao-Tokyo flights

    The All Nippon Airways (ANA), the largest airline in Japan, is considering the possibility of establishing a direct air linkage between Tokyo and Davao City, according to Art Milan, President of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII).
    Nov/15/2019 07:03 pm
  • Davao union files strike notice against Pepsi-Cola Products PHL

    PEPSI-COLA Products Philippines, Inc. said a group of its workers in Davao filed a strike notice after a failure to conclude a new collective bargaining agreement.
    Nov/09/2019 09:04 am
  • With P9.68B in assets, Davao City Water District is richest in PH

    MANILA, Philippines – With total assets of P9.681 billion, the Davao City Water District (WD) is the richest in the Philippines, the 2018 Annual Financial Report, released recently by the Commission on Audit (COA), showed.
    Oct/28/2019 01:44 pm
  • Davao: Third most competitive City in Philippines

    DAVAO City was hailed as the third Most Competitive Highly Urbanized City in the country, a notch higher compared to the city's rank in 2018.
    Oct/25/2019 08:01 am
  • Davao hog raisers assure enough pork, ham supply for Christmas season

    A GROUP of hog raisers in Davao City called on Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to maintain her order temporarily banning the entry of live pigs and pork products amid the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in parts of Luzon, giving assurance that there is enough local supply, including ham for the Christmas celebrations.
    Oct/22/2019 09:50 am
  • PRRD lauds Davao del Norte's business programs

    President Rodrigo Duterte is impressed with the performance of Davao del Norte in terms of attracting businesses into the province, Gov. Edwin Jubahib said on Saturday.
    Oct/21/2019 09:24 am
  • PLDT, Smart eye bigger customer base with Davao converged stores

    PLDT, Inc. and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. have opened two converged stores here with an aim to grow their respective customer base, especially in the postpaid segment.
    Oct/17/2019 09:55 am
  • DPWH commits P2.6B for new roads and bridges in Davao next year – Mayor Duterte

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has committed to allocate P2.6 billion to build more roads and bridges in Davao City next year, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Oct/16/2019 07:34 am
  • Over 500 kids receive anti-polio vaccine in Davao

    Over 500 children received the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) for the first two hours of the "Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio" during the nationwide anti-polio immunization drive on Monday.
    Oct/15/2019 02:56 pm
  • Davao del Sur's Petecio is AIBA Women's World Boxing champ

    The new champion in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing featherweight division is a Mindanawon from Sta. Cruz in Davao del Sur.
    Oct/14/2019 10:53 am
  • Davao retail chain NCCC prepares to handle cashless transactions

    Homegrown retail chain New City Commercial Corp. (NCCC) is positioning for more cashless transactions with Thursday’s launch of the NCCC Mastercard in partnership with Metrobank Card Corp.
    Oct/12/2019 03:27 pm
  • Davao business chamber backs reclamation to create industrial park

    The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) said land reclamation is the “ideal” option for the development of an industrial park near the city center.
    Oct/11/2019 07:56 am
  • Japan aims to help Davao City become model in waste management with WTE

    THE JAPANESE government has reiterated its support for Davao City’s waste management program as the Davao Japanese community celebrates its 100th anniversary.
    Oct/08/2019 03:39 pm
  • Davao City councilor to propose ‘no garage, no new car’ policy

    COUNCILOR CONRADO C. Baluran, head of the Davao City council committee on transportation and communications, is filing a proposal that will require those who want to buy new vehicles to first show proof of having parking space.
    Jul/15/2019 06:22 am
  • Davao Investment Conference to focus on creating new economic zones

    DAVAO CITY — The city will focus on forming special economic zones during the two-day Davao Investment Conference here starting Thursday.
    Jun/20/2019 04:21 pm
  • Qatar Airways launches Davao-Doha flights

    DAVAO CITY — Qatar Airways on Tuesday launched its first direct flight to Doha from Davao Airport.
    Jun/19/2019 05:45 pm
  • Market value of commercial properties in Davao City up 25%

    The market value of properties in prime commercial locations in the city, particularly at the Bajada-Lanang area near the airport, have gone up by as much as 25% over the last two years, but the number of potential buyers remain robust.
    Jun/12/2019 07:38 am
  • Holcim PHL closes deals supporting construction growth in Davao

    IN line with its commitment to back up the construction boom across all parts of the country, especially in provincial areas, Holcim Philippines Inc. recently sealed the deals for the supply of cement to a construction organization in Davao and support the local government’s program for skills training of qualified constituents.
    Jun/07/2019 06:43 am
  • 14 investment firms shut down in Davao region

    Fourteen firms offering investment packages similar to Ponzi schemes have been shut down in Davao Region, while 39 others will be investigated by authorities this week, according to Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 director Brig. Gen. Marcelo C. Morales.
    Jun/03/2019 06:13 am
  • Davao City pitches business, tourism opportunities to South Korean investors

    THE DAVAO City government held a three-day roadshow in Seoul, South Korea last week to boost trade and tourism ties.
    May/31/2019 04:45 pm
  • New law renames Compostela Valley to Davao de Oro

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed Republic Act (RA) 11297 renaming Compostela Valley province to Davao de Oro.
    May/23/2019 09:44 pm
  • Heat index of 43°C scorches Davao City

    The Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) recorded this city’s highest temperature this month at 35.4 degrees Celsius, with a heat index of 43 degrees Celsius.
    May/21/2019 06:23 pm
  • Davao Light sees 30% consumption growth by 2023

    Aboitiz-led Davao Light and Power Co. (DLPC) expects a 30% growth in consumption to 546 megawatts (MW) by 2023, from the 421 MW consumed in 2018 in its franchise areas.
    May/20/2019 08:41 pm
  • Comelec: No vote-buying in Davao City

    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Davao said not a single vote-buying was reported in the city in the concluded May 2019 National and Local Elections (NLE).
    May/17/2019 05:25 am
  • PHL-China ‘medical diplomacy’ comes to Davao City

    MEDICAL EXPERTS of the Sino-Philippines Asia Peace Awards Foundation have donated various equipment to the Davao City Health Office and the private Brokenshire Memorial Hospital as part of what it calls “medical diplomacy” initiatives. The donations were turned over Wednesday during a Philippine Medical Association gathering in the city led Chairperson Billy Chan and Dr. Manson Fok of Macau University of Science and Technology. A delegation of medical experts from Anhui Province, the home province of Chinese President Xi Jinping, together with the Macau University of Science and Technology also shared proficiencies to Davao participants.
    May/17/2019 05:23 am
  • Winning reps, councilors in Davao proclaimed

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 May) – Newly elected representatives and councilors of Davao City’s 2nd and 3rd Districts were proclaimed on Tuesday afternoon, but the proclamation of the winning candidates in the 3rd District was delayed due to the failure of the clustered precincts from three schools to transmit election returns.
    May/15/2019 06:54 am