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  • 3 Davao cacao farmers to compete in 2021 Int’l Cocoa Awards in France


    DAVAO CITY — Three cacao farmers in Davao Region are among four representatives from the Philippines who will compete in the 2021 International Cocoa Awards (ICA) during the Salon du Chocolat in Paris, France in October, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Davao.
    Jan/14/2021 01:36 pm
  • Feast of Sto. Niño in Davao City cancelled due to COVID-19 surge


    The celebration of the feast of Sto. Niño on January 15 at the Shrine of the Holy Infant Jesus of Prague at the Shrine Hills in Matina will no longer push through as Davao City has been seeing an alarming surge in the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) head Angel Sumagaysay said on Wednesday, January 13.
    Jan/13/2021 05:35 pm
  • Sto. Niño feast celebration in Davao City to push through


    AMID the spike in Covid-19 cases in Davao City, the celebration of the feast of Sto. Niño at Shrine Hills in Matina will still push through on January 15, 2021, but several adjustments will be imposed.
    Jan/11/2021 12:52 pm
  • Davao City needs '2 years' to vaccinate residents


    WITH Davao City's entire population nearing two million, a high-ranking health official said it will take around two years to vaccinate its whole population.
    Jan/07/2021 08:59 am
  • DavNor town gets World Bank-funded PRDP project


    The town of Sto. Tomas in Davao del Norte has secured a PHP188-million funding from the World Bank for the construction of a concrete road from Barangay New Visayas to Barangay Tulalian under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP).
    Jan/06/2021 02:58 pm
  • DCPO: Holidays in Davao City generally peaceful


    A police officer of the Davao City Police Office revealed a general peaceful and orderly Christmas and New Year revelries in Davao City.
    Jan/05/2021 09:22 am
  • Curfew, liquor ban remain in effect in Davao City


    Amid a new hope offered by vaccines to fight the coronavirus disease, Mayor Sara Duterte urged the public not to let their guard down as she extended the implementation of alternative work arrangement in city offices and factories up to June and the liquor ban and curfew hours up to the end of January.
    Jan/04/2021 12:52 pm
  • DTI-Davao Occidental attains high disbursement rating


    The Department of Trade and Industry – Davao Occidental Project Management Office has been recognized as one to have a high performance among all provincial offices in the region, after attaining an eighty-nine percent (89%) disbursement rating in November 2020.
    Jan/03/2021 01:01 pm
  • Davao City Council passes FM Pass Ordinance


    INDIVIDUALS who will be caught tampering or misusing their food and medicine (FM) passes will now be fined after the “FM Pass Ordinance of Davao City,” which aims to regulate its usage, was passed on third and final reading on Tuesday, December 15, in the 19th Davao City Council.
    Dec/16/2020 04:59 pm
  • Famed Davao choco maker reaps International awards


    Filipino chocolate maker, Auro Chocolate, has received international recognition anew, bagging 10 awards at the Academy of Chocolate’s 12th Golden Bean Awards.
    Dec/15/2020 05:20 pm
  • Davao City launches electric bus service


    THE first fully electric, free ride shuttle service in Mindanao has been piloted in Davao City on Friday, December 11, 2020.
    Dec/14/2020 10:15 am
  • Davao's housing project for homeless to start construction next year


    The construction of medium-rise residential projects of the government for homeless families may start next year, Davao City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) head Ivan Cortez said on Thursday.
    Dec/10/2020 05:31 pm
  • Travelers to Davao urged not to use fake documents


    DAVAO CITY, Dec. 7 (PIA)- Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio warned travelers not to use bogus documents in going to Davao City.
    Dec/10/2020 11:22 am
  • Davao del Norte back in GCQ


    DAVAO DEL NORTE, Dec. 2 (PIA) – The province of Davao del Norte is now back in General Community Quarantine (GCQ) after Governor Edwin I. Jubahib signed today Executive Order No. 67 series of 2020.
    Dec/07/2020 11:00 am
  • No hard lockdowns in Davao City – DOH


    DAVAO CITY – High-risk barangays here will not be put on hard lockdown, according to Dr. Ashley Lopez, focal person for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of the Department of Health (DOH) in the city.
    Nov/28/2020 12:45 pm
  • Over 1,000 workers in Davao infected with Covid-19


    MORE medical frontliners are getting sick, as the number has already reached a total of 1,146, the Department of Health (DOH)-Davao Region said in a report.
    Nov/20/2020 09:21 am
  • Physician says stricter quarantine needed to control Covid in Davao


    The government must consider putting the city either under a general community quarantine (GCQ) or enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the failure of the curfew and 24/7 liquor ban to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, Davao City-based medical practitioner Dr. Jack Estuart said on Thursday.
    Nov/13/2020 03:03 pm
  • Davao City curfew nets 2,400 violators


    The City’s top policeman bared that 2,400 violators had been arrested since the curfew was reimposed in Davao City.
    Nov/09/2020 02:33 pm
  • DoH-Davao seeks unified QR code systems


    An official of the Department of Health (DoH)-Davao called on the provinces and cities to unify their QR code systems to improve the contact-tracing efforts in the region, Dr. Cleo Fe Tabada, head of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of Department of Health-Davao, said.
    Nov/07/2020 02:26 pm
  • DOH donates 16 ambulances to Davao City


    The Department of Health (DOH) turned over 16 ambulances to the city government here on Thursday.
    Oct/30/2020 09:40 am
  • Davao scammers stealing contact details through contract-tracing forms


    Mayor Sara Duterte warned Dabawenyos against scammers who are preying on residents here whose personal contact details are being “stolen” through the contact-tracing forms that they filled out upon entry to establishments.
    Oct/28/2020 09:23 am
  • Office supply gap seen in Davao


    NO NEW OFFICE space will be added to Davao City’s supply for at least three years, property consultancy firm JLL Philippines said.
    Oct/27/2020 08:58 am
  • Davao City, Waze partner for traffic program


    THE City Government of Davao and a renowned Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation software app will be partnering for a program that will help address the city's traffic situation, report road accidents, and other road-related incidents with the help of the motorists themselves.
    Oct/26/2020 10:36 am
  • ‘Trick-or-treat’ and Halloween parties prohibited in Davao City


    The “trick-or-treat” and other Halloween events are now prohibited in Davao City as the local government grapples with the increasing number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases.
    Oct/21/2020 08:10 pm
  • After-work parties, gatherings blamed for COVID-19 spike in Davao City


    DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur, Philippines — Gatherings after work hours and celebrations of special occasions have contributed to the increase in new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in the city, which registered a 60-percent spike in two weeks.
    Oct/20/2020 08:09 am
  • Davao City mayor says curfew stays


    UNLESS active Covid-19 cases would reduce, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the City Government will continue to regulate the movement of the people through the curfew to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
    Oct/20/2020 08:06 am
  • P9.8-billion budget proposed for Davao City in 2021


    This city will have a proposed budget of P9.8 billion for 2021, which will be 4.85-percent lower compared to the P10.3-billion budget for this year, according to Mayor Sara Duterte.
    Oct/18/2020 12:31 pm
  • LTFRB to soon reopen Metro Manila-Davao City bus route


    MANILA, Philippines — Land travel will soon be easier from Metro Manila and Davao City, or vice versa, as the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to reopen a bus route linking the two cities.
    Oct/16/2020 08:33 am
  • Davao airport now open for international flights


    Direct international flights to and from Davao International Airport (DIA) are now allowed, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Oct/14/2020 11:18 am
  • DepEd-Davao: Report module errors, don’t post on social media


    AN OFFICIAL from the Department of Education-Davao Region (DepEd-Davao) urged the public to report to their office errors seen in self-learning modules and not post them on social media.
    Oct/12/2020 08:33 am