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  • 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
  • The Davao boys are headed to the Senate


    On the strength of President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement, two Davaoeño political newbies got enough votes to land them a Senate seat, based on partial, unofficial election results from the Commission on Elections on Tuesday morning, May 14.
    May/14/2019 05:09 pm
  • Victory for all 3 Duterte children in Davao City


    DAVAO CITY, Philippines – As expected, President Rodrigo Duterte's 3 children dominated the Davao City elections, sweeping the mayoral and vice mayoral posts, as well as a congressional seat.
    May/14/2019 07:14 am
  • 110 VCMs bog down in Davao Region


    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 May) – A total of 110 vote-counting machines (VMCs) across Davao Region bogged down on Election Day, Police Regional Director Brig. Gen. Marcelo C. Morales said.
    May/13/2019 05:23 pm
  • Japan turns over classrooms to Davao del Norte


    Second Secretary Atsushi Kobayashi of the Embassy of Japan attended the turnover ceremonies for the construction of classrooms for Del Pilar Elementary School in New Corella, Davao del Norte on May 7.
    May/13/2019 07:23 am
  • Police heighten drive vs loose firearms in Davao Sur


    DIGOS CITY — Police in Davao del Sur have intensified their campaign against loose firearms in the run-up to the May 13 elections.
    May/11/2019 09:23 am
  • Japanese Embassy turns over new classrooms to Davao Norte school


    The Japanese Embassy has turned over new classrooms for Del Pilar Elementary School in New Corella, Davao del Norte under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project.
    May/10/2019 04:34 pm
  • 'No backpack' in Davao City on Election Day


    DAVAO CITY: The city government of Davao will again strictly implement the “No Backpack” policy during the mid-term elections on Monday.
    May/10/2019 07:11 am
  • What to Do When You Only Have 36 Hours in Davao


    The largest city in the Philipines is all-abuzz now, thanks to its flourishing business and tourism sectors. But how can you maximise your stay if all you’ve got is a day and a half? Maritess Garcia Reyes shares the trick
    May/09/2019 06:45 pm
  • Davao businesses urge fast-tracking of airport, other projects


    DAVAO CITY’S business sector has renewed its call on government to fast-track infrastructure projects, especially the rehabilitation of the airport here, as Qatar Airways prepares to launch direct flights to Doha beginning June 18.
    May/09/2019 08:11 am
  • IBP Davao: 'Bikoy' does not deserve support


    The Davao chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines criticized Tuesday its national leadership for allowing itself to be used as a "staging area" for the press conference of Peter Joemel Advincula, the self-confessed "Bikoy" in a series of anti-Duterte videos.
    May/07/2019 04:11 pm
  • Davao City police on full alert as election draws near


    DAVAO City is currently on full alert status for the upcoming midterm election with the send-off ceremony of security personnel Monday, May 6.
    May/07/2019 06:50 am
  • DepEd, Davao Mayor Sara declares Palaro in Davao a success


    DAVAO CITY - The Department of Education on Saturday gave Davao City's hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2019 a perfect 10.
    May/06/2019 03:55 pm
  • Construction of Davao City bulk water supply project now under way


    ABOITIZ-LED Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. is preparing the construction of a weir, or a water impounding facility, along with the excavation works for the treated water tank at the water treatment plant, which it has started to build as part of the Davao City bulk water supply project.
    May/06/2019 07:07 am
  • 306 of 2,543 applicants hired in Davao job fair


    A total of 306 applicants were hired on the spot by local and overseas companies at the end of the two-day 2019 Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan, Job and Business Fair in Davao City, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) communications officer Eduardo P. Monreal said on Thursday.
    May/04/2019 08:47 am
  • Harley-Davidson opens Davao dealership


    More Harley-Davidson motorcycles could soon be hitting Mindanao’s roads with the recent opening of a dealership here, which also offers after-sales service and original merchandise for the American motorcycle brand.
    May/04/2019 08:26 am
  • Palarong Pambansa Day 4: Davao Region finally breaks through in sepak takraw


    DAVAO City - Refusing to become the second-placer for the third straight time, Davao Region went all out and went toe-to-toe against a gritty and formidable Western Visayas (WV) squad on Thursday.
    May/02/2019 10:43 pm
  • Labor Day in Davao City 'peaceful'


    DESPITE protest by workers’ unions, the observance of Labor Day in Davao City Wednesday, May 1, has been generally peaceful and orderly with no untoward incidents reported.
    May/02/2019 10:07 am