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  • Churches now allowed to hold Sunday masses in Davao


    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 August) – Churches in Davao City may now hold masses on Sundays, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    1 day and 22 hours ago
  • Davao cops told to bring stick to enforce distancing


    Police officers in Davao City have been directed to bring a one-meter stick to enforce the one-meter physical distancing in public areas by demonstrating to violators of this rule the recommended safe space that they must keep from each other to avoid contracting the highly contagious coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    4 days and 16 hours ago
  • Old Davao airport terminal designated as COVID-19 holding area


    The old terminal of the Davao International Airport in Barangay Sasa here will be converted into a holding area where arriving air passengers can wait for the result of their reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing, a requirement imposed by the local government to control the transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
    5 days and 16 hours ago
  • Bike lanes in Davao City 'almost done'


    THE Davao City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) is nearing the completion of demarcating the 72.2-kilometer bike lane in the city.
    5 days and 23 hours ago
  • Davao Light’s ‘digital substation’ goes on stream


    The Aboitiz group’s Davao Light and Power Co. Inc. has brought online a digital substation, which is equipped with a communications system in order to enable Mindanao’s biggest distributor to lessen or “even prevent” outages.
    Jul/31/2020 10:09 am
  • Caraga to open borders for bus trips from Davao


    CARAGA is set to open its borders for bus trips coming from Davao Region within this week or next week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced.
    Jul/30/2020 09:07 am
  • Davao requires PCR test on arrival at airport


    City gov’t to shoulder cost of testing The local government here has backpedaled on its policy of requiring all air travelers bound for the city to present a negative result for a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test before being allowed to board flights in their airports of origin.
    Jul/29/2020 04:13 pm
  • CHR asked to investigate posting of flyers in Davao tagging leftists as ‘terrorist recruiters’


    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 July) – Progressive groups in Davao City called on the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)-Davao to investigate the posting of flyers bearing the faces of nine leaders of various left-leaning groups and branding them as “terrorist recruiters.”
    Jul/29/2020 07:50 am
  • No protests allowed in Davao during Sona


    PROTESTS during President Rodrigo Duterte's fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 27, 2020, will be prohibited in Davao City, the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) said.
    Jul/27/2020 08:13 am
  • Davao City, CHED offers 9K slots for college scholarship


    DAVAO CITY – The city government and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) opened about 9,500 scholarship slots for all tertiary students, the city hall said in a statement Saturday.
    Jul/26/2020 09:50 am
  • Davao City hospital needs more nurses


    THE Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) will be needing at least 40 nurses as it adds more beds to accommodate coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients in preparation for the potential surge of positive cases.
    Jul/25/2020 11:24 am
  • City imposes tight screening of Davao-bound land travelers


    COMMERCIAL flight passengers who will enter Davao City via land travel from neighboring cities might be required to present a negative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said.
    Jul/24/2020 01:08 pm
  • COVID-19 cases in Davao region breach 1,000 mark


    DAVAO CITY – The total number of coronavirus disease cases recorded in Davao region has now reached 1,018 after 25 more people tested positive on Wednesday.
    Jul/23/2020 10:16 am
  • Aboitiz unit speeds up construction of water project in Davao


    ABOITIZ UNIT Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. has sped up the construction of its bulk water supply project in the Davao City Water District.
    Jul/22/2020 07:05 pm
  • Davao City's revenue up by almost 11% in first half of 2020


    DESPITE the impact of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on businesses and tax reliefs to cushion this, Davao City has achieved high revenue collection in the first half of the year.
    Jul/22/2020 07:40 am
  • Davao City opens satellite facility of Davao Doctors Hospital


    The City of Davao has opened a satellite facility of the Davao Doctors Hospital (DDH) in Barangay Dumoy to reinforce Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), the referral hospital for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, amid the increasing cases here.
    Jul/21/2020 08:10 am
  • Enrollment in Davao drops


    THE coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic had brought a slight reduction of enrollees, both public and private schools in the entire Davao Region, according to data from the Department of Education-Davao Region (DepEd-Davao).
    Jul/20/2020 10:46 am
  • Utilization rate of hospital beds for COVID-19 in Davao region is on “warning zone”


    The utilization level of beds for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients admitted at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City and Davao Regional Medical Center in Tagum City, Davao del Norte has already reached the “warning zone” as of Friday, the Department of Health in the Davao region said.
    Jul/19/2020 02:56 pm
  • Davao garden resort turns to farming amid COVID-19 economic blow


    One agri-ecotourism resort in Davao City used to provide nature escapes to local and foreign visitors with its world-class hospitality experience offering from dining, accommodation, recreation to wellness activities before the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Jul/18/2020 04:34 pm
  • Davao requires PCR test for air travelers


    DAVAO CITY—Beginning on Monday, July 20, passengers flying into this city will be required to present proof they are not infected with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before they will be allowed to board flights bound for the city.
    Jul/18/2020 10:12 am
  • Davao City’s anti-smoking violators face higher penalties


    DAVAO CITY – Here’s a warning to all heavy smokers. The Davao City government will start imposing higher penalties for violators of the Anti-Smoking Ordinance that was amended by the 19th City Council and approved by Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.
    Jul/17/2020 04:07 pm
  • First batch of Work for Davao beneficiaries get their salaries


    THE CITY government has released over P3.29 million in funds for the first payout of the beneficiaries of the Work for Davao program.
    Jul/16/2020 05:30 pm
  • P3.29-M Work for Davao 1st batch payout released


    THE City Government of Davao has released over P3.29 million in funds for the first payout of the 831 beneficiaries of the Work for Davao program.
    Jul/15/2020 05:08 pm
  • Davao City back to general community quarantine as virus cases rise


    The rising number of coronavirus cases here has prompted the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to recommend reverting the city’s status to a general community quarantine (GCQ) to stop the spread of the virus, Mayor Sara Duterte said on Monday.
    Jul/14/2020 10:17 am
  • Metro Davao authority pushes through despite pandemic


    THE proposed creation of the Metropolitan Davao Development Authority (MDDA) is unhampered despite the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio formed a localized-steering body that will manage its implementation.
    Jul/13/2020 10:25 am
  • 71 accommodations in Davao allowed to resume operations


    A TOTAL of 71 accommodation establishments in Davao Region are now allowed to operate as of July 9, 2020. The Department of Tourism in Davao Region (DOT-Davao) has issued the Certificate of Authority to Operate (CAO) to 23 hotels, 44 inns, three resorts, and one apartelle.
    Jul/11/2020 10:49 am
  • Another tarsier spotted in Davao Region


    ANOTHER tarsier was sighted in Davao Region, this time, inside a banana plantation in Panabo City, Davao del Norte. Tadeco ko Bai, the Facebook page of Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc. (Tadeco) employees, said in its social media post on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, that they did not expect to see a tarsier within their area.
    Jul/10/2020 09:33 am
  • Wearing of face masks now mandatory in Davao City


    The Davao City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday mandating the wearing of face mask in public places.
    Jul/09/2020 09:57 am
  • Davao Oriental launches P14.5-M program for cacao


    AIMING to support smallholder cacao farmers, particularly in terms of marketing and production through the provision of post-harvest facilities, the Provincial Government recently launched the Fermented Cacao Beans Marketing Enterprise Project, which is set to benefit 924 farmers all over the province.
    Jul/07/2020 10:44 am
  • TF Davao stresses public cooperation in fight against terror


    DAVAO City July 2 (PIA)- An officer of the Task Force Davao underscored the involvement of the residents in providing security in Davao City in the fight against terrorism.
    Jul/05/2020 10:12 am