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  • Diversion Road in Davao City still closed

    THE motoring public should expect being stuck in horrendous traffic some more as the road closure for Diversion Road has been extended until further notice to allow the conduct of disaster mitigating procedures in the area.
    Oct/10/2017 12:13 pm
  • Davao City's biodiesel plant sustains operation

    The Biodiesel Fuel Plant continues to provide 1,000 liters of fuel daily since its launching last August. The plant’s operation is still under pilot test providing fuel for the city’s garbage trucks and 30 public utility vehicles.
    Oct/09/2017 08:28 am
  • Farmers dismayed as DAR fails to meet their demands

    Several Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in this region expressed dismay after Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) officials failed to meet their demand to release “long overdue” installation orders.
    Oct/05/2017 08:48 am
  • New Zealand firm opens satellite office in Davao City

    ZEALD, a New Zealand-based web design and digital marketing firm has just launched their first satellite office in Karpentrade Building, General MacArthur Highway, Davao City on September 8, 2017.
    Oct/03/2017 01:37 pm
  • Davao City police overwhelmed by mayor's trust

    DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) expressed their gratitude to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for her support to them and trust in their capacity after the latter opposed the request of the Philippine National Police chief to ask their cops to volunteer to be assigned in Caloocan City.
    Sep/25/2017 06:49 am
  • Developing a resilient agri industry in Davao City

    END the slavery of farmers by financiers and establish a “formidable agricultural sector that is not weather-dependent and is resilient to climate change.”
    Sep/18/2017 09:17 am
  • 8th Philconstruct Mindanao set in Davao

    THE 8th Philconstruct Mindanao and 11th Manufacturing Technology Davao Expo are targeted to be the biggest construction and machinery expo yet as a response to the current administration’s Build, Build, Build program.
    Sep/06/2017 06:17 pm
  • Davao is 3rd most competitive city in PH

    DAVAO City moved two ranks higher as it was recognized the third most competitive highly-urbanized city nationwide from fifth place in 2015 and 2016.
    Aug/20/2017 09:01 am
  • Law to limit vehicle purchase in Davao City sought

    THE Land Transportation Office (LTO) said Davao City is still 25 percent congested with vehicles and it hopes for a city ordinance that would prohibit people from buying vehicles if their houses do not have garages.
    Aug/07/2017 02:14 pm
  • Cebu Pacific launches new flights from Davao

    DAVAO is now more connected within domestic destinations as Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) launched on Thursday, July 27, at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao two more flights between Davao and the cities of Dumaguete and Tacloban harnessing over 10 million-strong combined market.
    Jul/28/2017 11:22 am
  • Davao City backs out of Mega Harbour Project

    THE City Government of Davao backed out from the Davao Coastline and Port Development Project proposed by Mega Harbour Port and Development Incorporated.
    Jul/27/2017 08:37 am
  • Cultural center at old Davao airport

    A CULTURAL center will soon be built at the old airport in Sasa, Davao City, to highlight Mindanaoan traditions and heritage.
    Jul/25/2017 12:33 pm
  • Davao City hosts 193 Fil-Am ambassadors

    It was a night of Filipino culture and pride at the SMX Convention Center on Friday, July 15, as the city welcomed the 193 delegates of the 11th Ambassadors’ Tour.
    Jul/17/2017 09:14 am
  • Davao City cracks down on canned LPG refills

    THE Davao City Business Bureau is now closely coordinating with checkpoints within the city to prevent the entry of illegally distributed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-refilled butane canisters.
    Jul/17/2017 09:12 am
  • It is now illegal to leave bags unattended in Davao City

    When in Davao City, hold on to your bags.
    Jul/14/2017 08:43 am
  • Landslide closed Davao Diversion Road

    THE incessant rain the past few days triggered a minor landslide on Thursday noon, July 13, along Diversion Road, Davao City and caused traffic after it was declared impassable.
    Jul/14/2017 08:34 am
  • Davao del Norte authorities say NPA is disintegrating

    Local authorities claimed that the organization of the New People's Army (NPA) is disintegrating and its leaders have lost control over their troops operating on the ground as manifested by their continuous atrocities despite the directive issued by their leaders to refrain from launching attacks.
    Jul/12/2017 11:20 am
  • Investors upbeat on Davao, Mindanao potential despite Martial Law

    Both international and local investors remain bullish on the high potential of Davao and Mindanao.
    Jul/10/2017 05:21 pm
  • Top 6 must-visit spots in Davao Oriental

    JUST in time for the golden anniversary of Davao Oriental, we have prepared a list of the places you must never miss to visit in the province.
    Jul/01/2017 09:24 am
  • Davao council okays appeal to lift UV Express suspension

    THE Davao City Council passed last Tuesday, June 27, a resolution requesting the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to lift its moratorium on the issuance of certificate of public convenience or franchise of public utility vans.
    Jun/29/2017 05:33 pm
  • Davao River Bridge officially opens

    THE upstream widening in Davao River Bridge in Ma-a was finally completed on Monday, June 26, and is officially opened for vehicle operators starting Tuesday.
    Jun/27/2017 08:44 am
  • 5 NPA members killed in Davao military encounters

    Five members of the New People's Army (NPA) were killed in two separate firefights with military troops in Davao provinces Saturday.
    Jun/24/2017 07:00 am
  • Germany eyes to bring bizmen in Davao City

    GERMAN ambassador to the Philippines Gordon Kricke expressed interest in sending in German businessmen to Davao City once the Marawi disturbance is over, said Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) official.
    Jun/23/2017 08:00 am
  • Aboitiz Davao bulk water project construction start set for Q4

    Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. (AAII) is aiming to start construction of its P10-billion Davao City bulk water supply project by the fourth quarter, months behind the original January 2017 target, as various government permits and documentary requirements remain pending.
    Jun/22/2017 09:55 am
  • New Cebu Pacific flights from Davao to boost tourism

    NEW Cebu Pacific direct domestic flights from Davao are seen as another door of opportunities for the local tourism industry especially for the upcoming Kadayawan Festival, said City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) official.
    Jun/21/2017 01:16 pm
  • Business chamber pushes for authority over Davao airport

    The Davao City International Airport (DIA), also known as the Francisco Bangoy International Airport, is in urgent need of a more focused management through the creation of an independent authority similar to the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), according to an official of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII).
    Jun/19/2017 10:19 am
  • Davao Region manufacturing industry growing

    THE manufacturing industry in Davao Region is growing and developing within the region despite having an agricultural base, an official of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) said.
    Jun/16/2017 12:59 pm
  • 15-minute power cut in Davao City set on June 16

    THE Davao Light and Power Corporation Incorporated (DLPCI) will conduct a 15-minute power interruption on Friday, June 16, anytime between 12:01 a.m. to 1 a.m., affecting customers connected to its Davao Line 1.
    Jun/15/2017 08:37 am
  • Davao Region's employment rate reaches 95%

    EMPLOYMENT rate in Davao Region is estimated to be at 95.1 percent in April 2017 from 94.7 percent in the same period last year according to the preliminary data from the April 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS).
    Jun/13/2017 10:12 am
  • NBI-Davao arrests fake ID maker

    THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Davao nabbed a man, who allegedly creates and sell fake local and National Government-issued documents and identification cards (IDs), in an entrapment operation in the Davao City on Tuesday, June 6.
    Jun/08/2017 01:10 pm