The Drainage Maintenance Unit of the City Engineer's Office lacked equipment for the fast disposal of dirt gathered from drainage canals, DMU chief Yusof Jimlani admitted on Monday.
Sep/17/2014 08:11 am
Davao City - The recent accusations hurled by General Iqbal Singh Singha labeling the act of Filipino soldiers in Syria as "act of cowardice" pained Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
Sep/08/2014 09:02 am
Equipment, including brand new ones, being used for the rehabilitation of the city's 67-year-old Bankerohan Bridge reportedly kept malfunctioning, prompting the contractor to call in a Catholic priest to "exorcise" the structure.
Sep/05/2014 08:27 am
THE second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome–Coronavirus (Mers-Cov) in the country is now confined at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City, said the Department of Health (DOH).
Sep/04/2014 08:03 am
THE stunning creations of Alfonso "Boy" Guino-o, the Czar of Mindanao Fashion, along with six other renowned fashion designers from Davao were highlighted in a show dubbed as "Habi, Badu, at Kalyak (Weavings, Clothing, and Accessories)."
Sep/01/2014 08:20 am
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte confirmed Sunday that some young Dabawenyos have been recruited to join the ISIS, which refers to itself as the Islamic State and is formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Aug/26/2014 08:32 am
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte did not want to intervene in the "personal" affairs of Davao City Police Office Director Senior Supt. Vicente Danao Jr. who recently figured in a viral video hitting his "wife."
Aug/20/2014 10:54 am
Regional Development Council (RDC) XI Chair Rodolfo P. Del Rosario revealed that the Samal-Davao bridge could cost as much as P10 billion, contrary to the P6 billion initial projection.
Aug/15/2014 09:04 am
The city government of Davao is expecting an increase of visitors for the month of August when people from nearby and outside the region flock to this city for the Kadayawan Festival.
Aug/13/2014 09:18 am
Mindanao's two most highly urbanized cities, Davao and Cagayan de Oro, are listed among the top ten most competitive cities in the country in data released Thursday by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC), but the news was received differently by the respective local governments and business sectors.
Aug/11/2014 08:31 am
Mindanao is well poised to become the Philippines' gateway to the Asean with the opening of a shipping route from the island to the Bitung international port in Indonesia, and the possible resumption of air flights from Davao to Manado.
Aug/06/2014 08:41 am
THE Davao City Health Office (CHO) recorded a total of 45 cases of lung cancer morbidity for the first five months this year, posing an increase compared to the number of cases in January to October last year.
Aug/04/2014 08:27 am
AN ADDITIONAL space measuring 30,000 square meters (sqm) is now available for business process outsourcing (BPO) locators in Davao City by the first quarter of 2015, ICT-Davao has reported.
Jul/30/2014 09:31 am
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has offered a P1-million reward for the arrest of the killers of Ferdinand 'Enzo' Pastor, who was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men in Quezon City last June 12.
Jul/24/2014 10:39 am
After more than an hour of grilling, the 17th City Council recommended Tuesday for the revocation of the business permit issued to an event organizer for alleged violations committed under the 2005 Davao City Revenue Code.
Jul/23/2014 08:31 am
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) announced plans to distribute in the next three months 400 fiberglass boats to fishermen affected a recent typhoon in Davao Oriental, a regional official said on Wednesday.
Jul/17/2014 09:08 am
AN OFFICIAL from the City Tourism Office (CTO) said Monday that they do not have power to lift travel bans to Davao City because they do not have control over international travel advisories.
Jul/15/2014 08:49 am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is pushing for the inclusion of the Mount Hamiguitan Wildlife Sanctuary as an Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Heritage Park, an official of the agency said.
Jul/11/2014 09:35 am