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  • Cultural fest to promote Davao City in Singapore


    THE Department of Tourism (DOT 11) Davao Region is all set for the staging of the Davao Cultural Festival 2014 in Singapore on July 15 to 20, 2014 in a bid to promote Davao City to Singaporeans and other foreign markets.
    Jul/09/2014 08:41 am
  • 6 arrested, P1.4 M shabu seized in Davao City


    Six people were arrested while some P1.4 million worth of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in an anti-drug operation in Davao City on Sunday.
    Jul/08/2014 09:01 am
  • Davao utility to build P400-M sewage facility


    A P400-million sewage treatment facility will be put up by the Davao City Water District (DCWD) in an effort to curb rising water pollution levels at Davao Gulf and other water sources in the city.
    Jul/07/2014 08:45 am
  • Davao City schools to set up IT hub for students


    The five colleges and universities of Davao City are in the works of setting up information technology (IT) hubs for their students enrolled in IT courses.
    Jul/04/2014 11:04 am
  • New EO addresses worsening traffic


    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order creating and organizing a City Transport and Traffic Management Board (CTTMB) and creating an Interim City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO), which will manage the transport and traffic situation in Davao City.
    Jul/03/2014 01:02 pm
  • Davao City remains on steady growth


    DAVAO CITY's economy has remained on steady growth during the first quarter of 2014 following an increase in investments, imports and exports and other business activities.
    Jul/02/2014 08:44 am
  • Davao mayor, governor take charge of regional bodies


    President Benigno Aquino has appointed Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to head the Regional Peace and Order Council.
    Jul/01/2014 08:44 am
  • Checkpoints up around Davao City, but residents told not to worry


    The local government of Davao City has set up checkpoints in the outskirts of the city to safeguard it against a possible security threat, a report from GMA's "24-Oras" program said Saturday.
    Jun/29/2014 10:34 am
  • Canada backs Davao del Norte's Boracay of the South


    The government of Canada will support this province in creating a premier tourist destination in the South primarily the Talikud Island in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) to be the Boracay of the South.
    Jun/27/2014 08:21 am
  • Police:Businesswoman linked to Crown Regency owner's slay


    Police authorities in Davao City are now investigating a businesswoman suspected of being the mastermind behind the killing of Crown Regency Hotel owner Richard King last June 12.
    Jun/26/2014 09:06 am
  • Smart launches new product in Davao City


    SMART Telecom introduced Tuesday its latest innovation called Smart Bro Dashboard, a user interface that will allow subscribers to manage their broadband accounts, during media launch at Smart Jump Center at SM Lanang Premier.
    Jun/25/2014 08:40 am
  • Insurer eyes Mindanao market


    Medical and travel insurer Blue Cross is set to expand operations in Mindanao, riding on the record of the top 12 insurance companies in the Philippines.
    Jun/22/2014 09:41 am
  • DCPO chief apologizes to 3 journalists


    DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) chief Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr. on Wednesday issued a public apology for what he did to three young journalists.
    Jun/20/2014 09:22 am
  • City still safe for businessmen


    THE private sector expressed confidence that Davao City is still a safe place for businessmen on the heels of high-profile killings of Richard King on June 12 and of Ramon Teodoro Garcia on June 6.
    Jun/19/2014 07:56 am
  • Davao taps Korean firm on LRT project study


    The city government thinks this could happen, as Mayor Rodrigo Duterte entered a deal with the Korean Engineering and Construction (KEC) to conduct a joint study and construction of this project.
    Jun/18/2014 09:05 am
  • Employment in Davao reaches 95%


    THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) 11 recorded that employment rate in Davao Region reached 95 percent as of April this year, higher than the national employment rate of 93 percent.
    Jun/17/2014 08:37 am
  • Duterte: Solve King's murder as soon as possible


    DAVAO CITY Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday he had already directed local authorities to solve the killing of businessman Richard Lim King as soon as possible.
    Jun/16/2014 08:30 am
  • Shared facility for hot chili producers in Davao Oriental


    THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 will be establishing three shared service facilities (SSFs) to assist in the production of hot chili in Davao Oriental, DTI 11 officer-in-charge Ma. Belenda Q. Ambi said they will be setting up the SSFs in the municipalities of Boston, Cateel, and Baganga within the year.
    Jun/13/2014 09:16 am
  • Davao exports up 10% to $535.1-M in Q1


    Exports in Davao Region grew by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2014 based on the preliminary data obtained from the regional office of the Philippine Statistics Authority-National Satistics Office (PSA-NSO) 11.
    Jun/11/2014 10:03 am
  • Duterte warns against syndicates over killings


    Two killings including a lawyer and a restuarant owner in Davao City prompted Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to issue a warning on criminals and guns-for-hire believed to be hiding in the city.
    Jun/10/2014 09:25 am
  • Davao City has most voters without biometric data


    Davao City has the most voters without biometric data, Commission on Election records show.
    Jun/09/2014 09:08 am
  • 80% in Davao agree with speed limits


    Nearly 8 in 10 Davaoeños agree with the overall intent of the driving speed limit ordinance although the approval varies depending on the imposed limits, a study by the University of Mindanao’s Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) revealed.
    Jun/07/2014 09:25 am
  • Agri-tourism, sports eyed in Davao Occidental


    AGRI-tourism as well as culture and sports were identified to promote and boost Davao Occidental's economy, an official said.
    Jun/05/2014 11:21 am
  • Talikud Island to open as PH's next Boracay


    Talikud in the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) is set to open soon, aiming to be the next Boracay of the south with the implementation of the P5.8-million open beach line project.
    Jun/04/2014 09:05 am
  • P500M cocaine burned in Davao


    At least 77 bricks of cocaine worth more than P500 million were burned in Davao City Monday.
    Jun/03/2014 11:39 am
  • Smoking violations rise by 65% in Davao City


    The city's anti-smoking task force has noted a 65% increase last year in the number of violators of City Ordinance No. 0367-12, also known as expanded anti-smoking ordinance.
    Jun/02/2014 08:31 am
  • Megaworld to build P1.2-B Finance Center in Davao


    Megaworld Corp. is allocating P1.2 billion to develop the Davao Finance Center in Davao City.
    May/30/2014 08:37 am
  • Belito's: Davao's best-kept secret


    Years ago, I went to a well talked about place ran by Chef Richie Ferrazzini, whose passion for cooking made him convert his home garden in Davao into a nameless, informal restaurant where one has to pre-order the specialty, black paella. The five-table place was packed with people all anxiously waiting for this now iconic dish, forcing Richie to expand his little makeshift garden kitchen into a full restaurant, calling it Belito's.
    May/29/2014 10:04 am
  • Tour guides gearing up for Asean integration


    TOUR guide group Guide Union for Inbound Destination and Ecotourism Inc. (Guide) Davao will be holding series of training courses its member tour guides this year in a bid to boost their skills and prepare them for the integration of Asean.
    May/29/2014 08:46 am
  • Mayor shot dead in Davao del Norte


    A town mayor was killed in an ambush in Davao del Norte early yesterday morning, the military said.
    May/29/2014 08:44 am