The local government aims to get rid of messy overhead cable wires all over the city through a pending ordinance to require power and telecommunications companies to install their cables underground.
Apr/14/2014 08:25 am
The Davao City Council declared on Tuesday (April 9) two of three coastal barangays under state of calamity in the aftermath of fire that swept through them last Friday (April 4). The council also allocated P45 million to aid thousands who survived the fire.
Apr/09/2014 09:42 am
AFTER being recognized as having the best prosecution success and case disposition rates in 2013, the prosecution offices in Davao Region had one of the shortest age of cases in the country last year.
Mar/29/2014 08:38 am
CHARGES were filed before the City Prosecutor’s Office of Mati on Friday against three police officers tagged in the death of two men in San Isidro town, Davao Oriental last week, the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Davao said.
Mar/28/2014 04:05 pm
AN OFFICER of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Davao, the lead agency of the task force investigating the cocaine shipments discovered at the Sumifru Wharf in Tibungco, Davao City, said there is still no one to sue for the entry of the illegal drugs.
Mar/27/2014 01:09 pm
NEW investments in Davao Region reached some P31 billion in 2013, representing a significant increase as compared to previous year's figure, the regional office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reported Tuesday.
Mar/26/2014 09:51 am
IN LINE with the World Water Day on March 22, water service provider Davao City Water District (DCWD) mounted the first-ever World Water Day Photo Contest at SM City Davao last March 18.
Mar/22/2014 09:59 am
TWO teams from Davao del Sur and another from Davao del Norte are newest entries in the 9th Davao Baseball Cup set to unfurl on March 28 and 29 at the University of Mindanao diamonds in Matina.
Mar/21/2014 08:23 am
The city has received a boost in its bid to get a portion of the Korean tourist market with the commitment of Hanatour Service, Inc., one the largest travel companies in Korea, to include Davao City in its tour program this year.
Mar/18/2014 08:55 am
Along J.P. Laurel Highway, the loud throbbing of a diesel-fired power plant drowns out the noise of traffic, as the frenzy for the upcoming Araw ng Dabaw, celebrating the birth of the city 77 years ago, reaches fever pitch.
Mar/17/2014 09:38 am
Zafiro Respicio, mayor of this city during the term of President Cory Aquino and an opposition leader against Ferdinand Marcos, died following a heart attack on Monday. He was 66.
Mar/11/2014 07:58 am
THE Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC), a subsidiary of the Aboitiz Power Corp., announced a new power outage scheme that took effect Monday and where duration may extend up to two hours.
Mar/04/2014 09:19 am
As Justice Secretary Leila de Lima pushed for a Cabinet-crafted policy on rice importation, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has won a temporary victory over one of four court injunctions it is facing in connection with the entry into the country of rice shipments without import permits.
Feb/26/2014 08:27 am