Following last week's massive anti-drug raid in Davao City, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has raised the stakes against drug rings in his turf, offering a sports utility vehicle as a reward for informants.
Feb/25/2014 07:40 am
AS part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), the Union Galvasteel Corp. donated a total of 241 pieces of road signs to the City Government of Davao, specifying maximum allowable speeds in the metropolis.
Feb/21/2014 10:31 am
Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency killed suspected notorious drug ring member during buy-bust operation in Davao City, seizing over P500,000 worth of drugs, the PDEA said on Wednesday.
Feb/19/2014 08:02 pm
The City Agriculturist's Office (CAO) would need P200 million to implement Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte's order for the office to fully develop cacao f arming in the city, an official from the office said yesterday.
Feb/18/2014 09:12 am
The local government has identified indigenous peoples (IPs) as among the priority sectors for the Scholarship on Tertiary Education Program (STEP) which has an allocated budget of P34 million this year.
Feb/17/2014 07:48 am
Customers in downtown Davao and the southern part of Davao Light and Power Company's franchise will experience two 15-minute switching power interruptions on February 16 and 17, anytime between 12:01 a.m. to 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. to 5 a.m., respectively.
Feb/14/2014 12:17 pm
MEMBERS of the national organizing committee (NOC) of the 23rd Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit in 2015, who came to visit Davao City last week for the final ocular check, were impressed with city's facilities, an official said.
Feb/11/2014 08:12 am
Five of the biggest mall operators here have banded together to promote the city as "the shopping destination of the Philippines," by holding a monthlong festival, dubbed "The Big Davao Fun Sale [TBDFS]."
Feb/10/2014 08:01 am
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte admitted on Tuesday, February 4, before Davao media that his opening statement at the Senate hearing on rice smuggling the previous day was directed against Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila de Lima.
Feb/07/2014 09:01 am
THE 15th Davao Horse Show and Competition, dubbed as the longest running horse show in the Philippines, will be launched during the induction of new set of officers of organizing Davao Horse Club at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Riverfront Stables, Crocodile Park in Maa.
Jan/31/2014 08:28 am
The city's legislative council will review and update its comprehensive transport and management ordinance to come up with a sustainable transportation plan, which will include improved market access from rural areas.
Jan/29/2014 11:03 am
ALL seven major malls in Davao City will join forces for the first-time to position the city as the country's premiere shopping destination, with the launch of the four-week Big Davao Fun Sale on Saturday at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao.
Jan/28/2014 11:07 am
The Davao City health office has started its anti-dengue drive this year with a city-wide program that encourages residents to soak mosquito nets and curtains in a liquid insecticide treatment.
Jan/27/2014 10:26 am
Davao City is donating financial assistance to provinces and towns affected by the flooding and landslides caused by bad weather from Tropical Depression Agaton over the past two weeks.
Jan/23/2014 08:13 am
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) formally informed Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte that it is set to conduct "a fact-finding investigation and legal review" on a series of events said to have violated human rights policy.
Jan/22/2014 09:16 am
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has blamed the recent weather disturbance from the low pressure area (LPA) for fish kill that hit a marine cultural park outside the capital of Mati, Davao Oriental.
Jan/19/2014 09:32 am
POET and writer C. Joybell C. said, "It's always wonderful to be elegant, it's always fashionable to have grace, it's always glamorous to be brave, and it's always important to own a delectable perfume! Yes, wearing a beautiful fragrance is in style at any age!'
Jan/18/2014 09:22 am
The city council and the business sector are pushing for the creation of the Davao International Airport Authority (DIAA) in support of the government's open skies policy and to make the use of funds more efficient.
Jan/17/2014 08:55 am
At least 14 people died while 34 others were hurt after landslides and flashfloods brought by a low-pressure area struck towns that are still recovering from the devastation of typhoon "Pablo."
Jan/14/2014 08:24 am