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  • Davao City wants a film council

    With the thriving film industry here, the Sangguniang Panlungsod is mulling the creation of a film development council to support local filmmakers.
    Jan/02/2014 08:56 pm
  • 4.5 quake hits off Davao Occidental

    A 4.5 magnitude earthquake off Davao Occidental at 5:33 p.m. Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
    Dec/30/2013 08:03 pm
  • Upland Management Board mulled for Davao City

    The City Council's Committee on Agriculture will present to the City Planning and Development Office next month a proposal for the creation of an Upland Management Board that aims to help the city produce more in terms of agriculture as well as protect it from environmental damage.
    Dec/29/2013 08:56 pm
  • Davao plans bid for record for most 'torotot' blowers

    This city, known for a successful ban on firecrackers that has been in place for 11 years now, is not going to be silent on New Year’s Day.
    Dec/27/2013 11:44 pm
  • Another airport eyed in Davao City

    ESTABLISHMENT of another airport is one of the few public-private partnership (PPP) projects being eyed for Davao City in the next few years, a city official said.
    Dec/23/2013 09:03 am
  • P800,000 properties lost in Buhangin fire

    SOME P800,000 worth of properties were burned down in a fire that hit three houses occupied by six families in Zone 1, St. Jude, Buhangin, Davao City on Tuesday.
    Dec/19/2013 08:21 am
  • Davao Region sees 8.7% growth by 2016

    The region's economic planners projected 8.7% growth by 2016 as they took note of encouraging signs in the local economy, despite the damage exacted by typhoon Pablo in several provinces last year.
    Dec/18/2013 10:59 am
  • Davao prepares plan to be ready for storm surges

    Worried over what happened to Tacloban, this city wants to be ready to evacuate residents in coastal barangays in case of storm surges and similar calamities.
    Dec/17/2013 08:38 am
  • City malls join forces for fun sale

    MAJOR shopping malls in Davao City have joined hands to take part in the first-ever city-wide shopping frenzy in the country, the Davao Fun Sale.
    Dec/16/2013 08:21 am
  • Cool Davao weather said to lure electronics firms

    The all-season temperate environment of this city's third district is expected to lure electronics firms and other companies in the near to medium term.
    Dec/12/2013 02:19 pm
  • Davao City's 911 gets 10 new ambulances

    DAVAO City's Central 911 got an early Christmas gift from the City Government with the turnover of 10 brand new ambulances during the opening of Pasko Fiesta celebration at the Rizal Park on Monday.
    Dec/11/2013 09:14 am
  • Davao firm to export to Japan Peking ducks raised locally

    A businessman here is set to export the first batch of Peking ducks from the Philippines to Japan, and soon to the Middle East, and assured that production projection would also satisfy domestic demand later.
    Dec/10/2013 07:41 am
  • Davao-made movie soon to hit cinemas

    THE Davao-made international movie "Sabine" will hit the cinemas on December 17.
    Dec/09/2013 10:44 am
  • NDRRMC: Some buildings in Davao City sustain cracks after mag-5.7 quake

    Some buildings in the Davao region sustained cracks after a magnitude-5.7 quake that hit the area Wednesday, but authorities deemed them still safe for occupancy.
    Dec/05/2013 01:34 pm
  • TigerAir eyes Davao airport as new hub

    LOW-COST carrier TigerAir Philippines, which re-launched its daily Manila-Davao-Manila flight on December 2, is looking at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City as its new hub for international flights.
    Dec/05/2013 08:03 am
  • Quake hits Davao Oriental

    An earthquake hit Davao Oriental early Wednesday, December 4, shaking parts of the Davao region.
    Dec/04/2013 09:04 am
  • Electronics firm eyes Davao for expansion

    AN ELECTRONICS company is eyeing to expand their operations in Davao City, an official said.
    Dec/03/2013 08:37 am
  • Ateneo de Davao pushes climate change awareness, but dean okays coal energy

    Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) is planning a climate change awareness campaign among vulnerable sectors in the city, but a dean's stand on the coal-fired power plant, a top cause of climate change, is questioned by an environment group.
    Dec/02/2013 08:24 am
  • Davao not yet ready for bike law

    DAVAO City is not yet ready for the implementation of the bicycle ordinance, a city official said.
    Nov/29/2013 08:44 am
  • No stores selling illegal Christmas lights in Davao

    THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Davao City has not received reports so far on the establishments selling illegal Christmas lights.
    Nov/28/2013 07:12 am
  • GMA Regional holds trade events in Mindanao

    GMA Network, through its regional arm, GMA Regional TV, held back-to-back thanksgiving parties in Davao and Cagayan de Oro on Nov. 7 and 8, respectively, to recognize its valued and loyal partners in the trade who have helped them reach another milestone this year.
    Nov/27/2013 09:16 am
  • LTO-Davao soon to acquire speed tracking devices

    THE regional office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Davao will soon acquire at least 10 speed tracking devices that will be utilized for the implementation of speed limits in Davao City.
    Nov/26/2013 08:18 am
  • DOTC sees approval of Davao port expansion

    THE Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is set to submit its proposal for the modernization and expansion of Davao Port in Sasa to the National Economic Development Authority (Neda) for evaluation and approval, an official said.
    Nov/25/2013 07:50 am
  • Mother who lost 2 children in 2011 Davao flood joins Yolanda relief mission

    When she saw photographs and video footages taken of some of the victims of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan), Adelyn Tano, 44, knew she should immediately help.
    Nov/24/2013 09:02 pm
  • Davao cites volunteers

    A TOTAL of 103 volunteer-members of Team Davao, sent to Tacloban City for search, rescue and relief operations, each received a Seiko watch from Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte who also lifted his order prohibiting them from speaking to anybody about their mission.
    Nov/22/2013 08:08 am
  • Davao City top cop enforces cost-cutting measures

    MEMBERS of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) are now using non-electric instead of electric water dispenser in line with the cost-cutting measures enforced by its director Senior Supt. Vicente D. Danao Jr.
    Nov/21/2013 10:33 am
  • Davao musicians launch concert

    EVERYONE who watched the concert entitled "One night, One passion...Music" on October 25 was overwhelmingly happy, proud, and ecstatic.
    Nov/19/2013 08:23 am
  • More survivors to arrive in Davao

    SURVIVORS of typhoon-stricken provinces in Eastern Visayas are finding their way in Davao City, with more expected to arrive on Monday.
    Nov/18/2013 08:24 am
  • Volunteerism alive among Davao college students

    At least 1,500 volunteers from different schools swamped Saturday the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) depot in Panacan like an army of ants to repack relief goods for survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas.
    Nov/17/2013 06:23 pm
  • BPOs consider Davao for backup

    Erriberto P. Barriga, Jr., executive vice-president of the Information and Communications Technology Association-Davao, said the city has been identified as a good backup site for companies that need redundant infrastructure facilities.
    Nov/15/2013 02:40 pm