THE 17th City Council hastened on Friday the approval of an ordinance extending financial assistance worth P18.5 million to 36 affected municipalities in Bohol and Cebu that were struck by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, October 15.
Oct/19/2013 09:08 am
Therma South, a subsidiary of the Aboitiz Group of the Philippines, has signed a Pesos 24 billion ($557 million) deal with a consortium of lenders and banks to finance the construction of a new coal-fired power plant.
Oct/18/2013 08:39 am
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) station here said "preparedness of local officials" is crucial as an earthquake of the same magnitude that struck Central Visayas could strike Davao City.
Oct/17/2013 08:32 am
Segworks Technologies Corp., an information technology (IT) firm based in Davao city, has been accredited by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) as a health information technology provider, a senior company officer said here recently.
Oct/16/2013 08:29 am
Davao City - Fed up with cases of over-speeding drivers of 'uso-uso' jeepneys (passenger vehicles with modified engines) and drag racers, City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte ordered traffic enforcers to arrest violators and impound their vehicles, instead of merely imposing lighter penalties like fines.
Oct/15/2013 08:41 am
A BARANGAY council in Davao City passed its own ordinance for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted diseases in the village following reports that cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have increased in the city.
Oct/13/2013 11:52 am
Militant organizations would spill into the streets tomorrow to renew their call on government to re-channel the controversial pork barrel funds to basic social services that were once denied of financial support due to alleged lack of funds.
Oct/12/2013 09:31 am
DAVAO City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte said on Monday that he was able to visit and attend to the needs of thousands of constituents in at least six barangays of the city during his first 100 days in office.
Oct/08/2013 08:46 am
Therma South, Inc. is considering raising the capacity of its planned coal-fired plant at this city's boundary with the town of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, a senior official of the company's parent, Aboitiz Power Corp. (AboitizPower), said in an interview last week.
Oct/07/2013 08:39 am
It took quite sometime for Park Inn, the “baby” sister brand of the upscale Radisson Blu hotel brand, to break into Asia and when it finally did, the Philippines – Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economy, became its springboard. And it’s not in Metro Manila, not even within Luzon that its very first hotel opened.
Oct/06/2013 11:33 am
DIARRHEA remains to be among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in Davao City despite a high rate of access to safe water and sanitary toilets, the City-wide Investment Plan for Health (CIPH) 2012-2016 revealed.
Oct/05/2013 11:44 am
AIMED at becoming as Davao Region's first Geographical Indication (GI), the protection, development, and promotion of Davao pomelo will be the main focus of the Department of Trade and Industry's consultative meeting with stakeholders slated Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. at Grand Men Seng Hotel in Davao City.
Oct/04/2013 08:55 am
Development is fast catching up with Davao City's transportation system, but the city is not yet ready for Light Rail Transit (LRT) or Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) study.
Oct/03/2013 01:41 pm
A school in the southern Philippine city of Davao on Mindanao island on Wednesday celebrated the recognition by the Japanese government for its exemplary Japanese language education.
Oct/03/2013 08:28 am
Five soldiers were wounded Tuesday morning in a landmine attack perpetrated by communist New People's Army (NPA) rebels in supposedly "insurgency free" Cateel town in Davao Oriental.
Oct/01/2013 04:45 pm
Filinvest Land, Inc. is investing P4 billion to build eight residential buildings here targeting the middle-income market, an official of the Gotianun-led property developer said recently.
Oct/01/2013 09:28 am
Dealers of closed circuit TV systems here have suddenly found themselves unable to fulfill demand for the merchandize as orders have suddenly soared in volume during the past days, sources said.
Sep/30/2013 07:56 am
ORGANIZERS on Thursday said they expect some 14,000 runners when the 37th National Milo Marathon Davao Qualifying hits the road on Oct. 13 in an out-and-back course from Roxas Avenue.
Sep/28/2013 06:52 pm