The leader of a farmers and irrigators' coalition, Sinag, called on the government to donate all smuggled rice to survivors of Supertyphoon "Yolanda" amid reports that over 200,000 sacks of smuggled rice have again reached the Davao port. Nov/14/2013 11:48 pm
ANOTHER batch of rescue team from Davao City will be sent to Tacloban City, bringing more medicines for the Typhoon Yolanda victims and replacing the 55-man rescue team that was earlier deployed.
Nov/14/2013 08:52 am
THE participation of Davao City in the 2013 World Travel Market (WTM) that was held at Excel London in the United Kingdom from November 4 to 7 was a big success, a city official said.
Nov/13/2013 10:22 am
Many violators of Davao City's amended smoking ordinance are taking for granted the violation citation tickets issued to them, Dr. Domilyn Villareiz, chief of the anti-smoking task force of Davao City, said.
Nov/12/2013 08:22 am
The City Government of Davao once again extends its help to local government units (LGUs) hit by tragedies as local officials, led by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, sent a 49-man team to areas ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda to help in the search and rescue efforts.
Nov/11/2013 10:39 am
Wine was cooking when we arrived for cocktails. You read right. It’s called gløg; our host, Geir Sikko, general manager of Davao City’s Park Inn Hotel, wanted his guests to taste something from Norway, his home country.
Nov/09/2013 10:21 pm
THE Mindanao Hemophilia Center (MHC) reports that there are 142 diagnosed cases of hemophilia, a rare bleeding disorder in which the blood does not clot normally, in Davao City as of May 2013.
Nov/09/2013 10:15 am
The regional office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is pushing for the construction of two flyovers in the city next year, but has to shelve 19 infrastructure projects for this year because of a temporary restraining order on the further release of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).
Nov/08/2013 08:11 am
The city council was considering a proposed P5.16 billion budget this year, which is higher than the P4.6 billion budget last year, and plans were underway to computerized transactions to minimize graft and corruption, Councilor Danilo Dayanghirang said.
Nov/06/2013 07:56 am
Dengue cases in Davao Region grew this year compared to last year with most number of cases coming from Davao City, an official of the Department of Health (DOH 11) regional office said.
Nov/05/2013 07:53 am
Environmentalists and civil society organizations belonging to the Green Davao City Movement hailed Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte for signing the recently revised Zoning Ordinance and the updated Comprehensive Land Use Plan from 2013 to 2022.
Nov/04/2013 09:41 am
Hours of heavy downpour on Thursday evening flooded nine villages in this city, resulting to one casualty and evacuation of residents in areas affected, an official of the City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO) said.
Nov/02/2013 09:32 pm
DAVAO City emerged as the least vulnerable to the impact of climate change among eight cities in the Philippines and it could continue its strong economic growth with sustainable environmental measures put in place, according to a 2012 study released by the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature.
Nov/01/2013 05:23 pm
The confirmation of the creation of Davao Occidental province earned an overwhelming "yes" votes from the majority of those who actually participated in the plebiscite in Davao del Sur on Monday.
Oct/30/2013 07:18 pm
The lawyer of a rice importing firm whose shipments have been held by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) here chided the National Food Authority (NFA) for the unlawful seizure of their rice imports, and for the government agency's "ignorance" of international trade laws.
Oct/29/2013 09:26 pm
The National Food Authority on Thursday said a total of 312,500 sacks of milled rice were shipped in through Davao over the past four months, most of which have gone past customs without the necessary import permit from the regulator.
Oct/25/2013 08:23 am
Agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in this town aired out their yearning for an increased production of coconut and cacao to Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes in a recent field visit of the latter in the region.
Oct/23/2013 06:13 pm
"Pinoy Big Brother (PBB)," the pioneering reality TV show in the Philippines, will kick off its search for a new batch of housemates later this month for its highly anticipated fifth season.
Oct/23/2013 06:11 pm
Businessmen belonging to the European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ECCP) said they see opportunities in agricultural processing in Mindanao, particularly coconut-water processing.
Oct/23/2013 09:26 am
Help continued to arrive for earthquake survivors in Bohol and Cebu, as Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte visited on Monday with a total of P18 million in checks for both provinces.
Oct/22/2013 08:17 am
TAKING advantage of Davao Region's thriving tourism industry, Tigerair Philippines is expanding its operation in Davao City, Mindanao's premier hub and is home to some of the country's top beach and mountain resorts.
Oct/21/2013 07:43 am