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  • 2-hour rotating brownouts hit Davao

    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
  • Davao tops business climate survey

    The city government of Davao got the highest rating among seven areas in the country under the 2013 Enterprise Survey on Corruption by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
    Mar/03/2014 08:52 am
  • Davao pushed as top Phl shopping destination

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) is promoting Davao City as a prime shopping destination as it plays host to the first four-week-long shopping frenzy in the Philippines.
    Feb/28/2014 08:52 am
  • Davao City's investments up 3.3% in 2013

    THE Davao City Investment Promotions Center (DCIPC) reported a continued growth in investments, registering a 3.3 percent increase in 2013.
    Feb/27/2014 08:01 am
  • SC stops TRO on rice shipment from Davao

    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
  • Mayor Duterte of Davao City offers SUV as reward for information on drug syndicates

    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
  • Davao scientist discovers way to fight Panama disease

    No one believes you these days if you always think "out of the box" because you don’t want to conform to the "traditional" or "conventional" way of doing things.
    Feb/24/2014 08:12 am
  • Firm donates road signs to Davao City

    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
  • Notorious drug ring member killed in Davao drug bust

    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
  • Cacao farming in Davao pushed

    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
  • Davao City allots P34 million for scholarships

    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
  • 15-minute power cut on Feb. 16, 17

    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
  • Apec team impressed of Davao City

    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
  • Mall operators push for Davao City as Philippines's shopping hot spot

    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
  • Duterte: Senate statement meant for de Lima

    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
  • Davao City mayor keen on strong action against smuggler

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte of Davao City yesterday said he will not hesitate to kill Davidson Bangayan if he saw him smuggling rice in his city.
    Feb/04/2014 11:39 am
  • Oppein opens Davao store

    DAVAO City has grown a lot. Proof to that are the world class businesses that are expanding their operations to the city.
    Feb/02/2014 12:21 pm
  • 15th Davao Horse Show launch set Saturday night

    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
  • Davao council to review transport ordinance

    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
  • Davao eyed as shopping hub

    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
  • Davao launches anti-dengue campaign

    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 urged to help ease taxes on startups

    A community of entrepreneurs have called on the city government to support startup companies by relaxing tax laws and "allow them to get on their feet and have traction."
    Jan/24/2014 10:50 am
  • Davao City donates P4M to flood, landslide disasters

    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
  • Human rights body to probe Duterte

    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
  • Davao Oriental fish kill blamed on LPA

    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
  • Chemworld opens Davao store

    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
  • Davao wants own airport authority

    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
  • Continuous downpour damages roads, bridges

    Continuous downpour caused by the low pressure area (LPA) since Saturday has damaged 11 national roads and 12 bridges in Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, and Compostela Valley.
    Jan/16/2014 08:29 am
  • Davao City to check land use

    The local government has identified several strategies to improve tax collection, including an inventory of idle lands and lands’ actual use vis-a-vis their declared use.
    Jan/15/2014 02:26 pm
  • Davao landslides, floods kill 14

    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