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  • People's Park in Davao City set to reopen

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 June) – After more than two years, the People’s Park will be reopened next month after it was shut down as authorities prohibited mass gathering to avoid transmission of the highly infectious coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
    Jun/22/2022 09:55 am
  • China donates 13 school buildings to Davao City

    MANILA, Philippines — The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines has donated 13 school buildings, worth around P150 million, to Davao City.
    Jun/21/2022 08:30 am
  • Davao City-Samal Island Bridge groundbreaking set next month

    DAVAO CITY – The government has scheduled the groundbreaking of the long-awaited 3.98-kilometer Davao City-Samal Island Bridge project next month, July, Public Works and Highways Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain said.
    Jun/16/2022 03:47 pm
  • PwC PH expands operations in Davao

    IN a bid to assist in Davao City’s economic growth and development with the aim to spark
    Jun/15/2022 09:14 am
  • Davao City gets ready for in-person Kadayawan

    THE Davao City government is eyeing this year's face-to-face Kadayawan Festival celebration after the two years on virtual because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Jun/13/2022 12:47 pm
  • LTFRB-Davao's contracting program serves 2.46-M passengers in Davao

    THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Davao Region served a total number of 2,464,213 people under the Service Contracting Program Phase 3 as of May 24, 2022.
    May/26/2022 11:06 am
  • Inday Sara to take oath at Davao City's oldest street

    DAVAO CITY — Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio has confirmed that she will hold her oath-taking ceremony on June 19 at this city's San Pedro Street, and it will be open to the public.
    May/25/2022 05:44 pm
  • PPA revises estimate for Davao Sasa Port dev't cost to P7.37B

    THE PHILIPPINE Ports Authority (PPA) has revised the development cost of the Port of Sasa in Davao to P7.37 billion from the previous estimate of P9.88 billion.
    May/11/2022 02:14 pm
  • In Davao's outskirts, voters wait for 'night crawlers'

    DAVAO CITY – Up to the early hours of Sunday night, many ordinary residents were waiting for an economic miracle from what they call night crawlers from politicians.
    May/09/2022 01:43 am
  • Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes off Davao Oriental

    DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck off Davao Oriental early Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
    May/05/2022 09:25 am
  • DA-Davao to promote high-value crops to boost region's agri sector

    THE Department of Agriculture (DA)-Davao said it will focus on promoting high-value crops in the region that can help in the recovery of the agricultural sector.
    May/04/2022 07:59 pm
  • Final testing, sealing of VCMs in Davao Region scheduled on May 5

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 May) – A simultaneous final testing and sealing of the vote counting machines (VCMs) has been scheduled on May 5 in the Davao Region in preparation for the May 9 national and local elections, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC)-Davao said.
    May/04/2022 09:12 am
  • GSIS opens emergency loans for 2 Davao areas

    THE Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has set aside over P511 million for emergency loans to members in flood-hit areas in Davao del Norte and Montevista, Davao de Oro.
    May/04/2022 09:04 am
  • P511 million GSIS emergency loans for two flooded Davao areas

    MANILA, Philippines — The Government Service Insurance System’s (GSIS) ongoing loan program for flooded members and pensioners in two Davao areas would disburse a total of over P511 million in assistance.
    May/03/2022 10:21 am
  • Duterte signs law creating Metropolitan Davao Dev't Authority

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo has signed into law a measure creating the Metropolitan Davao Development Authority (MDDA), presidential spokesperson Martin Andanar announced Wednesday.
    Apr/28/2022 09:34 am
  • PSC donates school supplies to Davao IPs

    DAVAO CITY—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) extended its helping hand from sports to providing school supplies to youth and students during the pandemic.
    Apr/28/2022 09:25 am
  • LIST: Davao del Sur's underrated destinations to visit

    For thrill-seekers who are tired of the beach as the usual go-to place every summer, Matanao, Davao del Sur has the following attractions that may be of interest to them.
    Apr/26/2022 12:42 pm
  • 4,000 VCMs for elections received by Davao Region

    MORE THAN 4,000 vote-counting machines (VCM) are already delivered to the Davao Region for the national and local elections, according to a Commission on Elections official.
    Apr/25/2022 10:38 am
  • Bong Go brings aid to Davao's poor

    SEN. Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go again visited Samal Island in Davao del Norte to bring aid to poor residents in the villages of Limao, San Miguel and Mambago-A.
    Apr/25/2022 07:41 am
  • Baste Duterte lauds Davao City's security cluster

    DAVAO City Acting Mayor Sebastian Duterte lauded the security cluster for their efforts in securing the city, which had resulted in the city recording zero terrorism-related incidents for the past five years.
    Apr/25/2022 07:34 am
  • Coastal Road opens, but limited to leisure for now

    CYCLISTS, joggers, and other recreational enthusiasts flocked to the Davao City Coastal Road on Friday, January 28, 2022, after it was opened to the public but limited to recreational activities for now. A day before, the Davao City Government made the announcement on its official social media accounts of its opening.
    Jan/30/2022 08:18 am
  • Gov’t seeks bidders for P74-B Davao bus system

    THE GOVERNMENT is now seeking bidders for the design-and-build contracts for a P73.93-billion bus system project in Davao City.
    Dec/14/2021 08:46 am
  • Davao City fully vaccinates 1.05 million citizens against COVID-19

    DAVAO CITY — The city government has fully vaccinated 1.05 million of its target population against COVID-19, only 18 percent short of its 1.2 million goal to achieve herd immunity.
    Dec/14/2021 08:43 am
  • Davao region falls short of target in vaccination drive

    DAVAO CITY—The three-day massive vaccination rollout in the Davao region could only lure about a third of its 753,294 target as only 253,032 received shots against COVID-19, a report from the regional office of the Department of Health (DOH) showed.
    Dec/03/2021 11:28 am
  • Private international school in Davao City school pilot face-to-face classes

    DAVAO CITY — An international Christian K-12 school in Davao City piloted face-to-face learning on Monday, November 29.
    Dec/01/2021 09:35 am
  • Japan turns over new highway masterplan for NCR, Cebu and Davao cities

    The Japanese government has turned over to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) a masterplan that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has built for the development of high standard highways (HSH) in the Philippines.
    Nov/30/2021 08:58 pm
  • Davao City to join national vax day

    DESPITE already reaching more than 70 percent herd immunity for the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccines, the Davao City Government will still participate in the three-day "National Vaccination Day."
    Nov/17/2021 10:53 am
  • Bria promotes sustainability in Davao housing communities

    For leading real estate developer Bria Homes, responsible Filipino homeowners must aspire for a life of sustainability one that safeguards the environment not just in the ‘here and now’ but for future generations as well.
    Oct/31/2021 07:55 am
  • DILG: PH committed to complete six smart city projects in Cebu, Manila, Davao

    The Philippine government has expressed its commitment to finish its six smart city projects during the 4th ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) Annual Meeting held virtually on Monday, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) who headed the Philippine delegation.
    Sep/01/2021 07:03 pm
  • BPOs drive Davao office market's steady growth

    DAVAO CITY — The office market in Davao’s regional center is on a steady growth path thanks mainly to business process outsourcing (BPO) locators, according to real estate consultancy firm Prime Philippines.
    Aug/31/2021 07:30 am