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  • Davao mayor reminds public vs cockfighting amid pandemic


    DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio reiterated her warning against individuals who engage in cockfighting, following the arrest of 29 individuals, including a barangay captain, after they were caught playing the illegal game.
    Sep/08/2020 09:06 am
  • No documents needed when entering Davao City


    DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio emphasized that all travelers going to the city will be accepted and will not be required to secure any document, provided they will comply with the city's protocol.
    Sep/07/2020 10:18 am
  • AboitizPower remits P62-M to Davao Region LGUs


    Aboitiz Power Corporation subsidiaries Therma South, Inc. (TSI) and Hedcor have remitted to their host communities amounting to PHP62 million for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) initiatives and other projects, a statement from the company said Friday.
    Sep/05/2020 02:32 pm
  • Davao City gov’t prepares for Sept. 12 reopening of Roxas night market


    Davao City gov’t prepares for Sept. 12 reopening of Roxas night market
    Sep/04/2020 10:03 am
  • Davao-Samal bridge groundbreaking 'in January 2021'


    THE groundbreaking of the Samal Island-Davao City Connector (SIDC) Project, or more commonly known as Davao-Samal Bridge, is expected to be in January 2021, Island Garden City of Samal Mayor Al David Uy said.
    Sep/03/2020 11:19 am
  • Sara to open Davao night market Sept. 12


    The city government here is gearing for the reopening of the Roxas Night Market on September 12, Mayor Sara Z. Duterte said Tuesday.
    Sep/02/2020 07:45 am
  • Warehouses, townships are bright spots in Davao property sector


    Storage facilities and residential spaces, especially those within mixed-use projects, are the property segments least affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Davao, according to consultancy firm Prime Philippines.
    Sep/01/2020 08:13 am
  • Employment rate in Davao Region drops to 82.1%


    The employment rate in Davao Region decreased to 82.1 percent as of 2nd quarter of 2020 amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)-Davao Region director Maria Lourdes Lim said.
    Aug/28/2020 09:13 am
  • US donates hygiene kits, PPE to Davao City


    The United States government on Wednesday donated over a thousand hygiene kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Davao City government.
    Aug/27/2020 09:04 am
  • 24 Davao officials under probe for SAP anomalies


    TWENTY-FOUR local elected and appointed public officials in Davao Region and their civilian co-conspirators are currently investigated for their alleged anomalies in the pay-outs of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).
    Aug/26/2020 09:30 am
  • Davao airport requires all to wear face shield


    THE Francisco Bangoy International Airport (FBIA), also known as the Davao International Airport (DIA), released an advisory requiring all persons entering the DIA premises to wear face shields.
    Aug/19/2020 09:07 am
  • Councilor pushes for Davao history be taught in schools


    A DAVAO City councilor is pushing for the mandatory teaching of Davao history to all grade levels in both public and private schools.
    Aug/17/2020 09:44 am
  • Davao City councilor to propose law on social distancing


    PHYSICAL distancing violators will soon be penalized, as the Committee of Health of the 19th Davao City Council is currently crafting an ordinance mandating its observation to curb the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).
    Aug/14/2020 10:45 am
  • Palace: No irregularities in Davao hospital IRM


    Malacañang finds nothing wrong with a recent finding during a House inquiry that the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) in President Duterte’s home city of Davao received P326 million – the highest amount of claims from the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) for coronavirus treatments.
    Aug/13/2020 01:29 pm
  • Davao designer makes PPE coats, face masks out of banana fiber


    A designer in Davao del Norte has collaborated with local weavers and seamstresses to create personal protective equipment (PPE) coats and face masks from banana fiber.
    Aug/12/2020 03:18 pm
  • Davao City hospital got biggest PhilHealth cash advance


    MANILA, Philippines— Weeks before it approved the guidelines for the use of special funds for the government’s COVID-19 response, Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) had already handed out P9.3 billion in cash advances to various hospitals, especially favored health facilities, Sen. Panfilo Lacson disclosed on Tuesday.
    Aug/12/2020 10:31 am
  • Greenery Plant Center in SM City Davao


    SM CITY Davao creates a calming atmosphere with the opening of The Greenery Plant Center (TGPC) that houses over 100 sellers of different garden and indoor favorites at the mall’s open parking area.
    Aug/11/2020 10:07 am
  • Davao Region lacks contract tracers


    The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-XI) has admitted they are still short of the targeted contact tracers in the region.
    Aug/10/2020 10:40 am
  • Davao City to appeal face shields


    THE City Government of Davao will appeal to the Land Transportation and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to amend its memorandum making mandatory the wearing of face shields to vehicle drivers in Davao City.
    Aug/10/2020 08:25 am
  • Churches now allowed to hold Sunday masses in Davao


    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 August) – Churches in Davao City may now hold masses on Sundays, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Aug/07/2020 09:20 am
  • Davao cops told to bring stick to enforce distancing


    Police officers in Davao City have been directed to bring a one-meter stick to enforce the one-meter physical distancing in public areas by demonstrating to violators of this rule the recommended safe space that they must keep from each other to avoid contracting the highly contagious coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Aug/04/2020 03:48 pm
  • Old Davao airport terminal designated as COVID-19 holding area


    The old terminal of the Davao International Airport in Barangay Sasa here will be converted into a holding area where arriving air passengers can wait for the result of their reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing, a requirement imposed by the local government to control the transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
    Aug/03/2020 04:02 pm
  • Bike lanes in Davao City 'almost done'


    THE Davao City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) is nearing the completion of demarcating the 72.2-kilometer bike lane in the city.
    Aug/03/2020 08:47 am
  • Davao Light’s ‘digital substation’ goes on stream


    The Aboitiz group’s Davao Light and Power Co. Inc. has brought online a digital substation, which is equipped with a communications system in order to enable Mindanao’s biggest distributor to lessen or “even prevent” outages.
    Jul/31/2020 10:09 am
  • Caraga to open borders for bus trips from Davao


    CARAGA is set to open its borders for bus trips coming from Davao Region within this week or next week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced.
    Jul/30/2020 09:07 am
  • Davao requires PCR test on arrival at airport


    City gov’t to shoulder cost of testing The local government here has backpedaled on its policy of requiring all air travelers bound for the city to present a negative result for a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test before being allowed to board flights in their airports of origin.
    Jul/29/2020 04:13 pm
  • CHR asked to investigate posting of flyers in Davao tagging leftists as ‘terrorist recruiters’


    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 July) – Progressive groups in Davao City called on the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)-Davao to investigate the posting of flyers bearing the faces of nine leaders of various left-leaning groups and branding them as “terrorist recruiters.”
    Jul/29/2020 07:50 am
  • No protests allowed in Davao during Sona


    PROTESTS during President Rodrigo Duterte's fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 27, 2020, will be prohibited in Davao City, the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) said.
    Jul/27/2020 08:13 am
  • Davao City, CHED offers 9K slots for college scholarship


    DAVAO CITY – The city government and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) opened about 9,500 scholarship slots for all tertiary students, the city hall said in a statement Saturday.
    Jul/26/2020 09:50 am
  • Davao City hospital needs more nurses


    THE Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) will be needing at least 40 nurses as it adds more beds to accommodate coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients in preparation for the potential surge of positive cases.
    Jul/25/2020 11:24 am