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  • City imposes tight screening of Davao-bound land travelers

    COMMERCIAL flight passengers who will enter Davao City via land travel from neighboring cities might be required to present a negative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said.
    Jul/24/2020 01:08 pm
  • COVID-19 cases in Davao region breach 1,000 mark

    DAVAO CITY – The total number of coronavirus disease cases recorded in Davao region has now reached 1,018 after 25 more people tested positive on Wednesday.
    Jul/23/2020 10:16 am
  • Aboitiz unit speeds up construction of water project in Davao

    ABOITIZ UNIT Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. has sped up the construction of its bulk water supply project in the Davao City Water District.
    Jul/22/2020 07:05 pm
  • Davao City's revenue up by almost 11% in first half of 2020

    DESPITE the impact of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on businesses and tax reliefs to cushion this, Davao City has achieved high revenue collection in the first half of the year.
    Jul/22/2020 07:40 am
  • Davao City opens satellite facility of Davao Doctors Hospital

    The City of Davao has opened a satellite facility of the Davao Doctors Hospital (DDH) in Barangay Dumoy to reinforce Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), the referral hospital for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, amid the increasing cases here.
    Jul/21/2020 08:10 am
  • Enrollment in Davao drops

    THE coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic had brought a slight reduction of enrollees, both public and private schools in the entire Davao Region, according to data from the Department of Education-Davao Region (DepEd-Davao).
    Jul/20/2020 10:46 am
  • Utilization rate of hospital beds for COVID-19 in Davao region is on “warning zone”

    The utilization level of beds for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients admitted at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City and Davao Regional Medical Center in Tagum City, Davao del Norte has already reached the “warning zone” as of Friday, the Department of Health in the Davao region said.
    Jul/19/2020 02:56 pm
  • Davao garden resort turns to farming amid COVID-19 economic blow

    One agri-ecotourism resort in Davao City used to provide nature escapes to local and foreign visitors with its world-class hospitality experience offering from dining, accommodation, recreation to wellness activities before the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Jul/18/2020 04:34 pm
  • Davao requires PCR test for air travelers

    DAVAO CITY—Beginning on Monday, July 20, passengers flying into this city will be required to present proof they are not infected with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before they will be allowed to board flights bound for the city.
    Jul/18/2020 10:12 am
  • Davao City’s anti-smoking violators face higher penalties

    DAVAO CITY – Here’s a warning to all heavy smokers. The Davao City government will start imposing higher penalties for violators of the Anti-Smoking Ordinance that was amended by the 19th City Council and approved by Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.
    Jul/17/2020 04:07 pm
  • First batch of Work for Davao beneficiaries get their salaries

    THE CITY government has released over P3.29 million in funds for the first payout of the beneficiaries of the Work for Davao program.
    Jul/16/2020 05:30 pm
  • P3.29-M Work for Davao 1st batch payout released

    THE City Government of Davao has released over P3.29 million in funds for the first payout of the 831 beneficiaries of the Work for Davao program.
    Jul/15/2020 05:08 pm
  • Davao City back to general community quarantine as virus cases rise

    The rising number of coronavirus cases here has prompted the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to recommend reverting the city’s status to a general community quarantine (GCQ) to stop the spread of the virus, Mayor Sara Duterte said on Monday.
    Jul/14/2020 10:17 am
  • Metro Davao authority pushes through despite pandemic

    THE proposed creation of the Metropolitan Davao Development Authority (MDDA) is unhampered despite the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio formed a localized-steering body that will manage its implementation.
    Jul/13/2020 10:25 am
  • 71 accommodations in Davao allowed to resume operations

    A TOTAL of 71 accommodation establishments in Davao Region are now allowed to operate as of July 9, 2020. The Department of Tourism in Davao Region (DOT-Davao) has issued the Certificate of Authority to Operate (CAO) to 23 hotels, 44 inns, three resorts, and one apartelle.
    Jul/11/2020 10:49 am
  • Another tarsier spotted in Davao Region

    ANOTHER tarsier was sighted in Davao Region, this time, inside a banana plantation in Panabo City, Davao del Norte. Tadeco ko Bai, the Facebook page of Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc. (Tadeco) employees, said in its social media post on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, that they did not expect to see a tarsier within their area.
    Jul/10/2020 09:33 am
  • Wearing of face masks now mandatory in Davao City

    The Davao City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday mandating the wearing of face mask in public places.
    Jul/09/2020 09:57 am
  • Davao Oriental launches P14.5-M program for cacao

    AIMING to support smallholder cacao farmers, particularly in terms of marketing and production through the provision of post-harvest facilities, the Provincial Government recently launched the Fermented Cacao Beans Marketing Enterprise Project, which is set to benefit 924 farmers all over the province.
    Jul/07/2020 10:44 am
  • TF Davao stresses public cooperation in fight against terror

    DAVAO City July 2 (PIA)- An officer of the Task Force Davao underscored the involvement of the residents in providing security in Davao City in the fight against terrorism.
    Jul/05/2020 10:12 am
  • Barangay 23-C in Davao City 'very high risk' Covid area

    DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio strongly advised Dabawenyos to avoid visiting Barangay 23-C due to the increasing number of confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the area for the past few days.
    Jul/03/2020 07:58 pm
  • Entertainment venues may reopen but alcohol ban stays in Davao

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 July) – Bars and other entertainment venues in the city may reopen but they are still prohibited from serving alcoholic beverages, Mayor Sara Duterte said on Wednesday.
    Jul/02/2020 07:37 pm
  • Mayor Sara assures Covid-19 manageable in Davao

    DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The city government of Davao assured residents that they are managing the new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) with the entry of stranded individuals and overseas workers in to the city in recent weeks.
    Jul/01/2020 09:13 am
  • Number of COVID-19 cases in Davao region breaches 500-mark

    DAVAO CITY – The number of corona-virus disease (COVID-19) cases in Davao region has surged past 500 during the weekend.
    Jun/29/2020 10:10 am
  • More commercial flights to Davao City may be available starting June 29

    Mayor Sara Duterte said Thursday that more commercial flights to Davao City from Manila, Iloilo, and Clark might be available starting Monday next week to cater to passengers who want to return home.
    Jun/27/2020 09:58 am
  • Davao teacher, friends initiate gadget donation drive for learners

    A Dabawenya high-school teacher and her high school friends have taken the initiative to start a donation drive to be able to acquire gadgets and free module printing services in the Davao region with the hope of igniting the passion to support the online education of learners during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
    Jun/25/2020 08:49 am
  • Davao Region mayors say anti-terror bill "timely, constitutional"

    A number of local chief executives in Davao Region (Region 11) have expressed their support Tuesday on the passage of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, describing the measure as "timely and constitutional."
    Jun/24/2020 08:37 am
  • Davao region reports growing number of recoveries

    The Department of Health Davao Center for Health Development (DOH-DCHD) announced on Sunday that out of the 474 cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Davao region, 301 have recovered.
    Jun/22/2020 01:41 pm
  • 14 medical frontliners test positive for COVID-19 in Davao City

    At least 14 of the 19 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases recorded in Davao Region last June 11 were frontline healthcare workers (HCWs) from Davao City, bringing the total number of infected HCWs to 104 in the region.
    Jun/14/2020 02:30 pm
  • Travel permits, authorities no longer needed for movement within Davao Region

    Travel within the Davao Region will now be allowed without the previously required travel permits or travel authorities.
    Jun/12/2020 09:47 am
  • Non-contact sports allowed in Davao City

    Mayor Sara Duterte said the local government has allowed the conduct of non-contact sports and other forms of exercises in the city which is now under a general community quarantine.
    Jun/07/2020 08:32 am