Davao, on the southern island of Mindanao and the city where President Rodrigo Duterte served as mayor for more than two decades, is enjoying an investment boom. Commercial complexes are going up. Homes are being built. The city even has too many power stations.
Apr/12/2017 06:27 am
The launch of the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) Large Taxpayers Service (LTS) office in the city yesterday is expected to help the agency meet its target collection of P1.829 trillion for 2017, which if accomplished would represent a gain of 16% year on year.
Apr/04/2017 06:08 pm
As he turned 72 yesterday, President Duterte woke up to a pleasant surprise.
Seven of his grandchildren – including the newborn Marko Digong, nicknamed Stonefish, youngest son of presidential daughter and Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio – literally stormed his bedroom and woke him up at around 2 p.m. to greet him a happy birthday.
Mar/29/2017 07:09 pm
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's in his home city on Friday, becoming the most high-profile visitor from Beijing since two countries long at odds sought to chart a new course in relations.
Mar/18/2017 10:09 am
TOURIST arrivals for April and May in Davao Region is expected to increase by 10 percent as the 4th Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS) this year is targeted to hold more activities catering to different kinds of tourists and highlighting newer tourist destinations within the region, an official said.
Mar/11/2017 06:59 am
DAVAO Region is expected to have light to occasionally moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms as the tail-end of a cold front had gone towards the direction of Luzon affecting more the Eastern sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas, according to the online monitoring report of the National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC) Saturday, January 21.
Jan/23/2017 08:58 am
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will discuss counter-terrorism and drug rehabilitation projects, among other topics, with President Rodrigo Duterte during his two-day official visit to the Philippines this week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
Jan/12/2017 08:51 am
The City Health Office here says at least one new case of HIV/AIDS is recorded daily in the city.
Dr. Josephine Villafuerte, City Health Officer, said there are more than 30 cases of HIV infection recorded a month during the later part of 2016.
Jan/07/2017 07:55 am
This city's various activities during the entire Yuletide season were a complete success, safe and secure as the security personnel beefed up their security measures for the entire celebration.
Jan/04/2017 09:29 am
The once-bare rooftop of the four-storey Davao City Hall annex building has burst into life—transformed into a garden of colorful flowers, green herbs and vegetables by the Department of Agriculture.
Dec/21/2016 01:42 pm
AROUND 100 toy guns with pyrotechnics were confiscated by the Santa Ana Police from sidewalk vendors on Tuesday, December 13, as the police force reminded people about the total ban on pyrotechnics in Davao City.
Dec/15/2016 09:48 am
A P120 million Japanese heritage complex that will house a market, a museum, and a memorial site is set to rise here by 2017 as the local government pushes to revive the Japanese history of the city, officials said.
Dec/08/2016 08:27 am
Spanish investors are looking at collaborating with the Philippine government in the agri-business, infrastructure, transportation, power, culture, and tourism industries, officials said Friday.
Nov/28/2016 09:10 pm
The Davao City Peace and Order Council conducted its first meeting on Tuesday, November 15, at the Grand Men Seng Hotel during which the new council took their oath of office as well. After the meeting Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said the city remains to be at red alert after the September 2 bombing.
Nov/16/2016 09:05 am
THE P10-million tourism master plan for the development and restoration of village of Mintal in Davao City as Little Tokyo is now a step closer to realization, City Tourism Officer Gene Rose Tecson said.
Oct/12/2016 07:39 am
Agriculture secretary Manny Piñol announced plans to construct a P100 million laboratory facility in Bago Oshiro in Tugbok District here that will handle plant disease, animal disease, water and soil analysis.
Oct/10/2016 03:29 pm
Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC) is positioning its newly opened Go Hotels branch in Davao City as a major player for meetings, incentives, conferences, events (MICE) and as a preferred destination of free independent travelers (FIT).
Sep/19/2016 01:43 pm
The Department of Justice has created a three-man team to assist government investigators in determining and filing criminal charges against the perpetrators of the Davao City bombing on Friday that killed 15 people and injured 67 others.
Sep/07/2016 06:15 am
Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc.'s Camella unit has started to cater to Davao's ready-for-occupancy (RFO) market, a still small -- but expected to grow -- segment of buyers who are ready to make the downpayment within a few months and move in.
Aug/31/2016 05:23 pm