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  • 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
  • Davao City seeks more contract-tracers to prepare for surge in COVID-19 cases

    The city government of Davao plans to hire more frontline workers to beef up contact-tracing and surveillance teams as it anticipates a surge in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases following the extension of general community quarantine (GCQ).
    Jun/03/2020 01:05 pm
  • 115 stranded residents of Davao Oriental make it home

    A total of 115 stranded residents of Davao Oriental were already rescued by the province’s Oplan Sundo program, the provincial government said on Thursday, May 7.
    May/08/2020 12:58 pm
  • Davao Oriental launches ‘Oplan Sundo’

    The provincial government of Davao Oriental has reminded its constituents currently stranded in Davao City that not all of those who have declared their intent to go home will be able to avail of the “Oplan Sundo” program.
    May/05/2020 12:47 pm
  • Non-essential shops operating under ECQ shuttered in Davao City

    The City Government of Davao has closed more than 50 “non-essential” business establishments that continued to operate even under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, threatening to put them on the blacklist if they violate the closure order.
    May/02/2020 03:14 pm
  • New cases in Davao City have no known exposure to COVID-19

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 April) – Some of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases reported in Davao City have no known exposure to infected patients, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Apr/30/2020 06:34 pm
  • Davao City gov’t steps up contact tracing process on COVID-19 cases

    The Davao City Government has stepped up the contact tracing of persons who may have been exposed to patients positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to control further spread of the disease in the city.
    Apr/26/2020 08:23 am
  • Davao hospital prepares for plasma therapy

    As 56 patients from the entire Davao region recover from the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) here eyes “convalescent plasma therapy” to boost the survival rate of patients still in the thick of battle against the disease, a top hospital official said.
    Apr/21/2020 10:01 am
  • 18 COVID-19 cases outside Davao City linked to Matina Gallera derby

    Seven more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with history of exposure at the New Davao Matina Gallera six-cock-derby last month have been reported in succession since Monday in Maguindanao, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Davao de Oro, General Santos and Bukidnon, bringing to 18 the total outside Davao City.
    Apr/12/2020 03:04 pm
  • Stricter liquor ban imposed in Davao City

    The Vice Regulation Unit (VRU) here will conduct a strict inspection and monitoring on all establishments in the city in compliance with a newly adjusted liquor ban order amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) threat.
    Mar/22/2020 11:44 am