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  • Davao del Norte back in GCQ

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, Dec. 2 (PIA) – The province of Davao del Norte is now back in General Community Quarantine (GCQ) after Governor Edwin I. Jubahib signed today Executive Order No. 67 series of 2020.
    Dec/07/2020 11:00 am
  • No hard lockdowns in Davao City – DOH

    DAVAO CITY – High-risk barangays here will not be put on hard lockdown, according to Dr. Ashley Lopez, focal person for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of the Department of Health (DOH) in the city.
    Nov/28/2020 12:45 pm
  • Over 1,000 workers in Davao infected with Covid-19

    MORE medical frontliners are getting sick, as the number has already reached a total of 1,146, the Department of Health (DOH)-Davao Region said in a report.
    Nov/20/2020 09:21 am
  • Physician says stricter quarantine needed to control Covid in Davao

    The government must consider putting the city either under a general community quarantine (GCQ) or enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the failure of the curfew and 24/7 liquor ban to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, Davao City-based medical practitioner Dr. Jack Estuart said on Thursday.
    Nov/13/2020 03:03 pm
  • Davao City curfew nets 2,400 violators

    The City’s top policeman bared that 2,400 violators had been arrested since the curfew was reimposed in Davao City.
    Nov/09/2020 02:33 pm
  • DoH-Davao seeks unified QR code systems

    An official of the Department of Health (DoH)-Davao called on the provinces and cities to unify their QR code systems to improve the contact-tracing efforts in the region, Dr. Cleo Fe Tabada, head of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of Department of Health-Davao, said.
    Nov/07/2020 02:26 pm
  • DOH donates 16 ambulances to Davao City

    The Department of Health (DOH) turned over 16 ambulances to the city government here on Thursday.
    Oct/30/2020 09:40 am
  • Davao scammers stealing contact details through contract-tracing forms

    Mayor Sara Duterte warned Dabawenyos against scammers who are preying on residents here whose personal contact details are being “stolen” through the contact-tracing forms that they filled out upon entry to establishments.
    Oct/28/2020 09:23 am
  • Office supply gap seen in Davao

    NO NEW OFFICE space will be added to Davao City’s supply for at least three years, property consultancy firm JLL Philippines said.
    Oct/27/2020 08:58 am
  • Davao City, Waze partner for traffic program

    THE City Government of Davao and a renowned Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation software app will be partnering for a program that will help address the city's traffic situation, report road accidents, and other road-related incidents with the help of the motorists themselves.
    Oct/26/2020 10:36 am
  • ‘Trick-or-treat’ and Halloween parties prohibited in Davao City

    The “trick-or-treat” and other Halloween events are now prohibited in Davao City as the local government grapples with the increasing number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases.
    Oct/21/2020 08:10 pm
  • After-work parties, gatherings blamed for COVID-19 spike in Davao City

    DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur, Philippines — Gatherings after work hours and celebrations of special occasions have contributed to the increase in new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in the city, which registered a 60-percent spike in two weeks.
    Oct/20/2020 08:09 am
  • Davao City mayor says curfew stays

    UNLESS active Covid-19 cases would reduce, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the City Government will continue to regulate the movement of the people through the curfew to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
    Oct/20/2020 08:06 am
  • P9.8-billion budget proposed for Davao City in 2021

    This city will have a proposed budget of P9.8 billion for 2021, which will be 4.85-percent lower compared to the P10.3-billion budget for this year, according to Mayor Sara Duterte.
    Oct/18/2020 12:31 pm
  • LTFRB to soon reopen Metro Manila-Davao City bus route

    MANILA, Philippines — Land travel will soon be easier from Metro Manila and Davao City, or vice versa, as the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to reopen a bus route linking the two cities.
    Oct/16/2020 08:33 am
  • Davao airport now open for international flights

    Direct international flights to and from Davao International Airport (DIA) are now allowed, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Oct/14/2020 11:18 am
  • DepEd-Davao: Report module errors, don’t post on social media

    AN OFFICIAL from the Department of Education-Davao Region (DepEd-Davao) urged the public to report to their office errors seen in self-learning modules and not post them on social media.
    Oct/12/2020 08:33 am
  • BOC-Port of Davao seizes P96M worth of illegally imported cigarettes

    MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs – Port of Davao has confiscated P96 million worth of illegally imported cigarettes concealed in four 40-footer container vans.
    Oct/08/2020 11:00 am
  • Customs Davao posts record-high collection for September

    DAVAO CITY (PIA) - The Bureau of Customs Davao District Office surpassed its collection target of P1.6 billion by 120.50% for the month of September.
    Oct/07/2020 03:09 pm
  • Rapid antigen test results not allowed at Davao airport

    THE City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) warned air travelers going to Davao City that it will not honor any test result using the rapid antigen testing, which uses saliva samples in testing, as a proof that they are coronavirus-free.
    Oct/06/2020 11:19 am
  • DepEd-Davao to launch ‘Matuto sa Radyo’

    IN TIME for the opening of classes on October 5, the Davao City division of the Department of Education (DepEd) will launch “Matuto sa Radyo” (Learn on Radio), a one-hour radio program that features supplemental modules over 10 radio and television networks in the city.
    Oct/03/2020 09:56 am
  • Davao City, LTFRB starts selection of operators for bus project

    THE Davao City Government and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-Davao is moving ahead with the fourth pre-qualification conference on Sunday, October 3, 2020, to select the bus operators for the Davao City Interim Bus Project.
    Oct/02/2020 08:28 am
  • USAid, Davao City launch project for out-of-school youth

    THE US government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAid) launched a new project that will support the education, employment and livelihood needs of out-of-school youth in Davao City.
    Oct/01/2020 02:49 pm
  • DepEd-Davao to start airing modules over 10 radio, TV stations

    The Davao City division of the Department of Education (DepED) will start broadcasting its supplemental modules over 10 radio and television networks in time for the opening of classes on October 5.
    Sep/30/2020 09:41 am
  • DOT to establish Davao Region arts and culture hub

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) here will establish a world-class Davao Region Arts and Culture Hub through a public-private partnership (PPP) to promote Filipino culture and boost a culture-based creative economy.
    Sep/28/2020 03:29 pm
  • Davao City’s tourism businesses lost P1 billion during Kadayawan

    Revenue losses of tourism-related businesses in Davao City were estimated at P1 billion just for the entire month of August as the local government cancelled all physical activities during the month-long Kadayawan Festival and restricted tourists from coming here to avoid mass gathering.
    Sep/23/2020 08:44 am
  • Davao Province implements ‘adopt a tribal family’ program

    DAVAO DEL NORTE: The local government unit (LGU) here will implement an “Adopt A Tribal Family” program that would allow generous Filipino families to enter into a partnership with the LGU in sponsoring one tribal family. The program, proposed by Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chairman Emmanuel Piñol, aims to help disadvantaged tribal families in Mindanao, who only rely on subsistence farming to make a few hundred pesos for food.
    Sep/21/2020 09:18 am
  • Davao City Council to summon telcos on September 22

    TELECOMMUNICATION companies (telcos) are to be blamed for the poor internet connection in Davao City, said a councilor, who is heading the committee on communication.
    Sep/19/2020 02:30 pm
  • Davao city gov’t launches laptop sharing project for public high school students

    The city government of Davao announced on Friday that 300 pupils enrolled in junior and senior public high schools will be receiving laptops for their online classes as the local government launched its “Student Siblings’ Laptop Sharing Project.”
    Sep/18/2020 01:39 pm
  • DOTr seeks conclusion of Davao airport project deal with Chelsea

    The Department of Transportation (DOTr) eyes to wrap up negotiations with Dennis Uy’s Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. this month for its unsolicited proposal to modernize the Davao International Airport.
    Sep/17/2020 08:22 am