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  • 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
  • DOH ramps up Covid-19 preparedness in Davao

    The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH) in Davao Region assured it has ramped up preparedness measures against the potential spread of 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the region.
    Mar/10/2020 11:33 am
  • Only 6,000 out of 23,000 tricycles operating in Davao City registered

    An official from the City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) here bared that only about 6,000 out of the known 23,000 motorized tricycle units operating this city are registered.
    Mar/06/2020 07:24 pm
  • Gov't team to ensure that Davao City truly becomes 'smoke free'

    The city government here is eyeing the permanent removal of designated smoking area (DSA) in all establishments, an official said.
    Mar/04/2020 08:41 am
  • Davao City anti-scam unit lists companies allegedly involved in investment scams

    Around 42 companies, which are offering different investment schemes here, have been tagged as “High-Yield Investment Schemes” by the city’s Anti-Scam Unit (ASU).
    Feb/23/2020 09:25 pm
  • Davao City bans pigs, pork products from Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental

    Mayor Sara Duterte has banned the entry of live pigs and pork products from Davao del Sur and Davao Occidental, amid the African swine fever (ASF) threat.
    Feb/21/2020 09:04 am
  • Entry of provincial buses in Davao City center to be limited with HPBS

    PROVINCIAL BUSES will be restricted from entering the Davao City central area once the six new terminals are constructed alongside the rollout of the High Priority Bus System (HPBS).
    Feb/21/2020 08:52 am
  • African swine fever reaches Davao City

    The African swine fever (ASF) virus continued to spread in the Davao region with the Department of Agriculture confirming on Thursday, February 6, that it has reached the outskirts of this city.
    Feb/07/2020 11:41 am
  • Consunji in talks with Davao officials after Duterte tirade

    Tycoon Isidro Consunji said his group is in talks with housing regulators in Davao City to resolve the construction issues that emerged in a residential project built by his family.
    Jan/13/2020 01:33 pm
  • P250M to boost Davao City's mass transit

    MODERN transportation for Dabawenyos is now within grasp after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio bared that the City Government of Davao is releasing P250 million from its local funds this year for the implementation of the interim phase of the High-Priority Bus System.
    Jan/07/2020 09:50 pm
  • Davao del Sur lab for mango exports proposed

    A laboratory for determining the chemical residue level on mangoes is being planned for construction in Davao del Sur as part of preparations to export the fruit to New Zealand initially, and later to other foreign markets.
    Dec/23/2019 01:11 pm
  • New international flights to put Mindanao on investors’ radar

    The opening of new international flights connecting Mindanao to other countries in the Southeast Asia will place the island on the radar of the international investors next year, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa) public relations head Adrian Tamayo said.
    Dec/22/2019 04:25 pm
  • DepEd 11 orders inspection of private, public schools in Davao region

    The Department of Education (DepEd) 11 has ordered all Schools Division Superintendents and Private School Owners in Davao Region to conduct inspections of their structures.
    Dec/16/2019 10:35 am
  • Davao region, Mindanao to continue high growth

    The Davao region and the rest of Mindanao will continue to enjoy high growth next year, John Carlo Tria, incoming President of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) said.
    Dec/15/2019 09:54 am
  • DOTR rolls out P18.7-B Davao bus project

    The Department of Transportation is implementing an P18.7-billion “high priority bus system” in Davao beginning next year.In a statement on Thursday, the DOTr said the project was given the go-ahead by the board of the National Economic and Development Authority.
    Dec/11/2019 05:18 pm
  • Initial shipment of frozen Davao durian enters US market

    DURIAN FROM Davao City has broken through the US market with an initial 300 kilos ordered by an Oregon-based blogger and importer.
    Dec/10/2019 06:24 pm
  • Chinese fruit firm to invest 1 billion pesos in Davao City

    A multi-billion fruit company based in Chongqing in the People’s Republic of China plans to invest a billion pesos in Davao City, an official of the Davao City Investment Promotion Center (DCIPC) said.
    Dec/05/2019 08:33 am
  • Davao considers options for transport project P2.8-B counterpart funding

    THE DAVAO City government is considering how to raise the P2.8 billion in counterpart funds for the P18.66-billion Davao Public Transport Modernization Project, which was among the six projects approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board on Nov. 29.
    Dec/04/2019 01:42 pm
  • PNP-Davao Region to set up tourist police unit in Samal Island

    The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 is set to establish a tourist police unit in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) in Davao del Norte before yearend.
    Dec/02/2019 11:26 am
  • Malaysian firms explore supply, investment deals in Davao, other parts of Mindanao

    Some 33 Malaysian companies and businesses are currently in discussions with their Mindanao counterparts for various business deals that would include supply contracts, partnerships and actual investments.
    Nov/22/2019 09:15 am
  • ANA eyes possibility of Davao-Tokyo flights

    The All Nippon Airways (ANA), the largest airline in Japan, is considering the possibility of establishing a direct air linkage between Tokyo and Davao City, according to Art Milan, President of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII).
    Nov/15/2019 07:03 pm
  • Davao union files strike notice against Pepsi-Cola Products PHL

    PEPSI-COLA Products Philippines, Inc. said a group of its workers in Davao filed a strike notice after a failure to conclude a new collective bargaining agreement.
    Nov/09/2019 09:04 am