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  • DA to implement P890-M projects in Davao del Sur

    The government is rolling out various farm infrastructure projects costing P890 million in Davao del Sur in its bid to improve the income of planters and hike agriculture production.
    Apr/25/2019 05:52 pm
  • Davao airport 3rd busiest in PH

    DAVAO City’s Francisco Bangoy International Airport is the third busiest airport in the Philippines with a recorded 4.4 million passenger volume in 2018.
    Apr/25/2019 11:49 am
  • Security, health measures set for 2019 Palarong Pambansa in Davao City

    THE 18,000 delegates, including athletes and their supporting parties, have started arriving this week in Davao City for the 2019 Palarong Pambansa on April 27-May 4, and officials assured that all is set for the biggest national games for the youth.
    Apr/25/2019 06:46 am
  • Twin quakes hit off Davao Oriental, Davao Occidental

    Two earthquakes struck waters off Davao Oriental and Davao Occidental provinces minutes apart early on Wednesday, Phivolcs said.
    Apr/24/2019 04:37 pm
  • Davao City acquires scanners, X-rays for checkpoints

    DAVAO CITY -- All passengers entering the city will now be greeted with body X-ray machines and baggage scanners after the city government acquired the equipment for Task Force Davao to further boost security measures.
    Apr/24/2019 10:31 am
  • Davao City allots P2M for cacao

    THE City Government of Davao has allotted P2 million budget for cacao industry projects in the city this year.
    Apr/24/2019 07:33 am
  • Davao takes stock of future water demand amid housing boom

    The Davao City Water District (DCWD) has started reassessing the future water requirement of the fast-growing city with applications for new connections at 62 for condominiums and high rise buildings, and 54 housing projects.
    Apr/23/2019 06:52 am
  • Heavy security readied for Palaro in Davao

    At least 3,866 military and police personnel will be deployed during the 62nd Palarong Pambansa (National Games), the country’s biggest local sporting event, from April 27 to May 4 in Davao City, according to Public Safety and Security Command Center head Angel Sumagaysay.
    Apr/22/2019 06:54 pm
  • Less congestion at Davao terminal

    THE Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCOTT) said that this year’s Holy Week was less congested, compared to the previous years, due to the changes implemented in the terminal.
    Apr/21/2019 04:03 pm
  • ASU, CENRO express alarm over plastic waste disposals in Davao City

    “Yes, it’s very alarming actually. If we are not going to stop throwing garbage to canals and everywhere especially in the upstream, it will eventually go downstream which will affect our waters, kill our fishes and all life in there.”
    Apr/19/2019 03:53 pm
  • Duterte family to spend Holy Week in Davao City

    “As far as I know, (sa) bahay lang (siya),” said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo.
    Apr/19/2019 03:51 pm
  • DoST-PHIVOLCS launches Metro Davao earthquake maps

    DAVAO CITY — High-rise buildings have been mushrooming here in recent years, mostly condominiums and some business centers, and the uptrend is expected to continue with the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) receiving 40 permit applications in 2018 alone.
    Apr/17/2019 06:20 pm
  • Davao durian growers considering BARMM farms to meet expected surge in China demand

    The Davao City Durian Industry Council is looking at potential new planting areas, particularly within the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), on expectations of a surge in frozen durian exports to China.
    Apr/16/2019 08:05 pm
  • Davao City to install 200 more CCTVs

    The city government of Davao will install an additional 200 closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) here as it underscored the “need for more eyes on the ground” to secure the city, Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) head Benito de Leon said.
    Apr/15/2019 09:16 pm
  • Davao del Sur town mayor suspended

    DIGOS CITY, Philippines — Bansalan Mayor Quirina Sarte refused to step down last week to serve a six-month suspension order for grave misconduct after she allegedly allowed a sports club to use the municipal gymnasium for free.
    Apr/14/2019 04:49 pm
  • RDC-Davao endorses Davao-Samal Bridge

    THE Regional Development Council (RDC)-Davao recently endorsed the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) recommendation to construct an extradosed bridge that will connect Davao City (R. Castillo-Daang Maharlika) to Samal Island (Circumferential Road) or the Southern Corridor Alignment.
    Apr/12/2019 12:52 pm
  • Davao City gov’t allots P69.3-M for 2019 National Games

    DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The city government of Davao has allotted PHP69.3 million as its counterpart to fund the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa 2019.
    Apr/11/2019 07:02 am
  • Davao City: Mindanao's university city

    THE education system in the Philippines underwent a major overhaul since the implementation of the K to 12 curriculum in school year 2012-2013.
    Apr/10/2019 11:09 pm
  • Applications on for Davao City Government scholars

    THE City Government of Davao is accepting applications for various scholarship grants.
    Apr/09/2019 05:59 am
  • 2 Davao areas added to Red tide alert areas

    THE COASTAL areas of Balite Bay in Mati City, Davao Oriental and Sta. Maria in Davao Occidental have been added to the areas under red tide warning, based on the latest laboratory results from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).
    Apr/08/2019 05:06 pm
  • Red tide alert up in Davao coastal waters

    THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource (BFAR) warned the public against the consumption of shellfish in the red tide-infested waters in Davao.
    Apr/06/2019 06:09 am
  • Davao City Mayor Duterte-Carpio 'casualty' of Facebook 'purge'

    DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio was one of the “casualties” of the “Facebook purge,” a member of her staff said on Thursday.
    Apr/05/2019 11:07 am
  • Davao Region posts decrease in weekly crime incidents

    The Police Regional Office-11 (PRO-11) has reported a decrease in crime incidents at an average of 49 per week in Davao Region (Region 11) in the last three months.
    Apr/04/2019 04:28 pm
  • Cathay Dragon adds two Davao-Hong Kong flights for summer season

    Cathay Dragon, the Cathay Pacific Group’s regional airline, is adding two more flights between Davao City and Hong Kong for the summer season to cater to higher demand from holiday travelers.
    Apr/03/2019 09:27 pm
  • Foreign investors expected to attend huge Davao investment confab in June

    Around 1,000 investors are expected to gather here in June for the Davao Investment Conference (Davao ICON), Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.(DCCCII) president Arthuro Milan bared on Monday afternoon.
    Apr/03/2019 06:48 am
  • Dusit opens dusitD2 hotel in Davao City

    The newest property of dusitD2 hotels held its soft opening in Davao City Sunday.
    Apr/01/2019 06:06 pm
  • Davao City retail giant takes over iconic mall

    HOMEGROWN retail giant NCCC Malls formally took over Victoria Plaza which is considered as the first mall in Mindanao.
    Mar/28/2019 05:48 pm
  • 788 Davao City cops promoted to next higher ranks

    Around 788 police non-commissioned officers of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) were promoted to the next higher rank.
    Mar/26/2019 07:07 am
  • Universal Robina completes P1-B Davao flour mill expansion

    Universal Robina Corp. (URC), the food and beverage unit of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., has completed the P1-billion expansion of its flour milling plant here, increasing production threefold for export to Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, company officials said Thursday.
    Mar/22/2019 10:13 am
  • Davao planners eye more high-rise projects

    DUE to the increasing number of population, Davao City planners are eyeing to encourage more high-rise projects in order to reserve land for agriculture and forests.
    Mar/20/2019 05:52 pm