A GROUP of hog raisers in Davao City called on Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to maintain her order temporarily banning the entry of live pigs and pork products amid the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in parts of Luzon, giving assurance that there is enough local supply, including ham for the Christmas celebrations.
Oct/22/2019 09:50 am
PLDT, Inc. and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. have opened two converged stores here with an aim to grow their respective customer base, especially in the postpaid segment.
Oct/17/2019 09:55 am
Over 500 children received the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) for the first two hours of the "Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio" during the nationwide anti-polio immunization drive on Monday.
Oct/15/2019 02:56 pm
Homegrown retail chain New City Commercial Corp. (NCCC) is positioning for more cashless transactions with Thursday’s launch of the NCCC Mastercard in partnership with Metrobank Card Corp.
Oct/12/2019 03:27 pm
COUNCILOR CONRADO C. Baluran, head of the Davao City council committee on transportation and communications, is filing a proposal that will require those who want to buy new vehicles to first show proof of having parking space.
Jul/15/2019 06:22 am
The market value of properties in prime commercial locations in the city, particularly at the Bajada-Lanang area near the airport, have gone up by as much as 25% over the last two years, but the number of potential buyers remain robust.
Jun/12/2019 07:38 am
IN line with its commitment to back up the construction boom across all parts of the country, especially in provincial areas, Holcim Philippines Inc. recently sealed the deals for the supply of cement to a construction organization in Davao and support the local government’s program for skills training of qualified constituents.
Jun/07/2019 06:43 am
Fourteen firms offering investment packages similar to Ponzi schemes have been shut down in Davao Region, while 39 others will be investigated by authorities this week, according to Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 director Brig. Gen. Marcelo C. Morales.
Jun/03/2019 06:13 am
The Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) recorded this city’s highest temperature this month at 35.4 degrees Celsius, with a heat index of 43 degrees Celsius.
May/21/2019 06:23 pm
MEDICAL EXPERTS of the Sino-Philippines Asia Peace Awards Foundation have donated various equipment to the Davao City Health Office and the private Brokenshire Memorial Hospital as part of what it calls “medical diplomacy” initiatives. The donations were turned over Wednesday during a Philippine Medical Association gathering in the city led Chairperson Billy Chan and Dr. Manson Fok of Macau University of Science and Technology. A delegation of medical experts from Anhui Province, the home province of Chinese President Xi Jinping, together with the Macau University of Science and Technology also shared proficiencies to Davao participants.
May/17/2019 05:23 am
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 May) – Newly elected representatives and councilors of Davao City’s 2nd and 3rd Districts were proclaimed on Tuesday afternoon, but the proclamation of the winning candidates in the 3rd District was delayed due to the failure of the clustered precincts from three schools to transmit election returns.
May/15/2019 06:54 am
On the strength of President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement, two Davaoeño political newbies got enough votes to land them a Senate seat, based on partial, unofficial election results from the Commission on Elections on Tuesday morning, May 14.
May/14/2019 05:09 pm
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – As expected, President Rodrigo Duterte's 3 children dominated the Davao City elections, sweeping the mayoral and vice mayoral posts, as well as a congressional seat.
May/14/2019 07:14 am
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 May) – A total of 110 vote-counting machines (VMCs) across Davao Region bogged down on Election Day, Police Regional Director Brig. Gen. Marcelo C. Morales said.
May/13/2019 05:23 pm
Second Secretary Atsushi Kobayashi of the Embassy of Japan attended the turnover ceremonies for the construction of classrooms for Del Pilar Elementary School in New Corella, Davao del Norte on May 7.
May/13/2019 07:23 am
The Japanese Embassy has turned over new classrooms for Del Pilar Elementary School in New Corella, Davao del Norte under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project.
May/10/2019 04:34 pm
The largest city in the Philipines is all-abuzz now, thanks to its flourishing business and tourism sectors. But how can you maximise your stay if all you’ve got is a day and a half? Maritess Garcia Reyes shares the trick
May/09/2019 06:45 pm