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  • Davao hog raisers assure enough pork, ham supply for Christmas season

    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
  • PRRD lauds Davao del Norte's business programs

    President Rodrigo Duterte is impressed with the performance of Davao del Norte in terms of attracting businesses into the province, Gov. Edwin Jubahib said on Saturday.
    Oct/21/2019 09:24 am
  • PLDT, Smart eye bigger customer base with Davao converged stores

    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
  • DPWH commits P2.6B for new roads and bridges in Davao next year – Mayor Duterte

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has committed to allocate P2.6 billion to build more roads and bridges in Davao City next year, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Oct/16/2019 07:34 am
  • Over 500 kids receive anti-polio vaccine in Davao

    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
  • Davao del Sur's Petecio is AIBA Women's World Boxing champ

    The new champion in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing featherweight division is a Mindanawon from Sta. Cruz in Davao del Sur.
    Oct/14/2019 10:53 am
  • Davao retail chain NCCC prepares to handle cashless transactions

    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
  • Davao business chamber backs reclamation to create industrial park

    The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) said land reclamation is the “ideal” option for the development of an industrial park near the city center.
    Oct/11/2019 07:56 am
  • Japan aims to help Davao City become model in waste management with WTE

    THE JAPANESE government has reiterated its support for Davao City’s waste management program as the Davao Japanese community celebrates its 100th anniversary.
    Oct/08/2019 03:39 pm
  • Davao City councilor to propose ‘no garage, no new car’ policy

    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
  • Davao Investment Conference to focus on creating new economic zones

    DAVAO CITY — The city will focus on forming special economic zones during the two-day Davao Investment Conference here starting Thursday.
    Jun/20/2019 04:21 pm
  • Qatar Airways launches Davao-Doha flights

    DAVAO CITY — Qatar Airways on Tuesday launched its first direct flight to Doha from Davao Airport.
    Jun/19/2019 05:45 pm
  • Market value of commercial properties in Davao City up 25%

    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
  • Holcim PHL closes deals supporting construction growth in Davao

    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
  • 14 investment firms shut down in Davao region

    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
  • Davao City pitches business, tourism opportunities to South Korean investors

    THE DAVAO City government held a three-day roadshow in Seoul, South Korea last week to boost trade and tourism ties.
    May/31/2019 04:45 pm
  • New law renames Compostela Valley to Davao de Oro

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed Republic Act (RA) 11297 renaming Compostela Valley province to Davao de Oro.
    May/23/2019 09:44 pm
  • Heat index of 43°C scorches Davao City

    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
  • Davao Light sees 30% consumption growth by 2023

    Aboitiz-led Davao Light and Power Co. (DLPC) expects a 30% growth in consumption to 546 megawatts (MW) by 2023, from the 421 MW consumed in 2018 in its franchise areas.
    May/20/2019 08:41 pm
  • Comelec: No vote-buying in Davao City

    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Davao said not a single vote-buying was reported in the city in the concluded May 2019 National and Local Elections (NLE).
    May/17/2019 05:25 am
  • PHL-China ‘medical diplomacy’ comes to Davao City

    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
  • Winning reps, councilors in Davao proclaimed

    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
  • The Davao boys are headed to the Senate

    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
  • Victory for all 3 Duterte children in Davao City

    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
  • 110 VCMs bog down in Davao Region

    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
  • Japan turns over classrooms to Davao del Norte

    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
  • Police heighten drive vs loose firearms in Davao Sur

    DIGOS CITY — Police in Davao del Sur have intensified their campaign against loose firearms in the run-up to the May 13 elections.
    May/11/2019 09:23 am
  • Japanese Embassy turns over new classrooms to Davao Norte school

    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
  • 'No backpack' in Davao City on Election Day

    DAVAO CITY: The city government of Davao will again strictly implement the “No Backpack” policy during the mid-term elections on Monday.
    May/10/2019 07:11 am
  • What to Do When You Only Have 36 Hours in Davao

    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