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  • '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
  • Davao businesses urge fast-tracking of airport, other projects


    DAVAO CITY’S business sector has renewed its call on government to fast-track infrastructure projects, especially the rehabilitation of the airport here, as Qatar Airways prepares to launch direct flights to Doha beginning June 18.
    May/09/2019 08:11 am
  • IBP Davao: 'Bikoy' does not deserve support


    The Davao chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines criticized Tuesday its national leadership for allowing itself to be used as a "staging area" for the press conference of Peter Joemel Advincula, the self-confessed "Bikoy" in a series of anti-Duterte videos.
    May/07/2019 04:11 pm
  • Davao City police on full alert as election draws near


    DAVAO City is currently on full alert status for the upcoming midterm election with the send-off ceremony of security personnel Monday, May 6.
    May/07/2019 06:50 am
  • DepEd, Davao Mayor Sara declares Palaro in Davao a success


    DAVAO CITY - The Department of Education on Saturday gave Davao City's hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2019 a perfect 10.
    May/06/2019 03:55 pm
  • Construction of Davao City bulk water supply project now under way


    ABOITIZ-LED Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. is preparing the construction of a weir, or a water impounding facility, along with the excavation works for the treated water tank at the water treatment plant, which it has started to build as part of the Davao City bulk water supply project.
    May/06/2019 07:07 am
  • 306 of 2,543 applicants hired in Davao job fair


    A total of 306 applicants were hired on the spot by local and overseas companies at the end of the two-day 2019 Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan, Job and Business Fair in Davao City, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) communications officer Eduardo P. Monreal said on Thursday.
    May/04/2019 08:47 am
  • Harley-Davidson opens Davao dealership


    More Harley-Davidson motorcycles could soon be hitting Mindanao’s roads with the recent opening of a dealership here, which also offers after-sales service and original merchandise for the American motorcycle brand.
    May/04/2019 08:26 am
  • Palarong Pambansa Day 4: Davao Region finally breaks through in sepak takraw


    DAVAO City - Refusing to become the second-placer for the third straight time, Davao Region went all out and went toe-to-toe against a gritty and formidable Western Visayas (WV) squad on Thursday.
    May/02/2019 10:43 pm
  • Labor Day in Davao City 'peaceful'


    DESPITE protest by workers’ unions, the observance of Labor Day in Davao City Wednesday, May 1, has been generally peaceful and orderly with no untoward incidents reported.
    May/02/2019 10:07 am
  • Digos City athlete gives first medal for Davao


    WHILE Bicol Region barefoot runner Lheslie de Lima defended her secondary girls 3,000-meter title to clinch the first Palarong Pambansa 2019 gold medal Monday, Digos City thrower Khessie Jane Baluyot gave host Davao Region (Davraa) its first medal as the athletics competition unfurled at the University of Mindanao (UM) track oval here.
    May/01/2019 06:15 pm
  • Davao vice mayor wants LTFRB to review PUV franchises


    DAVAO City vice mayor Bernard Al-ag will file a resolution urging the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to review all franchises issued to all public utility vehicles (PUVs) operators, after receiving various complaints.
    May/01/2019 04:56 pm
  • 8,000 jobs available at Labor Day job fair in Davao City


    Close to 8,000 jobs will be available during the two-day 2019 Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan, Job and Business Fair that will open on Wednesday, Labor Day, at the Gaisano Mall of Davao, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-11.
    May/01/2019 09:16 am
  • Davao municipalities get ₱890 million in PRDP funding


    The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) has approved P890 million worth of projects for several municipalities in Davao del Sur province as well as Davao City, with more than 90% of the funds allocated for farm-to-market roads and.
    Apr/30/2019 05:15 pm
  • Palarong Pambansa 2019 opens Sunday in Davao City amid tight security


    Organizers of the 62nd Palarong Pambansa (National Games) assured delegates from the country’s 17 regions of their security during the week-long multi-sport event, which will open on Sunday at the 20-hectare Davao City-University of the Philippines Sports Complex in the UP-Mindanao campus in Tugbok District.
    Apr/28/2019 06:15 pm
  • Cebu gets P1.5M aid from Davao City


    Davao City Government has donated P1.5 million for areas in Cebu affected by the dry spell.
    Apr/27/2019 10:48 am
  • Stronger measures pushed to curb Illegal fishing in Davao Gulf


    Efforts to curb illegal fishing activities must be intensified to enable key fishing grounds in Davao Gulf to recover from overfishing and destruction, National Economic Development Authority-Davao director Maria Lourdes Lim said on Thursday.
    Apr/27/2019 07:52 am
  • Davao Region posts 8.6% growth in 2018


    DAVAO Region’s gross regional domestic product (GRDP) posted an 8.6 percent growth in 2018, slower than the 10.7 percent growth in 2017.
    Apr/26/2019 04:26 pm
  • 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