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  • Duterte 'lectured on Christian values' in meeting with Davao clergy


    PRESIDENTIAL candidate Rodrigo R. Duterte met Friday with some leaders of the Catholic Church in Davao City, on the heels of a sudden controversy over his cursing Pope Francis during his Nov. 30 proclamation by the PDP-Laban.
    Dec/05/2015 08:07 am
  • Davao archbishop no comment on Duterte cursing pope


    DAVAO Archbishop Romulo Valles is not making any comment on the latest controversy involving Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Catholic Church leader Pope Francis.
    Dec/03/2015 08:48 am
  • Duterte not surprised LP stalwarts jump to his side


    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed no shock amid reports that several members of the Liberal Party (LP) in the south have switched allegiance to support his presidential bid.
    Nov/30/2015 07:41 am
  • BIR padlocks 8 shops in Davao


    THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Davao Region closed down eight business establishments in the region simultaneously, seven of which are in Davao City and one in Mati City, on Monday through the Oplan Kandado Program.
    Nov/24/2015 09:31 am
  • Heightened alert in Davao after Paris attacks


    Authorities have placed Davao Region under a heightened alert status as they stepped up security measures following the terrorist attacks in Paris, Frances, that killed 129 people.
    Nov/16/2015 09:06 am
  • Davao City offers relocation for Lumads still in UCCP compound


    The city government is willing to relocate here the tribal evacuees (also called Lumads) who have taken refuge for more than eight months now in UCCP Haran compound.
    Nov/13/2015 09:17 am
  • Appraisal firm expands in Davao


    Appraisers, Inc. (CAI), the leading appraisal company in the Philippines in terms of clientele, gross revenues, and market share, is now in Davao City as part of its expansion program.
    Nov/09/2015 11:23 am
  • BFAR Davao enlists 46,000 fishers


    The Davao regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) already registered a total of 46,209 fishermen in the region under the National Program for Municipal Fisherfolk Registration (FishR) as of Monday, data obtained from the agency bared.
    Nov/03/2015 09:28 am
  • Sehat Badan coffee retailers in Davao monitored


    THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Davao Region is closely monitoring several stalls and retailers that are selling unregistered and adulterated herbal coffee called "SehatBadan" in Davao City.
    Oct/28/2015 10:25 am
  • S.Korean firm's Davao LRT proposal to cost P40B


    The Light Railway Transit (LRT) system that will run from the north to the southern end of the city, proposed by Korean Engineering & Construction (KEC), is estimated to cost P40 billion and could be completed by 2020 if construction starts next year.
    Oct/22/2015 12:34 pm
  • Davao Oriental sets investment program


    The provincial government of Davao Oriental is confident that the newly-adopted Annual Investment Plan for 2016 would assure a sustainable and strengthened award-winning good governance programs and projects.
    Oct/19/2015 10:45 am
  • Can Duterte change his mind? Yes, till Friday – Comelec


    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said a candidate can withdraw his candidacy and file a certificate of candidacy (COC) for another position until Friday, October 16.
    Oct/15/2015 06:23 pm
  • Davao reclamation proposal attracts challenger


    A Manila-based company’s proposal to develop a 200-hectare mixed-use project via reclamation for P39 billion has attracted a counterproposal from another group, triggering a Swiss challenge, a city official said.
    Oct/13/2015 08:47 am
  • 14% of Davao City's voting population still without biometrics


    Only three weeks left before the October 31 deadline set by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for biometric data registration, at least 14.25 percent of this city’s voting population still have no biometrics validation as of October 3.
    Oct/09/2015 10:58 am
  • Manufacturing investments in Davao pushed


    TO FURTHER position Davao City as a sustainable development economy, the Davao City Investment Promotions Center (DCIPC) pushes for promoting investment in the manufacturing industry.
    Oct/07/2015 01:08 pm
  • Duterte: NPA not behind kidnapping of foreigners on Samal


    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said the kidnapping of three foreigners and a Filipina before midnight on Monday was the work of professionals and not by communist rebels.
    Sep/29/2015 10:23 am
  • Davao teener bags 3 tennis titles


    Danna Abad racked up three straight-sets victories to emerge the winningest player in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age group tennis tournament at Pikit Tennis Club in Cotabato Monday.
    Sep/29/2015 09:24 am
  • Davao taxi drivers told: Minus P10


    A LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) officer said the taxi drivers who will violate the reduced P10 in the flagdown rate will be charged with at most P15,000 and cancellation of the Certificate of Public Convenience (CPC).
    Sep/23/2015 07:58 am
  • President of mining firm among 3 foreigners kidnapped in Samal


    Armed men on board two pumpboats stormed a resort in the Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte late Monday night, abducted a Filipina and three foreigners, including the president of a mining firm, and sped off towards the direction of Pantukan in Compostela Valley, authorities said.
    Sep/23/2015 07:57 am
  • Davao mall operator beefs up convenience store network


    LTS Pinnacle Holdings Inc., operator of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) chain of local shopping malls and supermarkets, is beefing up its convenience store network under the Choice Mart and HB1 brands.
    Sep/21/2015 07:55 am
  • Gaisano eyes Davao expansion


    A HOMEGROWN retail company is set to expand five more country-mall type stores in Davao Region.
    Sep/17/2015 09:32 am
  • Tuna laced with pig's blood seized in Davao


    A TOTAL of 70.5 kilograms of tuna fish laced with pig’s blood was seized by Davao City Veterinarian's Office last Saturday.
    Sep/15/2015 09:45 am
  • Aquino sets different visits in Davao, Samal


    The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) on Tuesday said that they will be on red alert status for the duration of the visit of President Benigno Aquino III in Davao City today, Wednesday, September 9.
    Sep/09/2015 09:33 am
  • Davao Gulf closed fishing season ends


    The Davao Gulf will again be open for commercial fishing for nine months starting Sept. 1 with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) expecting an improved catch after implementing a three-month closed season.
    Sep/01/2015 08:34 am
  • Sanitation crisis imminent in Davao


    Foreign interns for a masters degree working with the Department of Science and Technology (DoST) and the Hydrology for Environment Life and Policy (HELP) Davao Network have emphasized earlier warnings of an imminent urban sanitation crisis in the city.
    Aug/31/2015 08:59 am
  • Davao tribes culture shines in Kadayawan's 'Lumadnong Dula'


    The 30th Kadayawan Festival highlights the "Lumadnong Dula" and it was participated in by five tribes in Davao City.
    Aug/24/2015 08:51 am
  • Dusit International sets turnover of units in Davao project


    Asian hospitality group Dusit International is targeting to turn over units at its landmark project in Davao by 2018.
    Aug/24/2015 08:35 am
  • Davao's ICT prexy calls for the passage of BBL


    An executive of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Davao said the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will attract more investors to come to Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
    Aug/20/2015 09:14 am
  • 6 firms bid for Davao airport project


    SIX companies have submitted documents to prequalify and bid for the P108.19 billion bundled maintenance project for five regional airports after series of cancellation by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC).
    Aug/18/2015 10:17 am
  • Davao artists hatch Pecha Kucha Night


    A group of local artists will hold on Saturday the first-ever Pecha Kucha Night here at Java Jive along Quirino Avenue in a bid to provide a creative space for old and budding artists.
    Aug/17/2015 10:58 am