AN OFFICIAL of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) Davao Region said they are already ready for the implementation of Republic Act (RA) 10586 or "Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013" after several weeks of delay.
Jun/11/2015 08:43 am
A biodiversity center that will showcase and monitor the city's flora is being planned by the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) with help from the private and nongovernment sectors.
Jun/04/2015 09:39 am
I visited Davao City last week and I was impressed. We've all heard of the "kill them" mayor; well, I met that mayor. A more down-to-earth person would be hard to find, and a more sincere person equally hard. Whether you agree with his ruthless approach to criminality or not, you can only be impressed with what he's done for the city.
May/28/2015 06:09 pm
AT least two companies have signified their interest in the P17-billion contract to develop the busiest seaport in Mindanao, the chief of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center said on Thursday.
May/22/2015 10:42 am
The Department of Education in the region is 97% ready for the full implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) in public schools in 2016-2017 but teachers are questioning where the department based its readiness.
May/20/2015 01:08 pm
Environmentalists urged Davaoeños to "defend [the] hard-earned victory" that is the city's total ban on mining, noting that the local law is a step forward for the nationwide campaign to end destructive activities that would permanently damage the country's rich natural resources.
May/15/2015 10:50 am
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, although he favors the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), is still skeptic about it and even called it "a crazy idea" during his visit to Cagayan de Oro over the weekend.
May/12/2015 08:54 am
The Davao City Council passed on final reading Tuesday an ordinance, banning mining operations in the city, with nine councilors voting in affirmative, two against and five abstentions.
May/06/2015 09:19 am
The Department of Agriculture (DA) turned over this week P24.8 million to the city of Davao for projects by the City Agriculturist Office (CAO) and the Veterinarian Office under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) system, previously known as the bottom-up-budgeting program.
Apr/24/2015 11:45 am
Organizers only need to iron out minor kinks before rolling out the red carpet to more than 10,000 athletes and officials for the 2015 Palarong Pambansa which starts in 17 days and highlighted by an opening ceremony extravaganza at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum.
Apr/17/2015 08:29 am
The city will beef up security along roads to and from Davao del Norte for the duration of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa, which will be held in Tagum City in May, City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said.
Apr/14/2015 11:55 am
The City Council here on Tuesday afternoon approved a city government release of its second supplemental budget (SB2) in the amount of P463,819,084.10, for the budget under the general fund proper, development fund and city economic enterprises.
Apr/09/2015 09:25 am
BDO Unibank Inc., the country's largest universal bank controlled by tycoon Henry Sy, can now proceed with the acquisition of Davao City-based One Network Bank Inc., the country's largest rural bank, after getting the approval of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
Mar/31/2015 11:36 am
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Davao City office is partnering with the Knights of Online Marketers, Inc., a start-up information and communication technology firm, to tap into the growing demand for virtual office assistants.
Mar/25/2015 08:50 am
THE Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS) this year will involve all stakeholders providing Dabawenyos tourists alike a wide array of products and services they can avail at special promos.
Mar/18/2015 08:40 am
DAVAO City Councilor Leonardo Avila III urged the City Agriculturist Office and City Planning and Development Office to conduct a feasibility study for the establishment of a fish trading center in the city.
Feb/27/2015 10:24 am
Tourism promotion for Davao Oriental remains a top priority for the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) despite last week's thwarted attack by the leftist group New People's Army (NPA) on the police headquarters of the province's capital, Mati City.
Feb/23/2015 09:45 am
The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against a former Davao Oriental town mayor for receiving P2 million from a consultancy firm in exchange for entering into a contract to build a public market and commercial complex project.
Feb/18/2015 09:16 am
A DAVAO City councilor requested the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) to assist the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in complying with requirements needed to fast-track the procurement of P600-million additional garbage compactors and thousands of trash bins.
Feb/11/2015 11:21 am