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  • Germany eyes to bring bizmen in Davao City

    GERMAN ambassador to the Philippines Gordon Kricke expressed interest in sending in German businessmen to Davao City once the Marawi disturbance is over, said Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) official.
    Jun/23/2017 08:00 am
  • Aboitiz Davao bulk water project construction start set for Q4

    Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. (AAII) is aiming to start construction of its P10-billion Davao City bulk water supply project by the fourth quarter, months behind the original January 2017 target, as various government permits and documentary requirements remain pending.
    Jun/22/2017 09:55 am
  • New Cebu Pacific flights from Davao to boost tourism

    NEW Cebu Pacific direct domestic flights from Davao are seen as another door of opportunities for the local tourism industry especially for the upcoming Kadayawan Festival, said City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) official.
    Jun/21/2017 01:16 pm
  • Business chamber pushes for authority over Davao airport

    The Davao City International Airport (DIA), also known as the Francisco Bangoy International Airport, is in urgent need of a more focused management through the creation of an independent authority similar to the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), according to an official of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII).
    Jun/19/2017 10:19 am
  • Davao Region manufacturing industry growing

    THE manufacturing industry in Davao Region is growing and developing within the region despite having an agricultural base, an official of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) said.
    Jun/16/2017 12:59 pm
  • 15-minute power cut in Davao City set on June 16

    THE Davao Light and Power Corporation Incorporated (DLPCI) will conduct a 15-minute power interruption on Friday, June 16, anytime between 12:01 a.m. to 1 a.m., affecting customers connected to its Davao Line 1.
    Jun/15/2017 08:37 am
  • Davao Region's employment rate reaches 95%

    EMPLOYMENT rate in Davao Region is estimated to be at 95.1 percent in April 2017 from 94.7 percent in the same period last year according to the preliminary data from the April 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS).
    Jun/13/2017 10:12 am
  • NBI-Davao arrests fake ID maker

    THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Davao nabbed a man, who allegedly creates and sell fake local and National Government-issued documents and identification cards (IDs), in an entrapment operation in the Davao City on Tuesday, June 6.
    Jun/08/2017 01:10 pm
  • 2022 completion of Mindanao Railway’s Davao segment eyed

    The government is targeting to start the operations of the P35.911-billion, 102.28-kilometer Tagum-Davao-Digos segment of the Mindanao Railway Project by the end of 2022.
    Jun/05/2017 07:20 am
  • Davao investment office: No investors backing out

    THE Davao City Investment and Promotions Center Office (DCIPC) said their office has not received yet any information on any potential investors backing out amid the martial law declaration.
    Jun/02/2017 08:34 am
  • Davao traffic office to add more anti-jaywalking guards

    THE Davao City Transportation and Traffic Management Office expects 60 additional personnel in July to strengthen the implementation of the Anti-Jaywalking Ordinance in the city.
    Jun/01/2017 10:11 am
  • Negotiations ongoing for Davao, Doha air link

    DIRECT flight between Doha, Qatar and Davao City, Philippines is now being negotiated, the Davao Tourism Association (Data) said.
    May/31/2017 10:04 am
  • More forces to be deployed in Davao City

    Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio requested for additional troops here in the city, an official said on Monday, May 29.
    May/30/2017 08:19 am
  • Uniqlo opens 2 branches in Davao City

    In a matter of one week, Uniqlo is opening two branches in Davao City.
    May/29/2017 04:26 pm
  • Davao City still normal- City Tourism chief

    Davao City is still a normal place to visit for tourists despite the declaration of martial law all over Mindanao by President Rodrigo Duterte.
    May/26/2017 05:32 pm
  • SMC putting up packaging plant in Davao for $700 M

    Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is bulking up its packaging business with an initial investment of $700 million for a new integrated plant in Davao.
    May/26/2017 06:41 am
  • Minda News Zero crime recorded in Davao after martial law declaration

    THE Davao City Police Office (DCPO) recorded zero crime rate in the city on Thursday, May 25, a day after the declaration of martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday evening.
    May/26/2017 06:40 am
  • BOI: P2.5B investments recorded in Davao City

    TOTAL investments in Davao City for the first quarter of 2017 reached up to more than P2.5 billion with Camella Davao horizontal housing project of Communities Davao, Inc. in Buhangin having the biggest investment as per data provided by the Bureau of Investments (BOI).
    May/25/2017 09:39 am
  • Davao City on high alert amid Marawi attack

    Task Force Davao and Davao City police are on heightened alert following the Marawi City attack by members of the terrorist Maute group.
    May/24/2017 12:24 pm
  • Davao City 'on lockdown' after terror attack in Marawi

    Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio declared Davao City on lockdown past midnight Wednesday, May 24, following clashes between government forces and terrorists groups that started in Marawi City Tuesday afternoon.
    May/24/2017 12:24 pm
  • Davao City creates task force on hazardous substances

    DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio signed an executive order (EO) creating a multi-agency task force to properly regulate persons and entities engaged in business involving flammable and dangerous chemicals and other hazardous and toxic substances.
    May/22/2017 09:06 am
  • Davao-Dubai direct flights eyed in air talks with UAE

    The government is looking to seal a landmark deal with two of the biggest airlines in United Arab Emirates (UAE) that, if confirmed, would launch the first regular direct flights from the Davao International Airport to Dubai.
    Apr/26/2017 09:22 am
  • Tourist arrivals in Davao in March up by 13%

    THE Davao City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) noted a 13.13 percent increase in tourist arrivals in March this year.
    Apr/25/2017 08:26 am
  • Davao schools shine in board exams

    DAVAO CITY throughout the years has become a center and melting pot of people from different provinces in Mindanao, mostly for one reason and that is the variety of exceptional educational programs that are being offered in the city, being home to topnotch schools with different specializations.
    Apr/20/2017 03:57 pm
  • Davao authorities test buses for roadworthiness

    AUTHORITIES on Wednesday, April 12, inspected buses for roadworthiness to guarantee the safety and comfort of passengers during the observance of Holy Week.
    Apr/13/2017 05:55 pm
  • Davao enjoying an investment boom

    Davao, on the southern island of Mindanao and the city where President Rodrigo Duterte served as mayor for more than two decades, is enjoying an investment boom. Commercial complexes are going up. Homes are being built. The city even has too many power stations.
    Apr/12/2017 06:27 am
  • BIR Large Taxpayer Service opens Davao office

    The launch of the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) Large Taxpayers Service (LTS) office in the city yesterday is expected to help the agency meet its target collection of P1.829 trillion for 2017, which if accomplished would represent a gain of 16% year on year.
    Apr/04/2017 06:08 pm
  • Rody turns 72, wakes up to surprise in Davao

    As he turned 72 yesterday, President Duterte woke up to a pleasant surprise. Seven of his grandchildren – including the newborn Marko Digong, nicknamed Stonefish, youngest son of presidential daughter and Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio – literally stormed his bedroom and woke him up at around 2 p.m. to greet him a happy birthday.
    Mar/29/2017 07:09 pm
  • Davao court orders arrest of Matobato

    A regional trial court judge on Monday ordered the arrest of confessed hit man Edgar Matobato in connection with the 2002 kidnapping of Turkish national Sali Makdum.
    Mar/29/2017 07:08 pm
  • In Duterte's Davao, China's Vice Premier Prioritizes Deals Over Disputes

    Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's in his home city on Friday, becoming the most high-profile visitor from Beijing since two countries long at odds sought to chart a new course in relations.
    Mar/18/2017 10:09 am