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  • 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
  • DoST-PHIVOLCS launches Metro Davao earthquake maps


    DAVAO CITY — High-rise buildings have been mushrooming here in recent years, mostly condominiums and some business centers, and the uptrend is expected to continue with the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) receiving 40 permit applications in 2018 alone.
    Apr/17/2019 06:20 pm
  • Davao durian growers considering BARMM farms to meet expected surge in China demand


    The Davao City Durian Industry Council is looking at potential new planting areas, particularly within the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), on expectations of a surge in frozen durian exports to China.
    Apr/16/2019 08:05 pm
  • Davao City to install 200 more CCTVs


    The city government of Davao will install an additional 200 closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) here as it underscored the “need for more eyes on the ground” to secure the city, Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) head Benito de Leon said.
    Apr/15/2019 09:16 pm
  • Davao del Sur town mayor suspended


    DIGOS CITY, Philippines — Bansalan Mayor Quirina Sarte refused to step down last week to serve a six-month suspension order for grave misconduct after she allegedly allowed a sports club to use the municipal gymnasium for free.
    Apr/14/2019 04:49 pm
  • RDC-Davao endorses Davao-Samal Bridge


    THE Regional Development Council (RDC)-Davao recently endorsed the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) recommendation to construct an extradosed bridge that will connect Davao City (R. Castillo-Daang Maharlika) to Samal Island (Circumferential Road) or the Southern Corridor Alignment.
    Apr/12/2019 12:52 pm
  • Davao City gov’t allots P69.3-M for 2019 National Games


    DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The city government of Davao has allotted PHP69.3 million as its counterpart to fund the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa 2019.
    Apr/11/2019 07:02 am
  • Davao City: Mindanao's university city


    THE education system in the Philippines underwent a major overhaul since the implementation of the K to 12 curriculum in school year 2012-2013.
    Apr/10/2019 11:09 pm
  • Applications on for Davao City Government scholars


    THE City Government of Davao is accepting applications for various scholarship grants.
    Apr/09/2019 05:59 am
  • 2 Davao areas added to Red tide alert areas


    THE COASTAL areas of Balite Bay in Mati City, Davao Oriental and Sta. Maria in Davao Occidental have been added to the areas under red tide warning, based on the latest laboratory results from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).
    Apr/08/2019 05:06 pm