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
At least 100 scholarship slots are available for indigenous peoples (IPs) from the departments of Social Welfare and Development, Agriculture and Health and from the National Commission for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), an Ata official said.
Feb/08/2015 09:11 am
A new coastal road will be proposed by the local government for inclusion in the planned mixed-use real estate development in a reclamation area along the Davao Gulf, the city's planning chief said.
Feb/03/2015 08:30 am
The committee on environment of the city council here is asking the City Mayor's Office to assign an environmental sanitary specialist at the City Health Office to enforce the Septage and Sewerage Ordinance in view of the report that pollution in Davao's rivers is approaching critical levels.
Jan/29/2015 09:32 am
Third District Rep. Isidro "Sid" Ungab bared this in a phone
interview with Sun.Star Davao Saturday morning. He attended a recent meeting here with UP Mindanao officials and the city government of Davao, represented by Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office (SDDCMO) officerincharge William "Butch" Ramirez, recently.
"Ginahimuan pa ug ang architectural designs then ready na for building. Duna namay kwarta kay naapil na sa 2015 budget, andam na para sa pagpahimo (The architectural designs are still being made so we can start building. We already have money, it's been included in the 2015 budget, ready for the construction)," Ungab said.
Jan/19/2015 08:30 am
The installation of 1,000-millimeter (mm) water pipes parallel to Governor Generoso Bridge (formerly Bankerohan Bridge), a main supply line, by the Davao City Water District (DCWD) missed its Dec. 31 deadline stipulated in a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
Jan/16/2015 09:07 am
Business and tourism stakeholders in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) in Davao del Norte see a boost in tourism and business in the area when the proposed P10-billion Samal-Davao bridge is finally realized.
Jan/15/2015 02:06 pm
Members of the Samal City Resort Operators Association (SCROA) have asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to reconsider their petition to junk an ordinance by the City Council of Samal that declared jetties on their resorts illegal.
Jan/13/2015 09:14 am
The bidding parameters of a public-private partnership project (PPP) that would modernize Mindanao’s busiest international seaport are expected to be out by Friday, January 9, Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said.
Jan/09/2015 08:45 am
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has warned businessmen against corrupting government employees by offering money to speed up business permit renewal, saying, "I will throw all your papers."
Jan/08/2015 08:39 am
Pilipinas Taj Autogroup, Inc., the Philippine distributor of Indian car maker Tata Motors Limited, hopes to sell at least 30 vehicles a month, targeting mainly small and medium-sized businesses in Davao as well as government agencies.
Jan/06/2015 04:44 pm
"Visit Philippines Year 2015" (VPY2015) and the Big Davao Fun Sale are set to sweep this city as thousands of residents joined the formal opening of these Department of Tourism (DOT) spearheaded programs during the Second Torotot Festival, a festivity that greeted the coming of the New Year.
Jan/05/2015 09:20 am
East Kalimantan in Indonesia will host the 9th BIMP-Eaga Friendship Games in 2016, bared Labuan Corporation chair Datuk Rozman Datuk Haji Isli during the closing ceremony at the Labuan Corporation Multi-Purpose Hall Wednesday evening.
Dec/12/2014 08:10 am
The Southern Mindanao Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium (SMARRDEC), a group composed of government agencies and academic institutions in the Davao Region, is initiating steps to expand the seaweed industry in the region towards commercial production.
Dec/03/2014 09:14 am