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  • Davao City to amend investment incentive code

    The City Government of Davao is doing a major overhaul of its revised Davao City Investment Code of 2012 to encourage the entry of fresh investments by enhancing both fiscal and non-fiscal incentive offerings to new investors.
    Feb/08/2019 05:49 pm
  • Davao bus firm's franchises suspended over mishap

    The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) yesterday suspended the franchises of 34 units of Davao Metro Shuttle buses following an accident in Compostela Valley that left seven persons dead.
    Feb/06/2019 05:03 pm
  • Davao City LGU collects P1.178 billion in revenues from business renewals

    The City Government of Davao has collected a total of P1.178 billion in revenue collected from business renewal applications as of January 28, Mayor Sara Duterte said.
    Feb/03/2019 09:19 am
  • DOT-11 confident on safety of tourists in Davao Region

    The Department of Tourism in Region 11 (DOT-11) is confident on the safety and security of tourists visiting the region amid concerns on Mindanao’s situation following the twin bomb explosions in a church in Jolo, Sulu, on Sunday.
    Jan/30/2019 09:21 pm
  • Lugang Café Davao: A taste of contemporary Taiwanese cuisine

    OUR family's endless love affair with the delectable Xiao Long Bao began in 2010. My Manila-based relatives would thoughtfully bring us to Lugang Café’s first branch along Connecticut Street in Greenhills whenever we were in town.
    Jan/26/2019 02:24 pm
  • Sewerage treatment plan required for businesses permit renewal in Davao City

    DAVAO City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte has issued an executive order requiring certain establishments to submit a sewerage treatment plant design before they can renew their business permits.
    Jan/21/2019 09:17 pm
  • Davao police on alert for plebiscite

    The Philippine National Police Regional Office 11 has placed Davao region on full alert status for the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite in some areas of Mindanao Monday.
    Jan/20/2019 08:55 pm
  • P63-M pirated discs destroyed in Davao

    Authorities destroyed P63-million worth of confiscated pirated digital versatile discs and paraphernalia here Thursday.
    Jan/19/2019 08:09 am
  • PDEA seizes P375K worth of shabu in Davao City

    Anti-narcotics operatives here recovered P375,000 worth of shabu from a woman in a buy-bust operation on Wednesday, January 16, at a military checkpoint in Davao City.
    Jan/18/2019 07:38 pm
  • Stay away from bars, Davao region cops told

    The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 will be embarking on a crackdown on policemen who will be caught entering nightclubs here in Davao region.
    Jan/13/2019 10:52 am
  • NCRPO chief secures copy of Davao court’s arrest warrant vs Trillanes

    National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Director Guillermo Eleazar confirmed that they already have a copy of the arrest warrant issued by a Davao court against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.
    Dec/09/2018 06:37 pm
  • Manila-Davao shipping route reopens

    THE PASSENGER shipping route linking Manila to Davao was reopened on Sunday, Oct. 27, to allow a more affordable transportation option between the country’s north and south.
    Oct/31/2018 12:42 pm
  • China's top diplomat to visit PH, hold meetings in Davao

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is set to meet with Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr in President Rodrigo Duterte's hometown of Davao.
    Oct/28/2018 07:26 am
  • Davao police chief assures no extremist group recruitment in region

    CHIEF SUPT. Marcelo C. Morales, Davao Region police director, has given assurance that extremist group Dawlah Islamiyah (DI) has not been conducting recruitment activities in the region. The announcement came after two suspected members of the group were killed last week in a shootout with authorities in Hagonoy, Davao del Sur.
    Oct/22/2018 08:16 am
  • P1B set for Davao underground cable project phase 2

    THE SECOND phase of the underground cable project in Davao City will cost about P1 billion, an official of its major proponent, Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Co. (DLPC), said over the weekend.
    Oct/09/2018 07:59 pm
  • 2 new international routes opening in Davao City

    The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) is confident that the addition of two more international routes to and from the city this year will boost tourism in the region and other parts of Mindanao.
    Sep/07/2018 09:29 am
  • Davao to become industry center soon

    FINANCE Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the ambitious “Build, Build, Build”infrastructure program of the Duterte administration will turn Davao City into a manufacturing and agro-industry hub in the years ahead.
    Aug/22/2018 05:39 pm
  • Davao City to conduct quake, tsunami drill on July 27

    The city government of Davao is set to hold its 2nd Citywide Shake Out drill later this month to prepare the residents in times of disaster, such as an earthquake and tsunami.
    Jul/17/2018 06:14 pm
  • DOST to help build wastewater treatment facility in Davao

    The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 11 will assist the city government in constructing a vertical helophyte filter system (VHFS), a technology that treats wastewater, at the city-run Maa slaughterhouse this year.
    Jul/05/2018 11:09 am
  • 'Maximum force deployment' for opening of classes in Davao Region

    The Police Regional Office 11 will deploy a “maximum number” of personnel to secure schools and students in the Davao Region for the opening of classes in private and public schools on June 4, 2018, Police Regional Officer (PRO) 11 spokesperson Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz said.
    Jun/01/2018 07:56 am
  • Cafe Laguna returns to Davao

    Cafe Laguna opened its Azuela Cove branch last May 18, 2018 offering Dabawenyos their classic Filipino dishes, which are given an upscaled presentation but still retains that homey and nostalgic flavors that we have grown to love.
    May/25/2018 11:47 am
  • Davao City-Samal bridge to spur progress in IGACOS

    Davao City – The proposed Davao City-Samal bridge project will hasten the development of the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS), considered as the prime tourist destination in the Davao Region.
    May/24/2018 12:51 pm
  • Chinese firm plans condo projects in Davao, Samal

    CHINA-BASED developer Jiavao Ventures, Inc. is eyeing to develop condominium projects in the cities of Davao and Samal.
    May/15/2018 10:29 am
  • PRDP approves P919.4-million infra projects for Davao region

    THE Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) 11 approved five additional infrastructure project proposals amounting to P919,425,627 for four provinces in Region 11.
    Apr/03/2018 08:49 am
  • Hog slaughter in Davao region up by 8%

    THE hog industry in Davao Region had performed well in last year after reaching an 8.02 percent increase in the volume of hogs slaughtered in the region to 156,302 from only 144,702 heads in 2016.
    Feb/24/2018 12:43 pm
  • Davao bags 'clean tourist city' award despite landfill leak

    DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Davao City has been chosen as the recipient of the 1st Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City Award, a city official announced on Friday, December 1.
    Dec/04/2017 06:41 am
  • Shining holidays at Marco Polo Davao

    Davao City Christmas will be incomplete without the lighted “Happy Holidays” greetings placed on top of the Marco Polo Davao Hotel building. It has become a Christmas landmark in the city and seeing it makes Christmas feels more alive.
    Nov/22/2017 08:52 am
  • Land value in Davao City up by 44%

    AN AVERAGE of 44.24 percent increase in land sales value had been noted in Davao City within the first quarter to the second quarter, said Prime Philippines Capital Markets and Investment (PPCMI), a real estate consultancy firm in the city.
    Oct/27/2017 06:57 pm
  • Sara Duterte threatens to shut down Mindanao's tallest skyscraper

    The developer behind Mindanao’s tallest skyscraper project is threatened of a denial of their right to operate in the city if they fail to follow the local government’s order to hoist down a crane that is said to have obstructed air traffic here.
    Oct/25/2017 05:04 pm
  • Japan's second biggest city commits to promote Davao

    A local official on Tuesday, October 17 said government officials and businessmen from Japan’s second largest city has committed to promote Davao City to its residents and the business community.
    Oct/19/2017 09:47 am