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  • P10B Samal-Davao bridge project to start in 2016

    REGIONAL Development Council (RDC 11) vice chair and National Economic Development Authority (Neda 11) director Maria Lourdes Lim has announced the council is on track in its Samal-Davao bridge project which they hope to commence in 2016.
    Oct/27/2014 08:47 am
  • Davao developers told to deal with licensed brokers

    THE Philippine Real Estate Service Practitioners Inc. (Philres) in Davao City called on property developers to deal only with real estate service practitioners who are licensed under the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
    Oct/23/2014 08:11 am
  • P59.6-B Davao air, sea port development projects approved

    THE National Economic Development Authority (Neda) Board has approved last week the development of the Davao International Airport and the Davao Sasa Port, with a combined estimated cost of P59.56 billion.
    Oct/20/2014 07:23 am
  • P202-M investment plan for Davao Oriental okayed

    The P203.3-million Annual Investment Plan of the province of Davao Oriental for 2015 was recently approved by the members of the Provincial Development Council (PDC).
    Oct/17/2014 08:33 am
  • Trade, cultural village eyed in old Davao airport

    THE Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa) eyes to develop the old Davao International Airport into a Mindanao Trade and Cultural Village.
    Oct/16/2014 08:44 am
  • Duterte denies leading federalism drive in Cebu

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte clarified that he visited Cebu City last October 5 mainly to induct the new set of officers of the Federal Advocates for a Better Philippines. He wasn't there to start a campaign for a federal form of government nationwide.
    Oct/15/2014 09:38 am
  • Duterte to biz owners: Hand over CCTV footages

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte warned business establishments that he will cancel their permits and order to close their business if they do not cooperate with the police authorities and refuse to surrender Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage to check on crimes.
    Oct/13/2014 02:05 pm
  • Davao mayor proposes shift to federal gov't

    IF CONGRESS supports constitutional change, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said Filipinos should demand for a shift to a federal form of government.
    Oct/07/2014 09:18 am
  • Duterte welcomes back Danao

    MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte welcomed the reinstatement of Davao City Police Office (DCPO) chief Vicente D. Danao Jr. to his post on October 2, one month after he was administratively relieved by the police regional director following the complaint filed against him by his estranged wife.
    Oct/06/2014 08:09 am
  • Davao hotels, resorts required to submit occupancy report soon

    ACCOMMODATION establishments will soon be required to submit monthly occupancy report once the Amended Tourism Code of Davao City is passed into an ordinance.
    Oct/03/2014 08:20 am
  • iQor Donates 700 Computers to Local Schools in Davao

    iQor, a global provider of business process outsourcing and product support services, announced today that it has donated 700 computers to local schools in Davao, Philippines and neighboring provinces to support technology learning and education.
    Oct/01/2014 09:25 am
  • DavNor Guv attempts to persuade DPWH on Samal bridge

    Davao del Norte Provincial Gov. Rodolfo P. del Rosario recently revealed moves of pushing the idea of constructing a bridge connecting the cities of Davao and Samal in a casual meeting last week with Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson.
    Sep/30/2014 08:06 am
  • Sta Lucia Land Inc makes waves in DC

    Davao City, the third most populous city in the Philippines, is not only the largest in the world in terms of land area—it is also one of the world’s finest cities with the fastest-growing economies.
    Sep/24/2014 08:06 am
  • Davao City lacks equipment for disposing dirt from drainage canals

    The Drainage Maintenance Unit of the City Engineer's Office lacked equipment for the fast disposal of dirt gathered from drainage canals, DMU chief Yusof Jimlani admitted on Monday.
    Sep/17/2014 08:11 am
  • Canadian preacher linked to terrorists found in Davao

    A Canadian Islamic preacher linked to international terrorists is detained in Davao City awaiting deportation.
    Sep/11/2014 08:31 am
  • General’s tag offends Duterte

    Davao City - The recent accusations hurled by General Iqbal Singh Singha labeling the act of Filipino soldiers in Syria as "act of cowardice" pained Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
    Sep/08/2014 09:02 am
  • Worker lack delays Davao bridge fix

    Equipment, including brand new ones, being used for the rehabilitation of the city's 67-year-old Bankerohan Bridge reportedly kept malfunctioning, prompting the contractor to call in a Catholic priest to "exorcise" the structure.
    Sep/05/2014 08:27 am
  • Duterte blames contractors for heavy traffic

    Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte blamed the heavy traffic in the city’s streets on contractors some of whom he accused of having not enough resources for the projects awarded to them.
    Sep/04/2014 08:05 am
  • DOH: Mers-Cov patient confined at Davao hospital

    THE second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome–Coronavirus (Mers-Cov) in the country is now confined at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City, said the Department of Health (DOH).
    Sep/04/2014 08:03 am
  • Davao needs P4M for ads on revised zoning ordinance

    The city may have to spend around P4 million for the publication of its amended zoning ordinance, according to the chair of the city council committee on housing.
    Sep/03/2014 08:34 am
  • Davao designers in 'Habi, Badu, at Kalyak'

    THE stunning creations of Alfonso "Boy" Guino-o, the Czar of Mindanao Fashion, along with six other renowned fashion designers from Davao were highlighted in a show dubbed as "Habi, Badu, at Kalyak (Weavings, Clothing, and Accessories)."
    Sep/01/2014 08:20 am
  • Paramilitary, vigilante groups alarm Davao tribesmen

    Tribesmen in the southern Philippines have expressed grave concern over the proliferation of paramilitary and vigilante groups in the region.
    Aug/27/2014 09:07 am
  • Duterte confirms: ISIS recruits some Dabawenyos

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte confirmed Sunday that some young Dabawenyos have been recruited to join the ISIS, which refers to itself as the Islamic State and is formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
    Aug/26/2014 08:32 am
  • Hunt on for killer of Philippine Eagle in Mt. Apo reserve

    The hunt is on for the killer of a female Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) in Davao City.
    Aug/25/2014 08:49 am
  • Duterte reacts to top cop hitting wife in viral video

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte did not want to intervene in the "personal" affairs of Davao City Police Office Director Senior Supt. Vicente Danao Jr. who recently figured in a viral video hitting his "wife."
    Aug/20/2014 10:54 am
  • Celebrity gets flak for degrading Davao women

    Movie and television celebrity Ramon Bautista was criticized by various sectors here when he tagged the women of this city as "hipon" (shrimps).
    Aug/19/2014 09:25 am
  • Duterte says P'Noy not guardian of the universe

    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has drawn the line as far as his support for President Benigno S. Aquino by oppoosing Charter change.
    Aug/18/2014 08:42 am
  • DavNor: Del Rosario highlights Samal-Davao bridge project

    Regional Development Council (RDC) XI Chair Rodolfo P. Del Rosario revealed that the Samal-Davao bridge could cost as much as P10 billion, contrary to the P6 billion initial projection.
    Aug/15/2014 09:04 am
  • Davao City expects rise in visitor arrival this August

    The city government of Davao is expecting an increase of visitors for the month of August when people from nearby and outside the region flock to this city for the Kadayawan Festival.
    Aug/13/2014 09:18 am
  • DVO and CDO mixed on competitiveness rankings

    Mindanao's two most highly urbanized cities, Davao and Cagayan de Oro, are listed among the top ten most competitive cities in the country in data released Thursday by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC), but the news was received differently by the respective local governments and business sectors.
    Aug/11/2014 08:31 am