Davao City has 910 new police volunteers

DAVAO CITY May 23 (PIA)- About 910 police volunteers completed their week-long basic training at the Davao City Police Office headquarters yesterday (May 22).   These volunteers underwent basic training course included self-defense skills, assisting in police patrols, spotting suspicious indi... Read more

DSWD holds filmmaking tilt

DAVAO CITY May 23 (PIA)- The Department of Social Welfare and Development has launched a filmmaking contest to highlight the department’s different programs.   The DSWD Film Festival will center on the theme “DSWD: May Malasakit” (DSWD has compassion) and is open to students, film enth... Read more

PRRD wants gov’t. to patronize PH products

DAVAO CITY May 22 (PIA)- President Rodrigo Duterte wants government officials and the military to patronize Filipino made products.   Towards the closing of his speech prior to his departure to the Russian Federation, the President showed off his Ibarra wristwatch given to him by a Filipino w... Read more

PH seeks closer ties with Russia

DAVAO CITY May 22 (PIA)- President Rodrigo Duterte left today for a five-day visit to the Russian Federation hoping to broaden ties with the country.   “My visit underscores the independence of the Philippines’ foreign policy and the firm resolve to broaden the horizon friendship and coop... Read more

Lapanday mocks Duterte’s call for change - DAR

DAVAO CITY, May 22 – The criminal and administrative complaints filed by Lapanday Foods Corp. (LFC) before the Ombudsman illustrate how landlord-oligarchs use courts to thwart the implementation of genuine agrarian reform, said agrarian reform chief Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano. “The suit is... Read more

Highest 'KAPATID AWARD' is given to Hedcor

STA. CRUZ, Davao del Sur, May 22 – A locally grown hydropower generation company, Hedcor, Inc. was recognized being the grand awardee of the Kapatiran sa Industriya (KAPATID) Awards by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP). The KAPATID AWARD has given recognition to companies th... Read more

DTI 11 holds Logistics Efficiency Indicator Project Roadshow

DAVAO CITY, May 22 – The Department of Trade and Industry - Supply Chain and Logistics Management Division (DTI-SCLMD) and DTI-Davao Region conducted recently the Logistics Efficiency Indicator (LEI) Project Roadshow in a bid to enhance the logistics sector in the country. Around 60 participant... Read more

Pres. Duterte leads groundbreaking of first socialized condo housing project in Davao

DAVAO CITY, May 20 (PIA) – President Rodrigo Duterte graced on Friday the groundbreaking and time capsule-laying rites for the construction of the Biyaya ng Pagbabago Los Amigos Housing Project at Km. 22, Barangay Los Amigos, Tugbok District, this city. The President was joined by Davao City Ma... Read more

Pres.  Duterte underscores significance of widened bridge in Tagum

  DAVAO DEL NORTE, 19 May (PIA)--- “We cried thinking that we have lost our father.”   President Rodrigo R. Duterte said of his siblings and his mother the moment they learned that the motor boat their father was riding on got swept by the strong flood current gushing through Libu... Read more

Pres. Duterte to control sale of arms, ammo to civilians

DAVAO CITY May 20 (PIA)- President Rodrigo Duterte wants to control the sale of firearms and bullets to civilians.   During his speech at the AFAD Defense and Sporting Arms Show at the SMX Davao held yesterday evening (May 19) the President said he is intent on banning the sale of high-po... Read more

OWWA announces scholarship grant

DAVAO CITY May 19 (PIA)- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration is opening slots for its Education for Development Scholarship Project.   The EDSP is a scholarship program that offers financial assistance to qualified dependents of active OWWA members who shall enroll or is currently enr... Read more

One-time, big-time drug bust an inter-agency effort

DAVAO CITY- The major anti criminality and terrorist operation conducted early morning today (May 19) was a joint effort of law enforcement and public safety agencies and units.   Among those who participated were elements of the Davao City Police Office, the Philippine Drug Enforcement A... Read more

Davao City to follow national gov’t. foreign policy on EU issue

DAVAO CITY May 19 (PIA)- The City Government of Davao will follow the foreign policy of the national government regarding its decision to decline European Union grants.   “It really depends on the executive department on how they form the foreign policy of the country.” Mayor Sara Duterte... Read more

Major anti-drug operation nets drugs, guns, suspects

DAVAO CITY May 19 (PIA)- A one-time, big-time anti-drug operation was conducted by the combined law-enforcement units in Davao City early Friday morning (May 19) arrested drug suspects and seized illegal drugs and firearms.   The anti-criminality and terrorist operation was conducted in about... Read more

Army Battalion from Sulu redeployed to Davao

  DAVAO CITY May 18 (PIA)-- The 16th Infantry Battalion has been deployed to Davao City from Jolo, Sulu.   The 400-strong battalion was sent to the city to help augment security measures against threats to peace and security.   They will reinforce the Task Force Davao in securi... Read more