Info Kiosk in Mati:  A twist from usual

CITY OF  MATI, Davao Oriental (PIA) --- The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) XI  made the first crack on  establishing a local government unit (LGU) Information Kiosk  and  took the first ditch in conducting a multi-sectoral forum on ASEAN in the City of Mati,  Davao Oriental on April 21, 2... Read more

ComVal plants mangroves on Earth Day

DAVAO CITY, April 24 (PIA) - - Around 200 mangrove seedlings were planted on Saturday led by the officials of the provincial government of Compostela Valley at the Mabini Protected Landscape and Seascape in celebration of the Earth Day.   Leading the activity, Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy emphasi... Read more

PIA opens information kiosk in City of Mati

DAVAO CITY, April 24 (PIA) - - The Philippine Information Agency launched another information kiosk on Friday in Davao Region; this time in the province of Davao Oriental, particularly the City of Mati.   The PIA Info Kiosk in Mati is the fourth of its kind in the region following that of Dav... Read more

Jaycees empowers wives of city jail detainees

DAVAO CITY April 21 (PIA)- The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Kadayawan Chapter will soon be launching a project aimed at providing livelihood to wives of Davao City Jail detainees.   Dubbed as Pinay Power the project which is part of a national JCI project will be the first year of impl... Read more

Info Kiosks in Mati launched

TAGUM CITY April 21 (PIA)- Barely seven days in preparation, the Information Kiosk in the City of Mati  is  set to  be opened today , providing easy access  for people to get information about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)  and about the major programs and programs of... Read more

PRRD to grace launch of FDCP, SM film partnership

DAVAO CITY April 19 (PIA)- President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to attend the launching of Cine Lokal a partnership between the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and SM Entertainment.   The launch will be held at the SM Mall of Asia this evening (April 19). This is President... Read more

Record  number of turtle hatchlings in Cleanergy Park

DAVAO CITY April 19 (PIA)- This year has seen a record number of Hawksbill Turtles being hatched in Cleanergy Park since it was opened in 2014.   This year they have found four nesting sites with about 571 eggs. About 541 hatchlings have been released (including yesterday’s release) this ye... Read more

Anti-jaywalking implementation nets 19,000 jaywalkers

DAVAO CITY April 18 (PIA)- The strict implementation of the anti-jaywalking ordinance in the city’s Comprehensive Transport and Traffic Code has netted 19,000 jaywalkers since it was implemented in December 2016.   Retired Police Superintendent Dionesio Abude, chief of the City Transportati... Read more

DCPO vows crackdown against street gangs

DAVAO CITY April 17 (PIA)-  Davao City Police Office Director Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum has vowed to dismantle  street gangs after a riot in the city’s downtown marred a normally peaceful Black Saturday (April 15).   Police arrested about 11 gang members, after a riot between ... Read more

Gov’t provides assistance to OFWs availing of amnesty

DAVAO CITY April 17 (PIA)- About 331 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who availed of amnesty in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were given assistance by the different agencies of the government. The amnesty program was offered by the Kingdom and dubbed as “Nation without Violations.”... Read more

ICT Davao eyes training program to add more IT workers

DAVAO CITY- The group of ICT (Information Communication Technology) stakeholders in Davao is proposing a training program aimed at adding more IT workers to the growing demand in the city.   Belinda Torres, corporate secretary of ICT Davao said they have submitted a proposal to Davao City May... Read more

Davao chocolate museum symbol of PH-Mexico ties

DAVAO CITY April 12 (PIA)- Visiting Mexican Ambassador to the Philippines Julio Camarena Villasenor said that the chocolate museum located in Malagos is a representation of the deep ties between Mexico and the Philippines.   The Mexican envoy visited the museum yesterday (April 12) as part of... Read more

AFP mulls making BRP Sierra Madre a permanent structure

DAVAO CITY April 10 (PIA)- The Armed Forces is eyeing to make permanent the grounded navy ship BRP Sierra Madre in Ayungin Shoal.   “That’s one of the options we are considering.” Says Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff  General Eduardo Año said when asked of the pla... Read more

More direct int’l flights needed for IT growth

DAVAO CITY April 10 (PIA)- Davao City needs more direct international flights for its ICT (information communication technology) sector to grow.   Eric Manalastas of NextBPO and an officer of the BPO Association of Davao Inc. (BPO-ADI) said that many business process outsourcing companies (BP... Read more

Navy patrolling Davao Gulf 24/7

DAVAO CITY April 7, 2017 (PIA)- The Philippine Navy is patrolling Davao Gulf 24/7 with dedicated naval assets to do the job.   These naval vessels include two patrol craft escorts (PCE), one patrol gunboat,  three patrol craft fast (PCF) and two patrol boat light (PBL).   Captain Jos... Read more