229 JobStarters in Davao Region set to graduate

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 27 – A total of 229 JobStarters from Davao City and Tagum City are set to finish the full cycle of the second rollout of the JobStart Philippines program in Davao Region. Some 109 JobStarters from Tagum City will graduate on March 1, while 120 JobStarters from Davao City will g... Read more

Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act IRR to take effect on Feb 28

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 27 – The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) on Republic Act No. 10911 also known as the “Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act” is set to take effect on February 28, 2017. The IRR provisions was created through Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Department ... Read more

Gov. Cagas approves of larger budget for education and skills training

DIGOS CITY, Davao del Sur, Feb. 27 – Governor Douglas Cagas has approved of a P40 million budget for the Educational Assistance Program (EAP) under the auspices of the Provincial Employment Service Office (PESO). PESO Manager Rolly Impas said the EAP budget covers the tuition fees and miscellan... Read more

SSS reaches out to ComVal

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, February 27 (PIA) - - While waiting for a branch to open in the province of Compostela Valley, the Social Security System – Tagum Branch is reaching out to their clients through establishing scheduled visits in different areas in the province. Albert Cartagena, seni... Read more

Several Davao flights to be affected by radar shutdown

DAVAO CITY Feb. 23 (PIA)-   Some airline flights in Davao City will be affected by the six-day air-traffic radar shutdown scheduled March 6 to 11. This entails the maintenance and upgrading of the air traffic radar facility in Tagaytay which will affect about 700 flights to and from the Ninoy A... Read more

PIA-XI to open three info kiosks

DAVAO CITY- The Davao regional office of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) takes a bold move to open three Info Kiosks in two cities in one day tomorrow, 22 February 2017. The PIA Info Kiosks features vital information about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the importanc... Read more

ASEAN Labor Ministers in Davao City for meet

DAVAO CITY Feb. 20 (PIA)- The respective Labor Ministers of the 10-member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) graced the Labor Ministers Retreat held at the Marco Polo Davao today (Feb. 20). It was also the 10th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers (ACMW). ... Read more

School gets easy access to water for first time in 30 years

CITY OF MATI, DAVAO ORIENTAL – For the first time in more than thirty years, the Pedro Malintad Elementary School has now easy access to safe drinking water, giving respite to the faculty staff and students who are now relieved from the exhausting work of fetching water from the old water pump out... Read more

DavOr to contribute to Mindanao’s overall development

MATI CITY. DAVAO ORIENTAL -- Pushing for further development and global competitiveness for the entire island of Mindanao, a composite team from Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and USAID Compete Project have met with the heads of the Provincial Government’s key offices to discuss the provin... Read more

Mindanao Film Festival Roadshow set in Tagum City

DAVAO CITY Feb. 18 (PIA)- The films of the 12th Mindanao Film Festival will be screened in Tagum City this February 22-24 at the Cinema 2 of Gaisano Mall Tagum. About 60 films from different filmmakers across Mindanao will be exhibited in the three-day roadshow organized by the Mindanao Film and ... Read more

BSP bats for financial literacy among students

DAVAO CITY Feb. 17 (PIA)- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas cited the need for financial literacy for students particularly extending to those attending college. Based on the Consumer Finance Survey 2014, a quadrennial study conducted by the BSP, only 14 % of households which were surveyed have dep... Read more

Heavy Rains forces classes cancellation in Davao City

DAVAO CITY Feb. 16 (PIA)- Heavy rains have forced the City Government of Davao and the Office of the President to declare cancellation of classes on all public and private, elementary and secondary levels today (Feb.16) The City Information Office of Davao posted the advisory at around 7 o’cloc... Read more

Mati Mayor eyes open spaces

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental- Mati City Mayor Carlo Rabat is looking at more open spaces in the city. "We need more open spaces in the city." Mayor Rabat said during a press conference held in Dahican, Mati City with visiting Ateneo de Davao Mass Communication students undergoing advance journalism ... Read more

First Muslim Cemetery in Davao Oriental Set To Open

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental–The Provincial Government is establishing Davao Oriental’s first Public Muslim Cemetery here in the City of Mati. The United Association of Datu and Imam (UNADIM), consisting of leaders from various Muslim tribes, say they are pleased of the Provincial Government’s... Read more

PhP 555-M irrigation projects for DavNor in 2017

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, February 10 (PIA) - - Around PhP 555-million of irrigation projects will be implemented by the National Irrigation Administration in Davao del Norte for 2017. Larry Franada, Operations and Maintenance Chief of NIA-Davao del Norte, bared that with the help of the two r... Read more