DANECO to get 5-8MW modular genset to energize Samal

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, March 18 (PIA) - - As they are still having an assessment on the extent of damage of the submarine cable, the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (DANECO) will get 5-8MW modular generator set to supply electricity for the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS). DANECO Ma... Read more

Brgy Health worker cited as Tagum City’s 2016 Most Outstanding Woman

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, March 18 (PIA) - - A barangay health worker of Magugpo North, Tagum City was hailed as this year’s search for the Most Outstanding Woman in the city. Wevina Martinez bested six other nominees in the search to receive a painting, a plaque and a cash worth P10,000.00 du... Read more

Field Testing of the Integrated Gold-Copper Mineral Processing Pilot Plant in Comval breaks ground

DAVAO CITY March 18 (PIA)- A ground-breaking ceremony was held last March 15, 2016 in Barangay Katipunan, Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province for the Field-Testing of the Integrated Gold-Copper Mineral Processing Pilot Plant. The event was attended by officials of the Provincial Government of Co... Read more

Ship hits DANECO cable, blackouts Samal

DAVAO CITY, March 17 (PIA) - - A bulk vessel hit earlier today the submarine cable of the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (DANECO) connecting the Island Garden City of Samal in the electricity grid. DANECO Manager Charles Bejod confirmed that the anchor of certain M/V Ecuador ship hit the cabl... Read more

Davao Sur town distributes relief goods to calamity-stricken families

MAGSAYSAY, Davao del Sur, Mar 17 – The local government here led the distribution of relief goods Wednesday to thousands of families affected by the long dry spell besetting this town. Mayor Arthur Davin said that about P1.9 million has been allocated from the calamity fund to provide food assist... Read more

New patrol vehicles for Davao City police and security forces

DAVAO CITY, March 17 (PIA)- Dabawenyos were able to see the  brand-new fleet of patrol vehicles who joined the annual Parada Dabawenyo civic-military parade in the occasion of the Araw ng Dabaw celebrations yesterday (March 16). Colonel Cristobal Zaragosa head of the Task Force Davao said the new ... Read more

Davao City declared as peaceful and ready for further development

DAVAO CITY, Mar 17 (PIA) Authorities forged an agreement with the Davao City Government yesterday declaring Davao City and its suburbs as peaceful and ready for further development. City officials headed by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and top officials from the Eastern Mindanao Command, 10th Infantry Div... Read more

DavOr Guv is Golden Globe Outstanding Filipino Achiever

MANILA, March 16, 2016 – Davao Oriental Governor Corazon T. Nuñez-Malanyaon is among this year’s 29 Outstanding Filipino Achievers -- consisting of distinguished men and women, who have received the Medal of Distinction for Outstanding and Significant Achievements in the field of public servic... Read more

PWDs in Tagum get free cinema access

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, March 16, 2016 - Every differently-abled residents of Tagumenyos will finally have free movie access in the city’s movie houses on the occasion of the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the City Government of Tagum and Gaisano Mall Cinemas last March ... Read more

Tagum’s Musikahan Festival winners bared

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, March 16, 2016 - This year’s recently concluded celebration of the 15th edition of the Tagum City Musikahan Festival was a showcase of the musicality and talent of the local and national participants who competed in the events of the grandest festival in the city. He... Read more

Davao City celebrates 79th cityhood anniversary

DAVAO CITY, March 16 (PIA)- Davao City will celebrate today (March 16) its founding anniversary as a city. Parada Dabawenyo, a civic-military parade which snakes its way along the city's main thoroughfare is the highlight of today's festivities. It will be attended by about 249 contingents ... Read more

Two Dabawenyos as Datu Bago awardees

DAVAO CITY-  Jesuit priest Fr. William Joseph Malley and visual artist Teody Boylie Roxas Perez Ph.D. are the two Datu Bago awardees for 2016. The conferment was made last March 12 at the Royal Mandaya Hotel. Fr. Malley was cited for contribution to peace and development in the grassroots communi... Read more

BIR urges taxpayers to file ITR on or before March 30

DAVAO DEL NORTE, March 14 (PIA) - - Although the deadline is set every April 15 of the year, the Bureau of Internal Revenue District 112 plead to all taxpayers to file Income Tax Return (ITR) for calendar year 2015 on or before March 30. Revenue District Officer Judith Pacana encouraged recently th... Read more

Fusarium wilt disease continues to wreck havoc on banana plantations in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY, March 14 (PIA) A total of 15,500 hectares of banana plantation have been infected with Fusarium wilt disease in Davao Region. Virgilio Gutierrez, focal person of the Department of Agriculture XI said 700 farmers are highly affected by the lethal fungal disease and are the focused group ... Read more

Polio could return thru a dirty river

DAVAO CITY March 14 (PIA)- Health authorities are worried that Davao River with its high coliform content could cause the return of the dreaded polio virus. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environment and Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)  in its monthly sampling of the Davao River ... Read more