Davao women and men commemorate the 106th International Women's Day 

DAVAO CITY, Mar 8 (PIA) A total of 2,000 women from the barangays, national and local government and nongovernment sectors in Davao City went out to celebrate the 106th International Women’s Day. The activity started with a civic parade from the Freedom Park at the Roxas Avenue and ended with a s... Read more

City of Tagum celebrates 18th year with all-Tagumenyo guests

CITY OF TAGUM, Davao del Norte, March 07 (PIA)—The 18th founding anniversary of the City of Tagum was made exclusive for Tagumenyos with no other personalities except for the local chief executives of the provincial government and the city government. Among the leading local officials present dur... Read more

Senior Citizens,  Peacekeepers honored in Comval Bulawan Fest  

COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE, March 08 – On the 3rd day of Bulawan Festival 2016 on March 4, the provincial government of ComVal recognized two of the most important sectors of the community –  the senior citizens and  the peacekeepers. The Senior Citizens’ and Peacekeepers’ Day showcased... Read more

Typhoon Pablo victims recently get new homes  

BAGANGA, Davao Oriental, March 08 – A total of 266 new housing units have been turned over to beneficiaries of Barangay Lambajon in Baganga town on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The beneficiaries, who are among the victims of typhoon Pablo in 2012, say they are very happy and overwhelmed now that they ... Read more

Bulawan fest 2016 upbeats with drum, bugle event

COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE, March 08  -  Kiss the sun rays, hear the loud noise of percussions and sway with the rhythm as the 9th Bulawan Festival features “Kasikas sa Kapitolyo” 2016 at the Provincial Capitol, Cabidianan, Compostela Valley on March 6, 2016. Kasikas sa Kapitolyo is a Drum ... Read more

Environmentalist’s widow takes City Council seat

DAVAO CITY March 7 (PIA)- Lorie-Trinidad Avila the widow of City Councilor and staunch environmentalist Leonardo Avila III has been appointed by the President to take over her late husband’s seat in the City Council. President Benigno Aquino III signed the appointment papers of Lorie Avila  last... Read more

Bigger Bat cave in Samal needed

DAVAO CITY, March 7 (PIA) The owner of the bat sanctuary in the Island Garden City of Samal mulled on donating a three-hectare property to a foundation to accommodate the growing population of bats. Noemi Monfort, owner of the bat sanctuary said the current sanctuary which is 238 foot-long cave can... Read more

Davao Light holds power forum for home-based IT workers

DAVAO CITY March 7 (PIA)- The Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) is holding a power forum for home-based online workers in its franchise area this coming March 9, 2016 at the Davao Light and Power Company office in Ponciano Street, Davao City. This amidst power interruptions experienced in the fr... Read more

DA distributes P1.1B agri projects in DavNor, ComVal towns

DAVAO DEL NORTE, March 7 (PIA) - - Department of Agriculture Secretary Prospero Alcala distributed recently P1.1-billion worth of agriculture projects to the local government units of Davao del Norte and Compostela Valley. Sec. Alcala started handing out machineries and checks worth more than P457-... Read more

Walk held to celebrate Women's month celebration

DAVAO CITY, Mar 7 (PIA) Several male employees from various government and nongovernment organizations marched the streets on high heels Monday afternoon to support the renewed awareness on the clamor for women empowerment and equality amid the celebration of March as Women’s Month. Julius Gutier... Read more

Washing as the best first aid against any animal bite-DOH

DAVAO CITY, Mar 4 (PIA) Health authorities warned that washing the wound with a detergent soap and running water for ten minutes is the best first aid against any animal bite. Dr. Vergel Bautista, rabies control program coordinator of the Department of Health 11 said that 50 percent of the virus is... Read more

DOH, DA espouse responsible pet ownership

DAVAO CITY- The Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture in Region XI is espousing responsible pet ownership as the country is commemorating Rabies Awareness Month this March.  Dr. Armie Capuyan of the Department of Agriculture-XI said that aside from providing rabies vaccination to ... Read more

Large pump needed in tunnel flashflood retrieval

DAVAO CITY, March 4 (PIA)- Rescuers are needing one large submersible pump to dewater flooded portions of a tunnel in Mt. Diwata to find the bodies of three missing miners. Bruce Santillan, Senior Science Research Specialists of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau- XI said that the present pump is sma... Read more

Tagum women to improve bamboo sticks production

DAVAO DEL NORTE, March 4 (PIA) - - Recognized by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines as a Small and Medium Enterprise Excellence Awardee, the Tagum City Council of Women Inc (TCCWI) extended its arms to help another micro enterprise in the city. TCCWI President Alma Uy stressed during a... Read more

Legal education in Davao gets boost with new law school

DAVAO CITY- After 55 years, a new law school has opened in Davao City. Jose Maria College of Law is now officially the third law school in Davao City after University of Mindanao College of Law which was established in 1948 and the Ateneo de Davao College of Law founded in 1961. The school will b... Read more