Panabo grabs best city PESO in Davao region

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, January 18 (PIA) - - Panabo City Public Employment Services Office (PESO) hailed recently as the best in its field among five component cities in Region XI. Awarded during the Year End Performance Assessment of the Department of Labor and Employment Region XI at Big 8 C... Read more

RDC 11 sets 11 priorities for 2016

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA)--Before he ends his term as chairperson of the Davao Regional Devt Council in June this year,  at  a mature age of  82,  Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo P. del Rosario  sets 11 priorities  for the development planning body to pursue in 2016. Among the RDC 11 priorit... Read more

Davao provinces get P384.68M KALSADA projects

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, January 14 (PIA) - - Provinces in the Davao Region will receive this year around P 384.68-million worth of projects under Kontreto at Ayos na LanSAngan, ang DAan Tungo sa Pangakalahatang Kaunlaran (KALSADA). Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) XI Planning... Read more

Old Peso bills unfit for purchase starting 2016

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, January 13 (PIA) - - Old Peso bills can no longer be used for purchase of any product or services starting on January 1, 2016. Jerome Villadolid of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas – Davao announced yesterday during the Biz Talk at Big8 that the old banknotes series la... Read more

Public urged not to accept old bills in transactions

DAVAO CITY- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has urged the public not to accept old bills in their transactions.    Guesting at Biz Talk media forum held at Big 8 Hotel in Tagum City yesterday (Jan, 12), Dorothy Joy Diaz of the  Economic and Financial Learning Center BSP regional office said that... Read more

DavNor Gov sends FIRE msg to govt employees

 DAVAO DEL NORTE, Jan. 11 (PIA)--- Putting FIRE in public service was the message that Provincial Governor Rodolfo P. del Rosario   put across provincial government employees during the Monday Convocation this morning. He meant FIRE as faith, integrity, respect and enthusiasm  which he wanted g... Read more

King crabs in Tagum, released

CITY OF TAGUM, Davao del Norte, Jan. 11 (PIA) --- The mayor of this city had the taste of a king crab bite during the ceremonial release of some 500 pieces of cultured little king crabs back to  mangrove wilds. Mayor Allan Rellon pinched in pain after he scooped some pieces of little king crabs he... Read more

PNoy underscores new power plant’s role in addressing Mindanao's power shortage

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 08 (PIA) – President Benigno Aquino III underscored the significant contribution of Therma South Inc.’s 300 mega watts Davao Baseload Power Plant generated from coal to help address the perennial power shortage in Mindanao. The President graced the inauguration of the coal-fire... Read more

Election period begins on January 10

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, January 8 (PIA) - - January 10 is the start of the 2016 National Election period. Tagum City Election Officer Jim Cladiel Casinto stressed during the Kapihan sa Kapitolyo yesterday that the May 9 National election period will begin 120 days before the election and end 3... Read more

Comval Guv highlights well wishes for 2016

Compostela Valley Province--- “I like the aura of this capitol, everybody is smiling and eager to work,” thus said Governor Arturo “Chiongkee” T. Uy on his first official message done during the first Monday convocation of the Compostela Valley provincial government on January 4, 2016. Gov... Read more

Davao City registers record investments

DAVAO CITY- The City’s economy recorded P214-billion worth of investments as of November 2015. Based on data released by the Davao City Investment Promotions Center (DCIPC) the P214 billion business capitalization is a record high surpassing the November 2014 figures of P211-billion. The DCIPC h... Read more

PNoy to visit Davao City for opening of power plant

DAVAO CITY Jan. 7 (PIA)- The 300 megawatt Therma South Incorporated power plant will be inaugurated tomorrow (January 8) with President Benigno Aquino III slated to grace the ceremonies. The coal-fired power plant located in Davao City and the town of Santa Cruz in Davao del Sur is expected to prov... Read more

Zero firecracker injuries in Davao City

 DAVAO CITY- The City tallied zero incidence or cases of firecracker related injuries during the New Year celebrations.     According to the records of the Southern Philippine Medical Center, no injuries as a result of firecrackers were brought in to the hospital.     This is the usual stat... Read more

Labor officials laud agri firm for 11 CBA signings

DAVAO CITY- Labor officials in the Davao Region has hailed the 11 collective bargaining agreements (CBA) signed in 2015 between Lapanday Foods Corporation and its four unions. “For proving again that through mutual trust and cooperation under the spirit of dialogue, industrial peace is achieved, ... Read more

DTI to open Negosyo Centers in DavNor cities

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, January 6 (PIA) - - Negosyo Centers will soon be opened at the three cities in Davao del Norte. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Davao del Norte Provincial Director Romeo Castañaga revealed that he had already negotiated with the city mayors of Tagum, Island ... Read more