PNP-XI carries out national simultaneous earthquake drill

DAVAO CITY, April 21 (PIA) The composite board of evaluators spearheaded by the Office of Civil Defense XI gave the Police Regional Office XI a very satisfactory mark following the holding of the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill at its headquarters in Camp Catitipan, Buhangin. Liza Mazo, dire... Read more

All set for the simultaneous earthquake drill in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY, April 21 (PIA) The Bureau of Fire Protection 11 will participate in the simultaneous earthquake drill Thursday, where the Police Regional Office 11 in Camp Catitipan, Buhangin will serve as a pilot area. Chief Inspector Nestor Jimenez, spokesperson of the Bureau of Fire Protection XI  ... Read more

LTO- XI to subject all confiscated vehicles to public auction, after six months

DAVAO CITY, April 19 (PIA) An official of the Land Transportation Office XI reminds operators of impounded vehicles to settle their penalties with the office or their means of transportation will be auctioned after a period of six months. Macario Gonzaga, assistant director of the LTO XI issued the... Read more

City Council Passes Halal Ordinance on third and final reading

DAVAO CITY April 19 (PIA)- The City Council of Davao has passed on third and final reading the Halal Lane Ordinance during today’s (April 19) session. The ordinance requires supermarkets, groceries and other establishments to establish the halal lane. With the Halal lane, halal products are segr... Read more

Search continues for Army officer missing after scuba dive

DAVAO CITY April 19 (PIA)- The search is still continuing for a missing Army officer after he failed to surface during a proficiency dive in the waters of Talikud Island. The officer whose name is withheld per request from the family, participated in a dive last Saturday (April 16) together with th... Read more

‘Biodiversity 101’ for reporters to be held in Davao

DAVAO CITY, April 19 – Around 25 young communication officers and community journalists will gather in Davao City on April 23 for the Mindanao leg of Biodiversity Reporting 101. Supported and funded by the US Embassy in the Philippines through the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSELI),... Read more

TSI plant back online, eases brownout woes

DAVAO CITY, April 18 (PIA)-  The unit one of the Therma South Incorporated coal-fired power plant went online yesterday (April 17) or three days advance of the estimated 14-day schedule. Unit one produces about 150 megawatt of power of which Davao Light and Power Company gets around 50 megawatts.... Read more

SSS now accepts online registration for its provident-fund program

DAVAO CITY, April 18 – The Social Security System (SSS) has announced it has started accepting on April 15 online registration  for its Personal Equity and Savings Option (PESO) Fund program, a provident-fund scheme that aims to increase savings among SSS members, particularly for building their ... Read more

City assures financial assistance to fire victims

DAVAO CITY, April 18 (PIA) The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSSDO) assured the residents that it has enough funds to provide financial assistance to fire victims since March 2016. Liwayway Caligdong, assistant city social welfare officer said the city has shelled out a total of P4-Mi... Read more

Panabo City Celebrates 74th Araw ng Kagitingan

PANABO CITY, DAVAO DEL NORTE April 18, 2016-  Celebrated 74th Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9,2016 7:00 AM at Museo Panabo Grounds, Parks and Plaza, Panabo City with a theme: “ Isabuhay ang kagitingan, kapayapaan ay pagkaisahan, kamtin ang minimithing kaunlaran." It was a simple but fitting celeb... Read more

Munting Binibini ng Panabo has its 1st title holder for 2016

PANABO CITY, April 18, 2016 -  Munting Binibini ng Panabo 2016 was held as one of the activities of the Araw ng Panabo celebrations. Andrea Nicole Ferrando was the first-ever title holder of this kiddie pageant, she impressed and the judges with her cute and adorable smile, talent and most of a... Read more

IGaCoS fetes LGU retirees

ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, April 18, 2016 -  The Local Government Unit (LGU) through the City Human Resource Management Office (CHRMO) - Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) gives Service Ring Award to retirees on April 11, 2016 at Samal Gymnasium. There were five (5... Read more

Water project to benefit IGaCoS village

ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL April 18, 2016 -  Barangay Aundanao Officials and beneficiaries of the Water and Sanitation (WatSan) Project gathered for a meeting on their water project funded by the Bottom up Budgeting Program under the Department Interior of Local Government (DILG) in partnership ... Read more

DENR 11 declares Mt. Apo fire is under control

DAVAO CITY, April 13 (PIA) A top official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources XI revealed that the Mt. Apo fire is now under control and the focus of the operation is now on the clearing and overhauling to ensure that the fire is put out. Joselin Marcus Fragada, director of the ... Read more

New dialysis center opens in Davao Oriental

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental April 13, 2016 –The Provincial Government has formally opened on Friday, April 8, 2016 a new state-of-the-artProvincial Dialysis Center making hemodialysis convenient and readily accessible to patients with kidney problems here in the province. With this new promising fa... Read more