Davao school launches its election advocacy program 

DAVAO CITY, Jan 21 (PIA) The University of Immaculate Conception in cooperation with the Davao Association of Catholic Schools  formally launched its Election- Credible, Honest, Accurate, Meaningful and Peaceful  (E-CHAMP) towards good governance and political transformation, an information-educat... Read more

Davao experiences way below normal rainfall on January

DAVAO CITY, January 21 (PIA) - - - With 10 days left in January, Davao City will experience below 40% of the 103mm average monthly rainfall due to the ongoing El Nino phenomenon. Engr. Gerry Pedrico, chief meteorological officer of the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Atmospheric... Read more

Davao cops receives new bomb disposal gears

DAVAO CITY January 20- About P2.5-million worth of equipment to deal with incidents relating to explosive and ordinance was donated to the Davao City Police Office. The turn-over ceremony was held at DCPO headquarters in Camp Domingo Leonor yesterday (January 19.) high-ranking city and regional pol... Read more

Construction of Davao City sports complex phase 1 ongoing

DAVAO CITY- The first phase of the Davao City Sports complex is ongoing. The first phase of the project involves the construction of a indoor sports center worth P100-million, left side auditorium (P50-million), the track and field oval (P50-million) and road concreting (P50-million). The budget o... Read more

BSP reminds public on clean note policy

DAVAO CITY, January 20 (PIA) - - Official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) urged  the public to adhere to Clean Note Policy to preserve the integrity of the Philippine currency. Dorothy Joy Diaz of BSP Davao reiterated during the recent Biz Talk at Big 8 that crumping, writing on, defacing... Read more

DepEd opens 12 IP schools in Kapalong, Talaingod

DAVAO DEL NORTE, January 19 (PIA) - - To address the lack of schools in the area, the Department of Education – Davao del Norte Division opened 12 new public schools in the indigenous people’s (IP) communities in Kapalong and Talaingod. Davao del Norte Schools Division Superintendent Josephine ... Read more

Business permit application deadline set until midnight January 21

DAVAO CITY, January 19 (PIA) The City Business Bureau warned that business people have until today January 20 to facilitate and process their  business permits before corresponding penalties are imposed. Atty. Dominic Lawrence Batinding, Business Bureau Chief said clients have until 12:00 am midni... Read more

DOLE 11 creates Task Kasambahay

DAVAO CITY, Jan 18 (PIA) The Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region rallies partner agencies in formulating assistance to house helpers. Atty Jeoffrey Suyao, director of the DOLE 11 said the gap between government and the house helpers prompts the creation of a mechanism composed of o... Read more

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