City’s tourism office urges Dabawenyos to help promote Davao

DAVAO CITY Aug. 7 (PIA)- The City Tourism Operations Office is urging Dabawenyos to help promote their hometown to tourists as the city is reeling from the impact of the martial law declaration. CTOO head Gene Rose Tecson said that promoting Davao City will not benefit the office but will be for ... Read more

Maragusan to host first ASEAN Youth forum in Davao region

DAVAO CITY, August 7 (PIA) - - As the government continues to roll out actin celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the local government unit of Maragusan will host on Wednesday, August 9, the region’s first ASEAN Youth Forum at the municipal gym... Read more

Davao City to join ASEAN Landmark Lighting

DAVAO CITY Aug. 4 (PIA)- Davao City will join the historic landmark lighting of the ASEAN lantern this August 8. The activity marks the 50th founding anniversary of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). According to Gene Rose Tecson, City Tourism Operations Officer the landmark ligh... Read more

Davao City has 49 new SWAT members

DAVAO CITY Aug. 4 (PIA)- About 49 policemen graduated from the 15-day Special Weapons and Tactic (SWAT) advance course facilitated by the Davao City Police Office. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio graced the graduation of the new SWAT members held yesterday (August 3) at Camp Domingo Leonor, ... Read more

Tourism officials, bizmen bullish over AirAsia plans

DAVAO CITY Aug. 2 (PIA)- Tourism stakeholders and businessmen are hopeful over the proposed expansion of regional budget airline AirAsia to Davao City. Department of Tourism-XI regional director Robbie Alabado said it would be advantageous for Davao to have direct flights from international desti... Read more

Davao Occidental LGU builds housing project for rebel returnees, IPs

MALITA, Davao Occidental, Aug. 2 (PIA) – Governor Claude P. Bautista has led on Tuesday (Aug. 1) the ground breaking of the resettlement site and housing project intended for the families of rebel returnees and lumad (indigenous people) residents at Sitio Agik-ik, Barangay Danwata in Malita town, ... Read more

Davao City gets long Kadayawan weekend holiday

DAVAO CITY (PIA)- Great news to Dabawenyos celebrating the 32nd Kadayawan Festival, the city will have a long holiday weekend. August 18, 2017 has been declared as a special non-working holiday for the city of Davao as per Proclamation no. 273. The holiday, which falls on a Friday, would allow... Read more

Tourism culinary event in Davao City slated

  DAVAO CITY Aug 1. (PIA)- The Davao Tourism Association (DATA) will be holding a culinary and service skill competition dubbed as KUSDELSUR (Kusina ug Serbisyo of the South). The tourism and culinary event will be held at the atrium area of Abreeza Mall in Davao City from September 26 to... Read more

PIA XI scales up info kiosks with continued ASEAN advocacy

DAVAO Del NORTE, 01 Aug (PIA)--- The community advocacy about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Davao del Norte goes on, scaling up the number of established Information Kiosks to eight.  The latest Kiosks were set up at the Davao del Norte State College Jose A. Libayao (DJAL... Read more

Kapalong stages 1st Bizcon

KAPALONG, Davao de Norte, 01 Aug (PIA)---The Municipality of Kapalong means business as it stages the 1st Kapalong Business Conference as highlight of its 69th Founding Anniversary today, August 1.    Municipal Mayor Maria Theresa Timbol said the business conference  (bizcon) this afternoon... Read more

Comval town all set for big film festival

DAVAO CITY Aug. 1 (PIA)- Nabunturan town is all-set to host this year’s Cinemarehiyon, one of the country’s largest film festivals which will screen various regional films from across the country this August 22-27. “We are expecting 150 to 160 guests, official delegates to come. We think we... Read more

PMA announces entrance exams

DAVAO CITY July 31 (PIA)- The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) will be conducting the PMA Entrance Examination on August 20 , 2017 in 40 examination centers all through-out the country. One of these exam centers is in Davao City. The PMA Entrance Exam is the first stage in the selection process ... Read more

Visiting transwoman solon bats for LGBT rights

DAVAO CITY July 31 (PIA)- Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman was in Davao City last Friday (July 28) to push awareness on LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) rights. Rep. Roman who represents the first district of Bataan is the first transwoman member of the Philippine Congress. Roma... Read more

Nabunturan to host Cinema Rehiyon 9

DAVAO CITY, July 31 (PIA) - - Cinema Rehiyon goes to Nabunturan. The Nabunturan Independent Film Exhibition (Nabifilmex), in partnership with the municipal tourism council, municipal government of Nabunturan and the provincial government of Compostela Valley, will host on August 22-29 the 9th ed... Read more

DTI-11 leads Davao Region MSME Conference 2017

DAVAO CITY, July 27 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Regional Office 11 led the staging of the Regional Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Conference 2017 on July 27-28 at Marco Polo Davao. This is in coordination with the Regional MSME Development Council-Mindanao Chapter.... Read more