DOST-11 to celebrate National Science and Technology Week on July 3-5

DAVAO CITY, June 9 – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the region is set to conduct its annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on July 3-5, 2017 at the NCCC Mall of Davao. In line with the directives of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to bring science and technology se... Read more

Martial Law implementors creates muti-sectoral advisory group

DAVAO CITY June 9 (PIA)- A multi-sectoral advisory group was created by the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) to help them in the implementation of Martial Law in Mindanao. Eastmincom chief Lt. General Rey Leonardo Guerrero said the group is composed of different representatives from diff... Read more

1561 civilians rescued in Marawi, peace corridor hits snag

DAVAO CITY June 8 (PIA)- A total number of 1,561 civilians were rescued from the conflict zones of Marawi City as of 7:00 p.m. last night (June 7). This according to Presidential Spokesman Sec. Ernesto Abella during the Mindanao Hour Press Conference held today  (June 8) at Royal Mandaya Hot... Read more

Davao City resto launches Martial Law-inspired dish

    DAVAO CITY June 7 (PIA)- A Japanese restaurant in Davao City has launched its martial law inspired dish, a sign that the declaration is widely supported by the residents of the city. Martial Law Roll or Martial Roll is the newest in the line of makis or Japanese rice rolls off... Read more

Maute elder arrested in Davao City

DAVAO CITY June 6 (PIA)- The alleged patriarch of the Maute clan- Cayamora Maute was arrested in a Task Force Davao checkpoint in Sirawan, Toril District in Davao City.   Cayamora Maute is the father of Abdullah and Omar Maute, leaders of the Maute terror group, which has been fighting govern... Read more

Japanese and Philippine Coast Guards in anti-piracy exercises off Davao Gulf

DAVAO CITY June 5 (PIA)- The coast guards of Japan and the Philippines performed anti-piracy exercises in Davao Gulf last Saturday (June 3).   The Japan Coast Guard vessel “Echigo” along with Philippine Coast Guard ships BRP Capones, BRP Tubbataha, BRP Pampanga and MCS 3003 participated i... Read more

Coast Guard’s MRRVs deployed in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY June 5 (PIA)- The newest vessels in the Philippine Coast Guard are deployed in Mindanao to enhance maritime patrols as the region is under Martial Law.   Capt. Oscar Endona, commanding officer of the PCG District Southern Mindanao said that with the declaration of martial law, the ... Read more

Davao Region set to celebrate 22nd Migrant Workers’ Day

DAVAO CITY, June 05 – The region is all set for the celebration of the 22nd Migrant Workers’ Day on June 7, 2017. With this year’s theme: “Magkasangga Para sa Kapakanan, Kabuhayan at Kalusugan ng mga OFWs”, the event will be held at the Kadayawan Hall, NCCC Mall, Mac Arthur Highway, Maa... Read more

P11.9-M assistance given to Marawi IDPs

ILIGAN CITY, June 3 (PIA/Mindanao Hour)--- A total of P11,987,164.90 worth of food and non-food assistance has been extended to internally displaced persons (IDPs) brought about by Marawi Crisis as of 2:00 p.m. of June 2 as reported by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) at the Regional Command and C... Read more

73IB recovers arms cache, high-powered firearms in Malita

MALITA, Davao Occidental, June 3 – Troops from 73rd Infantry Battalion unearthed on Thursday morning (June 1), an arm cache believed to belong to the New People’s Army of Guerilla Front 71, Far South Mindanao Regional Command. With the help of a former NPA rebel who surrendered to the unit, t... Read more

New weapons displayed on Navy’s 119th anniversary

  DAVAO CITY- The public were treated with a showcase of Philippine Navy’s new weapon systems during the 'open house' of two Philippine Navy ships docked at Sasa Wharf here in Davao City yesterday (June 1).   These new weapon systems include missiles, vessels and helicopter ... Read more

87 graduate from TESDA-accredited courses in DavSur town

MAGSAYSAY, Davao del Sur, June 02 – At least 87 graduated on Tuesday from three courses duly sanctioned by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) as part of the local government’s Community-Based Inclusive Growth Development Program. Mayor Arthur Davin said the gradu... Read more

Earthquake awareness seminar held in Mati City

  DAVAO CITY June 2 (PIA)- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology conducted several seminar-workshops on Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness for Local Government Units (LGUs) and Barangay Officials of Mati City. The one-day workshops were held last May 30, 31 and June 1 ... Read more

MGen Clement assumes 10th ID command

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, June 2 (PIA) - - Major General Noel Clement, formerly the deputy chief of staff for operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), now holds the commandership of the 10th Infantry “Agila” Division.   In a ceremony yesterday in Mawab town in Compostel... Read more

Pagsasanay sa psycho-social support para sa mga IDPs, isinasagawa

ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, 02June (PIA/Mindanao Hour)- Hindi lang sa pagkain nabubuhay ang tao.  Sa kasalukuyang kalagayan ng mga Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) sanhi ng Marawi Crisis, higit sa pagkain ang kanilang kailangan upang sila’y maibalik sa dati nilang kalagayan. Nangangailangan ... Read more