Dutertenomics seen to push Davao’s GRDP growth

DAVAO CITY May 4 (PIA)- The administration’s economic plan dubbed as Dutertenomics can help push Davao Region’s GRDP (Gross Regional Development Product) growth further.   National Economic Development Authority-XI (NEDA-XI) regional director Maria Lourdes Lim said that Dutertenomics whos... Read more

Danny Boy Curitao; Living his dream

  DAVAO CITY- In usual cases, getting a sunburn would mean spending a lot time frolicking at the beach, but for Danny Boy Curitao, he got his sunburn while staying at his room.   The hot sun rays pierced down on the rusty corrugated sheets of the family’s ramshackle home. There was no c... Read more

Mindanao gets P10 million community projects from hydro firm

STA. CRUZ, Davao del Sur, May 3 – With a budget allotment of P10 million for this year, some Higaonons in the Province of Bukidnon, Bagobo-Tagabawas in Davao del Sur and beneficiaries in Davao City will welcome another long list of community projects focused on education, environment, health and, ... Read more

Concrete Roads Pave Way for Opportunities, Peace in Far-Flung Villages

DAVAO ORIENTAL – After decades of enduring roads in terrible state, residents of the far-flung villages of Binondo and Batawan in Baganga town are now experiencing respite as they benefit on the newly turned-over concrete roads that are opening up many economic opportunities for locals here. ... Read more

Eastern Mindanao youths seek to strengthen Peace

DAVAO CITY, 02 May (PIA)--- In their desire to become an agent of peace, more than 80 youths from areas in Eastern Mindanao recently came together for the Eastern Mindanao Youth for Peace Congress 2017.   Coming from various Youth for Peace (YFP) organizations in Northern Mindanao, Southern M... Read more

Chinese warships impress PH officials

  DAVAO CITY May 2 (PIA)-  Top defense officials were impressed with the Chinese warships which made a goodwill visit to Davao City. “These are like U.S. warships, but newer.” Says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana who accompanied President Rodrigo Duterte in visiting the lead shi... Read more

Bitung-Gensan- Davao Roro service to spur trade between PH and Indonesia

DAVAO CITY- April 28 (PIA)- The RoRo (Roll-on Roll-off) shipping service between the Philippine cities of General Santos and Davao and the Indonesian City of Bitung is expected to improve the flow of commerce between Philippines and Indonesia.   M/V Supper Shuttle RoRo 12 with a vessel capaci... Read more

ComVal, DavNor guvs commit to sustainable Tagum Libuganon River Basin

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, April 27 (PIA) - - Compostela Valley Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy and Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario affirmed commitment to a sustainable Tagum Libuganon River Basin (TLRB).   The two chief executives, together with other local officials and heads of nat... Read more

Indon President to visit Davao City

DAVAO CITY April 27 (PIA)- Indonesian President Joko Widodo will be visiting Davao City this Sunday (April 30) for the launching of the Davao-General Santos-Bitung Roll-On Roll-Off shipping service.   He will join President Rodrigo Duterte during the launch at Kudos Port in Sasa, Davao City. ... Read more

Tagum hosts 1st summit of electric coop consumers        

TAGUM CITY,  Davao del Norte, April 26 (PIA) --- Some 6,000 electric consumers from  various parts of the country this morning ended their caravan in Tagum City and eventually attended the 1st National Summit of Electric Cooperatives.   The Summit was organized by the National Center  of E... Read more

Cancer Fair held in Davao City

DAVAO CITY April 26 (PIA)- Cancer survivors with their families and caregivers flocked to the activity area of SM City Davao last Sunday (April 23) for the Cancer Fair 2017 hosted by by the Philippine Society of Medical Oncologists.   The event was supported by SM City Davao, various pharmace... Read more

Company seeks air service in Mindanao’s countryside

DAVAO CITY- An aviation company is eyeing to start an air service between airports and airstrips in Mindanao’s countryside.   Dr. Albert Pingoy president of the Davao City-based Fiesta Airways bared the plans for the acquisition of a fleet of aircraft which can ferry people and cargo across... Read more

DTI Davao Region to award 18 Bagwis Gold Seals to business establishments

DAVAO CITY, April 25 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao Region is set to award 18 Bagwis Award Gold Seals to qualified business establishments in the region.   The DTI Bagwis Award is a recognition program for business establishments that engage in fair trade business ethics... Read more

DOT XI reiterates support to ComVal tourism

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, April 25 (PIA) - - The Department of Tourism Region XI will feature Compostela Valley in Visit Davao Fun Sale on 2018.   DOT XI Regional Director Roberto Alabado III reiterated its support to the tourism industry in Compostela Valley during the briefing of the p... Read more

DavSur town eyed to become international agri trading port

DIGOS CITY, Davao del Sur, April 25 (PIA) – Davao del Sur Congresswoman Mercedes Cagas said the municipality of Malalag is being eyed to soon become an international trading port for agriculture. In one of the provincial Monday convocations, Cagas pronounced that the Philippine Ports Authority ... Read more