Destination Davao video making contest winners named

  DAVAO CITY July 18 (PIA)- The City Information Office has announced the winning entries of the 2017 Destination Davao Video Making Competition. According to Davao City Information Office head Jefry Tupas, the video-making contest aims to encourage residents and visitors to come up with... Read more

Davao City expands SWAT

  DAVAO CITY July 18 (PIA)- The City Government of Davao has expanded its Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) into four teams. “We are training more than 50 SWAT personnel which will be deployed in the four sectors of our city.” Davao City Police Office chief Senior Superintendent Alex... Read more

DCPO gets 14 patrol vehicles from LGU

DAVAO CITY July 17 (PIA)- The Davao City Police Office has received 14 brand-new Toyota Hilux patrol vehicles from the City Government during turnover rites held today (July 17). Police Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum, chief of the DCPO said that the vehicles would be deployed to the city... Read more

RCDA-11 set to celebrate national disability prevention and rehabilitation week

DAVAO CITY, July 17 (PIA) – The Regional Committee on Disability Affairs (RCDA-11) has readied various activities for the persons with disabilities in the region to celebrate the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week. The activities are aligned with this year’s th... Read more

San Miguel Foundation launches Happy si Mommy, Healthy si Baby Program

STA. CRUZ, Davao del Sur, July 17 (PIA) – The San Miguel Foundation has launched its health and nutrition program on July 12, 2017 at the San Miguel Brewery Community Clinic in Darong, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. The program is called Happy si Mommy, Healthy si Baby wherein the foundation, togeth... Read more

Monkayo opens info kiosk

MONKAYO, Compostela Valley, July 16 (PIA) - - The Philippine Information Agency XI and the municipal government of Monkayo will launch on Monday (July 17) a PIA Info Kiosk at the municipal hall lobby in Monkayo town.   PIA XI Regional Director Efren Elbanbuena and Monkayo Mayor Ramil Gentugay... Read more

Mindanao now more power secure

DAVAO CITY July 14 (PIA)- Despite the Maute terrorists attacking Marawi City which hosts or is near several hydropower facilities, the Mindanao Grid can withstand  any attacks on its power generation facilities. “If Agus Complex is affected we have extra reserves because we have over-supply in... Read more

PMDC wages responsible mining campaign in Mt. Diwalwal

COMPOSTELA VALLEY, 14 July 2017-- The Philippine Mining Development Corporation (PMDC) has gone down the grassroots level to wage campaign on responsible mining in areas within the Diwalwal Mineral Reservation Area(DMRA). Within the week from Monday to Saturday, PMDC has set to conduct the forum ... Read more

DILG-11 director underscores employees’ well-being

DAVAO CITY, July 14 (PIA) – The newly-assumed regional head of the Department of the Interior and Local Government in Davao Region (DILG-XI) has underscored the employees’ well-being and contentment which should be regarded with utmost concern, to be able to give quality services to the clientel... Read more

DILG warns vs scammers soliciting nominations as barangay chair

DAVAO CITY, July 14 (PIA) – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has warned the local chief executives not to fall prey to unscrupulous individuals who are soliciting nominations and nominees to be appointed as Officer-in-Charge Punong Barangay or Barangay Chair. In an advisor... Read more

Panabo to hold job, biz fair on July 15

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, July 14 (PIA) - - Around 35 manpower agencies and companies, and at least three free livelihood demonstrations will highlight the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) Fair on Saturday (July 15) at the Davao del Norte State College (DNSC) gym in Panabo City.   The TNK... Read more

RPOC-11 supports proposal to establish border control points in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY, July 13 (PIA) – The Regional Peace and Order Council in Davao Region has approved to make a resolution supporting the proposal for the establishment of Border Control Points (BCPs) to strengthen more the security measures in the whole region. Regional Director P/CSupt. Manuel R. Gae... Read more

DTI issues new guidelines for portland and blended hydraulic cement mandatory certification

DAVAO CITY, July 13 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS), issued the new guidelines for mandatory certification of Portland and blended hydraulic cement with Pozzolan. The DTI Department Administrative Order (DAO) 17-05:2017 is specifica... Read more

Road to hosting Cinema Rehiyon 9 starts

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, July 13 - - Municipal Tourism Council of Nabunturan, Inc. (MTCNI) in partnership with the municipal government of Nabunturan made the first crack on conducting the “Road to Cinema Rehiyon 9: Pre-festival Screening of the Best Films from the Regions” at Gaisano Gran... Read more

AFP to public: Report suspicious checkpoints

DAVAO CITY, July 13 (PIA) - - An official of the 10th Infantry Division called on the public during the Makigsayod sa Kinaiyahan, a Thursday edition of the Serbisyo Para sa Masa radio program over DXRD Sonshine Radio, to report suspicious checkpoints.   It can be recalled that on July 11, PO... Read more