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DAVAO CITY — Homegrown conglomerate New City Commercial Center (NCCC) has partnered with blockchain firm TraXion Tech Inc. to provide an online-based credit line to members of cooperatives and affiliate companies, which can be used to shop at NCCC supermarkets and its other retail stores.
LEONCIO B. Evasco, Jr., who lost his bid for the governor’s seat in Bohol by 2,161 votes based on 100% of election returns transmitted, is filing a petition for a failure of elections declaration in the province as he accused the winning candidate, incumbent Rep. Arthur C. Yap, of massive vote-buying.
DAVAO CITY — The hotly-contested province of Davao del Norte has been dominated by candidates under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) headed by reelectionist 1st District Rep. Pantaleon D. Alvarez, defeating the Floirendo-Del Rosario clan under the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP).
DAVAO CITY — CentralHub Industry Centers, Inc. (CentralHub), a subsidiary of DoubleDragon Properties Corp., and homegrown Alsons Development and Investment Corp. (Alsons Dev) are investing P800 million for the planned industrial warehouse complex in the city.
MINDANAO authorities called on the public to go out and vote as they assured that security forces are in place to maintain peace and order.
A COMPLAINT has been filed before the office of the Ombudsman-Mindanao against former House speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez and his chief of staff, Edwin I. Jubahib, for alleged violation of Republic Act 7080 and Republic Act 3019, the law on plunder and the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act, respectively.
THE DAVAO City government is allocating P7.8 million to help 22 local government units (LGUs) heavily affected by the long dry spell.
CAGAYAN DE ORO City tycoon Lorenzo U. Limketkai passed away at age 72 and he will be laid to rest Monday, May 6, in his hometown.
DAVAO CITY -- A worker shortage slowed the growth of the construction industry in the Davao Region to 18.1% in 2018 from 37.9% the previous year, regional economic planners said, citing Philippine Statistics Authority data.
WEAVERS FROM Marawi City, which suffered devastation from the five-month armed clashes in 2017 arising from a siege by Islamic State-inspired local extremist groups, were among those who joined a forum in Iligan City last week intended to discuss the revival and sustaining affected businesses in the war-torn city.
THE DAVAO City administration is unlikely to recommend a state of calamity declaration with less than 20% of the population affected by the prevailing El Niño phenomenon based on the impact assessment submitted by 13 of its 182 barangays.
DAVAO CITY -- Packwell Inc., a Japanese company that manufactures paper-based packaging and containers, has signed an agreement to establish operations at the Floirendo-owned Anflo Industrial Estate (AIE) in Panabo City, Davao del Norte.
A 15-MEMBER trade mission will leave for Fujian, China on May 8 to promote the Davao Region as an investment destination and forge ties with Chinese business groups.
DAVAO CITY -- The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) has approved P890 million worth of projects for several municipalities in Davao del Sur province as well as Davao City, with more than 90% of the funds allocated for farm-to-market roads and.
DAVAO CITY — A flood control project that will protect Davao del Norte is now under a feasibility study, based on documents from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
DAVAO CITY -- The Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association, Inc. (PBGEA) has asked the government to assist the industry after Japan implemented stricter tests for chemical residue in fruit imports.
CARD BANK, Inc., a member of the CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI) group, is planning to have a network of 100 branches by the end of the year following the recent opening of its 94th in San Fernando, Masbate.
THE MINDANAO Development Authority (MinDA) has started disseminating the results of a study intended to help farmers plan their agricultural activities and choose crops that best suit their land. Anne Marie I. Oledan, project coordinator at MinDA, said last week that the Water-Energy Food Study, funded by the United States Assistance for International Development, provides data on water availability as well areas vulnerable to climate change.
DAVAO CITY -- Dusit International is preparing for the formal opening ceremony of the dusitD2 Davao Hotel before the end of the month, but operations have already started on March 31.
THE COASTAL areas of Balite Bay in Mati City, Davao Oriental and Sta. Maria in Davao Occidental have been added to the areas under red tide warning, based on the latest laboratory results from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).
A 10-HECTARE lot at the southwestern part of Davao City has been purchased by the local government for the planned waste-to-energy project, according to Vice Mayor Bernard E. Al-ag.
DAVAO CITY -- Mindanao’s shift in recent years to more power generated by coal-fired plants is for now saving the southern Philippines from energy problems caused by the El Niño dry spell.
HEALTH OFFICIALS in the Davao Region have raised the alarm after the number of dengue cases increased in the first quarter of the year, with two deaths reported due to the mosquito-borne disease.
DAVAO CITY -- A group in Davao del Sur province that produces specialty coffee is aiming to expand its current 400-hectare farm by at least another 200 as foreign markets start to recognize the Philippine product.
THE REGIONAL Development Council (RDC) has approved the alignment of the proposed bridge that will connect Davao City and the Island Garden City of Samal.
DAVAO CITY -- Phoenix LPG Philippines, Inc., the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) unit of Dennis A. Uy’s listed firm Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc., is aiming to increase its sales by about 20% this year in the Visayas and Mindanao with the expansion of retail outlets.
DAVAO CITY — Universal Robina Corp. (URC), the food and beverage unit of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., has completed the P1-billion expansion of its flour milling plant here, increasing production threefold for export to Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, company officials said Thursday.
PROTESTING WORKERS who have been dismissed from the Holcim Philippines, Inc. plant in Davao City, hired through contractor Fort Steel Cargo Integrators Inc., pressed on their call to be reinstated and be given regular employment status.
COTABATO LIGHT and Power Co. (CLPC), an Aboitiz Power Corp. (AboitizPower) subsidiary, reported a 14% increase in energy demand in its franchise areas in the Bangsamoro region in 2018 to 32 megawatts (MW) from 28 MW the previous year, and expects continued uptrend with the implementation of the new Bangsamoro Organic Law.
DAVAO CITY — Listed independent oil firm Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. is assessing various locations proposed by potential dealers as part of its expansion program this year, a top company official said yesterday.
DAVAO CITY — BALL MILL facilities for gold ore extracted from Mt. Diwalwal in Compostela Valley have been given until this weekend to move out and transfer to a government-designated site as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to rehabilitate the Naboc River.
DAVAO CITY -- About P55.3 million worth of crops in Davao Region were reported to have been destroyed due to the dry spell brought about by the current El Niño.
DAVAO ORIENTAL’S provincial government has banned quarrying within the river that serves as the main water source of the Aragon Dam in Cateel town, considered as the biggest irrigation system in Mindanao.
HOLCIM PHILIPPINES, Inc. said on Wednesday that it is coordinating with its contractor, Fort Steel Cargo Integrators Inc., whose employees have been protesting over their alleged mass termination.