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DAVAO CITY — Local business leaders are now pushing for triangular flights with Manila or Cebu to establish faster connectivity between Davao and Japan.
THE DAVAO Regional Peace and Order Council has voiced its opposition to the planned resumption of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front (NDF), the political arm of the communist rebellion.
FLORIST and businessman Jade Polizon said more events such as competitions and exhibits should be staged to breathe new life into Davao City’s floriculture industry.
DAVAO CITY — Autostrada Motore, Inc., the official dealer of Ferrari cars in the Philippines, is looking for a local partner for its planned Davao distribution that is targeted by next year.
DAVAO CITY — The World Food Travel Association defines food tourism as “the act of traveling for a taste of place in order to get a sense of place.”
THE HOUSE of Representatives adopted on Wednesday the Senate bill creating the Davao International Airport Authority (DIAA).
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.
TOURISM OFFICIALS in the Davao Region remain optimistic that the industry will not be seriously affected by the series of bombings and grenade attacks in other parts of Mindanao, which has again prompted travel warnings by several foreign governments.
LAW ENFORCEMENT agencies have placed the entire provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao del Sur in the election watch list because of the presence of private armed groups and New People’s Army (NPA) rebels.
THE DAVAO Police Regional Office (PRO-11) is now investigating how armaments with government markings ended up in the hands of New People’s Army (NPA) members who recently surrendered in Davao City.
THE REGIONAL Police Office (RPO) in Davao is bringing cases against the communist New People’s Army (NPA) before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for alleged human rights violations against indigenous people (IP) in the region, particularly in the town of Talaingod in Davao del Norte.
A SONG about street children juxtaposed with a popular Filipino children’s rhyme written and performed by Teodoro “Chud” Festejo III won this year’s Philippine Popular Musical Festival (Philpop) while a ballad in Bisaya by Ferdinand Aragon was named first runner-up, a win an executive called “a statement.”
LAW ENFORCEMENT agencies have placed in the election watch list several villages in 43 towns and six cities in the Davao Region, mainly due to political rivalries and the threats of disruption from communist rebels.
REPRESENTATIVE Jericho B. Nograles of the PBA Party-list is being eyed to take over the Davao City District 1 seat vacated by his brother, Karlo B. Nograles, who has recently been appointed as by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as Cabinet secretary.
INCUMBENT MAYORS in three of Mindanao’s major cities — Cagayan de Oro, General Santos (GenSan), and Davao — have filed their respective Certificates of...
DAVAO DEL Norte Governor Anthony G. del Rosario announced last week that the construction of the bridge linking the Island Garden City of Samal to Davao City in mainland Mindanao will start by 2019.
THE DAVAO City council will hold a public hearing on Oct. 8 to look into the cost of domestic flights to and from the city.
THE JAPANESE government is upgrading its consular office in the city into a consulate general office, which would have authority to handle wider commercial relations.
MORE CHINESE investors have been visiting Davao City to scout for business opportunities in the southern islands, according to Mindanao Development Authority Deputy Executive Director Romeo M. Montenegro.
DIGITAL VIDEO Discs (DVDs) containing pirated content, with an estimated value of P65 million, are up for destruction after these were seized in Davao City by law enforcers last week.
THE PEOPLE’s Republic of Bangladesh has opened a consulate in Davao City with an aim of strengthening ties with the Philippines and cooperation with Mindanao’s agriculture and business processing sectors.
DAVAO CITY — ICT-Davao, Inc., an industry association for information and communication technology firms, is in discussions with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for a Japanese-language training facility for business process outsourcing (BPO) workers.
DAVAO CITY-based designer first worked with indigenous crafts in 2016, when won the first Stellar Young Designers Competition in 2016, organized by the Davao fashion Design Council (DFDC) and Abreeza Ayala Mall, for gender-bending pieces which featured the embroidery of the T’boli indigenous group.
THE DAVAO City council has vowed to come up next month with a solution to the complaints of local traders on the higher business tax rates approved in 2017 and took effect this year.
THE VOTING population in Davao City see members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) jumping ship to the newly-formed Hugpong Ng Pagbabago (HNP) regional party led by the city’s mayor, Sara Duterte-Carpio, according to a survey by the Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) of the University of Mindanao (UM).
Davao City is one of the country’s most progressive cities, thanks to its strong and forward-looking local government. The city’s dynamic approach to governance extends to the provision of a comprehensive range of high-quality health services.
THE SECOND phase of the underground cabling project in Davao City will start next month along Claro M. Recto Street.
DAVAO REGION recorded the highest number of adolescents who started child bearing at age 10 to 19, based on the National Demographic Health Survey in 2017.
DAVAO CITY — A sea transport service linking Kalimantan and Zamboanga is being eyed to boost trade and tourism between Indonesia and the Philippines, according to Indonesian Consul General Berlian Napitupulu.