• Climate Change Ma Apektihan Apil ang Davao City

    Events

    |

    April 18, 2022

    PREDICTION: DAKONG BAHIN SA DAVAO CITY, MALUBOG SA TUBIG DAGAT KUNG MUTAAS ANG SEA LEVEL SA PAGKATUNAW SA TANANG ICE GLACIERS NGA HATUD SA EPEKTO SA CLIMATE CHANGE Subay sa projections, usa ang Pilipinas sa mga nasud nga malubog sa tubig dagat kung musaka ang sea level ngadto sa 216 feet (65.8 meters) kung matunaw […]

    View more
  • Roxas Night Market is Back

    Events

    |

    March 31, 2022

    The first few days of the popular Roxas Night Market has been “orderly and manageable,” the chief of the Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) said Monday. Angel Sumagaysay, PSSCC head, noted that since the city’s primary night market reopened on March 24, they have been getting good feedback from market-goers on the ground. […]

    View more
  • Mayor Sara Duterte Runs for Vice President

    Events

    |

    January 1, 2022

    The Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s daughter has registered her candidacy for vice-president in next year’s elections and was chosen as the running mate of Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son of the late Filipino dictator, in an alliance that has alarmed human rights activists. Sara Duterte backed out this week from her reelection bid as mayor […]

    View more
  • Davao Underground Cabling Project

    Events

    |

    November 1, 2021

    The underground cabling works of Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) along C.M. Recto Avenue is now 97 percent complete for its Underground Distribution System Project (UDS) in Davao City. DLPC President and COO Rodger Velasco said all civil works and equipment installation are done while the transfer of customer loads is ongoing. “Completion […]

    View more
  • Davao Liquor Ban Finally Lifted

    Events

    |

    October 28, 2021

    Mayor Sara Z. Duterte announced on Monday the lifting of a city-wide curfew effective Tuesday until January 15 and the issuance of guidelines for a modified liquor ban. The mayor said the modified guidelines were contained in her Executive Order No. 59 issued on Monday. “As the city is currently at 71.77 percent for the […]

    View more
  • The Biggest Arena in the Philippines and in the World the King Dome

    Events

    |

    September 4, 2021

    When the Philippine Arena opened in Bocaue, Bulacan in 2014, it became the largest indoor arena not just in the Philippines, but in the entire world. With a capacity of 55,000, it has 18,500 more seats than the second biggest, which is the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. It’s a record that still stands to […]

    View more
  • 8 Beach Destinations you can Visit from Davao City

    Events

    |

    July 6, 2021

    Davao City is a bustling metropolis and is one of the gateways to Mindanao. It is a transportation hub that has numerous buses and jeeps that go in various routes to other provinces. This is one of the reasons it is a possible base for day trips or an onward trip to different parts of […]

    View more
  • Dabawenyo Lotto Bettor Wins 181M JACKPOT sa MEGALOTTO

    Events

    |

    June 17, 2021

    A bettor from Davao City is walking away with P181 million after winning the 6/45 lotto jackpot. The winner, who was not identified and has yet to claim the prize, hit the winning combination 23-43-29-32-36-04 of the Megalotto 6/45, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said in a Facebook post on Thursday May 27, 2021. […]

    View more
  • Davao Coastal Road Update

    Events

    |

    April 9, 2021

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already opened on Feb. 2021 the first phase of the 18.50-kilometer Davao City Coastal Road to motorists and bikers. Eugenio Raful Pipo Jr., undersecretary for regional operations in Mindanao of DPWH, said during the “Mindanao Speaks Up Forum” on Wednesday that the initial phase of the […]

    View more
  • 84th Araw ng Davao Celebrates Online

    Events

    |

    March 1, 2021

    MALACAÑANG has officially declared March 1, 2021 as a special non-working holiday in Davao City to mark the celebration of the 84th Araw ng Dabaw. Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea, who signed Proclamation No. 1106 on February 24 on behalf of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, said, “It is fitting and proper that the people of […]

    View more
  • FM Pass is Back

    Events

    |

    November 18, 2020

    FM Pass is Back starting Nov. 17, 2020 Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio signed Executive Order 62 series of 2020, which places back the use of the FM pass implemented first during the Enhanced Community Quarantine in April of this year. The FM pass has a coding scheme which allows certain users to go out and buy […]

    View more
  • 8 Harmful Effects of Mobile Phones on Children

    Events

    |

    October 16, 2020

    Children all over the world use smartphones for various purposes. Some children are seen talking to their friends for long hours, while others spend their time playing countless games on the phone. The internet is an abode of knowledge for children. Though the utility of smartphones cannot be debated, continued use and exposure can have […]

    View more
  • “Ber” Months in the Philippines: What It Means and What to Expect

    Events

    |

    September 1, 2020

      In some parts of the world, the first drop of snow signals the start of another season, typically associated with the approach of wintry Christmas holidays ahead. But perhaps what indicates the arrival of the jolly season for the tropical Philippines, void as the archipelago is with snow, is the very first day of September! […]

    View more
  • In a first, Davao City to celebrate Kadayawan Festival via online

    Events

    |

    August 10, 2020

      In a first since the “Kadayawan sa Dabaw” started 35 years ago, Davao City’s grandest and most colorful festival will be celebrated online from August 17 to 24 due to the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Mayor Sara Duterte said on Monday. During her live interview over , Duterte said the local […]

    View more
  • EMBRACING THE NEW NORMAL

    Events

    |

    July 11, 2020

    It was March of this year that the whole Philippines was forced to community quarantine. In just one snap, everything changed. People were mandated to stay at home, schools to stop face to face classes and every citizen to follow the so called “quarantine protocols”. The Covid19 pandemic truly compromised the way people’s lives used […]

    View more
  • Our Fighting Frontliners

    Events

    |

    June 9, 2020

      In today’s pandemic, Filipino health workers are pushed to face the global crisis across. This is a duty they have to stand on. Life was then at ease, until all cities became silent. News headlines sparked the internet with information about the pandemic, which became a challenge for all health care facilities in more […]

    View more
  • Mental Health must also Matter

    Events

    |

    May 20, 2020

    Your Mental Health Matters Because of COVID-19 pandemic, majority of us are staying indoors. We are less active in social interactions and exercise. Despite these, the result of bad thinking and false positivity can bring negative impact on our mental well-being. To help us work with our mental health, the World Health Organization (WHO) has […]

    View more
  • Davao City approves rapid coronavirus tests

    Events

    |

    May 11, 2020

    The local government of Davao City has approved the use of rapid antibody test kits to supplement existing screening procedures for persons suspected of COVID-19 infection. Mayor Sara Duterte said on Monday (May 4) that rapid test kits were already being used especially as stranded residents had started arriving in the city through special trips […]

    View more
  • Davao City goes under enhanced community quarantine

    Events

    |

    April 3, 2020

      DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Mayor Sara Duterte placed Davao City under enhanced community quarantine effective Friday, April 4, further restricting the movement of residents. Duterte’s decision came as the city’s confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 49 on Wednesday from only two a week earlier. There are fears the sudden rise in cases are linked […]

    View more
  • Davao City residents “prohibited from going out” but mayor says “no lockdown”

    Events

    |

    March 13, 2020

    Mayor Sara Duterte on Thursday evening urged Dabawenyos to refrain from “going out of the city” but maintained the city is “not on lockdown” amid the increasing number of cases of confirmed novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country. As of Thursday, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 had risen to 52 […]

    View more
  • FIRST PHASE OF MINDANAO RAILWAY PROJECT TO CUT TAGUM TO DIGOS TRAVEL TIME FROM 3.5 TO 1.3 HOURS

    Events

    |

    March 5, 2020

    The Department of Transportation (DOTr) today said that the 102-km Mindanao Railway Project: Tagum-Davao-Digos (MRP-TDD) segment is expected to reduce travel time from Tagum City, Davao del Norte to Digos City, Davao del Sur from 3.5 hours to 1.3 hours once it starts operating in 2022. The MRP-TDD segment is the first of the 3 […]

    View more
  • Job Opportunity: How About an Exciting Career as a Professional Fart Smeller?

    Events

    |

    February 18, 2020

    Hmmm, I’m getting notes of sandalwood, rosemary and a hint of boiled cabbage… We kid you not; there are people out there being paid to smell others’ farts and diagnose physical health based on their various odours. And not only that, it pays well, with reports of professional fart smellers in China being paid up […]

    View more
  • House panel OKs bills legalizing divorce

    Events

    |

    February 5, 2020

    A House committee on Wednesday has approved three measures seeking to legalize divorce in the Philippines — the only remaining state aside from Vatican City that has no divorce law. These measures — House bills 100, 838 and 2263 — will be consolidated by a technical working group before it will be put to plenary […]

    View more
  • Dangers of Coronavirus

    Events

    |

    January 22, 2020

    What is Coronavirus? The virus behind the outbreak in China is being scrutinised by health authorities and researchers, but coronaviruses are nothing new. They’re a big group of viruses that cause illnesses such as the common cold and gastrointestinal infections, and more recent diseases including SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome). They’re named for the corona, or crown, of surface […]

    View more
  • 18 times ‘The Simpsons’ accurately predicted the future

    Events

    |

    January 7, 2020

    19 years ago, an episode of “The Simpsons” predicted that Donald Trump would one day become US president. And this wasn’t the only time the writers have managed to predict the future. The most recent prediction to come to light is from an episode two years ago, which preempted Daenerys Targaryen’s big plot twist on […]

    View more
  • Only in Davao City: 19th Christmas and New year with no firecrackers

    Events

    |

    January 1, 2020

    While the rest of the country is still grappling with how to celebrate Christmas and the New Year safely, Davao City celebrates with no firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices, and no firing of guns. Dabawenyos greeted Christmas midnight by blowing party horns, banging pots and pans, doing videoke sing-along and going village dancing and will greet […]

    View more
  • Parol: A symbol of Filipino Christmas Spirit

    Events

    |

    December 18, 2019

    Filipino Christmas celebration is colorful, lively, full of traditions, bright and definitely twinkling. One of the most iconic symbol of  Filipino Christmas spirit, is the Christmas lantern or locally known as “paról”. The star-shaped lanterns are displayed hanging outside the house, along the busy streets of the cities and even in provincial towns and small […]

    View more
  • Famous Filipinos in Hollywood

    Events

    |

    December 13, 2019

    Famous Filipinos in Hollywood It’s difficult to make it in Hollywood, so you can imagine how much harder it is for a people in the minority: Latinos, Africans, Asians. The fact that we’ve been seeing more Filipinos (as well as other races of color) in Hollywood is already a huge leap forward (though we still […]

    View more
  • Philippine Arena is the world’s largest indoor arena

    Events

    |

    December 2, 2019

    The Philippine arena is the world’s largest multipurpose indoor arena with a maximum seating capacity of 55,000 spectators covering an area of 140 hectares in the Bocaue in the Philippines. The arena is owned by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) institution of the New Era University. The construction of the structure started in August 2011 […]

    View more
  • The rise of Davao City

    Events

    |

    November 28, 2019

    BEING the Philippine’s largest city in terms of land area, and now, being the home of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Davao City continues to grow as a city and develop in terms of economic enterprise and infrastructures. But before the city came to be the Davao that we know today — the road was long. […]

    View more
  • Pasahero sa likod sa pick up bawal nah – LTO

    Events

    |

    October 11, 2019

    Sa mga adunay elf, multicab na abli ang likod, bonggo, or pick-up na Sakyanan, dakpon na ang magpasakay ug tao sa likod kini human nagpagula ug memo ang LTO National sa tanang Regional Directors ug mga traffic enforcing agencies nga pakusgan ang pag implementar sa Section 32 and 51 Republic Act No. 4136 nga nagkanayon […]

    View more
  • Polio Virus Positive nga Naa sa Davao River

    Events

    |

    September 23, 2019

    DAVAO CITY- Nagpahimangno karon ang Davao City Health Office ngadto sa publiko nga likayan una nga maligo sa Davao River-Bolton ug mga public swimming pool aron masigurong malikay sa polio virus. Sumala pa ni Dr. Josephine Villafuerte nga posibleng makuha ang maong virus pinaagi sa pagligo sa public swimming pool ilabi pa kung dili kini […]

    View more
  • Filipino police close thousands of lottery ticket shops in war on gambling corruption

    Events

    |

    July 30, 2019

    Police in the Philippines have closed thousands of the country’s lottery ticket shops after hardline president Rodrigo Duterte ruled them illegal. Officers were seen at the weekend padlocking the buildings and sticking ‘closed’ signs on the front of them as officials vow to tackle corruption linked to gambling. Supporters praised the president for his direct […]

    View more
  • 7 soldiers treated by grateful family

    Events

    |

    June 8, 2017

    CAGAYAN DE ORO. The seven soldiers who sent 2nd Lt McGlenn Abuyador’s body off and the family that treated them for lunch. A POST by an Army officer who uses an alias in his Facebook account is being shared by netizens as it tells how their lunch bill was picked up by a family as […]

    View more
  • BPI still ‘rectifying’ mispostings on accounts

    Events

    |

    June 8, 2017

    BPI RESOLUTION. Customers check their account after learning that their account was debited on BPI Branch in Manila. Photo by Inoue Jaena (UPDATED) BPI issues the advisory 12 hours after it announced that it had fixed the system glitch that caused unauthorized transactions on client accounts MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Bank of the Philippine […]

    View more
  • Marawi: An ongoing crisis

    Events

    |

    June 8, 2017

    LANAO DEL NORTE. The President salutes the remains of Private First Class Elmer Bueno during a wake visit at the St. Peter’s Funeral Homes in Iligan City on May 26, 2017. (Contributed photo) WHAT could be President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s greatest challenge so far in his less than one year in office could be what […]

    View more