Davao business chamber elects new set of officers

A renowned medical practitioner and business personality has been elected anew as the new president of Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII).

Magnitude 6.4 quake struck DavOcc; no tsunami threat

By Masiding Noor Yahya (Image grabbed from Phivolcs' Facebook page) MANILA – A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Davao Occidental late Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. “No destructive tsunami threat exists based on available data," according to Philvocs. The earthquake, which occurred at 11:23 p.m, was tectonic in origin and was … Continue reading Magnitude 6.4 quake struck DavOcc; no tsunami threat

Davao Norte guv orders ‘lockdown’ of ASF-hit village

ASF-HIT AREA. Davao del Norte Governor Edwin Jubahib asks residents of Brgy. Cagangohan, Panabo City, on Wednesday (July 22) to follow strict quarantine measures to prevent the spread of the African swine flu in other areas. The village has been on lockdown following the confirmation of 12 ASF cases in the area. (Photo courtesy of Davao del … Continue reading Davao Norte guv orders ‘lockdown’ of ASF-hit village

NPA leader killed in DavOr encounter

KILLED. A photo montage provided by the Army's 28th Infantry Battalion shows the remains of New People's Army leader Prince Wendel Olofernes, allegedly the secretary of the 'weakened' Guerilla Front 18. Olofernes was killed in a firefight with government troops in Brgy. Maragatas, Lupon, Davao Oriental on Friday (July 17, 2020). DAVAO CITY: A leader of … Continue reading NPA leader killed in DavOr encounter

12 returning Davao Oriental residents recover from Covid-19

Google map of Davao Oriental. DAVAO CITY: The 12 individuals who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Davao Oriental last week have already recovered, the provincial government said Thursday. In a statement, the provincial government said the 12 patients from the municipalities of Banaybanay and San Isidro include eight Overseas Filipino Workers … Continue reading 12 returning Davao Oriental residents recover from Covid-19

35 stranded students in Davao Oro finally allowed to return home

HOMEBOUND. After completing their quarantine, the 35 stranded students of Community Technical College of Southern Mindanao (CTCSM) in Maco, Davao de Oro prepare to return home on Saturday (May 30, 2020) as they wait for the vehicle to ferry them to their respective hometowns. Upon returning to their respective municipalities, the 35 students were given school … Continue reading 35 stranded students in Davao Oro finally allowed to return home

BRP Davao del Sur fetches 12 more stranded Pinoys in Sri Lanka

(Photo courtesy of PN Public Affairs Office)  MANILA: The Philippine Navy's Naval Task Force 82, which consists BRP Davao del Sur (LD-602) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16), on Friday made a brief stop in Colombo, Sri Lanka to pick up 12 more Filipino tourists and overseas workers stranded there due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) … Continue reading BRP Davao del Sur fetches 12 more stranded Pinoys in Sri Lanka

Davao Region to receive 15,000 PPE delivery on May 9

By Frances Mae Macapagat DAVAO CITY: The Department of Health XI confirmed that a delivery of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) from Manila will arrive and to be allocated for Davao Region. In the One Davao on COVID19 Virtual Presser held Tuesday (May 5), DOH XI Assistant Regional Director Lenny Joy Rivera announced that of the … Continue reading Davao Region to receive 15,000 PPE delivery on May 9

Davao biz group pushes trade while complying quarantine rules

DAVAO CITY: The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) has assisted various businesses by facilitating channels for trade especially among sectors where suppliers and buyers have difficulty sourcing materials. "The first initiative was organizing a Buy Lokal community viber group to match suppliers and buyers of various goods that can be delivered under … Continue reading Davao biz group pushes trade while complying quarantine rules

Police manning Davao region checkpoints COVID-free

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA Around 560 personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) manning all checkpoints in Davao region (Region XI) during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) have not been infected by COVID-19. Regional police spokesperson Maj. Eudisan Gultiano told reporters that there are no positive cases in the Police Regional Office (PRO-XI). Gultiano said the … Continue reading Police manning Davao region checkpoints COVID-free