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).… Read More Davao business chamber elects new set of officers

Magnitude 6.4 quake struck DavOcc; no tsunami threat

By Masiding Noor Yahya 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 traced 26 kilometers southeast of Don… Read More Magnitude 6.4 quake struck DavOcc; no tsunami threat

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

DAVAO CITY: Davao del Norte Gov. Edwin Jubahib has ordered the lockdown of a barangay in Panabo City following confirmation of 12 cases of the African swine fever (ASF) infections in the area. In a statement on Friday, the Davao del Norte provincial government said the “lockdown” that began on July 22 meant that no… Read More Davao Norte guv orders ‘lockdown’ of ASF-hit village

12 returning Davao Oriental residents recover from Covid-19

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 (OFW) and four individuals with… Read More 12 returning Davao Oriental residents recover from Covid-19

35 stranded students in Davao Oro finally allowed to return home

DAVAO CITY: After completing a 14-day quarantine, some 35 stranded students of the Community Technical College of Southern Mindanao (CTCSM) in Maco, Davao de Oro finally returned to their respective hometowns and were reunited with their families over the weekend. The students were earlier stranded for nearly two months inside the campus while the province… Read More 35 stranded students in Davao Oro finally allowed to return home

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

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) pandemic. In a statement Saturday, Lt. Commander… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More Police manning Davao region checkpoints COVID-free