Another Davao City Condo Issued Condemnation Order

Another Davao City Condo Issued Condemnation Order


GSIS To Release Php3.3B In Christmas Cash Gift To Pensioners Starting Dec 1

Good news! GSIS announced that it will start to release a total of Php3.3 billion in Christmas cash gift to a total of 330,496 old-age and disability pensioners starting December 1.

Igniting The Future Of Filipino Youth Through Education

EDC continues to uphold its mission to elevate the lives of its partner communities through various education initiatives.

Violence Against Children At Home During Pandemic – Save The Children Research Reveals

A recent report by Save the Children revealed that "the more household income that has been lost owing to COVID-19, the higher the reporting of violence in the home by both children and parents/ caregivers."

Save The Children Philippines Launches “E-Regalo Sa Mga Bata”

For every Php 10,000 raised through E-Regalo sa mga Bata, Save the Children will provide learning kits and life-saving essentials to 20 children.

Apart from the Ecoland Residences 4000 which was severely damaged by the recent series of earthquakes, the city government also issued a condemnation order for the Palmetto Place Davao located in Barangay Maa.

In a statement sent to media on Saturday, Mayor Sara Z. Duterte said the condominium was recommended for condemnation after the earthquake left cracks on walls, beams, channels and posts of buildings 2 and 3 of the said complex.

“Residents of the condominiums have voluntarily vacated their units after receipt of Notice to Vacate from the Davao City Office of the Building Official,” Duterte said.

The statement further read that the search and rescue operations led by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) at the collapsed Ecoland Residences 4000 complex were concluded Thursday evening with the following findings and actions taken; nine individuals injured, zero fatality and missing victims and 20 occupants evacuated.

The Davao City Legal Office has also been ordered to probe the actions of the City Engineer’s Office, Office of the City Building Official, and the Building Administrator’s Office of Ecoland Residences 4000 in relation to the collapsed building.

“At least one person was arrested for disobedience to a lawful order in relation to the operations at Ecoland 4000,” Duterte said without giving additional details.

Meanwhile, the mayor also assured that all bridges and roads in the city were inspected and declared safe by the CEO and the Department of Public Works and Highways.

She further noted of an ongoing joint ground assessment by CDRRMO, Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Region 11, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and local officials of landslide-prone barangays in this city.

She bared that initial results of the assessment flagged Juario Village in Barangay Ma-a as a “danger zone” and village residents have been advised to evacuate immediately because of threats of an imminent landslide.

Duterte also announced that classes from kindergarten to post-graduate studies in public and private educational institutions will resume on Tuesday (November 5).

“School authorities are mandated to spend November 4 as a day to thoroughly inspect school buildings, review the earthquake action plan and disaster manual to ensure the safety of the students and employees,” she said.

School authorities, she added, should conduct earthquake and fire drills at least once a month and provide students with experts’ help who can discuss with them stress, trauma, and anxiety.

“The public is reminded to keep calm, to not panic, and to always listen and follow authorities at all times,” Duterte said. (PNA)

DOLE Orders Release Of Deferred Holiday Pay For Private Workers

May holiday pay ka pa bang hindi pa binibigay?

realme Marks Down realme X3 SuperZoom, realme 7 For #realmeWithYou Christmas Special

realme PH is making this Christmas merrier as it brings about yet another round of exciting deals for its fans and supporters this holiday season!

New Safety Protocols, Sarangani Registers Highest COVID-19 Recovery Rate In Region 12

After fortifying its safety protocols, Sarangani province saw 28 new recoveries out of the 45 who beat COVID-19 in the SOCCSKSARGEN Region

Hino, J&T Express Forge Partnership; Add Delivery Trucks Amid Rising Consumer Demands

To help meet the rising demand of parcel delivery across the country, Hino Motors Philippines recently turned over 7 units of Hino 300 series to J&T Express Philippines.

Protocols On Avigan Trial Eased To Allow More Participants

In a virtual press briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reported that there are only eight participants in the Avigan clinical trial.

Masungi Georeserve Reopens To Tourists

Bukas na muli ang Masungi Georeserve!

No Politics In Covid-19 Vaccination Drive: Palace

“Wala pong pulitika diyan. Kung may pulitika po diyan, gagawin ni Presidente ang ginawa ng naunang presidente at administrasyon, ang mga kalaban ay hindi bibigyan." says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.

PRRD Signs Laws Increasing Bed Capacity Of 5 Hospitals

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed five laws increasing bed capacity of hospitals in several cities and provinces.

Service Contract Program Registration For Drivers Begins Nov. 25

Nagsimula na ang service contracting program ng LFTRB - DOTr para sa mga drayber na hirap makahanap ng trabaho dahil sa COVID-19 pandemic.