The PHP101.71-million project designed to prevent landslide and rock fall along Southern Leyte’s major road is set to be completed January next year, according to a report released by the Department of Public Works and Highways. The project in Kahupian village in Sogod town, which started March 2017, is now...
Beneficiaries of the government’s flagship conditional cash transfer program in Region 12 could receive an increase in subsidies next year with the expected passage of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion bill. Bai Zorahayda Taha, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Region 12 director, said their central office is...
The city government and the tourism industry players have strengthened partnership to transform Davao as premier destination for Muslims, especially that the Davao–Kuala Lumpur direct connection begins on December 21. Department of Tourism (DOT) 11 Director Roberto Alabado III said DoT, the city government, and other stakeholders have been working...
Dabawenyos have sent 1,700 holiday food packs containing comfort foods such as pomelo and pastries for the soldiers in the main battleground of Marawi City. This was disclosed by Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio chief of staff Raul Nadela Jr., who said that the food packs are gestures of the city's gratitude...
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Davao has called on the public to patronize only Christmas light brands that adhere to government standards. The local DTI office emphasized that uncertified brands or those that do not have Product Standard (PS) and Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) certificates are not properly checked...
A giant Chinese construction firm has expressed interest in building a modern airport and seaport through the approval of the national government. Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi said that representatives from the city government and China Engineering Construction (Shenzhen) Company are set to meet anytime soon to discuss matters about the proposed...
The Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone (Zamboecozone) and the Duty Free Philippines have entered into a lease agreement for the establishment of a Duty Free Shoppe in this city. Zamboecozone Chair and Administrator Christopher Lawrence Arnuco said the Duty Free Shoppe will be opened in the first quarter of 2018...
The City Health Office has reported a continued downtrend in dengue cases since August until October this year. City Health Officer Rodelin Agbulos said cases of dengue this year are as follows: August, 185; September, 108; October, 266; and, November, 41. Agbulos said dengue cases from August to November this year...
The Regional Civil and Security Unit (RCSU) revealed there are over 11,000 firearms in Davao Region that have expired licenses and owners had only until November 30, 2017 to renew their License to Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) or these will be declared loose firearms. The Regional Civil and Security...
Thousands of people from all walks of life on Monday night gathered and witnessed the switch-on ceremony of the City Hall Christmas lights and decors that kick-off the “Pascua na Zamboanga” festival (Christmas Festival in Zamboanga). The ceremony coincided with the 110th anniversary of the construction of City Hall, making...