China and Philippines reclaiming land for four islands near Davao as China leverages the world largest dredging fleet

  China and the Philippines were planning to build four artificial islands. The four new artificial islands appear to be planned around Davao. They will be developed for mixed-use, business and residential purposes along the coastline under a P39-billion reclamation project that city government plans to undertake with a major …

Bato: Even CIA cannot thwart all terror attacks

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa on Saturday called on critics to stop the blame game over the deadly explosion that hit Davao City on Friday night. “This is not the right time to point fingers,” Dela Rosa said after admitting in a press conference at …

The New7Wonders of Nature

The first count of the global vote to elect the New7Wonders of Nature has been announced. In alphabetical order, they are: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Table Mountain. Announcing the results at the headquarters of the New7Wonders Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of …

Lot for the landless: Tagum mayor surprise Valentines gift

Davao City (17 February) – On February 14, Mayor Rey T. Uy surprises the informal home settlers of Tagum City during their assembly as Home lot certificates of RTU Grand Village IV of Barangay Apokon were awarded to 356 recipients of 536 lots available with a standard model size of …

Davao seminar on autism spectrum disorder set February 21

Davao City- The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) -Davao Chapter will conduct a seminar on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) on Saturday, February 21 at DMSF-MTRC Bajada at 1-5 p.m. ASP-Davao President Eric de la Costa said the seminar is Part Two of a five-part seminar series which started last January 23 …

24 killed as rebels, soldiers clash in Surigao del Sur

By ELENA L. ABEN, AARON M. RECUENCO November 13, 2009, 5:29pm Twenty-four people were killed and 11 others were wounded in a clash from Wednesday until Thursday between government troops and New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who raided a logging company in Surigao del Sur, the military said Friday. Armed …