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 …

‘F*** you,’ Duterte tells European Union

  President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday lashed out at the European Union (EU) and the United States for criticizing the extra-judicial killings and human rights abuses linked to administration’s war on illegal drugs. Speaking in front of local government officials in Lanang, Davao City, Duterte vented his ire at the …

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 …

More business in Davao Region under BIR watchlist

Davao City – After having closed several  businesses in Davao Region, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) continued to monitor a number of business establishments in the region for possible under declaration of revenues by about 30 percent and non-issuance of receipts. These establishments are in Davao City and in …

Davao bans spitting in public

DAVAO CITY — After successfully banning smoking in public places, the city is now prohibiting spitting as well. The City Council approved on Tuesday an ordinance that prohibits spitting in public places and provides penalties to those found violating it. Spitting indiscriminately, while looked down on by higher society and …

72nd Araw ng Dabaw draws 178 contingents

The celebration of the 72nd Araw ng Dabaw highlighted by the Parada Dabawenyo on Monday was generally peaceful with the biggest participation of 178 contingents, according to Davao City Police Office Director, Sr. Supt. Ramon Apolinario. Apolinario said the peaceful festivity could be attributed to the 1,500 military and olice …