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The provincial office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Davao del Sur has started monitoring the prices of basic commodities following the closure of 15 malls and department stores in the aftermath of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck on October 16. Marivic Placer, DTI provincial consumer protection division chief, said they have received reports that some...
President Rodrigo Duterte is impressed with the performance of Davao del Norte in terms of attracting businesses into the province, Gov. Edwin Jubahib said. Jubahib said President Duterte gave the accolade during the Most Business-Friendly Local Government Unit Award in Manila on Thursday, in which the province was an awardee for the provincial category. Duterte was the guest of honor at...
Davao Oriental's housing project that is expected to benefit more than 700 residents will commence after the signing of the lease agreement by relevant parties, an official of the provincial government. Provincial Information Officer Karen Lou Deloso said the 746 beneficiaries signed the lease agreement with the Socialized Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) under its community mortgage program. The lease agreement between...
The Department of Education (DepEd) on Sunday assured the public that its actions on Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. (Salugpungan) issue aim to ensure the protection of the children and upholding their right to quality education at all times. In a statement, the DepEd stressed it is mandated to regulate the establishment and recognition of private schools...
Showing his concern for his fellow Davaoeños, Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go aided victims of a fire incident in SIR Phase 1, Brgy. 76-A, Bucana, Davao City on Saturday, October 19, where he distributed food packs and some financial assistance to them. The senator also said that he is providing school supplies and uniforms to affected school children so that...
The rehabilitation of the remaining 300-meter portion of Surigao City Airport's runway is expected to be completed before yearend, an official said. The Vicente T. Lao Construction and Pacific Concrete announced the completion of the partial rehabilitation of the runway that was severely damaged during the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that struck Surigao City in February of 2017. The contractor said that...
The construction site of the housing units for 100 families from Barangay West Dulay, who were displaced by the Marawi siege, broke ground during the commemoration of the second anniversary of the capital’s liberation from Islamic State-inspired terrorists. The ceremony was part of the reporting event for the media organized by Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM), the Presidential Communications...
The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday strongly condemned the shooting of Zhydee Bitago Cabañelez, an elementary teacher at the Dalit Elementary School in Valencia City, Bukidnon on October 15. "DepEd calls on the authorities to conduct an exhaustive investigation of the gruesome incident and expects results that will bring the perpetrators to justice," it said in a statement. The agency...
Members of Task Force on Energy Resiliency (TFER) are now checking energy infrastructure in several areas in Mindanao hit by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake at around 7:37 p.m., Wednesday. In a statement, the Department of Energy (DOE) said the TFER “is now gathering data on the status of energy facilities.” “The Department of Energy assures the public of updates on the...
The city government unveiled on Tuesday its newest cultural landmark dubbed “Monument of Peace.” City officials led by Mayor Ronnel Rivera formally opened to the public and introduced the monument, which is located at the rotunda (roundabout) of the Apopong-Sinawal junction or the city’s circumferential road in Barangay Apopong. The city government commissioned popular Mindanaoan artist Kublai Ponce Millan to create...
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