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Davao City to install more cameras

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Category: Davao News Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016

The City Government of Davao is set to buy additional 100 close circuit television (CCTV) cameras.

The request is made by the Public Safety Security Command Center and is already in the procurement stage.

These high definition cameras will cover the blind spot areas and high traffic places. Read the rest of this entry »

Spanish delegation to explore business opportunities in Davao

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Category: Business Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2016

A Spanish delegation which will consist of 20 to 50 businessmen will be coming to Davao to explore business opportunities.

This is according to the Philippine-Spanish Business Council.

The business mission will take place on November 25 to 27 this year.

Among the potential business ventures are in the agribusiness and infrastructure sectors.

Event: Davao Chocolate Festival

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Category: Events Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Davao Chocolate Festival

Davao Chocolate Festival—Photo courtesy of SM City Davao

Good news to all chocolate lovers!

SM City Davao is bringing back the most chocolatey event in the city, the Davao Chocolate Festival on October 14-16 at the SM City Davao Annex Event Center.

See you there.

Davao visitors up by 81%

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Category: Davao Tourism Posted: Sunday, October 9th, 2016

It seems like the tourism sector in Davao region is booming.

According to Department of Tourism, the number of visitors in Davao Region went up by 81% or total of 714,887 for the first quarter of 2016 as compared to 395,145 visitors during the same period last year.

The number of foreign tourists reached 102,609 as compared with last year at only 28,158. Read the rest of this entry »

Eagle Cement to build a $300M cement plant in Davao

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Category: Davao News Posted: Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Eagle Cement will build a cement manufacturing plant in Davao. This is the announcement made by Ramon S. Ang, the Chief Operating Officer of San Miguel Corporation.

The Davao Eagle cement manufacturing plant will have a capacity to manufacture two million tons or 50 million bags of cement per year. Read the rest of this entry »

Davao City to Start Underground Cabling Project Phase Two

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Category: Davao News Posted: Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

After the successful implementation and good results of the phase 1 of the underground cabling project, the Davao City Engineers Office (CEO) is now pushing for the second phase of the project with participation of the Davao Light and Power Company.

A city ordinance is needed first before the phase two of the project can start. Read the rest of this entry »

Xiamen Airlines Starts Davao-Xiamen flight

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Category: Davao News Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

The Xiamen Airlines made a maiden flight on Wednesday, September 28 carrying Chinese businessmen from Xiamen, China.

A water canon salute greeted the Xiamen jet upon landing at the Davao International Airport.

A second test flight is scheduled on October 5 and it is currently priced at around $330-400 per seat, one way. Read the rest of this entry »