SMX Convention Center Davao is the newest convention center built in Davao and the second of its kind in the Philippines after SMX in Manila. It is located on the third level of SM Lanang Premier.
SMX Convention Center Davao is the first privately-owned and managed convention and exhibition center in the city and can accommodate up to 5,000 delegates or up to 380 exhibit modules. Read the rest of this entry »
Riding a taxi is more fun in Davao City as Mabuhay Company recently launched its fleet of black taxis featuring the different tourism destinations of Davao Region.
Among the tourist attraction featured include the Kadayawan Festival, Philippine Eagle, Mt. Apo, durian, Aliwagwag Falls, Monfort Cave bats in Samal and many other regional tourism spots. Read the rest of this entry »
The medical transcription jobs are getting more popular in Davao. This is due to the high demand in health institutions especially in the United States for people with this kind of specialization.
Medical transcription otherwise known as MT is a related health profession, which deals on transcribing or converting dictated voice-recording made by physicians and other health care professionals into text format.
It would be more advantageous for applicants who have medical background like nursing in applying for medical transcription jobs. Read the rest of this entry »
A new treat awaits visitors as soon as they arrive at the Davao International Airport.
Tourists will experience a welcome drink known as the “Davao Punch”, a new blend of non-alcoholic drink with a combination of guava, pomelo and calamansi juices.
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Davao City is once again celebrating its Kadayawan Festival this month. Kadayawan is an annual celebration that showcases the bounties of harvest, richness of culture and thanksgiving for the gifts of nature.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of visitors are flocking to Davao just to witness this grand and colorful occasion. Davao is blessed with fine weather and fertile land making it abundant in flowers like orchids and fruits like durian, pomelo and mangoesteen. Read the rest of this entry »
It seems like there is no stopping Davao City for reaping numerous awards in 2010. These awards are clear indications that Davao is definitely the most livable city in the Philippines. Below are some of the awards won by Davao City this year.
Global Smoke Free Partnership (GSFP) Award
This international award was bagged by Davao City for its strong and effective implementation of the anti-smoking ordinance. The first was from the South East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »
The Davao City Central 911 is a fully integrated, computerized emergency response system that links the residents of Davao to the emergency resources of the city government. It is patterned after the emergency dispatch system in the United States and Canada. It enables residents of Davao City to call for emergency services by simply dialing 911 on any land line or mobile phone. Central 911 is said to be first 911 emergency response system in Asia.
The Davao Central Communication and Emergency Response Center was established last September 27, 2002 in partnership with the Davao Light and Power Company. Initially, the Central 911 through the initiative of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte begun with only 34 mobile units with the call center in service for the enforcement of laws. Central 911 is composed of fire auxiliary, k9 units, urban search and rescue, police and emergency medical services. Last 2009, he City Government of Davao has provided more equipment for Davao Central 911 to further render service to the people of the city.
In 2002, the Davao Central 911 received a total of 4,026 calls. To sum up from 2003 to 2008, a total of 38,262 calls were catered and had responded. Majority of the calls are related to emergency with 24 percent and followed law enforcement with 74 percent. The other services comprised the remaining 2 percent.
The Davao Central 911 is equipped with Emergency Computer Aided Dispatch or ECAD, a computerized mapping system given by the Davao Light and Power Company in support of the peace and order drive. This mapping system helps authorities locate the origin of a particular call.
Two patrol cars are to be dispensed in each police station with built-in radio station. The Davao Central 911 is a reflection that taxes are working and been using properly and is given back to the people of Davao City.
With Central 911, it enables public safety agency to respond to any emergency cases in a more effective way.