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  • 400 members of Pag-asa Youth join Toril youth summer camp

    Around 400 members of the Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP), organized by the City Social Welfare and Development Office in Toril A, gathered for training and fun activities in Tagurano, Toril from June 7-9, 2024. Minda Silvano, District Overseer of CSWDO Toril-A, said in an interview with Madayaw Davao on Monday that the…

  • Davao City’s Botika ng Bayan serves more than 1M client

    The City government of Davao, through the City Health Office’ (CHO) Botika ng Bayan, has provided free medicines to 1, 309, 647 Dabawenyos since 2018. Gemma Pujanes, Head of the CHO’s Pharmacy Section, said in an interview with the City Information Office (CIO) on Monday that the Botika ng Bayan is a program intended to…

  • Davao City Muslim Affairs Office created

    In a bid to create a local office that will specifically cater to the needs of Muslims within the city, and promote equality and unity among Dabawenyos, the city government created the Davao City Muslim Affairs Office under the Office of the City Mayor, providing for its organizational structure and defining its functions. The new…

  • Davao City LGU provides free fertilizers to cacao farmers

    The City Government of Davao, through the City Agriculturist’s Office (CAgrO), distributed sacks of Yara fertilizer to 200 cacao farmers from different districts of the city on June 6. CAgrO Head, Edgardo Haspe, said in an interview with the City Information Office (CIO) that the distribution of free fertilizer is to support the cacao farmers…

  • 300 students list up for EBSU scholarship

    The Educational System Benefit Unit records around 300 applicants, barely a week after the start of registration. EBSU Technical Assistant Emilio Domingo Jr. said during the I-Speak Media forum held on June 6, 2024, at the City Mayor’s Office Conference Room, that many students were able to register through EBSU’s online application system. “Actually naa…

  • Independence Day jobs fair set, over 4k jobs up for grabs

    In celebration of the 126th Independence Day, the Department of Labor and Employment XI (DOLE XI), in partnership with the Davao City Public Employment Service Office (PESO), will hold the Kalayaan Job Fair at the Gaisano Mall Bajada on June 12. Of the 660 registered job seekers during last year’s Kalayaan Job Fair, a total…

  • TF Davao remains on high alert at checkpoints

    The TF Davao, in partnership with peace and order agencies, continues to maintain strict border checkpoints amid recently confiscated illegal drugs. Task Force Davao Commander Darren Comia, in an interview with the Davao City Disaster Radio on Wednesday, said that they were able to intercept drugs with the implementation of strict border inspections. “Last week…

  • City to open more green spaces, parks

    The City Government of Davao, through the City Environment and Natural Resource Office (CENRO), has opened 27 parks, playgrounds, and green spaces projects and is looking to open two more this year. Establishing green spaces in the city’s densely populated areas will provide the public with the space to decompress from the day-to-day pressures of…

  • Hugyaw Davao: A Night of Fun and Colors set

    Dabawenyos are invited to join Duaw Davao’s Hugyaw Davao: A Night of Fun and Colors on June 23, 2024 at Rizal Park. The event is in line with the “Visit Davao” campaign, which aims to attract local and foreign tourists to Davao City. “Aduna kita’y singers,dancers, drag queens and LGBT groups nga mu participate from…

  • City council pushes for Tamugan-Panigan watershed conservation scheme

    The 20th City Council on Tuesday’s regular session approved the first reading of the Payment for Ecological Services (PES) ordinance in a move to further protect and conserve the Tamugan-Panigan Watershed. The ordinance was proposed by Councilor Pilar Braga in celebration of the World Environment Day on Wednesday, June 5. In her privileged speech, Braga…