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Friday, July 28, 2017
The Big News

The Big News

SAFE AND SOUND. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio tells foreign and local investors that now is the perfect time to invest in the city during Davao Investment Conference (Davao ICON) 2017 news conference at SMX Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City on Friday. The mayor also gave her assurance to investors and tourists that Davao City is safe despite the Martial Law in Mindanao. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Davao mayor calls for stronger Fil-Indo ties

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio urged Davao entrepreneurs to take the opportunity of building partnership after the city hosted the Indonesian First Manufactured Products...
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3 foreigners nabbed for ATM skimming

Three foreign nationals were arrested Monday night by authorities for automated teller machine (ATM) skimming in a bank in the City of San Fernando,...
HIGH-LEVEL MEETING.The flags of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries fly high outside The Marco Polo Davao, the venue of the 23rd meeting of the coordinating committee on the implementation of Applying the Rules of Origin of Goods in ASEAN Trade In Goods Agreement (ATIGA) and related meetings, yesterday in Davao City. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Davao’s hotel industry picking up after initial losses

Davao City’s hotel industry, which took a beating in the initial 30 days of Martial Law, is on the rebound by registering 100% occupancy...
WIDE-OPEN TILT. National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA) executive director Rico Pableo Jr (right), together with Cultural Communities and Traditional Arts section head Renee Talavera, is calling on proponents to submit proposals for arts and cultural projects to be implemented in 2018 during Kapehan sa Dabaw at the Annex of SM City Davao on Monday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

NCAA open for entries on culture and arts tilt

The National Commission for Culture and Arts has announced that is open for submission of project proposals on culture and arts that will be...
BUSINESS AS USUAL. The different industries in the business sector in Davao City say there is a continued upswing in the city’s economy despite the declaration of martial law last week which was met with much criticism mostly non-Mindanaoans. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Unconventional way of developing Mindanao

Martial law Duterte style is an “unconventional way of developing the whole of Mindanao,” former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., said. In a statement sent...
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Disbanding ARMM private armies key to normalization

It will be difficult to convince the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to decommission their weapons if government fails to disband first the private armies...
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DOTr moves to Clark starting July 28,2017

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is set to transfer its main office to Clark as part of efforts to further decongest traffic in Metro...
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It’s 54-3 for Mindanao solons on ML extension

How did Mindanao's 64 representatives in the House of Representatives and three in the Senate vote on the extension of martial law and suspension...
LIVELY EXCHANGE. British Chamber of Commerce-Philippines president Chris Nelson (left) exchanges pleasantries with Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) president Captain Ronald Go during the opening of 2017 Davao Investment Conference conference at SMX Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City on Friday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

PERFECT SHOWCASE: British Chamber head says of 4th Davao ICON

The executive chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines described the 4th Davao Investment Conference as ‘a perfect showcase’ for what...
BIRTHDAY WISH. President Duterte leads an online poll for Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2017. The ranking will be revealed on April 20. Duterte, who is celebrating his 72nd birthday today, said he has one wish— strength to serve the country and longer time to do it. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Congress votes 261-18 to extend Martial Law

The Philippine Congress, during a special joint session on Saturday, voted to extend the period of martial law until the year-end. Results of the joint...


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