Phivolcs lifts tsunami warning following 7.2 Davao quake

MANILA – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Saturday afternoon lifted its tsunami advisory following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that jolted Davao Oriental at around 11:39 a.m. Phivolcs…

Firms get original proponent status for Davao, Kalibo airports

MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Tuesday that it granted the original proponent status (OPS) on the proposals to expand, operate and manage the Davao and Kalibo International…

DPWH, disaster teams conduct clearing ops after 6.4 quake hit DavOr

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and disaster teams of Davao Oriental on Sunday pooled their resources to clear roads of rocks and stones caused by…

EastMinCom Navy chief allays fears over Chinese ship in Davao City

DAVAO CITY – “There is nothing extraordinary.” This was what Commodore Ramil Roberto Enriquez, commander of the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanano Command, said as he dispelled speculations over the docking of…

Chinese plane sighted in Davao same as first: Lorenzana

MANILA — The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Ilyushin-76 turbofan strategic airlifter sighted by aviation enthusiasts in Davao City’s Francisco Bangoy International Airport Saturday is the same aircraft…

Former Davao Occidental mayor nabbed over graft charge

DAVAO CITY–The former mayor of Jose Abad Santos town in Davao Occidental, who was convicted by the Sandiganbayan over a graft case, was arrested by the Criminal Investigation and Detection…

Gunmen kill police officer in Davao Oriental

DAVAO CITY–Motorcycle riding gunmen shot dead a police officer in Davao Oriental Monday evening. Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz, Police Regional Office-11 (PRO-11) spokesperson, identified the victim as PO3 Walter Canja,…

Red alert warning lifted after ‘Agaton’ left PAR

DAVAO CITY — The Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) in Region 11 on Wednesday lifted its red alert status in Davao Region after Tropical Depression Agaton left the region.…

Davao bombing suspect voluntarily surrenders to Cotabato police

COTABATO CITY — One of the suspects in the Sept. 2016 Davao City night market bombing, arrested and released last year, has yielded anew to the Cotabato City police office on Sunday.…

Davao mayor suspends classes, deploys buses for Monday’s strike

DAVAO CITY — Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has suspended classes in all levels in Davao City as transport groups here join the nationwide strike on Monday. But in anticipation of lack…

25T scouts to join 6th ASEAN Jamboree in Tagum

DAVAO CITY – Some 25,000 local, national and foreign Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are expected to participate in the 6th ASEAN Jamboree slated from November 27 to December 2…

Davao Oriental town to stage 3-day ‘Bugsay Festival’

DAVAO CITY — The Bugsay Dabaw and the municipal government of San Isidro in Davao Oriental will stage a three-day boat paddling event dubbed as the “1st Mayor Tina Yu…

Floods, landslides now affect Davao Region; Davao Oriental under state of calamity

DAVAO CITY — Continuous rains for several days have caused heavy flooding in some parts of Davao Region and occurrence of landslides in some areas of Davao del Norte, Compostela…