Coffee confab set in Davao City

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Coffee confab set in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4 — The 9th Philippine Coffee Summit is set to kick-off next week, October 12 to 13 at SMX Convention Center, SMX Lanang which will be facilitated by the Philippine Coffee Board, Incorporated (PCBI) with the support of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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President Duterte rejects Misuari’s request to bring security escorts in Davao City

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on President Duterte rejects Misuari’s request to bring security escorts in Davao City 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said fugitive Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari agreed to talk to him in Davao City but with his own security escorts.

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Most polling precincts open on time in Davao

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Most polling precincts open on time in Davao 

DAVAO CITY, May 9 — About 95 percent of the 1,441 polling centers opened on time Monday morning.

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DND chief to EMC troops: Remain apolitical in coming polls

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on DND chief to EMC troops: Remain apolitical in coming polls 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin reminded all officers and enlisted personnel of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) to remain apolitical in the forthcoming May 9 elections.

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Gabriela says Ilagan remains House member until June 30

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Gabriela says Ilagan remains House member until June 30 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA. Jan, 21 (PNA) –The Gabriela Women's Party (GWP)on Thursday clarified that Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan remained a representative of and the national president of GWP until June 30 this year, despite her filing of certificate of candidacy (COC) as Davao City councilor.

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DTI 11 urges contractors to renew PCAB licenses to avoid penalties

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on DTI 11 urges contractors to renew PCAB licenses to avoid penalties 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 21 -– The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 and the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB) called on contractors to renew their licenses soonest to avoid rush, delay and penalties.

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DOH-11 hopes to end 2015, start 2016 with zero firecracker injury

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-11 hopes to end 2015, start 2016 with zero firecracker injury 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 22 (PNA) — The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH) joined the nationwide official countdown and surveillance on firecracker-related injuries even if Davao region posted a low number of injuries during Christmas and New Year’s eve the past year.

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Duterte’s huge lead in survey draws mixed reactions in Senate

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Duterte’s huge lead in survey draws mixed reactions in Senate 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) – A presidential survey ran by Social Weather Station (SWS) and commissioned by a businessman from Davao drew mixed reaction from the Senate with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV calling Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s wide margin lead “unbelievable.”

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Mindanao’s master brewer offers alternative beer products

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mindanao’s master brewer offers alternative beer products 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 21 — The only brewer in Mindanao has started expanding the production and distribution of its all-natural beer to different key cities in the country.

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2015 Most Outstanding Tourism Officer

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2015 Most Outstanding Tourism Officer 

151018142644Tourism Officer Jeffrey M. Pino (center) of Tanay, Rizal receives his trophy for this yearís Most Outstanding Tourism Officer title during the recently concluded 10th Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippinesñ Department of Tourism (ATOP-DOT) Pearl Award Night held at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City. (PNA photo courtesy of Tanay Tourism Office)
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