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DAVAO CITY NEEDS MORE TRIAL COURTS – REP DUTERTE

First Congressional District Representative Paolo “Pulong” Duterte is pushing for the immediate approval of his bill seeking to create three more Municipal Trial Courts in Cities (MTCCs) here to ensure the swift administration of justice for every case filed.Duterte said there is an urgent need for more local courts to speed up case resolution and […]

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HOUSE PROBE ON MINDANAO RAILWAY PROJECT URGED

Davao City 1st District Representative Paolo Duterte and Benguet lone district Representative Eric Yap have filed a House resolution (HR) calling for a congressional investigation on the proposed Mindanao Railway Project (MRP). HR 286 specifically seeks an inquiry on the way the Department of Transportation (DOTr) carried out its right-of-way acquisitions and expropriation of private […]

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4 DAVAO BRGYS GET AMBULANCES, SENIORS’ MEDICAL AID

Four barangays (villages) in Davao City are recipients of patient transport vehicles (PTVs) and financial aid for the elderly through the office of 1st District Representative Paolo Duterte.Duterte’s office said the vehicles were turned over to the leaders of barangays Langub, 22-C, 23-C, and Bago Aplaya by the lawmaker’s son, Rodrigo “Rigo” Duterte II. The […]

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BASTE DUTERTE VOWS TO SUSTAIN DAVAO CITY DEV’T

Mayor-elect Baste Duterte vowed to continue protecting the well-being of Dabawenyos as he took his oath at the Sangguniang Panlungsod in Davao City.In his speech, Duterte also assured the effective and full implementation of the laws of the city for the welfare of the Dabawenyos. “My mandate is clear, to protect and promote the welfare of the […]

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DAVAO CITY TO RECYCLE ELECTION CAMPAIGN MATERIALS

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has ordered political candidates here to create their own teams tasked with retrieving and recycling election materials after the May 9 elections.In an executive order, Duterte required all local candidates to participate in a three-day removal and recycling activity on May 10, 11, and 12. “The city government urges local […]

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DAVAO CITY TO REOPEN POPULAR NIGHT MARKET

Security forces in Davao City said they have arranged an observation period to assess the reopening of the popular Roxas Night Market. The popular market was closed when the order for community quarantine in 2020 was released to control mass gathering amid the threats of coronavirus disease 2019. “There is a collaboration among government agencies […]

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NO RESTRICTIONS FOR UNVAXXED IN DAVAO CITY

Unvaccinated individuals have found an ally in Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte over a proposal to restrict them from entering the city and availing of some government services. Earlier, Duterte announced that she was not keen on imposing restrictions for unvaccinated people in Davao City similar to those now being implemented in Metro Manila following […]

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DENR NABS 14 ILLEGAL MINERS IN DAVAO CITY – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through its Environmental Law Enforcement and Protection Service (ELEPS), apprehended 14 miners for conducting unauthorized quarrying activities in Davao City recently. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu underscored the need for continuous apprehension of environmental criminals to “deter potential culprits and discourage them from violating existing environmental laws”. Cimatu […]

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DAVAO CITY READY FOR COVID-19 SURGE – SARA DUTERTE

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte disclosed the city government is continuously preparing for the possible surge of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases after the holiday season. In her weekly radio program, Duterte said the surge is expected either in the third or fourth week of this month. “Our preparation for the upcoming surge and we […]

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‘CASH-FOR-WORK’ BENEFIT 6K DAVAO CITY RESIDENTS

More than 6,000 residents in Davao City’s first district stand to benefit from the continuing cash-for-work project of the first congressional district office, in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through the agency’s Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) program. The office of Davao […]