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DPWH COMPLETES 2 ROAD PROJECTS IN DAVAO DEL NORTE

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed two road concreting projects in the towns of Sto. Tomas and Carmen in Davao del Norte Province. DPWH Davao del Norte District Engineer Joselito Caballero identified the newly-completed projects as the new road in Barangay Balagunan, Sto. Tomas, and another in Barangay Alemag, Carmen. “The […]

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DAVAO DEL NORTE TOWN LAUNCHES ‘KUSINA NI TOMAS’

The town of Sto. Tomas in Davao del Norte has acquired a mobile kitchen as part of the municipality’s disaster response to provide hot meals to disaster victims. Mayor Ernesto Evangelista said the P2.4-million worth mobile kitchen will be used by the town during a disaster operation to ensure the victims will be provided with […]

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TAGUM CITY LIGHTS UP TALLEST CHRISTMAS TREE IN PH

The tallest Christmas tree in the Philippines was lit up recently in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. The city government of Tagum said the Christmas tree, which stands at 195 feet, is still the tallest in the whole country. Mayor Allan Rellon explained the importance of the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree, saying it […]

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HOUSING PROJECT FOR IP IN DAVAO DEL NORTE LAUNCHED

The construction of the P20-million housing project of the National Housing Authority intended for 100 members of the indigenous peoples (IP) in Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte commenced recently. Mayor Ernesto Evangelista said the housing project, dubbed as the “Balai Karowayan No Bakalag”, would be the new home of 100 Ata-Manobo settlers in Sitio Talos, […]

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MINDANAO’S LONGEST FLYOVER NOW OPEN – MERCADO

Mindanao’s longest flyover in Tagum, Davao del Norte was officially opened recently by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH Acting Secretary Roger Mercado led the ceremonial unveiling of marker and drive-thru at the 1.035-kilometer Tagum City Flyover in the most strategic intersection of Daang Maharlika (Agusan – Davao National Highway) and Surigao […]

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TAGUM CITY IS PH ‘MOST BIZ-FRIENDLY LGU’ — RELLON

Tagum City in Davao Del Norte has been named as the Most Business-Friendly Local government Unit (LGU) in the Philippines for the second time during the 47th Philippine Business Conference and Expo. Mayor Allan Rellon said the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) conferred the distinction due to Tagum City’s four strategies in overcoming […]

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ALL 19 BARANGAYS IN STO. TOMAS, DAVAO DEL NORTE HAVE COVID PATIENT CARE CENTERS – EVANGELISTA

All 19 barangays of the municipality of Sto. Tomas in Davao del Norte have been equipped with patient care centers for suspected and probable coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, Mayor Ernesto Evangelista said.“Sto. Tomas town is a topnotcher when it comes to receiving locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and we saw the need to put them in a facility […]

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DANECO BREAKS GROUND WITH P1B IN ELECTRIFICATION PROJECTS — MASONGSONG

The Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (DANECO) recently celebrated its 48th founding anniversary with a series of groundbreaking ceremonies for its electrification projects worth combined over P1 billion, which include the installation of 72 kV (kilovolt) submarine cable to improve the energy supply on the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS).  National Electrification Administration […]

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NEA TO COMVAL AND DAVAO DEL NORTE CUSTOMERS: SETTLE BILLS ONLY WITH NEA-BACKED DANECO

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has again advised customers of the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (Daneco) to settle their electricity bills with the legitimate court-recognized and NEA-backed management. NEA also ordered the Daneco group associated with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) to stop its illegal operations through the execution of a cease and desist […]