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45 HPBS buses arriving in Davao City for pilot testing

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 9 (PIA)-The first batch of High Priority Bus System (HPBS) units consisting of 45 buses will be arriving in Davao City this month. The HPBS is part of the comprehensive public transp.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsAug 10th, 2018

Davao to deploy buses to improve public transport service

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 April) – Air-conditioned buses will be deployed initially this year ahead of the full implementation of the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) by 2021 to improve the public transport services in Davao City, Davao City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) head Ivan Cortez said. Cortez said in an interview on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

DFA to accept online appointments for passports only until June 30

  DAVAO CITY -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)on Fridaysaid it would accept online appointments only untilJune 30. In July, it will enhance the passport online appointment system by incorporating an electronic payment system. In an advisory sent to reporters, the DFA said the pilot testing of ePayment had actually started. "(The DFA) wishes to inform the public that passport online appointment slots from July 2018 onwards have not been opened," because of the preparations, the agency said. The adoption of ePayment "will enable applicants to pay at a payment facility of their choice before going to any DFA Consular Office in the Philippines," it said. "...Keep on reading: DFA to accept online appointments for passports only until June 30.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Davao needs 1,000 modern buses to decongest traffic

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 21 December) – At least 1,000 modern buses will be needed for the implementation of the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) in three years to decongest traffic here, City Planning and Development Office head Ivan Cortes said. In an interview Wednesday, Cortes said the city government would tap the private sector that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Davao’s best ‘tapa’—Duterte’s favorite—and barbecue, Tarta de Santiago

When one is visiting a place, whether for the first or the umpteenth time, it is the first meal that sets the tone for the rest of the visit. Arriving in Davao City at past noon, we held our hunger pangs because we were promised one of the best tapa in the country. My friend miscalculated the distance to the place, figuring we could walk it. Thankfully, he hired a tricycle instead and, as it turned out, it could be walking distance if one was willing to eat an hour later. Sara's is a carinderia owned by a Boholanon. It bills itself as "Original Kabawan and Bulalohan." A kabaw is a carabao, my Visayan five-year-old niece told me years ago. She looked at me strangely when I cor...Keep on reading: Davao’s best ‘tapa’—Duterte’s favorite—and barbecue, Tarta de Santiago.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Police officer in Davao Norte relieved for illegal drug use

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 June) – A police officer detailed at the Provincial Crime Laboratory Office in Davao del Norte was ordered relieved after testing positive for illegal drug use in random drug test conducted Thursday last week. Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 spokesperson Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz said on Tuesday that the relieved officer was PO2 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Davao City brgy chosen as pilot for kidney program

DAVAO CITY, June 18 (PIA)-- Barangay Dumoy in Davao City's third district will be the pilot site of a community-based end-stage renal disease prevention program. About 426 individuals from Dumoy will.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Davao City brgy chosen as pilot for kidney program

DAVAO CITY, June 18 (PIA)-- Barangay Dumoy in Davao City's third district will be the pilot site of a community-based end-stage renal disease prevention program. About 426 individuals from Dumoy will.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

High AIDS cases in Davao

The Davao City Health Office (CHO) reported a total of 2,330 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) cases, figures that rose since the increase in HIV testing in all business establishments in the city......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

4Ps Partner-Beneficiaries in Cebu City Receive Their EMV Cards from Landbank

About 2,991 Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Progral (4Ps) partner-beneficiaries in Cebu City received their EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa) chip-enabled cards from Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) last May 5, 2018. Cebu City is the pilot city in region 7 for the 4Ps EMV migration and only seven barangays were included in this pilot testing. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Mindanao Corridors strategy receives $100M in ADB funding

DAVAO CITY — The Mindanao Development Corridors strategy, with the south-central Mindanao area and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as pilot sites, will receive $100 million worth of funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Undersecretary Janet M. Lopoz, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) executive director, said the funds will “complement our efforts to […] The post Mindanao Corridors strategy receives $100M in ADB funding appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

SP reviews proposed e-trike operation in Iloilo City

THE SangguniangPanlungsod (SP) of Iloilo City is reviewing the proposed pilot testing of an electric tricycle (e-Trike) in the city. The SP deferred the passage of a resolution that would authorize Mayor Jose Espinosa III to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU), in behalf of the city, with BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines, Inc. until issues […] The post SP reviews proposed e-trike operation in Iloilo City appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Davao City eyed as Muslim-friendly destination

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 March) – Davao City will become a pilot area for Muslim-friendly destinations in the country, Marilou W. Ampuan, trustee of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII), said. Ampuan told a press briefing on Monday the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will roll out the program […] The post Davao City eyed as Muslim-friendly destination appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Communist rebels strafe agri plane, kill pilot in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY – Communist rebels strafed a low-flying agricultural plane and fatally wounded its pilot in Surigao del Sur province […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Davao City pushes for launch of ADB-backed bus system by 2019

DAVAO CITY — The Davao City government, in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), is aiming to launch at least one route for the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) by 2019. “Maybe next year… (the) timetable is beyond 2019 so I told them, if they cannot do it by 2019, is to show us […] The post Davao City pushes for launch of ADB-backed bus system by 2019 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

PCOO launches EWBS

According to Presidential Communications Sec. Martin Andanar, PCOO together with PTV and NEC launched the system the other day in Davao as pilot city for the very first Early Warning Broadcast System (EWBS) and Datacasting System nationwide. Sec. Andanar explained, through the Digital Terrestrial Service, EWBS can be tested as….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Davao City responds to terror attack in pilot drill

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – In a real-life situation, ending a terror crisis in the Philippines can stretch for months, as shown by the Marawi siege. On Wednesday, February 28, Davao City officials showed how they planned to end an attack in just over an hour. The "Southern Storm" drill began ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Davao City responds to & apos;terror attack& apos; in pilot drill - Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Davao City responds to 'terror attack' in pilot drill - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2018

Davao City vows help to families of mall fire victims

DAVAO CITY---The city government has pledged to extend assistance to thefamilies of the 37 victims of the massive fire that gutted a major shopping mall here as rescuers continued their search to find and recover the bodies of call center workers still missing and believed killed in the day-long blaze. Forensic teams from police and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have taken samples from relatives of those missing for DNA testing in the hope of identifying the charred body of a person that rescuers recovered inside the burned shopping mall early on Sunday. Mayor Sara Duterte said the priority now was to find and recover soonest the remaining 36 victims trapped inside the...Keep on reading: Davao City vows help to families of mall fire victims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Davao’s public bus project could be opened to international bidders

DAVAO CITY — The High Priority Bus System (HPBS) project here could be opened to international bidders, with about 1,000 units required for the mass transport system, according to a city official. City Planning and Development Office head Ivan Chin Cortez told the media that under the comprehensive public transport plan that is being developed, […] The post Davao’s public bus project could be opened to international bidders appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

3 Davao City workers sacked for testing positive for illegal drugs - Manila Bulletin

3 Davao City workers sacked for testing positive for illegal drugs - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017