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Davao City adopts third sisterhood agreement with Chinese municipality

The city government is now in its third sisterhood agreement with the People's Republic of China for possible potential areas of cooperation......»»

Category: newsSource: davaotoday davaotodayAug 14th, 2019

Zamboanga City to sign sisterhood agreement with Chinese city

Zamboanga City to sign sisterhood agreement with Chinese city.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2016

Site acquisition for Davao expressway project to start next year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 August) – The national government plans to start the site acquisition for the Chinese government-supported 23.3-kilometer Davao Expressway project worth P24.5 billion next year, City Planning and Development Office head Ivan Cortez said.   “If they will stick to their timetable, they will start the acquisition by next year,” Cortez said in an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

China to invest more in Mindanao, import more crops

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 August) — China will pour more investments in Mindanao and import more crops from the country’s second largest island grouping as its relationship with the Philippines is “enjoying the best time in history,” Chinese Deputy Consul General Duokon Tang said. Tang reiterated China would help the Philippines develop by strengthening […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2019

China to become biggest market of Davao durian

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/10 August) – China will soon become the top export destination of durian from Davao Region, Davao Durian Industry Association Council (DIADC) president Larry Miculob said. Miculob said in an interview at the opening of the Kadayawan’s Durian Festival at the SM Lanang Premier on Friday evening that three Chinese buyers, one of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 11th, 2019

Davao’s daredevil reveals ugly T’nalak motocross experience

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 17 July) – A well-known Mindanawon daredevil rider lashed out at organizers of a motocross racing event in line with South Cotabato’s ongoing famed T’nalak festival, which is now on its 20th edition. Davao City pride Bornok “The Lion” Mangosong said the organizers allegedly reneged on their agreement. “Never in my […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

Coup Attempt Vs. Cayetano ‘Wishful Thinking’: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night dismissed the remark made by his son, Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte, that there may be a coup for the House speakership despite the recent agreement among three contenders vying for the post. Duterte earlier announced that he will endorse Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Partylist coalition invites speaker bet to meeting

The Partylist Coalition Foundation Inc., the second largest political bloc in the House of Representatives, has invited newly formed “Duterte Coalition” speakership bet and Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab to present his leadership platform in its general membership meeting today. With this invitation, the PCFI will reconsider its previous agreement to limit the choice for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 8th, 2019

Chinese bike manufacturers consider Davao plant World

Chinese bike manufacturers consider Davao plant BusinessWorld Online DAVAO CITY Corporate members of the China Bicycle Association are looking at setting up a manufacturing plant for bicycles, elect.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2019

US diplomat on Recto Bank incident: Responsible maritime behavior needed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 June) – United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim on Tuesday said the sinking of the Filipino fishing boat Gem-Ver at the Rector Bank after a Chinese vessel reportedly rammed it on the evening of June 9 should be a reminder that “there needs to be a responsible maritime behavior and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2019

Foreign business leaders boost Mindanao promotion in Davao conference

DAVAO CITY -- Chinese delegations from the cities of Jinjiang and Nanning have arrived in the city more than a week ahead of the Davao Investment Conference 2019 (Davao ICON 2019) slated on June 20 to 21 to look into possible areas of collaboration......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

Davao City LGU provides financial assistance to Paracelis

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 6 (PIA) --The City Government of Davao has given financial assistance to the municipality of Paracelis which was declared under a state of calamity due to the effect.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 7th, 2019

Davao City LGU provides financial assistance to Paracelis

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 6 (PIA) --The City Government of Davao has given financial assistance to the municipality of Paracelis which was declared under a state of calamity due to the effect.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 6th, 2019

2 Philippine Eagles arrive in Singapore

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/s4 June) – Philippine Eagles “Geothermica” and “Sambisig” arrived in Singapore at 2:14 p.m. on Tuesday for a 10-year loan program agreement signed by the Philippine government with Wildlife Reserves Singapore last May 20 to protect the critically endangered raptors from extinction due to calamities and diseases. Dennis Salvador, Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

Davao eyes sister city pact with Seoul

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 May) – The city government is planning to forge a sister city agreement with Seoul, the capital city and the largest metropolis of South Korea, to establish cultural and trade ties between the two cities. Christian Cambaya, investor assistance and servicing unit head at Davao Investment Promotions Center (DCIPC), told Wednesdays’ Habi […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 29th, 2019

Chinese Debt-trap Diplomacy: Can it happen in the Philippines?

During the Integrated Bar of the Philippines’ 17th National Convention in Iloilo City, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, raised concerns about the loan agreement the Philippines signed with the People’s Republic of China for the Kaliwa Dam project. In an ABS-CBN News article, Mike Navallo writes that Carpio “warned that the loan agreement between Philippines and China for the Kaliwa Dam project also offers patrimonial assets as collateral, which he said could mean Beijing is going after gas in the Reed Bank ...”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Bello hopes bilateral ceasefire agreement signed in 3rd round of talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 January) &'8212;  The government (GRP) peace panel will “strive hard” to have the bilateral ceasefire agreement with the National Democratic Front (NDF) signed during the third round of formal peace negotiations on January 19 to 25 in Rome, Italy, its chief negotiator said. GRP peace panel chair and concurrent Labor Secretary Silvestre [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2017

Davao eyes monorail project

City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) head Ivan Cortez said that a Chinese investor will do feasibility study on a monorail project here in March 2017 to address the growing concerns for the worsening of traffic congestion in the city......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 8th, 2017

Duterte to NDF: no ceasefire, no release; NDF asks, ‘why the turnaround?’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 December) –  “Sorry, I cannot do that. ” President Rodrigo Duterte said he will not release 130 political prisoners before Christmas day unless he receives a signed bilateral ceasefire agreement between the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2016

5,000 typhoon-resilient houses to be constructed in Davao City

CITY INFORMATION OFFICE, Davao City, 05 December &'8212; San Miguel Foundation, Pilipinong May Puso Foundation, and National Housing Authority have signed a memorandum of agreement that will pave the way for the construction of 5,000 houses for the ben.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 7th, 2016

No bilateral ceasefire, no release of political prisoners — Duterte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/06 December) – There will be no release of a substantial number of detained communist rebels unless a bilateral ceasefire agreement with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2016