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Davao City’s traffic light system undergoes rehabilitation

DAVAO CITY’s local government and motorists are banking on the ongoing rehabilitation of the 10-year old traffic signal light system to improve the worsening road congestion......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineFeb 11th, 2019

After CCTV, Dumaguete City to install traffic lights& '2013266080;

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 1 (PIA)--Dumaguete City intends to install traffic light system in major street intersections within the next nine months after its CCTV project implementation."The inst.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Davao’s P3.64-B bus system to start next year yet

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 02 Oct) – The plan of the city government to implement its P3.64-billion High Priority Bus System (HPBS) that is seen to solve traffic woes will have to wait until next year, City Mayor Sara Duterte said Tuesday. Duterte said during her 2nd State of the City Address (SOCA) at the City […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 2nd, 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 City to tap local consultants for traffic roadmap

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/07 January) &'8212; The City Government of Davao is tapping local consultants to make a traffic roadmap that will guide the development of the city’s transport system for the next 20 to 30 years. “The city is negotiating with would-be consultants such that we can come up with a sort of a bible [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 7th, 2017

Spain commits $50M for Marawi rehab

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 February) – The Spanish government has committed to provide some $50 million or roughly P2.617 billion to the planned rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) public relations head Adrian Tamayo announced on Monday. Tamayo said Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Jorge Moragas made this announcement during his courtesy call on MinDA […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

Sara Duterte, Hugpong kick off campaign where father won big

President Rodrigo Duterte was nowhere to be found when senatorial candidates supporting his administration launched their campaign on Tuesday in vote-rich Pampanga, a province that gave him a "landslide victory" in 2016. But his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, attended the campaign kickoff of senatorial aspirants of her political party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), in the City of San Fernando. The rally drew some 20,000 people and stalled traffic around the venue in the Pampanga capital. Mayor Duterte told Inquirer.net that her father would not be present during the event, saying he had more important things to do as President. "He will just have selected campaign so...Keep on reading: Sara Duterte, Hugpong kick off campaign where father won big.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Kennon Road to be opened for light vehicles going up to Baguio City

KENNON ROAD, which has been under rehabilitation and repairs, will be temporarily opened on Feb. 14-18 and Feb. 22-March 4, but only for lights vehicles and just for the direction going up to Baguio City, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Work from home is timely, beneficial to workers and business; Good for PWDs, women

Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) applauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing into law a measure allowing workers to work from home as alternative work arrangement in the light of heavy traffic congestion and poor mass transport system......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Voters registration verification system tested in Davao del Sur

DIGOS CITY, Jan. 21 (PIA) - The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) conducted a trial run of the voting process employing the Voters' Registration Verification System (VRVS) in four polling precincts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Voters registration verification system tested in Davao del Sur

DIGOS CITY, Jan. 21 (PIA) - The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) conducted a trial run of the voting process employing the Voters' Registration Verification System (VRVS) in four polling precincts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

‘Build, Build, Build’ not enough to decongest Metro Manila traffic – Enrile

  To address the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila and other cities in the Philippines, former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile urged the government to decongest the nation's capital by giving tax incentives to create economic centers in other areas, citing that the current drive to increase transportation infrastructure under the 'Build, Build, Build' program would not be enough. "Dito sa Maynila, you need decongestion. You need to disperse the business activities to pull out the population out of the city," Enrile said in a radio interview, adding: "You have to give incentives. Differentiate the system of taxation in different parts of the country to pull ...Keep on reading: ‘Build, Build, Build’ not enough to decongest Metro Manila traffic – Enrile.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Over 600 flee as flooding, landslides hit Southern Mindanao

DAVAO CITY---Hundreds fled their homes as several villages in Southern Mindanao were flooded due to moderate to heavy rains dumped by the trough of a low-pressure area since Friday, disaster management officials said on Saturday. The Office of Civil Defense in Davao region said at least 37 individuals were moved to safer grounds in Abejod and Mainit villages in Cateel town, Davao Oriental late Friday due to the threat of flooding. Davao Oriental Gov. Nelson Dayanghirang has ordered the activation of the incident command system to respond to the situation, according to Karen Deloso, provincial information officer. Soldiers and disaster response personnel also rescued several indi...Keep on reading: Over 600 flee as flooding, landslides hit Southern Mindanao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Australian firm to complete draft masterplan on Davao traffic, transport

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 09 Jan) – Australian-based consultancy firm GHD Group will complete the draft of Davao City’s Comprehensive Transport and Traffic Master Plan (CTTMP) within the first semester of 2019, City Planning and Development Office head Ivan Cortez said Tuesday. Cortez said GHD Group has already started drafting the plan, a requirement for the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Davao City launches online payment of taxes on January 7

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 January) – The City Government of Davao will launch an online payment system to provide business owners a more convenient way to settle their taxes starting January 7, 2018, City Treasurer Erwin Alparaque said. In an interview on Friday, Alparaque said the City Government has arranged with two government-owned banks […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Unidentified man hit by car dies in Davao del Sur

PADADA, DAVAO DEL SUR --- A still to be identified man, wearing a blue shirt, yellow shorts with flower design and a pair of Adidas slippers, died on Friday hours after he was hit by a white Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV while crossing the highway, police here reported. SPO1 Amador Heramiz Jr., traffic investigator here, on Saturday, said the white Chevrolet from Davao City was heading towards General Santos City when it hit the pedestrian crossing the road around 9:30 p.m. Friday. The victim, who suffered a severe head injury and fracture on his right leg, was rushed to the Davao del Sur provincial hospital Friday night but later expired. Police have taken custody of the driver and th...Keep on reading: Unidentified man hit by car dies in Davao del Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Viral photos of a ‘clean, disciplined Davao’ are actually of Iloilo Diversion Road

Social media users slammed a Facebook user who shared pictures of the Iloilo Diversion Road with a misleading caption where he claimed that it was taken in Davao City, the provincial stronghold of the Dutertes. User Jan Oxley wrote, “Ganito kami sa Davao. Displinado, malinis, walang traffic. Inggit na naman mga anti-Duterte.” However, Iloilo residents […] The post Viral photos of a ‘clean, disciplined Davao’ are actually of Iloilo Diversion Road appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

Viral photos of a “clean, disciplined Davao” are actually of Iloilo Diversion Road

Social media users slammed a Facebook user who shared pictures of the Iloilo Diversion Road with a misleading caption where he claimed that it was taken in Davao City, the provincial stronghold of the Dutertes. User Jan Oxley wrote, “Ganito kami sa Davao. Displinado, malinis, walang traffic. Inggit na naman mga anti-Duterte.” However, Iloilo residents […] The post Viral photos of a “clean, disciplined Davao” are actually of Iloilo Diversion Road appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

Palace makes light of Duterte ‘confession’

Was it another joke meant to entertain his audience, or a kiss-and-tell episode from a President known for flaunting his many conquests? No, it was "just a made-up laughable anecdote meant to dramatize the sexual abuse inflicted on him," presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said of President Rodrigo Duterte's speech in Kidapawan City on Saturday, where the Chief Executive recounted his confession to a Catholic priest about sexually molesting the family's maid when he was in high school at Ateneo de Davao. While Malacaang treated the incident lightly, President Duterte's public confession drew widespread condemnation from critics who described him as "a sick man" for indulging ...Keep on reading: Palace makes light of Duterte ‘confession’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Davao City commuters advised of new traffic routing

The public is advised to adjust their time schedule as the City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) announced another round of road closure on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

Chinese manufacturer wants to supply Davao with buses

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 Dec) – A Chinese bus manufacturer will send a proposal to the City Government of Davao to supply the city with buses that will replace the old jeepneys when it implements the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) to improve the public transport system. Lemuel G. Ortonio, head of the Davao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018