DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said an x-ray examiner at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport II (Naia II) apparently tried to mulct her when she arrived from Israel, but she let it pass.
Duterte was on her way to Davao on May 12 from her Israel trip when the man in-charged of the x-ray machine picked out a refrigerator magnet, which was Duterte-Carpio’s souvenir from Israel, from her luggage.
DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said on Monday she already knew about the alleged corruption at the City Assessor’s Office even before her father, Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte talked about it a few weeks ago.
The lady mayor said she has been receiving complaints about this office, and action has already been done.
THE City Government of Davao might regulate fly-by-night entertainment establishments in Davao City to avoid the further spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection in the city.
Precilla Senoc, health promotion educator officer of CHO, told reporters in Thursday's I-Speak forum at the atrium of SM annex that one of the measures they have in mind in a bid to bring down the number of individuals who acquire the dreaded virus is to extend their services to the most vulnerable sectors including prostituted men and women.
A TOTAL of 233 of the 288 Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (PLHIVs) across Davao Region are from Davao City.
Based on the latest cumulative report from the Reproductive Health and Wellness Center of the City Health Office (RHWC-CHO) as of March 31, on the HIV and Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) situation in Davao Region, the figure reflects 81 percent of the PLHIVs in the Davao Region.
THE 2.7-billion Davao International Container Terminal (DICT) to be constructed in Panabo City will bring the island's export and import industries to international level.
Alexander Valoria, president and chief executive officer of the Anlocor Group of Companies, which owns and manages the DICT, said the facility will be operational in the first or second quarter of 2013.
DAVAO City has been cited as the fifth richest city in the whole country with an average income of P3,534,206,628, making it the lone city from outside Luzon that has been included in the top five richest cities, based on the cities' income for the years 2007-2009.
In its March report, Romulo A. Virola, secretary general of the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), ranked cities from the top to lowest earners based on the cities' average annual income in three-year period.
AFTER a more-than-a-year moratorium on all logging-related activities in natural and residual forest across the country since February last year, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) confiscated a total of 6,746 cubic meters of hot logs worth P33,757,467.
Claudio Jumao-as, chief of the forest resources and conservation division of DENR, said on Thursday that some of the confiscated logs are now being converted to school furniture like arm chairs, desks, blackboard, among others.
AN OFFICIAL of the Environment department in Davao Region said Wednesday that they are closely monitoring two high-ranking officials in Davao Oriental believed to be involved in illegal logging activities in the area.
Claudio Jumaw-as, chief of the Forest Resources and Conservation Division of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Davao, told reporters Wednesday that these two government officials have been linked by their informants to illegal logging activities in the province.
DAVAO CITY Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio assured on Tuesday that the City Government will assist banana farmers in the city in complying with export requirements imposed by China on Philippine bananas.
She said banana farmers affected by stricter regulations implemented at Chian ports need immediate assistance from the local government.
AFTER a more than a month vacation leave for medical reasons, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said her doctors ruled out any serious illness despite her earlier complaints of recurring terrible headache.
Duterte-Carpio, after gracing a mass wedding ceremony in Barangay 76 on Tuesday, said her physicians found out that she has slight blood deficiency.