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Batangas bettor wins P42-million Mega Lotto jackpot 

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A lone bettor from Batangas can look forward to a merrier Christmas after hitting the PHP42-million jackpot of the Mega Lotto 6/45 draw on Monday night, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In an advisory Tuesday, the Philippine Cha...

EcoWaste swarns consumers against beauty cream with mercury 

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The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition again warned those aspiring for lighter and flawless skin to desist from using a Pakistan-made facial cream laden with high concentrations of mercury, a poisonous chemical banned in cosmetic product formul...

ICCP’s Ocampo recognized for contributions to PH capital market development

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The Securities and Exchange C0mmission (SEC) recognized Mr. Jesus Mariano P. Ocampo, Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director of Investment & Capital Corporation of the Philippines (ICCP), for his invaluable support in the Philippine...

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Davao Dive Expo opens

chrome_reader_modeJuly 11, 2023 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

The Department of Tourism in Davao Region (DOT-11) opened Friday the Davao Dive Expo 2023 showcasing the various diving destinations in the region through an exhibit, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. DOT-11 Director Tanya Rabat-Tan said the three-day event will highlight the re...

Undernourished Davao students receive nutritional buns 

chrome_reader_modeApril 12, 2023 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

The Office of the Vice President (OVP) together with the Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday pilot-tested a nourishment program for students by distributing nutritional buns for its "Pansarap program", according to a report by GMA News. A total of 733 undernourished students in Low...

Davao nephrologists spread awareness on kidney disease 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 10, 2023 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

A group of nephrologists here has reiterated the need to push for more information and awareness about chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This came as the city continues to rank third in the country with the most number of kidney diseases since 2017,...

Davao City inmates trained on urban gardening

chrome_reader_modeMarch 01, 2023 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

People might think that being incarcerated leaves no hope and would make a person less productive while inside the prison facility, but not with gardening as a new source of livelihood. Inmates "Manuel" and "Lakay," both locked up at the Davao City Jail-Annex due to drug-related...

Davao Norte banana growers shift to corn 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 23, 2023 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

At least 150 banana growers whose plantations were infected with Fusarium wilt or Panama disease shifted to corn farming in Davao del Norte province, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This came after they became the first beneficiaries of Governor Edwin Jubahib's KAAGAPAY Co...

Davao City's enterprises earn P177 million

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 04, 2023 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

The Davao City Economic Enterprises (CEE) has generated an income of P177.7 million in 2022, an increase of 26.5 percent from the PHP140.4 million collected during the previous year, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. CEE officer-in-charge Maximo P. Macalipes Jr., however, said t...

48,827 Davao students receive educational assistance

chrome_reader_modeDecember 15, 2022 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Some 48,827 students in Davao Region received cash aid via an Educational Assistance Payout as of Dec.14, the regional Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-11) office said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a press briefing, DSWD-11 Director Vanessa Goc-ong said the total amoun...

Australia announces $89 million worth of dev’t projects in PH 

chrome_reader_modeDecember 10, 2022 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Australia has allotted around $89 million worth of development projects for the Philippines, the newly designated Australian envoy to the country, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “We have a development program which is Australia’s fifth largest in the world for the...

Marcos backs Metro Davao Development Authority 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 28, 2022 loyalty account_circleNoah James

President Ferdinand R. Marcos is supportive of the establishment of the Metropolitan Davao Development Authority (MDDA), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a press release, the Palace said Marcos expressed support for the MDDA during a situation briefing with regional directors as ...

Gov't proceeds with Samal-Davao bridge 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 10, 2022 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Samal Island – Davao City Connector (SIDC) bridge construction would push through as planned amid the suggestion of a resort owner for a deviation in the project, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Speaking on behalf of the family, Pura Rodriguez, said in a previous intervie...

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