Category Archives: Davao City

SWAT training

Members of the Davao City Police Office undergo a simulation exercise on Friday (7 July 2017) as part of their ongoing training on Special Weapons and Tactics. MINDANEWS PHOTO

Globe Telecom expands public WiFi service, Davao hospital included

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GoWiFi, Globe Telecom’s premium public WiFi service has expanded to 1,000 more new locations and 10,000 access points in the Philippines including a prominent Davao City hospital. This, in an effort to give more…

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Fire destroys P35M in properties in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 June) – Some P35 million worth of properties were destroyed when a six-hour fire razed Monday the building owned by Sagrex Corporations and affected nearby establishments in Km 9, Barangay Pampanga, Davao City. In a report released on Tuesday, Bureau of Fire Protection-Davao arson investigator Senior Fire Officer 2 Ramil Gillado said […]

2 soldiers killed, 6 others hurt in ambush in Davao City

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews13 June) – Two soldiers were killed and six others were wounded in an ambush Sunday by suspected communist rebels in Davao City, the Eastern Mindanao Command said. The soldiers, all from the 16th Infantry Battalion, were responding to the reported presence of New People’s Army rebels in Paradise Embac village in Paquibato District […]

Davao chocolate wins anew

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 June) – The five-year-old homegrown Malagos Chocolate, a company owned by the Puentespina family, has continued its winning streak at the Academy of Chocolate Awards in London when it won silver for its single-origin unsweetened chocolate, the only one from Asia that bagged the prestigious award under the Plain Hot […]

Davao Pekin duck exporter told to do corrective measures in wastewater facility

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 June) – The Davao City Watershed Multi-Partite Monitoring Team (WMPMT) asked the Maharlika Agro-Marine Ventures Corp., a company owned by exporter Vicente Lao who is chair of the Mindanao Business Council, to do “corrective measures in the wastewater facility” of its Pekin duck dressing plant near Davao River. In its […]

Maute patriarch off to Manila

Cayamora Maute (in white shirt, right) boards the C130 military cargo plane enroute to Manila Wednesday night, 07 June 2017. The 67-year old Maute patriarch, father of Omar and Abdullah who founded the Maute Group, was arrested Tuesday at a checkpoint in Sirawan, Davao City on Tuesday. He denied involvement in terrorism. Task Force Davao […]

Arrested

Cayamora Maute, father of Maute Group leaders Omar and Abdula Maute, is assisted by a police officer before the media presentation at Camp Domingo Leonor in Davao City on Tuesday. The elder Maute was arrested at the joint checkpoint of Task Force Davao and police operatives in Sirawan, Toril, Davao City on Tuesday morning, 6 […]

Arrested

Cayamora Maute, father of Maute Group leaders Omar and Abdula Maute, is assisted by a police officer before the media presentation at Camp Domingo Leonor in Davao City on Tuesday. The elder Maute was arrested at the joint checkpoint of Task Force Davao and police operatives in Sirawan, Toril, Davao City on Tuesday morning, 6 […]

Suspected Maute members nabbed in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/06 June) – Suspected members of the Maute Group, including its alleged top leader Cayamora Maute, 67, were arrested at the checkpoint of Task Force Davao in Sirawan, Toril, Davao City at around 10 a.m. Tuesday. Police identified the other suspected Maute members as Cayamora’s second wife Kongan Alfonso Balawag, Norjannah Balawag Maute and her […]

Inspection

A police officer checks the motorcycle registration during a checkpoint in Sasa, Davao City on Friday (2 June 2017). The police, along with Land of Transportation Office personnel, impounded 259 vehicles, 245 of which are motorcycles, due to traffic violations. The Davao City Police Office is currently implementing an intensified road discipline campaign in the […]

Martial law to dampen Davao City’s economic performance

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 June) – The city’s economic performance will experience a slowdown for the rest of the year owing to the state of martial law in Mindanao, Lemuel Ortonio, chief of the Davao City Investment Promotion Office (DCIPC), said Friday. But Ortonio expressed optimism the city, which posted an slight increase in investments in the first […]

Marksmanship course

Special Civilian Armed Auxiliary trainees under Task Force Davao undergo marksmanship course as part of their basic military training at an Army camp in Malagos District, Davao City on 29 May 2017. MindaNews photo by Manman Dejeto

Prayer beads

Norlika Bangon, 25, chooses pasbi (prayer beads) she will bring to prayers for the first day of Ramadan from a vendor outside Masjid Al-Taqwa-Darusalam at Barangay 23-C, Davao City on Saturday, 27 May 2017. MindaNews photo by Manman Dejeto

Tight Security

A member of Task Force Davao copies details from identification cards presented by passengers at a checkpoint in Sirawan, Toril District, Davao City on Friday (26 May 2017) as part of the heightened security measures of the city following the declarati…