DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 May) – Thirteen abused Japanese children rescued from the hands of three suspected traffickers on May 2 in Samal Island will return to Japan next week, an official of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) in Davao Region said. In an interview Wednesday, IACAT 11 regional secretariat Alma Acera said […]
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 April) – Building a bridge between this city and Samal Island will enhance economic activities in both areas, a business leader said in an interview Monday. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is planning to conduct a full feasibility study for the Davao City-Samal Bridge project. “For me, […]
Morning has come at Barangay Catagman, Penaplata, Island Garden City of Samal on Easter Sunday, 01 April 2018. p.m. Photo courtesy of RENE B. LUMAWAG
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Samal in the Island Garden City of Samal is a respite for families and tourists. Located across Davao City, this summer destination is a 15-minute barge or pumpboat ride away. Photo by JULES BENITEZ
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Night life comes to Samal Island with sights and sand. Although part of Davao del Norte, Samal Island is just right across Davao City, a 15-minute barge or pump boat ride from Sasa wharf. The surge of visitors to Davao City since a local became President of the Philippines benefits this island as well. Photo […]
This dilapidated structure is popularly known as “White House” in Barangay Limao, Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte. It is a pilgrimage site of a religious sect known as “Moncadista,” whose members are expected to gather here from Maundy Thursday to Black Saturday. Photo taken on April 11, 2017. MINDANEWS PHOTO
Footprints in the sand in San Remegio Beach Cove in Kaputian, at the southern tip of the Island Garden City of Samal, a refuge for those seeking solitude during weekdays but a popular destination for weekend campers. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CA…
Porters at Bangkerohan public market in Davao City unload buckets of “moro-moro” from Samal Island at the dropping area in Pag-asa, Bangkerohan on April 18, 2016. Pag-asa serves as a… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 April) — Search and rescue teams continued scouring the coast of Talikud Island and its immediate environs on Monday after failing to find the military officer who went missing… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 January) — The Philippine Coast Guard on Wednesday said they have received reports of kidnapping threats by groups in Sulu directed at Samal Island and other areas… »
A bomb-sniffing dog from the Philippine Coast Guard Region XI checks on passengers’ belongings inside a boat docked at the Sta. Ana Wharf in Davao City on Holy Wednesday, March… »