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Sara Duterte might run for senator if…

DAVAO City — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio may run for senator in the May 2019 midterm elections if her father’s critics come in her way. “Huwag lang ako inisin ng mga kalaban ni PRD then my slot should become available to all the yellows,” Duterte-Carpio said after her name ...

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Sara: Pulong on leave till dad accepts resignation

DAVAO Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte would remain on leave until President Duterte approves his resignation, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said. The mayor, who was present during the city council special session on Monday, admitted the family, including President Duterte, was aware of the vice mayor’s decision to resign. Duterte-Carpio said it ...

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New app on HIV to be launched today

DAVAO City — The University of the Philippines Manila National Health Institute will launch a gaming application developed to help spread awareness about getting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing and Counseling (HTC). The application called Battle of the Blood (BTIP) will be launched today in the city. Principal developer and ...

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Pasko Fiesta to highlight 11 tribes of Davao city

DAVAO City — The culture of the city’s 11 tribes will be among the new highlights of this year’s Pasko Fiesta celebration. Orly Escarilla, head of the committee on holiday events, said one of the additional activities this year is the tribes’ display of cuisine. The “Kan-anan sa Tribu” will ...

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Davao city cops undergo surprise random drug test

DAVAO City — A total of 362 members of the Davao City Police Office headquarters underwent a surprise random drug test at the Camp Capt. Domingo E. Leonor. Based on the record of the DCPO, 267 of those who were tested are foot patrollers, while 95 are police officers. Senior ...

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PH Serpent Eagle found on a roadside

DAVAO City — Residents of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte province found a Philippine Serpent Eagle (Spilornis holospilus) along a road under construction on Thursday afternoon. In a Facebook message, Jill Majaducon, 31 said her husband Beldion Majaducon found the eagle around 2 pm in Sitio Indangan, Barangay Sto. ...

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Dengue cases in Davao region dropped by 69%

DAVAO City — The Department of Health (DOH) said the dengue cases in region 11 has significantly reduced this year. Based on the record from the DOH, 3,076 reported cases were recorded from January to October this year, a decrease by 69 percent from last year’s 10,128 cases on the ...

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