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  • Hiking Up Mt Apo Seen As Very Safe

    Mountain hiking enthusiasts can go up Mt. Apo these days without having to worry about their safety.

    It is very safe now after the Department of Tourism opened it for hikers, said PS/SUPT Samuel Gadingan, police provincial director of Davao del Sur.

    He said the trail is in good condition as attested by a group of hikers from Manila and Davao that took the Kapatagan trail to the countrys highest mountain last week.

    The entry point of this trail is at Baranggay Mainit, Digos city and the exit point is at Baranggay Ilomavis , Kidapawan City. The Kapatagan Trail has more of the volcanic e ...

  • Aboitiz Group To Plant 9 Million Trees By 2020

    The Aboitiz Group of Companies here is pushing to plant 11,500 trees by the end of the year, according to a statement from the company.

    This, after the Davao Light and Power Company, Inc. (DLPC) planted an estimated 3,300 molave seedlings and mangrove propagules, as well as fruit bearing trees, at the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park, Purok Punta Dumalag in Barangay Matina Aplaya.

    This was the Mindanao Aboitiz company?s contribution to its group-wide simultaneous tree-planting across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao last July 15.

    Erramon I. Aboitiz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aboitiz ...

  • Skyswing At Eden Nature Park Davao

    My cousin Yanni and I tried the Skyswing at Eden Nature Park, and my heart stopped--literally. I couldn't even scream at the first drop. An exciting part of our Davao adventure!

  • How To Enjoy Kadayawan With Small Budget

    How To Enjoy Kadayawan With Small Budget

    Whether you?re in a tight budget or still waiting for your allowance to arrive, do not let it hinder you from enjoying this year?s Kadayawan Festival.

    Since it is made for showcasing the city?s unity and rich culture, everyone can enjoy it without exhausting much from your pockets. Here is a list of how you can maximize your Kadayawan adventure.

    The Fluvial Float Parade and the Gathering

    These two events mark the beginning of the festival as the city?s 11 tribes will be parading along Davao River, carrying with them their cultures and identities.

    It is a good way to start off your ...

  • A Sneak Peek Into The 32nd Kadayawan

    A Sneak Peek Into The 32nd Kadayawan

    It was a colorful and lively afternoon as the guests, media, and Davao City officials got together for the media launch of the Kadayawan Festival last July 3, at the Marco Polo Hotel.

    One can truly feel the Kadayawan spirit at the grand ballroom of the hotel as it was lighted and decorated colorfully. Delicious finger food was also prepared for the guests.

    Though the Kadayawan festivities officially start in August, Department of Tourism-Davao Regional Director Robby Alabado III said the media launch and early announcement of one of the biggest festivals in the country will allow tourist ...

  • No Illegal Fishing Recorded In 1st Month Of Closed Season In Davao Gulf

    No illegal fishing was recorded in the first month of the implementation of this year?s closed season for the Conservation of Small Pelagic Fishes in Davao Gulf, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Davao Region. BFAR officer-in-charge of Training Division Erlinda Ali, in an interview during the 70th anniversary of BFAR-Davao Region Monday, July 3, said fishermen around Davao Gulf were responsive to BFAR-Davao Region's call in protecting and conserving small pelagic species from being extracted.

    The closed season for Fishing, Ali said, is now on its fourth year ...