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  • Davao Travel Guide Part 1

    Davao Travel Guide Part 1

    INTRODUCING DAVAO

    Davao is the gateway to the southern Philippines, a hub of commerce, industry and transportation in the southern Mindanao region. The city is hailed as one of the worlds safest cities and you do not have to fear about going out late at night because it is really safe. Davao is the hometown of current President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte and he has devoted many years to the development in Davao. There are many places of interest that are worth visiting in this city and in this blog entry, I will share about the attractions that we have visited during this four-day ...

  • BIMP-EAGA Holds Envt Confab To Highlight Best Practices Challenges Among ASEAN Countries

    BIMP-EAGA Holds Envt Confab To Highlight Best Practices Challenges Among ASEAN Countries

    The Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippine East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) held its 6th Environmental Cluster Meeting to discuss the best environmental practices and the challenges faced by each member country, an official said Wednesday.

    DENR Region 11 Assistant Regional Director Marcia G. Isip, in a statement, said that the environment confab is geared towards environmental sustainability and in the creation of ?green? cities.

    The meeting will discuss, among others, the elements of and lessons learned by member countries and the Asian Development Bank in trying to create ?g ...

  • Mount Hamiguitan Trekking To The Worlds Largest Pygmy Forest

    Mount Hamiguitan Trekking To The Worlds Largest Pygmy Forest

    The mountain wasn?t revealing its beauty too easily. We had to earn it. A sudden downpour bombarded our initial ascent from the trailhead, which in itself was an arduous undertaking: we had to crisscross a shallow stream, battle thorny foliage and clamber up steep slopes for hours to reach the first lantawan (lookout). By the time we got there, we were soaked to the bone in rain and sweat.

  • Top 6 Must-visit Spots In Davao Oriental

    Top 6 Must-visit Spots In Davao Oriental

    Just in time for the golden anniversary of Davao Oriental, we have prepared a list of the places you must never miss to visit in the province.

    Dahican Beach Mati City

    From someone raised in Mati, Dahican has become our standard for beaches.

    If your beach can't surpass or even just equal its alluring deep blue sea and powdery white sand shore, you better not try convincing us. Promise, this seven-kilometer stretch facing the Pacific Ocean can be anyone's perfect beach getaway. It is known for its inviting powerful waves which made it a surfing and skim-boarding hub in Davao Region. Th ...

  • Environment Progress Highlighted In Mati Citys Founding Anniversary Opening Celebration

    Environment Progress Highlighted In Mati Citys Founding Anniversary Opening Celebration

    The City Government of Mati has launched a new program dedicated to environment protection amid the continuous urban development and progress in the city throughout the years.

    The program called Solid Waste Integrated Management (SWIM) was launched during the opening ceremony of the city's Founding Anniversary held yesterday, June 15, at the Mati Park and Baywalk.

    Mayor Carlo P. Rabat, who officially opened the city's celebration and led the launching of the program, said SWIM is the local government's initiative implemented under the Conserve, Protect, Respect advocacy of the City Envir ...

  • When In Mati

    When In Mati

    DO: Fly the ultralight plane

    WHEN in Mati, before you hit Dahican's surf do check the waters??"from above ground. There's no better way to do that than taking a ride on an ultralight plane.

    The light plane aerial tour of Mati City by Mindanao Saga Flying Club (MSFC) must be topping the list of must do in Mati. Well, I'm not surprised after I was taken for a ride in one.

    The 15-minute trip gives you an aerial view of Mati's must-visit spots plus more??"the Dahican Cove, Pujada Bay, the Mangrove Forest, Subangan Museum, the coconut and mango plantation, and on a clear day, a fantastic ...