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  • Creation Of Asean Environment Pillar Pushed

    National and local environmental groups are pushing for the creation of the fourth pillar in Asean, giving focus to the environment sector for a thorough discussion on the strategies to combat the environmental destruction's caused by the economic growth in the region.

    Interface Development Interventions (Idis) Acting Director Chinkie Golle, during the Kapehan sa Dabaw media forum at The Annex of SM City Davao on Monday, July 24, said environment has to be removed from the socio-cultural pillar and be given its specific pillar as there is an urgent need to thoroughly discuss the pressing en ...

  • 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 ...

  • Destination Davao Video Making Contest Winners Named

    Destination Davao Video Making Contest Winners Named

    The City Information Office has announced the winning entries of the 2017 Destination Davao Video Making Competition.

    According to Davao City Information Office head Jefry Tupas, the video-making contest aims to encourage residents and visitors to come up with video works which highlights the beauty of Davao City.

    This is the third edition of the video contest, which was first held last 2014.

    Copping first place is the video titled Unity in Diversity created by Archlight Productions. The video shows Christian, Lumad and Moslem children playing, symbolizing the harmonious relationship ...

  • 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 ...

  • Davao City To Fund Environment-oriented NGOs

    Davao City To Fund Environment-oriented NGOs

    Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has ordered the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) here to assist non-government organizations (NGOs) committed to the preservation of the environment.

    Carpio made the statement during a Watershed Management Summit attended by hundreds of stakeholders supporting the environment.

    According to the mayor, the city had enough money to support non-government organizations.

    Carpio said the city was even willing to fund the operation of Bantay Bukid personnel tasked with monitoring the watersheds around Davao City.

    Chinkee Pelino-Golle, executive directo ...

  • 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!