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Tagum Chorale wins gold, Ateneo de Davao take silver in Kobe, Japan

The Tagum City Chamber Chorale composed of employees of the City Government of Tagum won Gold Diploma (Level 3) during the Sing N’ Pray International Choral Competition last January 25-29, 2019 in Kobe, Japan. The group bested 19 other choral groups around the world and successfully planted itself in the prestigious ranking of best choirs in the world during the...

All set for 2nd Inaul Festival in Maguindanao

Spotlight on for Maguindanaon women weavers in Mindanao as the Provincial Government of Maguindanao celebrate this years Inaul Festival, come February 5-14 in the Municipality of Buluan. Inaul, a Maguindanaon word that literally means “woven”, is a unique fabric manually and meticulously woven and is no longer confined to “malong” and other traditional garments. The color of inaul fabric reflects the...

Tagum & ComVal hailed as RP’s Champions of War vs. Red Tape

QUEZON CITY—For its efforts in institutionalizing measures in fighting the bureaucratic red tape, the City Government of Tagum was recognized as one of the top ten local government units in the Philippines which have championed the said cause, after having earned sterling ratings in the government’s Anti-Red Tape Act  Report Card Survey from years 2010 to 2016. The said recognition...

217 HIV-AIDS Cases in Davao for January-June 2017

A total of 217 cases of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) have been reported from January to June 2017. Out of the 217 cases, 202 are males and 15 are females based on Reproductive Health and Wellness Center's latest data obtained from Epidemiology Bureau of the Department of Health (DOH). Since 1984, there have been a total of 2,080...

Virtualahan: Breaking Down Employment Barriers for PWDs

Finding a sustainable source of income is one of the biggest challenge that People with Disabilities (PWD) face on daily basis. People with medical, mental and physical limitations are not just battling for their condition but enduring the inequality in the workplace primarily because of discrimination. “We equip people with skills and the right mindset so they can start working...

Welcome Arches, New Landmark Inaugurated in Tagum

As new infrastructures are being developed in the city, the Local Government of Tagum continues to conduct inaugurations and blessing of national and local funded infrastructure projects - this time ticking six projects off the checklist. The blessing and inauguration of Tagum City’s latest projects was conducted with no less than Mayor Allan L. Rellon spearheading the activity. Five (5) new...

Legendary The Cranberries Lead Dies at 46

Dolores O'Riordan the lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries passed away on Monday, January 15. As Filipinos, most of the Davaoeños had grown up while listening to The Cranberries music. This is the band behind the legendary rock song "Zombie" in protest against IRA bombing, and other famous alternative rock songs 'Ode to my family', 'Linger', 'Dreams' to...

“Hirna” Launch in Davao City

On December 19, 2017, at Davao city hall, the honorable mayor Sara Duterte graced the launching of the new taxi-hailing app that brings together most taxis in Metro Davao and wows Dabawenyo taxi passengers. The app's name itself is very catchy to the "Millenials", "Hirna" or "Here Na" which literally means "Here Now" to symbolize speed, and convenience. Hirna is...