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P-Noy declares official list of 2014 Philippine Holidays

President Benigno Aquino III declared the official list of the Philippine regular and special non-working holidays for the year 2014. Signed in Manila on September 25, 2013, The Proclamation No. 655 consist of 18 holidays. Additional two (2) holidays will be announced soon to finalized Muslim holidays next year. The 18 holidays include the following: 1) January 1 (Wednesday) – New...

New rotating power outage scheme – Duration may extend up to two hours

With the current critical power supply situation in Mindanao, Davao Light & Power Co. tries its best to manage electricity distribution efficiently among its customers.   Inits effort of providing for a more equitable sharing of the remainingavailable power, Davao Light and Power Co. introduces a new rotatingpower interruption scheme.   Starting Monday, March3, the existing schedule per group will be rotated for...

DILG Tagum aims for smooth transition in barangays

CITY OF TAGUM, DAVAO DEL NORTE—The City Interior and Local Government headed by Director Eliza P. Mendoza gathered the 23 re-elected and the newly-elected barangay captains of Tagum City in its goal of smooth transition in the barangay government last October 30, 2013 at Big 8 Corporate Hotel.   Such meeting was in accordance with DILG Memorandum Circular 2013-115 which sought...

Davao Eagle Online’s Top Teen Icons

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Davao Eagle changed its Davao's Top 100 campus Crushes. Davao's Top 100 Teen Icons will be the new name of the site's online poll. The team decided to move Top 100 Campus Crushes by next year with the approval of Davao's colleges and universities being Davao Eagle, the online hub of Davaoeño students. What was once aginst the rules is now...

Davao Light: Safety measures for your lighting fixtures

Lighting is undeniably the most important electrical device in any structure. Whether it may be a bedside lamp, a chandelier or a hanging bulb, it is protocol to keep each in its best working condition. Unfortunately, as much as we need light, most of us don’t know a thing or two about how to safely fix or even just...

Davao Light New Rotating Outage Schedule Format Until May 18, 2014

Below is the new rotating outage schedule format.   The schedule is grouped into three: A, B and C.   To know which group your area belongs, please click HERE.  

Davao adopt new speeding guidelines

Davao City have adopted new speeding guidelines for motorists. Section 35 of the Republic Act 4136 (Land Transportation and Traffic Code) provides the maximum allowable speed "on open country roads, with no 'blind corners' not closely bordered by habitations" is 80 kph for passengers cars and motorcycles and 50 kph for motor trucks and buses; on "thorough streets" or boulevards,...

Statement of President Aquino on typhoon Yolanda

Magandang gabi po sa lahat. Katatapos lang nating kausapin ang mga dalubhasa mula sa DOST, PAGASA, at Mines and Geosciences Bureau kung saan natin kinuha ang pinakahuling datos at inaasahang gagawin ng bagyo. Alam naman po ninyo na si Yolanda ay pumasok na sa ating Area of Responsibility. Tulad ng ginawa natin noong pagdating ni Pablo noong nakaraang taon, minabuti...

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