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LGU Awards Scholarships To 1, 070 Students

TAGUM CITY—One week before the formal opening of classes, the City Government of Tagum awarded scholarship certificates to 1,070 high school students who hurdled the qualifying exams for the Sulong Dunong Educational Assistance Program. 150 new scholars, out from the 400 hopefuls, have been included in the roster of the local government’s scholars, in addition to the 820 renewing scholars...

CHO & DOH Davao: Ice Bucket Challenge Is Safe

Officials of Davao City Health Office (CHO) and Department of Health (DOH) Region XI confirmed safety of the ice bucket challenge as long as the person is in good health condition. Those with heart problems should not take the challenge because the coldness of the water may cause their blood vessels to constrict and it is fatal for them.   The...

All systems go for Musikahan 2014 opening

CITY OF TAGUM, Davao del Norte — All is set for the grand kick-off of the 13th installment of the Musikahan sa Tagum Festival 2014, transforming this city that prides itself as the “Music Capital in Mindanao region” to a majestic musical venue.   The Musikahan Festival in Tagum City is a distinct cultural event that celebrates the Filipino excellence in music composition,...

Globe Project Wonderful Nation-rebuilding Campaign Wins 9th ARAW Values Awards

Project Wonderful, Globe Telecom’s corporate response to the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, wins the 9th ARAW Values Award  for the promotion and inculcation of positive values for social change and nation building. The ARAW Values Awards recognize outstanding and excellent advertising and marketing messages and/or materials for Branded Communications and Advocacy/Institutional Advertising that promote the ARAW 7 Cornerstone Values,...

Green Banana Business Hotel Now Open!

Your new escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, Green Banana Business Hotel now opening its doors for our fellow business travelers for a budget-friendly yet comfortable accommodation. Situated within the Business center of the city, Green Banana stands 5-feet tall having more than 30 fully-furnished rooms equipped with security system from the hall ways all the way to...

Samal-Davao Bridge to Commence on 2016

The 1.2 kilometer bridge connecting Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) and Davao City is now under feasibility studies and to be constructed on 2016. The Davao del Norte Provincial Tourism Council pushes for the construction of the P10 billion Samal-Davao bridge last Monday during the Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City Davao. Davao del Norte Provincial Tourism Council President, Araceli Ayuste,  accentuates the...

Billionaire Cities Outside Manila – Davao Beats Cebu

Davao has held onto its title as the top billionaire city outside National Capital Region. The city has consistently been in the Top Ten highest revenue earning cities in the country in the list of ‘Billionaire Cities’ during the last seven years. The recent data from the Department of Finance – Bureau of Local Government Finance (DOF-BLGF) revealed that Davao...

Grassroots talents exhibited in Tagum’s Barangay Musikahan

TAGUM CITY—This year’s Barangay Musikahan showcased an array of amazing performances during the two-night grand finals, which showcased grassroots talents coming this city’s rural and urban barangays, bringing in a festive atmosphere at Tagum City Trade and Cultural Center.     Barangay Musikahan is a variety show highlighting on the musical creativity of Tagumeños with its theme “Tagumeño Bisag Asa: Babalik Ka...