Plebiscite to rename Compostela Valley set

Plebiscite to rename Compostela Valley set

By Rommel F. Lopez The people of Compostela Valley will soon get to choose if they want to rename their province into Davao de Oro. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set December 7, Saturday, as the plebiscite day for the ratification of Republic Act No. 11297...
Davao Oriental rocked by 5.8 earthquake

Davao Oriental rocked by 5.8 earthquake

Tagum City, Davao del Norte – A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Davao Oriental this afternoon according to the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).The Phivolcs said the origin of the quake was tectonic with its epicenter at...
More than 4,000 dengue cases recorded in Davao region

More than 4,000 dengue cases recorded in Davao region

By Rommel F. Lopez Davao City – The Regional office of the Department of Health (DOH) announced it has recorded 4,345 cases of dengue infection resulting in 21 deaths since the start of the year until August 5.Health Assistant Secretary Abdullah Dumama said during a...
Dry season pulls down banana export output

Dry season pulls down banana export output

DAVAO CITY – The local banana export industry is still feeling the effects of the recent El Niño phenomenon that hit the country. Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association Inc. Executive Director Stephen Antig believes the dry season from the latter part...