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City governments are signing an agreement with the Department of Transportation, and have been talking to families whose properties will be affected
The prevailing attitude in Davao at the time, however, was not one of condemnation, outrage, and horror, as one might reasonably expect. Rather, people were pragmatic and tolerant.
President Rodrigo Duterte claims his daughter Sara forced her younger brother, Sebastian, to run as her vice mayor in Davao City
Sara Duterte is seeking reelection as mayor, Paolo is running for Davao City 1st District congressman, and Sebastian is running for Davao City vice mayor
The President's daughter is not seeking a national post in 2019 despite her good performance in senatorial surveys
(UPDATED) The President's son is seeking the seat to be vacated by Karlo Alexei Nograles
The Commission on Audit finds no irregularities in the 2012 purchase of a minibus turned into a mobile clinic by the Davao City government
'Apparently, gustong magkaroon ng home court advantage sa Davao City, so it should not be allowed,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's lawyer Rey Robles
Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio says the Davao City government's actions against rape cases 'should not be lost in the repertoire of the President and the attacks by those who hate his guts and humor'
'For as long as there are many beautiful women, there are plenty of rape cases as well,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The village showcases the history of Davao's tribes
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'She is saying she can’t leave Davao City. There’s so much she wants to do that she hasn’t accomplished yet,' says Anthony del Rosario, secretary general of the mayor's Hugpong ng Pagbabago party
(3rd UPDATE) Yuan Wang 3, which arrived in President Rodrigo Duterte’s hometown on July 16, is used for tracking and support of satellite and intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to tracking web sites
Opposition senators file Senate Resolution No. 779, seeking to determine if the 'technical stops' of Chinese military planes in the Philippines violated the 1987 Constitution
Davao City police chief Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum says Sidik Salilama Amiril's aides told cops their boss was targeted because of a rido (clan feud) in Maguindanao
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says the Chinese plane landed in Davao City, hometown of President Rodrigo Duterte, for a 'refueling stop'
'I would not be where I am now if I did not have you as a father,' says President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest daughter
'The reason I don’t say that I won’t be running for Senate is for my political detractors to feel annoyed,' says Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio
'What if a hundred Chinese military aircraft suddenly request to refuel simultaneously? We might all wake up a colony again, this time by China,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
Elizalde Cañete once walked out of jail free after posting bail, but not this time, according to authorities
Expect faster travel time along the widened Davao River bridge
'General services' still make up the biggest chunk of contracted services of the Davao City government which, in 2017, cost them P1.1 billion
(UPDATED) Of the P5.4-million fund allotted to the PAMANA livelihood projects, only P119,000 was spent for expenses like catering and office supplies, the Commission on Audit said in its 2017 report on the Davao City government
'All these matters were duly rectified and resolved,' says Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio
(UPDATED) State auditors make strongly-worded observations regarding procurement of medicines, school equipment, infrastructure projects, and inventory of supplies. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio says COA's questions have been addressed.
No charges have been filed so far in relation to the NCCC mall fire that killed 38 people in December 2017
The city has been on high alert since its own bombing incident in September 2016
(UPDATED) Davao City Regional Trial Court Judges Carlo Espero II and lawyer Rex Rico are among Ombudsman hopefuls, informed sources from the judiciary confirm to Rappler
Lenlen Caminade Guatno accuses the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Region 11 of shooting her husband before serving the search warrant
Police confirm that Amilbangsa Manding, former chairman in one of Davao City's villages, died of heart attack on Monday evening
President Rodrigo Duterte says he wanted 'to erase the suspicion' from his candidate-friends on whether he voted for them in the barangay elections
(3rd UPDATE) The voting period ends at 3 pm with President Rodrigo Duterte failing to show up at his polling precinct in Davao City
(UPDATED) Police say Antonio Guatno, captain of Barangay Pangyan in Davao City, was shot after he aimed a gun at the raiding team
A heated 'altercation' triggers a fistfight between supporters of rival candidates for barangay captain, says the spokesperson of the Davao City police office
Secretary Bong Go facilitates the retired boxing champ's trip to Samal, where Floyd Mayweather Jr went jet skiing
(UPDATED) In a separate media interview at the police station, driver Gregorio Vito, explains he was unable to see the boy crossing from his wind shield, due to how the armored vehicles are built
Comelec is helpless in enforcing pre-election rules
The claim was sourced from a presidential media briefing which refers to Davao Region, and not Davao City
When President Duterte claimed she opposed divorce, the Davao City Mayor says many 'did not understood that it was a joke'
The JICA-backed plan will traverse 15 kilometers across the city, with another 6.6 kilometers extension
DOJ Secretary Menardo Guevarra says NBI will evaluate and recommend the 'appropriate action'
(UPDATED) Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and other Davao City officials are in Japan as part of the city government's partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency
(UPDATED) Jesus Dureza says 'we should respect the statements of Mayor Sara because she knows also why she has to say it'
Up to 15,000 student athletes will compete in Palarong Pambansa 2018, hosted this year by Vigan City, Ilocos Sur
(UPDATED) Education Secretary Leonor Briones says President Rodrigo Duterte 'had nothing to do' with Davao City's victory in the bidding process
AirAsia Philippines will carry the meal – flavored with Davao City's Malagos Chocolate – in all of its domestic and international flights beginning April 12
Authorities suspect the New People's Army is behind the burning of 10 heavy equipment vehicles in different barangays
Findings of an x-ray scan conclude a vehicle was placed in between declared items. The scan is verified on Wednesday during a physical inspection.
'Hindi 'nyo ba alam na ako ang director ng Comelec?' Commission on Elections regional director Remlane Tambuang allegedly tells campus security when he sees them in the hall outside the office where the incident happened