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Davao City, Philippines

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Young entrepreneurs take center stage in Pinoy MSME Expo

  DAVAO CITY -- Southern Mindanao has become a hub for young entrepreneurs who now make up a good percentage of the region’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) “As your Mindanao rep to the national MSME Development Council, it gives me great joy to see a burgeoning of young ...

KAKANIN MAKING. Would-be entrepreneurs were able to avail of the free training on Pinoy Kakanin Making during the opening of the PINOY MSME EXPO at Ab ...

Lovely Carillo | 4 days ago

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Davao City’s remote districts are now open for business

  This was announced by Davao City Investment Promotion Center (DCIPC) chief Lemuel Ortonio made this offer during the recently-concluded 5th Davao Investment Conference (ICON) held at SMX Convention Center. And to encourage local and foreign businesses to locate in other growth areas, the city is also offering ...

FIERCE. The Philippine Eagle stands proud as an iconic symbol of Davao City. The Philippine Eagle Breeding Center in Malagos, Baguio District continue ...

Lovely Carillo | 3 weeks ago

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Globe launches 5G wireless service

MANILA -- Globe Telecom officially launched on Thursday its fifth-generation (5G) fixed wireless broadband technology for residential subscribers. The telco’s Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G service will enable Filipinos at home to gain more connectivity amid challenges on rolling out fiber optic cables in the co ...

PNA | 3 weeks ago

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Qatar Airway starts Doha-Davao flights

DAVAO CITY -- The Doha-Davao direct flights officially started Tuesday after Qatar Airways flight QR936 touched down at the Davao International Airport at 17:20 p.m. on June 18, 2019. Davao is the airline’s third gateway in the country, the two others being Clark and Manila. From hereon, Qatar ...

FLYING DIRECT. Qatar Airways officially starts Doha-Davao-Doha route as it touched down at the Davao International Airport Tuesday. PHOTO BY CITY TOUR ...

Lovely Carillo | 3 weeks ago

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Davao City vows more support to farmers

DAVAO CITY -- The city government of Davao vowed to support more farmers after the city bagged the Gawad Saka award in the regional level given by the Department of Agriculture (DA). City administrator for administration Tristan Dwight Domingo said the achievement is a confidence booster for the city gov ...

Photo by Arjoy M. Ceniza/MDM

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 3 weeks ago

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Local markets weighed down by geopolitical tensions abroad

MANILA -- Geopolitical issues overseas heightened investors' risk aversion mood, resulting in a retreat by the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) and the weakening of the peso as trading for the week came to an end. PSEi ended its four-day rally after it fell 0.77 percent, or 61.56 points, to 7,990.20 poin ...

PNA | 1 month ago

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Mislatel targets to start ops as 3rd telco by July

MANILA -- Mislatel Consortium is eyeing to start its operations as the third major telecommunications player in the country by July this year. This, as the consortium composed of Udenna Corporation, Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corporation, and China Telecommunications Corporation signed a share p ...

PNA | 1 month ago

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Tugade: 'Basket of ideas' needed to decongest NAIA

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Thursday said the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is working on “a basket of solutions” to decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), which has of late been suffering numerous flight delays, cancelations, and other disruptions. In a radio interview on Thursday, Tug ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 1 month ago

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24/7 construction in Sangley Airport begins

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the "24/7" construction of Sangley Airport in Cavite began Thursday to accelerate completion of the project and meet the November deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte. In a statement, the DOTr said construction is now 48.68 complete since it started last year. The as ...

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Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 1 month ago

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Singapore is PH’s biggest investor

Foreign investments in the Philippines continue to be on the upsurge with Singapore still the biggest foreign investor with P35.4 billion worth of investments in the country. This is followed by the Netherlands with investments worth P9.1 billion, Thailand  with P8.5 billion, Japan with P5.5 billion, and the Un ...

Lovely Carillo | 1 month ago