Davao News

  1. IN THE wake of the killing of the two top leaders of the Isis-inspired terrorist groups behind the siege in Marawi City, Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) has directed all its subordinate units to be alert and strengthen all border security measures to thwart potential violent spillovers in their area.

  2. DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) offered free ride to stranded commuters in different areas in the city on Monday, October 16, during nationwide transport strike led by transport group led by Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston) to augment public transportation.

    In an interview on Tuesday, October 17, DCPO spokesperson Police Senior Superintendent Ma. Teresita Gaspan said that around 30 mobile patrols were deployed in areas where there were stranded commuters to fill the demand for rides.

  3. AS ALL Saints’ and All Souls’ Days draw near, Davao City Police Office (DCPO) will start deploying personnel starting October 21 from their 12 stations in all cemeteries and areas of convergence in the city.

    DCPO spokesperson Police Senior Superintendent Ma. Teresita Gaspan told reporters on Tuesday, October 17, that their plan for the two holidays has been completed and ready for implementation to ensure the safe observance despite the influx of people visiting their departed love ones in cemeteries.

  4. THE Government Pensioners of Davao City Association, an organization formed last August 16, 2017, is inviting all government pensioners to join in its general meeting on October 21, Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the GSIS Office in Matina, Davao City.

    Aside from making plans for the benefit of GSIS pensioners, the meeting aims to create for the government pensioners a distinct personality and voice to the GSIS Board of Trustees so that they can air their requests and sentiments as one.

  5. DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio issued an executive order reconstituting the membership of the Davao City Culture and Arts Council, providing for its power and functions and for other purposes.

    The Executive Order 37, Series of 2017, was signed by Duterte-Carpio last October 9 to support the City Council approved resolution No. 03546 series of 2014 and City Ordinance No 194-04 providing for, among others, the creation of Davao City Culture and Arts Council.