Tourism and local government officials are bullish to double the number of tourists in the city by launching its marketing gimmick dubbed ‘Visit Davao Fun Sale.’
Authorities here arrested more smokers than the previous years, as they noted also an increase in number of establishments which violated the anti-smoking ordinance.
The City Veterinarian’s Office (CVO) reminds pet owners to be responsible.
City Councilor Bernard Al-ag said he is set to propose new routes for jeepneys and mini shuttle buses to provide transportation in areas where there are no public vehicles.
Some 100 Filipino exporters and other stakeholders will gather in a hotel in Davao City on January 22 to explore ways on tapping the European Union (EU) market. The activity is part of the Doing Business in Free Trade Areas (DBFTA) program of the Department of Trade Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB).
The City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) has recorded an increase in the number of applications for renewal of business permit since it launched the “One-stop Shop” program last January 2.
The Davao del Norte Provincial Tourism Council urged the construction of a bridge connecting Davao City to the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos).
The City Engineers Office (CEO) is currently upgrading its procedures in issuing permits and certifications in its bid to systematize and speed up transactions.
The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) exspressed optimism of a “better-shaped” Mindanao this year based on the island’s remarkable economic growth last year.
The Philippine Palm Oil Development Council wants government to support its road map of developing 300,000 hectares for oil palm in the next ten years with Mindanao as a main investment area.