Councilors raised concern over the rising costs of pork and other meat products in the market amid the COVID-19 pandemic and are seeking subsidy for hog raisers.
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As the Davao City Council adopts the National Climate Change Action Plan, an environmental group has pushed for more specific actions for environment protection in the city.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio warned the public of a scam involving her name that collects funds for her bid in the 2022 national elections.
The free Real-Time-Polymerase Chain Reaction Test (RT-PCR) for arriving passengers at Davao International Airport (DIA) has been temporarily suspended by the Davao City Government as it redirects its resources to address the rising number of local transmission after the holiday season.
The Davao City Government sees the need to intensify information campaign on the COVID-19 vaccine as a recent survey showed nearly half of Mindanaoans are hesitant to be vaccinated.
Davao City’s renowned dance choreographer Agnes Locsin is getting a push for her nomination to the Order of the National Artist in dance.
The Davao City Council is preparing for the implementation of the COVID-19 immunization program in Davao City following the commitment of AstraZeneca to provide vaccines for the city later this year. The national government has also announced its immunization program for this year.
The City Government of Davao has secured a commitment from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals to deliver COVID-19 vaccine for the city residents to be delivered in tranche by the third quarter of 2021.
A diarrhea outbreak claimed the life of an elderly man while 33 individuals were hospitalized in a remote village in Jose Abad Santos town on Davao Occidental.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is extending the period of prohibiting mass gatherings and non-essential travels within Davao City, the liquor ban, curfew hours, and alternative work arrangements up to January 31, 2021.