The city government on Thursday announced the winners of the Hulagway photo contest for the Araw ng Dabaw 2017.
The City Librarian here announced that a P6-million proposal to purchase a new mobile library was already submitted to the office of the City Mayor.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s alma mater, Lyceum of the Philippines University, will put up a branch here in the city.
For many years, the Lumad children in Barangay Butong, Quezon in Bukidnon province have been deprived of education due poverty and lack of resources.
This year’s celebration of 80th Araw ng Dabaw has the highest number of parade contingents compared to the previous celebrations, an official said.
The Musikademy, a Davao-based music academy announced that it would hold a musical concert dubbed as “Something Wonderful, Something Musical” that will feature young, talented and local performers.
A multi-awarded film director hoped to have President Rodrigo Duterte and members of the government peace negotiation panel as audience to his film on the struggle of the Lumads against military harassment, which harvested major awards in the recently concluded Sinag Maynila film festival.
Eighty years ago on March 1, 1937, Davao formally became a city in an inauguration attended by then Interior Secretary Elpidio Quirino at the now Quezon Park, a prominent landmark located in front of the City Hall.
Councilor Bai Halila Sudagar, an indigenous people’s representative, said she is planning to set-up a help desk for the Lumad inside the Southern Philippines Medical Center in response to the request of Davao’s IP communities.
Various artists in Davao City gathered to unite their call for the resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.