Report erring taxi drivers, LTO urges Davaoenos

Jul 14, 2007

Following the adverse reports against taxi drivers as mentioned by Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte in a city governments regular television program Gikan sa Masa Para sa Masa, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has warned taxi drivers to stop their modus operandi of using tampered, non-calibrated or fast-metered meters, including illegal acts of disembarkment of passengers, misconduct and misbehavior against women passengers.

Braga wants e-jeepneys in Davao

Jul 13, 2007

In a privilege speech, Councilor Pilar Braga touted the 12-seater electric vehicle “as the next Philippine transport icon.” The e-jeepneys, she said, “are aimed to demonstrate that there are climate-friendly alternatives to the current polluting modes of public transportation in the Philippines. Aside from its non-pollutive effect, it is also very economical and very good for the owners and drivers as it will increase their income compared to the use of diesel/gas.”

Prestigious photo mag picks Davao photog for Boracay assignment

Jul 10, 2007

Jojie Alcantara

The prestigious international magazine Digital Photographer Philippines (DPP) launched a partnership with Sony Ericsson and Seair to fly five photographers to select destinations in the Philippines and provide them with a photographic challenge and adventure. A photographer from Davao, Jojie Alcantara, is one of them.

Guam eyes bigger tourism market in Davao

Jul 02, 2007

Herbert Arabelo, president of the Guam Visitors Bureau, cited Davao City and the provinces as a good market for tourists given the increasing number of Filipino tourists going to Guam.

From the highest mountain to the Davao Gulf

Jun 22, 2007

We have the best talents in Davao as far as adventure and kayak racing is concerned, said Rey Sumagaysay, head of a mountaineering federation in Mindanao who also runs an outfit called EDGE Outdoors Adventure, the group that teaches and provides the skills and equipment for mountaineering.