Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio dispelled a “fake” social media post that the City Government of Davao is re-imposing a lockdown after a surge of COVID-19 cases in the city.
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Halloween and Christmas parties, including ‘trick-or-treat’ events in public will be prohibited by the city government to prevent the spread and transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Davao City will install three new police stations and 160 additional police personnel to add to the city’s security and safety measures, local officials said.
The Davao City Hall of Justice will be closed temporarily until October 30 after ten court employees tested positive for Covid-19.
Davao City will set the mandatory use of QR (Quick Response) Code starting November in all offices and business establishments to fast track contact tracing of Covid-19 cases.
Civil Engineer Jose Gestuveo, Jr, fist vice president of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) – Davao City assures the public that structures and buildings in the city undergo annual inspection as mandated by the National Building Code to check on their stability and safety from earthquake, fire and other hazards. Gestuveo announced the city’s hosting of the PICE 39th National Convention on November 7 to 9 at the SMX Davao Convention Center. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)
Ukay-ukay vendors told Davao Today they were taken by surprise with the confiscation as they were abiding by the Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s policy to occupy one-third of the sidewalk. “We put our wares on the side. I didn’t expect them to do this. They even took items we kept away,” said Nurhata Mama, who said she has been selling the ukay-ukay for years.
Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala (2nd from right) led the formal opening of the 3-day Mindanao Exporters Congress on Thursday, August 1 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang, Davao City. With Secretary Alcala are (L-R) Councilor Jimmy Dureza who represented Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Domingo Ang of the PHILEXPORT XI and Sergio Luis Ortiz, national president of the PHILEXPORT. (DAVAO TODAY PHOTO)
Youths gathered in a bench to fill up their voter registration forms at Davao’s Comelec office in Magsaysay Park as registration deadline draws near on July 31. Barangay and SK (Youth Federation) elections are set this October. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)
Carol Valdez from Duaw Dabaw Festival Foundation, the city’s partner for the Kadayawan Festival, announced at the I-Speak press conference that five competitions are set for this year’s festival with cash prizes courtesy of the city’s business community and local government. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)