Davao City may be a young city, having been created in 1937, but its history and growth offers an interesting glimpse of diversity.
“Due to persistent rains prevailing in the City of Davao, the Office of the President ordered the cancellation of classes on all public and private primary and secondary levels today,” the message reads.
The City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO) insisted that former Davao City mayor and now President Rodrigo Duterte was not the reason why the city bagged the Most Child-friendly City award this year.
On the second day of the week-long Kadayawan sa Dabaw festival celebration, a forum on the history of the celebration will be held Tuesday, August 16, at the Ateneo de Davao University.
Duterte’s 10 priorities are poverty alleviation, infrastructure development, solid waste management, health, education, agriculture, tourism, transportation planning and traffic management, peace and order, and disaster risk reduction and mitigation.
During his weekly program, Gikan sa Masa Para sa Masa, Sunday, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Davaoenos to obey the rules.
Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte and former Mutya ng Dabaw winner Fila Guia Hidalgo were among the personalities who joined the city’s event for the One Billion Rising for Justice Campaign on Valentine’s Day February 14.
DAVAO FILM “SABINE” PRESSCON
Cast of the Davao-filmed movie Sabine, (from left) China Roces, Bangs Garcia, and screenwriter Tom Anthony promote the movie’s screening this week at Gaisano Mall of Davao and Tagum during Wednesday’s Club 888 Media Forum. The movie of an abused girl finding redemption would be released internationally in 2014. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
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