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PH Enterprise Virtualahan Makes History, Wins Google Business Stories Search

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Davao-based social enterprise Virtualahan is one of the three big winners for this year’s Google Business Group (GBG) Stories.

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Travel via AirAsia Flights From Davao To Cebu and Other Local Destinations!

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Dabawenyos, travel this summer through brand new AirAsia flights from Davao to Cebu, Clark, Caticlan (Boracay), and Puerto Princesa (Palawan)!

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Davao Coastal Road Project Begins: Goodbye, Traffic?

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Preparations for the highly anticipated Davao coastal road have already started, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 11.

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Globe Business Davao Data Center to be Ready for Service by 2017

Globe Business Davao Data Center

Situated in the same area where the SEA-US Davao Cable landing station is, the Globe Davao Data Center will provide customers with low latency, large bandwidth and high-speed connectivity options.

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5th Globe Media Excellence Awards – Mindanao Winners

GMEA 2016 trophies

The outstanding media professionals and digital media practitioners were recognized at the 5th Globe Media Excellence Awards.

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Smart Blankets Davao with LTE!

Smart LTE

PLDT mobile unit Smart Communications, Inc. has completed its network expansion and improvement program in Metro Davao LTE.

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Globe Partners with Kiva for a Globe of Good

Globe partners with Kiva

Globe partners with Kiva to revolutionize an avenue to help Filipinos, empower local businesses, and promote economic growth.

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Smart WiFi Treats Airline Travelers To High-Speed Internet

The high-speed Smart Wifi is now in major airports all over the country, including Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City.

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SMART Brings More LTE Devices to Davao!

Smarter Davao

SMART partnered with handset manufacturers to introduce LTE devices that will enable locals to enjoy a better mobile internet experience.

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Text Bato Hotline for Crime Prevention from Globe, PNP

Police Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa (source: pnp.gov.ph)

Text Bato (2286) is an SMS hotline providing access for the public to directly report incidents to PNP Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa.

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Globe Connects Davao To International Undersea Cable System

Globe President & CEO Ernest Cu (2nd from right) and Davao City chairman of the Association of Barangay Captains and Councilor January Duterte (3rd from left) lead the opening of the power feed equipment site of the SEA-US cable landing facility located in Barangay Talomo, Davao City.

Globe Telecom is positioning Davao in the global connectivity map through an international undersea cable system that connects the city to the world.

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Malagos Chocolate Wins Silver at 2016 Academy of Chocolate Awards

Malagos Chocolate products (image from the company Facebook page)

Malagos 100% Unsweetened Chocolate wins a Silver Award at the Academy of Chocolate 2016 Awards in London, UK.

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A Guide To Davao City Ordinances and Bans (Part 1)

Learn about some of the most popular Davao City ordinances and bans that have spurred viral discussions on social media.

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Spotted: In-Flight Advisory on Anti-Smoking Ordinance Highlighted in Health & Home Magazine

Health and Home Magazine editor Jose F. Sarsoza Jr. wrote a 2009 editorial about his in-flight experience of hearing an announcement on the anti-smoking ordinance in Davao City.

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List of Davao City Candidates for the 2016 National Elections

Have you chosen your candidates yet? If not, here is the complete list of candidates who are running for local positions in Davao City for the 2016 Philippine National Elections.

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Ateneo De Davao’s Joselv Albano Wins Best in Applied Research at 2016 BPI-DOST Science Awards

Joselv Albano, a BS Biology graduate of the Ateneo de Davao University, was awarded Best in Applied Research during the 2016 BPI-DOST Science Awards.

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Philam Life BalikBayani Program: Make Sacrifices Count

Philam Life BalikBayani Program is a nationwide financial literacy program designed to help overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) secure their financial future.

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Mapua Institute of Technology Plans Expansion Into Davao City

Mapua Institute of Technology, one of the largest engineering schools in the Philippines, is now eyeing Davao City as its next home.

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Family Advocate of Christian-Muslim Relations Awarded in 5th Jollibee Family Values Awards

Mambuay family

The JFVA is Jollibee'’s annual search for exemplary Filipino families whose works of compassion and generosity make a significant difference in their communities.

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PLDT HOME, Smart and iFLIX Offer Entertainment Everywhere!

iFLIX, Smart and PLDT Home

PLDT HOME and Smart let you experience entertainment everywhere with PH’s largest library of movies and TV series with iFLIX!

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How Trending Is Mayor Rody Duterte in Social Media?

We checked with three popular social media analytics tools to assess the popularity level of Rody Duterte. We discovered some very interesting results!

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Davao City Smoking Ordinance Generates P3.2M In Two Years

More than twelve years after it was enacted, the Davao City smoking ordinance is reported to be an unexpected source of revenue for the city.

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Tebow CURE Hospital Opens in Davao City

Tebow CURE Hospital

The Tebow CURE Hospital formally opened its doors on May 1, 2015. The medical facility is a partnership of CURE International and Tim Tebow Foundation.

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Malagos Chocolate Wins Bronze Award in 2015 Academy of Chocolate Awards

Malagos Chocolate products (image from the company Facebook page)

The Academy of Chocolate has bestowed a Bronze Award for Best Unflavoured Drinking Chocolate to Malagos Chocolate for its 100% unsweetened chocolate drink.

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Davao: Safest City in the Philippines, 9th in the World

Davao City has appeared in Numbeo's prestigious Crime Index Rate list many times over the years, and 2015 is no different.

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7 Things That Made Davao City Trending in 2014

2014 has been a big year for Davao City, starting with a big bang and ending with nostalgia. Check out these seven topics that made Davao City trending!

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DavaoBase Wins Best Gateway Blog in Davao Blog Awards 2014

DavaoBase was awarded the Best Gateway Blog in the Davao Blog Awards 2014. What an honor to receive this three-peat recognition!

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Randy Halasan of Davao: 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

Randy Halasan

One of this year's awardees and the lone Filipino awardee for.2014 is Randy Halasan from Davao City, Philippines,

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August 15 Declared Kadayawan Holiday in Davao

Kadayawan Holiday 2014

August 15, 2014, Friday, is declared a Special (Non-Working) Day in Davao City! Happy Kadayawan!

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Franchesca Enriquez Is Mutya ng Davao 2014

Mutya ng Dabaw 2014

Congratulations to the Mutya ng Davao 2014 winners!

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Sara Duterte Endorses Gionee Elife E6 Smartphone

The ELife E6 is a 5-inch full-HD IPS display with One Glass Solution technology and a Gorilla Glass 3-layer scratch-resistant display for protection, and powered by a 1.5-Ghz quad-core MediaTek chip with 2GB RAM and a built-in 32GB internal storage.

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Best Gateway Blog in Davao Blog Awards 2013

We are truly honored and thankful for again being chosen as Best Gateway Blog in the Davao Blog Awards 2013. DavaoBase.com was also awarded Best Gateway Blog in last year's Davao Blog Awards.

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Text Davao Light for Electric Bill and Power Interruptions

When we experience power interruption, we needed to call Davao Light to get information regarding the outage. The good news now is that Davao Light and Power Co. has recently launched its text messaging service for power interruptions — the ASKDLPC OUTAGE. We don’t need to call to access information ...

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DavaoBase Nominated for Globe DMEA Blogger Award

DavaoBase nominated for Blogger of the Year in the 2nd Globe Davao Media Excellence Awards

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Yolanda Relief Operations in Davao

We saw how our fellow Filipinos have suffered and continue to suffer from the devastation brought by typhoon Yolanda. Let us help our brothers and sisters rise up in this very difficult time.

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Executive Order No. 39 Sets Speed Limits in Davao City

Executive Order No. 39 sets the speed limits for all types of motor vehicles within Davao City.

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Best Gateway and Community Blog in Mindanao Blog Awards 2013

In the recently concluded Mindanao Blog Awards held last night at the Marco Polo Hotel and attended by bloggers from different places in Mindanao including Bukidnon, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, Iligan, Soccsksargen and Zamboanga, we won two awards!

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August 16 Declared Holiday for Kadayawan Festival

Malacanang has proclaimed August 16, 2013 a special non-working holiday in Davao City.

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List of Candidates for 2013 Local Elections in Davao City

See the complete list of candidates for the 2013 local elections in Davao City.

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5 Most Memorable DavaoBase Victories in 2012

We close the year 2012 with grateful hearts for the many victories and learning opportunities we had this year.

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Help Typhoon Pablo Victims: Give, Volunteer, Advocate

Many of our brothers and sisters affected by Typhoon Pablo are still hurting. Let us continue to give, to care, to love.

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DavaoBase.com Chosen as Best Davao Gateway Blog

DavaoBase.com has been chosen as Best Davao Gateway Blog in the Davao Blog Awards 2012!

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Global Handwashing Day with Kids of Magallanes Elementary School

Handwashing must be done at 5 critical times – before eating, before handling food, after using the toilet, after handling pets and after playtime.

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Strong Earthquake in Davao – August 31, 2012

Check the details of the strong earthquake felt in Davao on August 31, 2012.

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Water Interruption on August 31 and September 1

Davao City Water District (DCWD) has issued a notice of water service interruption in some areas of Davao this weekend. Check if your area is affected.

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August 17, 2012 Declared Special Non-working Day in Davao for Kadayawan

August 17, 2012 has been declared a Special Non-working Day in the city of Davao in celebration of the Kadayawan festival.

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Black Taxi With Cashless Payment and GPS Tracking

When riding the Black Taxi, swipe your Bancnet and Megalink ATM card to pay for your taxi fare! Welcome to the future of public transportation in Davao.

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Plastic Ban in Davao City Starts June 28

Davao City sets off to ban non-biodegradable plastics and styrofoam materials starting June 28, 2012.

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Citi Philippines, Gawad Kalinga Lead Harvest Festival in Davao

Citi Philippines together with Gawad Kalinga Community Development Foundation Inc. recently held a harvest festival at the GK Pueblo Antonio Village in Catigan, Davao City.

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Marianne Mae Te Is Mutya ng Dabaw 2012

Marianne Mae Te is Mutya ng Dabaw 2012!

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