Here are quick facts from the Davao City Information Office on the four prominent icons of Davao: the Philippine Eagle, Waling-Waling, Mt. Apo, and the Durian.
Here is an infographic on the 11 Lumad and Muslim communities in Davao City that together with an abundant harvest are the reasons why we are celebrating the 31st Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival.
The long wait is over. Davao gets sweet as it heralds the coming of the Canadian shoe brand that everybody is talking about— Native Shoes! The Native Boutique has opened its doors in SM City Davao and is here to stay!
The new Amihan Team is composed of 27 young boys and girls who are being honed by the same trainor and father figure responsible for producing champs in the first batch of the Amihan Boys. These are the young local skimboarders in my beloved birthplace of Mati, Davao Oriental.
Graduating students and alumni and alumnae who may be seeking employment are cordially invited to the annual Ateneo de Davao Job Fair 2016. Over 75 companies nationwide are joining the fair scheduled on February 12 & 13, 2016.
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) sent off its inaugural flight from Davao to Singapore today. This marks the beginning of the airline’s twice weekly service to its first international destination from Davao.
Cebu Pacific Air’s Smile Magazine June issue features Davao region, which includes my birthplace Mati City, and my home, Davao. Photos of mine included
30th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival Schedule of Events
Portraits of Hope: Catching Moments of Inspiration and Courage from Kids of Hope A photo exhibit by Rhonson Ng and Jojie Alcantara in celebration of World Cancer Day 2015 and International Childhood Cancer Day, from February 4-15, 2015. Opens Feb. 4, Wednesday, 2:00 pm at the Ground Floor of Robinsons Mall Lobby, Abreeza Mall, Davao City All proceeds and donations go to the House of Hope Foundation and Davao Children’s Cancer Fund Inc (DCCFI) to assist in the medical treatments of these kids. Learn more about the foundation at www.kidsofhope.org. Please follow and like us:Jojie AlcantaraThe author is a multi-awarded photographer, journalist, and artist whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It’s More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. A long time columnist of SunStar Davao, she is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational heartwarming stories of human interest. She is also an influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops in universities and organizations. A former TV personality, she has done several print and TV commercials, event …
In my birthplace of Mati, Davao Oriental, lies Lawigan, a hidden coastal community dotted by rugged rock formations, mangroves and white sands interspersed with coconut trees and patches of civilization with huts built on shorelines. The road to Lawigan is quite narrow and perched on a precipice, before going down at sea level again.