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Davao sends 60 emergency personnel, P8M to Leyte
photo courtesy of Pil Yong Gogo
City is set to provide a total of P8 million cash assistance and send more than
60 disaster personnel to assist the victims of Typhoon Yolanda in the province
officially sent off Team A consisting of 50 people to Leyte at 12 midnight
Saturday. A convoy headed by Central 911 officer-in-charge Emmanuel Jaldon left
Davao midnight and will travel by land to Leyte.
lang ko sa mga rebelde na ayaw hilabti ang convoy kay para man ni sa mga
nanginahanglan sa Leyte (I am begging the New People’s Army rebels not to harm
the convoy since they were sent to assist the victims in Leyte),” Duterte said.
B which will be headed by Duterte will be leaving for Leyte today (Monday). Duterte
said the city will give P2 million to Tacloban, P3 million to Southern Leyte
and P3 million to the province of Leyte.
said Central 911 has been on standby even before the landfall of Typhoon
Yolanda to assist those who will suffer the brunt of the typhoon in the city,.
However, he added, we are ready to provide assistance to other areas as per
approval by the Mayor.
photo courtesy of GMA's Una Ka Bai!
Central 911 equipment dili lang kini para sa mga taga Davao; para pud kini sa
laing manginahanglan (Central 911 equipment is not only for Davao but also for
others who might need it),” Duterte said.
A consists of rescue and retrieval operations, medical, engineering, police and
military personnel. Some people from The City Social Services Development
Office (CSSDO) also joined the team.
the Central 911 equipment ready for dispatch anytime according to Jaldon are
six rubber boats with a capacity of seven people, two rigid hulls made of
fibreboard with a capacity of 10 to 12 people and one kayak with a capacity of
two to three people which is being used for immediate rescue needs.
There's a new kid in town and it's going to help change the landscape of J.P. Laurel Avenue.
A P1-billion 18-storey condominium development with a hotel component, owned by homegrown real estate developer Santos Land Development Corporation, broke ground at J.P Laurel Avenue Friday.
"This is our first foray into the vertical development and hotel industry business," Santos Land Development Corporation President Antonio Santos Domingo said in an interview after the groundbreaking rites.
The Corporation's new investment is in line with the exponential growth of the city and the advent of national and international players and investors in Davao's real estate market.
"This is our biggest project since our corporation used to focus on housing development projects," he said.
The Ivory Residences is an 18-storey condominium tower with 330 units of various sizes. It boasts of 120 parking units spread over three floors. Among its amenities are a swimming p…
Waterfront Insular Hotel is one of Davao City's oldest hotels but while it has been renovated it still has that old charm that has made it a favorite among those who want to stay in a place far from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Any true-blue Dabawenyo can attest to the luxuries offered by the resort-hotel even before the new high-rises came in. It offers the amenities of a classy hotel and yet it provides you with that perfect countryside atmosphere.
If you want to experience Waterfront Insular Hotel then the best time to do that is now as the hotel offers mind-boggling deals that are true good to be true.
Celebrity sisters Vina and Shaina Magdayao, popular nowadays for her role as Camille in the afternoon television series "The Better Half", were in Davao City Sunday to grace the opening of Ystilo Salon at Abreeza Mall.
This is the 28th company-owned Ystilo Salon in the country and the only one in Mindanao. Vina said there are several more Ystilo Salons in the country under franchise. Shaina, however, hinted there will be another Ystilo Salon in Mindanao soon but they declined to reveal more details as it is still under negotiation.
"The reason why we have grown over the years is because we offer quality services," Vina said.
Fans of the celebrity sisters crowded in front of the Ystilo Salon early so as not to miss their idol. Both Vina and Shaina took some time to accommodate their fans' requests for selfies and group pictures.