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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Cebu Pacific launch Davao to Dumaguete and Tacloban Routes

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Davao City - Cebu Pacific launched two new domestic routes last July 27 at Marco Polo, counting the demand both from domestic passengers and business travelers.


Cebu pacific plane
By Mike Gonzalez (TheCoffee) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

The renowned budget carrier added the flights: Davao-Dumaguete and Davao-Tacloban to address the requests and suggestions coming from both local and tourists travelers especially those in the business sectors.


During the inauguration, Ma. Rosarion Lagamon, Cebu Pacific Head for Corporate Communication, said that the two routes will ease the burden of their passengers because they will be having a direct flight to Dumaguete and Tacloban plus the added local flights like Zamboanga-Cagayan de Oro, Zamboanga-Cotobato, and Cebu-Masbate.


Present during the launching is Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Antonio "Ipe" B. Remollo, and City Councilor (Acting Mayor of Davao City) Danilo Dayanghirang.


A great link both from Davao to Dumaguete and Tacloban to boost tourism and easier access to the cities.


Davao-Dumaguete flights will be 3x weekly and 4x a week for Davao-Tacloban.

For more details, visit Cebu Pacific

Friday, June 30, 2017

Kadayawan sa Davao 2017 Official Calendar of Events #Kadayawan UPDATED as of JULY 1!!!!!

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Another year to celebrate bountiful blessings. 




Davao City will celebrate Kadayawan this August 14-20, 2017, a one week celebration. This time it will be more vibrant in honoring the cultural and uniqueness of 11 Davao Tribes.
  


And the bravery, resilience and loyalty of the Dabawenyos!!!


Heads up Davao...Be Proud!!!!

Updated as of July 1, 2017





Do you know how to properly pronounce KADAYAWAN? Watch video here...

Monday, June 19, 2017

Hijo Industrial Estates Soon to Rise at Davao del Norte #GatewayToGrowth

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Hijo Resources Corporation (HRC) is a Davao-based diversified corporation with businesses in Leisure and Tourism, Agribusiness, Port Operations and Property Development.




Hijo Resources Corporation was established in 1959 together with two sister corporations, Twin Rivers Economic and Development Co, Inc. (TREDCI) and Apo Estates Corporation (AEC) was the corporation that pioneered the cultivation and exporting of Cavandish bananas to Japan. In 2007, HRC, TREDCI and AEC merged and become the HRC today and now owned by 2 major stockholders, the Tuazon Group and Fuji Fruits Company LTD of Japan.

As of this moment, Hijo Resources Corporation newest and most successful pursuits is in the property development sector - the INDUSTRIAL ESTATES.

The groundbreaking ceremony happened last Friday, June 16, 2017 at Madaum, Tagum City, Davao del Norte.





Led by the President and CEO of Hijo Plantation Ms. Rosana Tuason-Fores also attended by the House Speaker Hon. Pantaleon "Bebot" Alvarez, Governor of Davao del Norte Hon. Anthony G. del Rosario, Economic Zone Administration of Mactan Economic Zone Hon. Sansalmo A. Pinagayao, Property Development Director Resources Cooperation Hon. Eduardo C. Adonis, Tagum City Mayor Hon. Allan L. Rellon and the Philippine Diplomat and Ambassador to the Holy See Maria Mercedes Reinares y Arrastia-Tuason also known as Mercedes Tuason. 


  
The plan is to build and develop an area that will serve as the gateway for agricultural exports in Southern Mindanao. The 760-hectare township, designed to provide economic development, following the ASEAN Economic Community's Blueprint. A combine world-class hub that will accommodate light to medium export-oriented industries, residential, commercial, and institutional  establishments at the heart of Davao. And also with the help of PEZA and be a registered industrial estate, this can serve the expansion needs of industries with an international port as a major amenity.

THE PORT



The Hjo International Ports Services (HIPS) is a joint business venture between Hijo Resources Corp. and International Container Terminal Services, Inc.


It has a deep-sea port with a draft of 13 meters, designed to handle containerized and break bulk cargoes. An accredited PEZA zone, the port is 54 hectares large and strategically located to connect Mindanao to major Asian markets.

It has an initial terminal capacity of 450,000 TEU and ability to expand to 650,000, set to be the largest container-handling fleet in Mindanao and soon to be called the 1st Freeport Zone in Mindanao.

As this moment, Steel Asia is their first client in the port.


THE TOWN CENTER

The next biggest hub for business, commercial and retail activities. This include a satellite government center which will provide  the community easier and convenient access to government offices and services. Educational facilities and religious places of worship are within reach by the community.

THE LEISURE AND TOURISM ESTATES

320-hectare portion of the township is allocated to leisure and tourism development. It includes the 60-hectare forest, natural habitat for wild local floral and fauna, surrounded with the Philippine hardwood trees. It has a 4 km long fine sand shoreline, mangroves and system of creeks and streams.

Here you can see THE BANANA BEACH, LANIKAI and THE SPOT.



THE RESIDENTIAL ESTATES

The residential enclaves will provide areas for high, medium and low density developments catering to a wide range of home-owners. It will serve the necessities of Industrial Estate; as well as the first home requirements of Tagum City and the second home requirements of Davao City.

There will be a clubhouse, sports facilities, parks and open spaces, biking and jogging paths and in the center of the enclaves with be a lake.

ICT CAMPUS

There will be a companies such as business processing outsourcing (BPO), contact centers, software and hardware design companies, animation and other similar companies, as the zone will cater to Information and Communication Technology (ICT). And this envisioned as the ICT Campus of Tagum.

MASTER DEVELOPMENT

An estimated total area of 80-hectare land and 52 saleable lots which can serve light to medium industries. Approximately 643,892 sq.m of industrial saleable industrial lot that will cater to companies suited for trading since the port is only a few minutes away. Minimum lot area approximately 5,000 sq.m, an estimated 27,900 sq.m of maximum lot area, a common lot cut of 10,000 sq.m and a common area of approximately 155, 081 sq.m.

For Linear Parks & Open spaces, an estimated 35,869 sq.m of land is allotted for recreation and relaxation accessible to residents.

And the Utility & Easement has approximately 55, 739 sq.m strips of land for the constructions and maintenance of overhead electric, telephone, and cable television lines and underground electric, water, sewer, telephone, and cable television lines.


CALLING INVESTORS. INVEST NOW at HIJO INDUSTRIAL ESTATES!!!

Industrial Land for Sale and for Lease: average land area 10,000 sq.m. with a minimum lot cut of about 5,000 sq.m. to about 25,000 sq. m. This depends on the needs of the locator.

Ready-Built Factory Buildings:

A standard factory buildings with the following covered floor areas are available for lease.
  • 1,000 sq.m.
  • 2,000 sq.m.
  • 4,000 sq.m.
Ready -Built Factory Buildings provide locators the flexibility on investment, as well as a growth path to large buildings.

Build-to-suit Factory Buildings


These factory buildings will be constructed with basic specifications and suited to the requirements of the locator.

BPO/ICT Offices/Buildings for Lease

Companies for BPO/ICT can avail of the PEZA incentives if they locate their operations in a PEZA accredited zone. Hijo Industrial Estates will be able to provide their space requirements according to their specifications.

STRATEGIC LOCATION


   
For more information:

Manila
14th Floor, The JMT Corporate
Condominium, ADB Avenue,
Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Tel. no. (+632) 633-5980/ (+632) 633-5972
Fax No. (+632) 633-1690

Davao
Doors 5&6 Tropicana Bldg., JP Laurel Ave.,
Km.7 Lanang, Davao City
Tel. no. (+6382) 282-3662/ (+6382) 282-3757
Fax. No. (+6382) 282-3833

Hijo Industrial Estate
Madaum, Tagum City
Davao del Norte
Tel. no. (084) 655-0654
Email Address: cptripoli@hijoresources.net 

    

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Visit Davao Fun Sale 2017 Month of May Events

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VISIT DAVAO FUN SALE is the biggest tourism event in Davao Region, with lots of activities in store to all Dabawenyos and Guests/Visitors this summer.



VDFS has lined up a series of activities featuring a wide range of amazing deals from Hotels & Resorts, Restaurants, Spa, Shopping as well as fun events in sports, arts and nightlife.

And for this month of MAY, series of activities are lined up for SPORTS, ARTS and NIGHTLIFE:

#RockYourChallenge

SAMAL MARATHON 2017




 Race DateMay 07, 2017
 Race LocationIsland Garden City of Samal
 Distance5K, 10K, 21K, 42K

Registration Period

  • Early Registration – February 8 to 28, 2017
  • Regular Registration – March 1 to April 20, 2017
  • Late Registration – April 21 to May 3, 2017

Visit this link for more details: Samal Marathon 2017


BIGIW REGATTA




MINDANAO DIVE EXPO & WELLNESS FAIR



NATIONAL BEACH VOLLEYBALL



BATTLE OF THE STRONGEST


#RockYourParty

MADAYAW HUGYAW SAYAW



MINDANAO PET CONGRESS



Download Event Details and Mechanics here :
                     Run & Fashion Show Registration Form
                                                Mechanics

Ethnica Davao Jam


#RockYourArt

Sand Sculpture Competition



Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Davao City Ready for the 80th Araw ng Davao Celebration



SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
as of February 17, 2017




Araw ng Davao History: Read Here >>>> WHEN WAS DAVAO REALLY FOUNDED?

In the previous Araw ng Davao celebrations, funds for this year shall come from private sector sponsorship's together with the City Tourism Office and City Government of Davao appropriations.

Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio said that, she wanted to have an event promoted both locally and internationally with the help of the various  media outlets, providing information in a neutral manner so that
visitors and tourists can participate in various activities.

For information, please visit www.davaocity.gov,ph or @davaocitygov Facebook Page


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Davao City Sports Complex Construction as of January 2017

The on-going construction of Davao City Sports Complex located at UP Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City, is a preparation to host Palarong Pambansa 2019.


Civil works construction for the proposed Track Oval and Football Field





Construction of Multi-purpose Building for Indoor Sports





Stadium Phase 1



Stadium Phase 2




This is planned to finish by 2018 in lined to host Palarong Pambansa and aim to host SEA GAMES after.


***Photo credit to Cong. Isidro Ungab