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Davao City launches “Life Is Here” tourism campaign

Davao City launches “Life Is Here” tourism campaign

Advocacy, Announcements, Arts, Beauty, Bisaya, Blogging, Culture, Davao City, Davao Del Norte, Davao del Sur, Features, Government, Headline, Leisure, Mindanaoan Artists, Mindanaoan Update, Musings, Opinion, Tourism, Travel, Videos
Davao City has a new tourism campaign and I love, love, love it! The Davao City Government recently launched its "Davao - Life Is Here" tourism campaign and they used the Philippine Eagle as the tourism icon. To quote Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte: “What is it in Davao that we want to present to the market? We have the Philippine Eagle, we have the durian and pomelo. We go to Samal (beaches) for lunch or we go to Eden (Nature Resort) to picnic. These are the things we need to promote." As we all know, my hometown Davao City is also known for its annual Kadayawan Festival, Araw ng Davao festivities and its Summerfest! The new "Davao. Life Is Here" campaign reportedly cost Php 1.5 Million. Rey “Bai” Manginsay, a former Lanao del Norte resident, was tapped as creative co...

Davao City Mindanao healing mass for Cory Aquino

Advocacy, Announcements, Davao City, Mindanaoan Update, Personalities, Religion
DAVAO CITY, MINDANAO - It was a nationwide call to prayer. A healing mass for former Philippine President Corazon "Cory" Aquino was held today. It was a mass held simultaneously in various areas in the country including Davao City. The call to prayer mass for Cory Aquino was held at the Holy Infant Jesus of Prague Shrine in Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City. Fr. Tito Caluag celebrated the mass, which he called was a call for healing and prayer for the nation and of the people as requested by the former President herself. If you wish to leave messages for Cory Aquino and her family, please don't hesitate to visit this page.

Disappointed with two Davao City taxi drivers

Consumer, Controversial, Davao City, Mindanaoan Update, Musings, Opinion, Personal, Tourism
So I was in Davao City over the weekend for their Philippine Councilors' League gig. Since I'm a certified Dabawenya (born and raised in Davao City!), I was the self-appointed "tour guide" of sorts during our two-day stay in the largest city in the world. Now what I'm about to share is NOT to lambast anyone. Instead, I'm hoping that somehow this could serve as a wake-up call not only for the City Tourism Office of Davao City but also for the hundreds of taxi drivers in Davao City as well. You see, on our first night in Davao, our group, composed of five people, caught two taxis from Matina Town Square (MTS). Ches and I rode in one taxi while the other three rode in the other one. I won't name the taxi company anymore. Suffice it to say that it may take me a while before I flag down o...

Davao City Offsourcing Philippines is hiring!

Announcements, Corporate, Davao City, Jobs, Mindanaoan Update
MINDANAO - Here's good news for people interested in jobs in Davao City, Mindanao! A Davao City company is in need of more personnel and who knows...you might just be the person they're looking for! So for those who are interested in job opportunities in Davao City, read on. Offsourcing Philippines, located in Obrero, City of Davao, is an offsite outsourcing company with offices in Davao City and Los Angeles. When choosing professionals to work with, Offsourcing Philippines looks for proven experience and expertise, a willingness to share ideas in collaborative environments and a friendly disposition. These are the job openings available in Davao City-based Offsourcing Philippines: o AutoCAD Drafter / Engineer o Bookkeeper o Customer Service Representative o Admin / Secretary ...

Is a zip line adventure in the offing in Cagayan de Oro City?

Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Davao City, Mindanaoan Update, Sports
So I'm back from a very brief visit to my hometown, Davao City, Mindanao. While it felt refreshing to be back home, my stay was a painfully short one so it was still really BITIN. My mother, brothers and I were in Wadab town to celebrate one my younger brothers' birthday. Anyways, the highlight of my Davao City trip was the much-awaited Xcelerator adventure. I have so much to share about my Outland Adventure Xcelerator adventure (I'll also share some photos!) - I'll write more about that tomorrow. In the meantime, I'd just like to share with you all a little bit of info that I got while we were at Outland Adventure. One of the staff members talked to me and told me that a zip line ala Xcelerator might be put up in Cagayan de Oro City (which is roughly 6 hours away from Davao City by bus...

Jane Iredale Mineral Make-Over Workshop in Davao City

Announcements, Beauty, Consumer, Davao City, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Style
Attention ladies! Especially those who are mineral makeup aficionados like me! There will be a Jane Iredale Mineral make-over workshop in Davao City, Mindanao this weekend. Davao City store Chimes Specialty Store and Jane Iredale will sponsor this event, which will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009. First Batch: 1:30pm - 3:30pm (30 participants only) and Second Batch: 4:00pm - 6:00pm (30 participants only) If you're interested to join this mineral make-up workshop, then call Renren at 09209511830 Chimes Specialty Store is located along Governor Sales Street, Davao City. Meanwhile, if you're interested to check out more Treats for Women and other things related to women, check out the Women Treats website. (MINDANAOAN.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS)

Sony Philippines sets up display exhibits in CDO, Davao

Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Davao City, Events, Mindanaoan Update, Technology
All right, so because Mindanaoan has really been (and is still is!) overwhelmed by the massive traffic to THIS POST about her first Sony experience (DAGHANG SALAMAT! Many thanks!), she's also inspired to share another round of good news to all of you Mindanaoans who want to buy Sony products or gadgets for your loved ones this Christmas. By the way, NO is the answer to the question if I got a VIP invitation to the recently concluded Sony Expo in SM Mall of Asia. So, NO, my entry wasn't one of the 50 shortlisted entries. I reckon I missed the deadline. Nevertheless, I had fun sharing with you all my first Sony experience and that's all that matters :) So on to the good news...Sony Philippines will hold exhibits in various areas in Mindanao this month of December! Check out the schedule: ...
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