Month: June 2020

Davao Oriental borders now open in all days, more bus trips allowed

Source : Karen Lou Deloso/PIO The Provincial borders will now be open all days of the week including Saturday and Sunday. This was announced by Provincial Task Force on COVID-19 but says the opening of the borders for vehicles going into the province will still follow the 9:00 am to 4:00 pm schedule. The opening of the borders up to weekends is specially intended to cater to individuals who are only able to travel during the weekend and also for businesses that need to travel from Davao City to Davao Oriental and vice versa to pick-up and deliver supplies. Aside from extending the opening of the borders, the Provincial Task Force on COVID-19 also announced that there will be additional bus trips from Davao City to Davao Oriental. From having only three trips per day, there will be four more trips which include routes from Davao City to Governor Generoso, Davao City to the municipality of Caraga, Davao City to the municipality of Boston, and Davao City to Mati City. This means that there will …

Hijo empowers Mindanaoan farmers through e-commerce

Recently launched in April 2020, Hijo Resources Corporation (HRC) revolutionizes agriculture by providing an e-commerce platform that aims to empower farming communities and bridge the gap between farmers and consumers, thereby eliminating the ‘middle men’.

OFWs Safely Return Home, Undergo Standard Health Protocol

On May 27 and 28, thirty-four 34 Overseas Filipino Workers finally arrived in the province through sweeper flights facilitated by the national government through its Balik Probinsya Program. Under the program, the Local Government Units are mandated to facilitate their safe transport from the airport back to their respective LGUs.