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Davao airport goes high-tech with electronic gates

Oct 31, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The Davao International Airport is among 5 major airports the Bureau of Immigration would be installing e-Gates in

NO MORE LONG LINES. Eva Pichon is one of at least a dozen other Filipinos who have been first to use the Bureau of Immigration's electronic gate system at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City. Photo by Allan Nawal/Rappler

Direct Hong Kong to Davao flights now available

Oct 29, 2018 - 11:55 PM

Cathay Dragon flies Davao to Hong Kong 5 times a week

DIRECT FLIGHT. The Davao to Hong Kong flight was inaugurated Sunday. RaksyBH/

Japan recommends $684-M railway system for Davao City

Apr 24, 2018 - 8:52 PM

The JICA-backed plan will traverse 15 kilometers across the city, with another 6.6 kilometers extension

PDEA to probe shabu paraphernalia found at Davao airport

Oct 23, 2017 - 8:05 PM

An airport janitor finds the drug paraphernalia inside a restroom

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. Authorities in Davao City discover drug paraphernalia inserted inside a tissue holder of a male comfort room outside Francisco Bangoy International Airport's international arrival area. Photo by PDEA

Abaya on laglag-bala woes: Review Firearms and Ammunition Act

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:59 PM

There are 1 212 cases of intercepted ammunition at NAIA terminals so far this year

NO PROOF YET. "So far, we have not established any fact to show any syndicate planting [bullets], but any passenger wrongly charged with planted evidence deserves all the attention of the government," DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz / Rappler

Duterte vows to lawyer for laglag-bala victims

Nov 02, 2015 - 10:48 PM

The Davao City mayor also appeals to the President from whom he has never asked a favor Please Mr President do something about the laglag bala problem

Gov't won't tolerate 'laglag bala' – Abaya

Nov 01, 2015 - 1:03 AM

The DOTC says it is studying the structure of aviation security setting up additional CCTVs changing handling procedures and stepping up the investigation on the alleged laglag bala scam

TANIM BALA. 'We have terminated and have filed charges against OTS and MIAA personnel before and will not hesitate to do it at all,' Abaya says

Bullets in luggage again – this time at Davao airport

Oct 30, 2015 - 10:48 PM

The arrest of a passenger allegedly carrying two bullets in his luggage at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City comes after similar cases have been reported in Manila

7 provincial ports surpass Customs target

Dec 22, 2014 - 4:02 PM

The ports of Subic Batangas Aparri Iloilo Cebu Cagayan de Oro and Davao are 2014 s top performing ports surpassing revenue targets by P13 96 billion

Sriwijaya Air revives Davao-Manado route

Sep 04, 2014 - 5:16 PM

The route will reduce travel distance and costs to Davao s sister city located in the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi

'Resume Davao airport operations asap'

Jun 03, 2013 - 2:19 PM

UPDATE Transportation Secretary Abaya orders the civil aviation body to clear the Davao Airport runway within the day to allow flights to resume at the country s 3rd busiest airport

CLEAR AWAY. The government wants aviation officials to immediately remove the Cebu Pacific aircraft that overshot and currently obstructing the Davao airport runway. Photo by Karlos Manlupig