DAVAO CITY STREET FOOD SCENE, ANTI-SMOKING VIOLATORS COUGHING UP FINES & SACKED VILLAGE CHIEF

 ‘Kwikwik’ as tourist delight      The Davao City government is aiming to make street food, including the popular flour-coated fried egg ‘kwikwik,’ as a tourist attraction. Davao City Council Floor Leader Bernard Al-ag said he is reviving the archived Street Food Ordinance which would impose regulations on street food vending. Al-ag said street food may be promoted as a culinary attraction for tourists.      Ambulant street food vendors dot the city’s sidewalks serving an array of cheap snacks from the popular ‘kwikwik,’ deep fried hard-boiled egg coated with flour to barbecued chicken intestines and legs to fried bananas and fresh … Continue reading DAVAO CITY STREET FOOD SCENE, ANTI-SMOKING VIOLATORS COUGHING UP FINES & SACKED VILLAGE CHIEF

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Public transport lack in Davao City hounds housing boom

How will you transport thousands of people settling in new housing subdivisions in the city’s far-flung districts which are not served by public transport?      By opening up new public transport routes to serve the settlements that have sprouted in distant, in-land areas, said Davao City Council floor leader Councilor Bernie Al-ag.      As the city undergoes a boom in construction of low-cost and high-end housing subdivisions away from the urban center, lack of public transport has become a drawback for both developers and the buying public. With prime lands at the outskirt of the city gobbled up for housing … Continue reading Public transport lack in Davao City hounds housing boom

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DAVAO CITY 2014 BUDGET NOW AT P5.5 BILLION

NEW MAJORITY LEADER. Councilor Bernard Al-ag, a doctor, is the Davao City Council’s new  majority floor leader position and chairman of the Committee on Rules, Privileges, Laws and Ordinances. He was elected recently during a revamp of the committees ordered by Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./THE MINDANAO DAILY MIRROR SP approves P217M SB 1  The City Council has approved  Supplemental Budget No. 1 amounting to P218 million, bringing to nearly P5.5 billion the budget appropriated for the city government’s operation for 2014. Last year, the City Council approved a P5.2 billion annual budget for 2014. Davao City’s total … Continue reading DAVAO CITY 2014 BUDGET NOW AT P5.5 BILLION

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