January 12 2015
DAVAO CITY – The Davao del Norte Provincial Tourism Council urged the construction of a bridge connecting Davao City to the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos).
Provincial Tourism President Araceli Ayuste said that there is a need to put up the bridge to accommodate the increasing number of tourists visiting the island.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The government will prioritize P59 billion worth of infrastructure projects for this city this year, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said on Thursday.
By Kriztja Marae G. Labrador
Saturday, January 3, 2015
AN adventure race is set to be held on the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) on May 23, which aims to promote eco-tourism in the area.
Samal Island Extreme Adventure Race event organizer Tom Macintosh, speaking during the Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City Annex recently, said that other than highlighting the beauty of the island, the race also serves as a charity event which will be helping the minorities in Igacos.
Davao Gulf / Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS)
Renowned not just for its unique name but for the extensive wealth of its natural resources, the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) faces a promising future. The ballooning population of Davao City promises millions in revenues from tourism.
Island Garden City of Samal (PIA) — For achieving the highest repayment rate, highest sustainability rate of beneficiary cooperatives and their livelihood activities and the highest number of replication under the Fisherfolks’ Livelihood Enhancement Project (FLEP),the Davao Integrated Development Program (DIDP) awarded Island Garden City of Samal a Plaque of Recognition
Related Story: 5 Must-See Sandbars in PH this 2015 in ph.news.yahoo.com
Vanishing Island (Number 1 in the list) is merely the adopted contemporary popular monicker for this stretch of sandbar located at the north-western part of the Samal group of islands at the heart of Davao Gulf. Its official name is Sanipaan Shoal or referred to as Arboles Island in other older maps.
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
THE PHILIPPINE Daily Inquirer, through its business office in Mindanao, recently launched the INQUIRER Reading and Feeding Program for several schools on Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos)
Sun. Star Davao
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
THE City government of the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) is intensifying its campaign against human trafficking as it entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Regional Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (Riacat)-11 yesterday at the New ABC Hall in Brgy.Peñaplata.
Sun Star Davao
Friday, September 12, 2014
MOLINA B. AGUSTINO, a Grade 8 student from Matanos NHS-Libertad Extension, a small far-flung extension high school in the Island Garden City of Samal, along with his teammates Vincent Nick Manigos, Jules Broz Malagum and Ron Benedict Huraño of Peñaplata Central Elementary School(PCES) bested their opponents in the recently-concluded Sagisag Kulturang Filipino quiz competition held August 28 at Waling-Waling Hall, Department of Education (Deped) Region 11 office.
Sun Star Davao
Friday, September 12, 2014
ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL - The local government here is gearing-up for its participation to the treevolution: Greening MindaNow initiated by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa) to simultaneously plant 4.6 ,illion trees in 9,200 hectares in an hour in several areas in Mindanao on September 26, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
- DepEd builds classrooms in IGaCoS
- Coastal Security tightened: Coast Guard intensifies patrol of Davao Gulf, IGaCoS
- Quake drill in Samal school
- Del Rosario eyes Samal as ideal location for airport
- P20-M for 2015 projects
- IGACOS LGU distributes relief goods to displaced informal settlers
- EYED AS NEXT BORACAY OF THE SOUTH Open Beach project to start in Talikud
- Visit Samal a success, Say
- Samal festivals in program
- Visit Samal 2014 Schedule of Events