Sta. Cruz joins NAITAS Exhibit

A woman visitor here takes time to read the brief history of Sta. Cruz as one of the products showcased during the National Association of Independent Travel Agencies (NAITAS) Trade and Travel Expo held at the Activity Center oif Abreeza Mall, Davao City. Sta. Cruz is among the exhibitors of the said exposition selling local


Mayor Alexis C. Almendras speaks before the University of the Philippines Mindanao representatives, personnel from DOST and DENR and other stakeholders during the Sibulan Floodplain Stakeholders’ Forum, GIS Mini Workshop and Flood Hazard Map Turnover on January 30, 2017 at the Municipal Training Center, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. The activity aims at introducing the

FBCOP inaugurates Darong Plant

The Franklin Baker Company of the Philippines (FBCOP) inaugurates its new plant located in Barangay Darong, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur on January 19, 2017. It was attended by Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and FBCOP President and COO Jerry Lorenzo. The new plant is the second for FBCOP in Mindanao, which has its

BSP Provincial Encampment 2016

Mayor Alexis Almendras meets with DepEd North District Supervisor Nancy Iyog and Boy Scouts of the Philippines Council Chairperson Dante C. Asnar to finalize the preparation for the upcoming Davao del Sur Provincial BSP Encampment to be held in Almendras Elementary School, Astorga, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur on December 9-13, 2016. The encampment is

More Mt. Apo Rehab Efforts

The Royal Mandaya Hotel recently turns over 50,000 worth of assistance to DENR for rehabilitation of Mt. Apo. The amount comes from a proceeds of the Hunat sa Davao Fun Run conducted last September 2016. Photo here shows DENR Protected Area Superintendent Ed Ragaza and Sta. Cruz Tourism Officer Julius Paner receiving the check from

1 Top Performing PESO

Congratulations to the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) of Sta. Cruz for being one of the Top Performing PESOs in the country. Here are three major citations given to the Municipality of Sta. Cruz through Mayor Alexis C. Almendras and PESO Manager Maria Cheryl Serenatas. Sta. Cruz was the region’s nominee to the National Best