So I searched Google for “Top 10 Cities In the World”… and I found Davao City
Arnold Gamboa

FOR ADDITION here are Davao City’s Notable Awards & Citations

  • DOH Red Orchid Awards for 100% Tobacco Free Environment
  • Most Child Friendly City (2012)
  • 1st Price Winner and Hall of Famer (2012) in the National Literacy Award for Outstanding LGU, Highly Urbanized City Category
  • Best Performing City Police in the country
  • Consistent Performing LGU in the country 2009–2011
  • Best Practice Award — Drive against Professional Squatters and Squatting Syndicates to the Local Government of Davao
  • Best Practice Award for LGU HIV Prevention Seal of Good Housekeeping (2011)
  • One of the most competitive metropolitan cities in the Philippines
  • Most Livable City

Best Practices
Best water in the world
Most Prepared City to Respond to an Emergency
Healthy Lifestyle

  • No smoking in public places
  • Tough policies against dangerous drugs, violence against women and children
  • Conservation of endangered species
  • ban on use of firecrackers


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