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(Updated as of May 2011)

1. WAGES /Minimum Daily Wage + Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) :

Subject: Wage Order No. RB XI – 16

Title: PROVIDING FOR NEW MINIMUM WAGE RATES IN DAVAO REGION

Effectivity: September 1, 2010

MANDATED WAGES

SECTOR / INDUSTRY

Basic Wage

COLA

New Minimum Wage

NON-AGRICULTURE

P 271.00

P 15.00

P 286.00

AGRICULTURE

261.00

15.00

276.00

RETAIL/SERVICE

  • Employing more than 10 workers
  • Employing not more than 10 workers

271.00

240.00

15.00

15.00

286.00

255.00

Source: Department of Labor and Employment

National Wages and Productivity Commission

Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board Region XI

2. HOTEL RATES ( In Philippine Peso)

HIGH

LOW

Hotels

Gold/Silver

3,200.00

2,980.00

Executive

1,880.00

1,100.00

Deluxe Twin

1,800.00

1,512.00

Superior/Ambassador

1,800.00

800.00

Premier

1,600.00

1,200.00

Standard (Family)

2,300.00

1,100.00

Deluxe Room (Matrimonial)

1,500.00

990.00

Suite Room

1,499.00

850.00

Deluxe Room

1,400.00

900.00

Standard (Twin Bed)

1,400.00

999.00

Standard Suite (Matrimonial)

1,200.00

700.00

Junior Suite (Twin Bed)

900.00

750.00

Economy/Standard (Single)

800.00

650.00

Inns

Aircon w/ Cable TV, C.R

750.00

650.00

Aircon w/o Cable TV, C.R

550.00

350.00

Ordinary

300.00

250.00

Gold/VIP Room

1,250.00

600.00

Twin Bed/Double Deck

900.00

450.00

Silver/Standard Room

950.00

400.00

Deluxe/Standard Room

950.00

300.00

Pension Houses

Executive

2,500.00

1,300.00

Family

1,800.00

Deluxe/Suite

1,500.00

1,000.00

Economy Double

1,000.00

500.00

Standard-Single

750.00

650.00

Economy Single

600.00

450.00

Standard-Single Bed

750.00

400.00

Standard-Matrimonial

850.00

250.00

Standard-Twin Bed

850.00

550.00

Standard-Family

1,200.00

400.00

Common-Single Bed

500.00

350.00

Common-Matrimonial

650.00

200.00

Common-Twin Bed

750.00

400.00

Dormetelle

De Luxe

600.00

Aircon Room

450.00

400.00

Non Aircon Room

300.00

Dormitory Type (40 pax capacity)

150/head

Source: Various hotels, inns, apartelles, & Dormetelle

3. POWER RATES

CUSTOMER TYPE

AVERAGE RATE / KWHR

RESIDENTIAL

6.3377 per KwHr

COMMERCIAL

5.8700 per KwHr

INDUSTRIAL
Low Voltage

5.2041 per KwHr

High Voltage

6.1881 per KwHr

Source: Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative

4. WATER RATES

Meter Size

CU.M

RESIDENTIAL

COMMERCIAL

1.Minimum Charges

1/2

0-5

92.00

6-10

155.08

310.16

1’’

0-10

496.23

992.45

1 ½”

0-10

1240.62

2481.24

2”

0-10

3101.55

6203.10

2. Socialized Charges

11-20

16.73/m

33.46/m

21-30

18.05/m

36.10/m

31-40

22.20/m

44.40/m

41-50

26.85/m

53.70/m

51- up

31.63/m

63.26/m

Source: Tagum Water District

5.TELEPHONE RATES

RESIDENTIAL

COMMERCIAL

MISCELLANEOUS

PLDT

BTS RATES
MFC 252.00
(2 mos. Advance 504.00)BTD RATES
MFC 1Mbps (999.00) MFC 2Mbps (1,995 = 2,542.40)
BTS RATES
MFC 459.00
(2 mos. Advance 918.00)BTD RATES
MFC 3Mbps (3,360)
Telephone Set
(Optional) 800.00
Pin. Act
(Optional)
Excess wire
Free Installation
Rented New Applicant
(Subscription deposit 1,500.00)
One Month Advance

DATELCO

BTS RATES
MFC 308.00
(2 mos. Advance 616.00)BTD RATES
MFC 1Mbps (308.00+999.00 = 1,307.00)
MFC 2Mbps (308.00+2,542.40 = 2,542.40)
BTS RATES
MFC 492.00
(2 mos. Advance 985.60)BTD RATES
MFC 1Mbps (492.80+999.00 = 1,307.00)
MFC 2Mbps (492.80+2,234 = 2,727.20)
Telephone Set
(Optional) 500.00Pin. Act (Optional)
72.00
Excess wire
mts. x 11.20/meterRented New Applicant
(Subscription dep. 1,500.00)

DOTC – TELECOM

P 1,750.00NDD DEPOSIT
1,500.00 (OPTIONAL)IDD DEPOSIT
3,000.00 (OPTIONAL)
P 1,920.00NDD DEPOSIT
1,500.00 (OPTIONAL)IDD DEPOSIT
3,000.00 (OPTIONAL)
INSTALLATION FEE (INCLUDE OF 2 MONTHS DEPOSIT & INSTRUMENT
DEPOSITA. MONTHLY RATE
P 250.00B. COMMERCIAL
P 420.00

Note: Promotional offer of PLDT
Source: PLDT and DATELCO

6.COMMERCIAL SPACE RENTALS per Square meter

HIGH

LOW

OFFICE SPACE (CBD)

P20,000

10,000

SHOPPING MALLS

P800.00/sq. ft.

400.00/sq. ft.

Source: Various Commercial Buildings & Shopping Malls

7. LAND VALUES FOR URBAN LANDS (per SQM):

CATEGORY

RESIDENTIAL

COMMERCIAL

INDUSTRIAL

First Class

600.00 /sqm3

3,000.00 / sqm3

900.00 / sqm3

Second Class

500.00 / sqm3

2,500.00 / sqm3

800.00 / sqm3

Third Class

400.00 / sqm3

2,000.00 / sqm3

600.00 / sqm3

Fourth Class

165.00 / sqm3

825.00 / sqm3

330.00 / sqm3

Source: Office of the City Assessors

8. TRANSPORTATION COST

HIGH

LOW

TRYCYCLE / PEDICAB
MULTICAB

P 40.00
20.00

P 9.00
10.00

Source: Business Permit, Licensing & Franchising Division

9. CARGO FORWADER

LBC EXPRESS INC, HYPER SPEED SERVICE CORPORATION, JRS EXPRESS, WIDE WIDE WORLD EXPRESS CORPORATION

10. INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER

PLDT, DATELCO

11. CABLE SERVICE PROVIDERS

SKY CABLE, DREAM SATELITE, CIGNAL, HOME CHANNEL

12. MOBILE PHONES

GLOBE, PLDT, SMART, & SUN CELLULAR

13. SEAPORT

HIJO PORT, MADAUM

14. BUS SCHEDULE & RATES

DAVAO METRO SHUTTLE INC.

NON-AIRCON

Km/Distance

Regular

SP/SC/DA

Tagum

Davao

00-55

85

68

Panabo

32-55

36

29

Carmen

39-55

25

20

REGULAR AIRCON

Km/Distance

Regular

SP/SC/DA

Tagum

Davao

00-55

104

84

Panabo

32-55

44

36

Carmen

39-55

30

24

COACH

Km/Distance

Regular

SP/SC/DA

Tagum

Davao

00-55

108

88

Panabo

32-55

48

38

DRAGON

Km/Distance

Regular

SP/SC/DA

Tagum

Davao

00-55

116

94

Panabo

32-55

49

41

Source: Davao Metro Shuttle Inc. (www.davaometroshuttle.com)

 

PHILTRANCO

Tagum City to Pasay City
Ordinary Class: P1,800.00 (Including the Ferry Fee)
Aircon Class: P2,400.00 (Including the Ferry Fee)

Tagum City to Cubao
Ordinary Class: P1,800.00 (Including the Ferry Fee)
Aircon Class: P 2,400.00 (Including the Ferry Fee)

OTHER DESTINATION

RATES

NON-AIRCON

AIRCON

SURIGAO

P450.00

P650.00

TACLOBAN

700.00

900.00

CATBALOGAN

850.00

1,200.00

CALBAYOG

950.00

1,300.00

ALLEN / VISAYAS

1,050.00

1,350.00

MATNOG / LUZON

1,050.00

1,350.00

IROSIN

1,100.00

1,400.00

SORSOGON

1,150.00

1,450.00

DARAGA

1,200.00

1,550.00

CAMALIG

1,200.00

1,600.00

GUINOBATAN

1,250.00

1,600.00

LIGAO

1,250.00

1,600.00

IRIGA

1,300.00

1,650.00

NAGA

1,350.00

1,750.00

SAN FERNANDO

1,350.00

1,800.00

LUCENA

1,700.00

2,200.00

SAN PABLO

1,750.00

2,300.00

ALAMINOS

1,750.00

2,300.00

Note: P 250.00
120.00
370.00 (Ferry Fee)

Source: Philtranco Bus Schedule/ Tel. No. 299-3419

15. Airline Flight Schedule

  • Via Davao City:

Travel Time: Tagum – Davao International Airport (vise versa) – 1 hour

Airline

Frequency

ARRIVAL TIME

ROUTE OF FLIGHT

ARRIVAL TIME

Cebu Pacific
Zest Air
Cebu Pacific
Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific
Philippine Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Silk Air
Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific
Silk Air
Cebu Pacific
Philippine Airlines
Zest Air
Cebu Pacific
Philippine Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific
Air Phil Express
Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines

Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri/Sun
Daily
Daily
Wed/Sun
Thu
Tue/Wed/Sat
Mon/Sat
Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri
August
Daily
Daily
Daily
Mon/Tue/Thu/Sat
Daily
Tue/Sat/Sun
Daily
Daily
Daily except Sunday
Sunday

5:45
5:45
6:00
6:10
7:50
7:50
8:00
9:10
9:40
11:30
12:00
12:55
12:55
13:35
14:35
15:00
15:55
16:05
16:35
16:55
18:00
18:40
20:00
20:30
20:30
21:20
22:20

Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Cebu-Davao-Iloilo
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Zamboanga-Davao-Zamboanga
Cebu-Davao-Cebu
Iloilo-Davao-Cebu
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Cebu-Davao-Manila
Singapore-Davao-Cebu
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Cebu-Davao-Singapore
Cebu-Davao-Cebu
Mani2Mani
Cebu-Davao-Cebu
Manila-Davao-Cebu
Manila-Davao-Manila
Cagayan de Oro-Davao-Cagayan de Oro
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila
Manila-Davao-Manila

6:15
6:25
6:30
7:00
8:50
8:10
8:30
9:40
10:10
12:20
12:30
13:35
13:25
14:05
15:20
15:30
16:50
16:45
17:05
17:45
18:20

19:10
20:30
21:00
21:00
21:50
22:50

16. Shipping Passenger Rates

  • Via Davao City:

Travel Time: Tagum-Davao City Sasa Port (vise versa) – 1 hour and 30 minutes

High

Low

Davao – Manila (Tuesdays & Fridays)
Economy (with meals)
Tourist (with meals

2,100.00
2,760.00

1,666.00
2,040.00

Davao – Zambonga (Tuesday)
Economy (with meals)
Tourist (with meals)

1,200.00
1,385.00

967.00
1,285.00

Davao – Iloilo (Friday)
Economy (with meals)
Tourist (with meals)

1,487.00
1,870.00

Source: WG & A – Superferry / 234 – 5818 / 234 – 5824