The municipality of Sta. Cruz was an active participant in the making of Mindanao's and Philippines' histories. From the Spanish rule, to American regime, to Japanese occupation, to independence, to Martial Law, to EDSA Revolution, Sta. Cruz' story was intricately interwoven into the country's saga.More than a century-old municipality, Sta. Cruz was legally created last October 5, 1884 and it is the third oldest town in Mindanao. This gulf was originally called LABO, a Bagobo word meaning marshland. The Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe ruled by Datu Ali w



DENR puts up Ecotourism-support projects for Sibulan Trail to Mt. Apo
Posted On: 2015-01-21

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources XI earmarks a total of 1.25 million pesos for its project supporting the ecotourism program in Sibulan, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur.Two infrastructure projects were established in the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2014 to include a Tourist Information Center...

Cooperators renew support for Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge 2015
Posted On: 2015-01-16

Private sector partners of the Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge renew their commitment to support the International Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge 2015. In a meeting conducted last January 15, 2015 at Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur; five perennial sponsors have already signified intention to once again part...


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