Duterte promised Kian’s parents, No cover up in son’s case

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte embraced and empathized with the parents to  Kian Loyd delos Santos on Monday, August 28 and promised them impartial investigation on the killing of their 17-year-old son. After leading an event in Pampanga Duterte  rushed to Malacañang and had lunch with Kian’s parents Lorenza and Saldy delos Santos. The …

Father of Maute brothers died while in detention

MANILA, Philippines— Engr. Cayamora Maute, 67, the father of the Maute terror group died Sunday at about 3:07 in the afternoon in Taguig-Pateros District Hospital. Cayamora, is the father of Abdullah, Omar Maute and Madie, are  leading the attack in Marawi City since May 23. Government authorities consider Cayamora as a high risk individual for …

DavOr Caravan served 6,000 far-flung villagers

MATI CITY, Philippines — Villagers from remote areas of Davao Oriental numbering to about 6,000  happily received the foodstuff from the local government. The August 22 and 23 province-wide caravan dubbed as Nakakaisang Lingkod-Bayan ng Davao Oriental was participated by 37 local and national government agencies. Government agencies served the villagers from  food to seedlings …

Reformed Italian drug user admire Duterte’s war on drugs

Reformed Italian drug user surprised a Filipina scientist  when  she teased to call President Rodrigo Duterte if she will not sign the petition calling for a massive support for drug rehabilitation program in Italy. Dr. Agnes Amil Bruce, a Mindanaoan and  a recognized scientist  based in United Kingdom told Newsline.ph “We were walking  in  Florence …

NHA : Building livable and comfortable homes

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Building livable and comfortable homes for the country’s homeless. This is how Marcelino P. Escalada Jr., the general manager of National Housing Authority (NHA) describes the mission of his agency. The National Housing Authority was tasked to develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated housing program which shall embrace, among others, …

P129-M Polloc Port investment to boost Mindanao Economic Corridor

Cotabato City, Philippines — The recent registration by the Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) of the investment of Bangsamoro Terminal Services, Inc. (BTSI) amounting to P129 million, a company based in Polloc Freeport in Parang, Maguindanao is seen to boost the Mindanao Economic Corridors strategy for Mindanao economic development. This is because Polloc Port provides …

Town Mayor appeals to rebels  for unconditional release of cop

DAVAO CITY —- Makilala municipal town Mayor Rudy Caogdan is appealing to the leadership of the New people’s Army holding  PO1 Bristo Catalan to release the policeman without condition on humanitarian ground. On August 14, six fully armed rebels abducted Catalan while he was bringing two of his children to school on board a motorbike, …

LTO to new  vehicle buyers: Do not accept unregistered  units

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The  Land Transportation Office (LTO) XI warns  new vehicle buyers not to accept their uniits without the licensed plates and registration documents or run the  risk of getting apprehended and pay penalties. Eleanor S. Calderon, operations chief of the LTO XI told Newsline.ph “many car and motorcycle dealers  release brand new …

Surigao del Sur mayor, 8 others  indicted  for graft 

MANILA, Philippines — Bislig City, Surigaro del Sur Mayor Librado Navarro is facing graft charges as the Office of the Ombudsman ordered the filing of the case which before the Sandiganbayan. The Ombudsman decision published on August 25, stated Navarro’s case stemmed from the anomalous purchase of a hydraulic excavator in 2012 worth P 14,750,000.00, according …