LGUs top gov’t agency with most number of Ombudsman cases

DAVAO CITY (June 23) — For seven consecutive years, local government units (LGUs) topped the list of agencies with most number of cases filed against their officials and employees before the Office of the Ombudsman. In a report released by the Ombudsman’s Finance and Management Information Office (FMIO), LGUs topped the 2017 list with 3,189 …

DepEd-10 chief says bidding for P2K razor ‘above board’

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY–The head of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) office in Northern Mindanao denied any hand in the purchase of school materials for senior high school classes, even as he dispelled any irregularity in the bidding of razor blades that cost nearly PHP2,000 each. DepEd-10 (Northern Mindanao) Director Allan Farnazo said his office …

55 barangay election winners from Baguio City face disqualification

BAGUIO CITY — Fifty-five winning candidates in the May 13 barangay elections in Baguio City are facing disqualification for failure to file their Statements of Contributions and Expenses (SOCE), the city’s Commission on Elections (Comelec) officer said on Friday. Lawyer John Paul Martin, Comelec-Baguio election officer, said the fate of the winning candidates is now …

Duterte tells GSIS personnel to never waver in resolve towards better PH

DAVAO CITY (June 23) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte urged employees of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) to champion integrity, transparency and accountability in their work. Duterte who attended the  celebration of the 81st anniversary of the social insurance institution Tuesday told the employees   “Always embody integrity, transparency and accountability in your work and …

Army-GPH-MILF-LGU in NCot agree to support each other in the name of peace

CARMEN, North Cotabato (June 23) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines,  the leadership of the  Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the local government here, agreed to support each other in attaining peace in the province and in the country. In  the  Peace Dialogue held Thursday,  in Barangay Lanoon, Colonel Alfredo Rosario Jr., commander …

Go instantly acts on kids going to school on ‘rattan’ cable in Davao Oriental

DAVAO CITY (June 22)—Schoolchildren of Butay Integrated School, in Barangay Pichon, Caraga Davao Oriental, do not mind riding an improvized “Rattan” cable to cross the river just to attend school. The village of Butay is the education hub for about 300 Mandaya learners who defy fear just to attend their daily classes. Schoolchildren need to …

PNP guards in hot water over Bong Revilla ‘selfie’

MANILA — An investigation will be undertaken on the possible liability of guards at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center after jailed former senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. was able to post “selfie” pics on his social media accounts. PNP spokesperson, Senior Supt. Benigno Durana Jr., said the PNP Headquarters Support Service is currently …

Sundalo samaran sa engkuentro tali NPA doul sa eskuelahan sa Talaingod Davao del Norte

DAKBAYAN SA TAGUM (Hunyo 22) —  Samdan ang usa ka sundalo nga nailhang si Private Arjay Pascasio human kini  maigo sa ulo atol sa engkuentro  tali sa mga sakop sa Militar ug New People’s Army, didto sa Sitio Tibucag Barangay Dagohoy, Talaingod Davao Del Norte Huebes  sa buntag, June 21, 2018. Ang binakbakay sa duha …