Global OFW group denies link with Almasai Finance

Dubai, UAE — Philippine-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) organization Sangguniang Masang Pilipino International Incorporated (SMPII) denied any involvement in the activities conducted by Almasai Finance and Investment. The SMPII, also known as Almasai Equity Holding Corporation, and its owner Elpidio Reyes Tanaliga Jr. who is said to have ran away with the money of some …

Step forward

If sabotaging the peace process was part of the plan in the SAF operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao then those behind it have almost succeeded. On January 25, 2015, government officials sent its commandos on an uncoordinated and special mission in the town of Mamasapano to serve an arrest warrant to an international terrorist, resulting to …

Three agencies investigating sale of online passport appointment

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Three agencies of government are now investigating the reported anomaly involving the sale of online passport appointment. This, after the Department of Foreign Affairs received numerous complaints about the  “anomaly.” Personnel from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and, the Philippine National Police, are now …

Tigpamaba sa PNP giilisan

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW, Mindanao— Opisyal nang  gihulipan ni Chief Superintendent  John Bulalacao isip tigpamaba sa Philippine National Police (PNP) si Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos kagahapon, Enero 30, 2018. Si Bulalacao na ang hepe sa Public Information Office (PIO) sa kapulisan sukad kagahapon. Gibutyag ni PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa,  gawas sa iyang trabaho …

Cebu village chief nab for drugs, gun

CEBU CITY — A barangay captain in Bantayan Island, Cebu was arrested in a buy-bust operation Sunday night that yielded 141 kilos of methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” and unlicensed handgun and ammunition. The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) identified the incumbent village chief as Rey Christopher Paclibar, alias “Reypac”, 58, and a resident of Barangay …

Kasuko batok sa mga trabahador sa airport, isumbong sa MIAA dili sa social media

DAKBAYAN sa DABAW, Mindanao —  Gihangyo si  Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal  ang publiko nga isumbong sa iyang buhatan ug dili sa pisbuk o sa social media,  ang mga abuso ug panghitabo lambigit sa mga trabahador sa airport. Matud pa ni Monreal, angayan nga sa iyang buhatan isumbong ang mga panghitabo …

“New” Tokhang operations require human rights, church reps

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Philippine National Police Director Ronald dela  Rosa is now requiring representatives from  human rights office or advocacy groups to join the “New” Oplan Tokhang. Aside from human rights representative, the PNP is also inviting representative from the church to witness the operations. The PNP  also invite members of the media in …

Duterte to visit Marawi temporary shelters

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to visit the Sagonsongan temporary shelters in  Marawi City,  on January 30, 2018. The President wants “to physically check the condition of the families occupying the temporary shelters,” says National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino P. Escalada. (nha-turns-over-500-homes-in-marawi/ Duterte  was scheduled to turn over 500 temporary …

Ombudsman indicts ex-Maguindanao mayor for graft 

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman indicted former Northern Kabuntalan, Maguindanao Mayor Datu Umbra Dilangalen Al Hadj over the anomalous purchase of a municipal water system in 2011. Also included in the charge sheet are Municipal Accountant Rahima Ali and Municipal Treasurer Kabiba Mael. The investigation  report showed that Dilangalen, Ali and …