Duterte admits firing CHED’s chairman Licuanan

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte admitted “I have dismissed Licuanan today.” Duterte was referring to Commission on Higher Education  (CHED) Chairperson Patricia Licuanan who  earlier today claimed Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea called he Sunday night and asked her to reign. (ched-chair-licuanan-asked-to-resign/) In a speech during the turn over of the multi-million Philippine National …

CHED chair Licuanan asked to resign

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan resigned from his post Morning morning, January 15, 2018. Licuanan announced her resignation during theMonday flag ceremony. Licuanan, who has been in hot water for various issues from petition among CHED regional directors to travels abroad without the approval of the President, said …

Sto. Niño Shrine Hills marks 50th anniversary today

DAVAO CITY, Philipines —  Thousands of Catholic faithfuls and devotees of Sto. Niño are expected to visit the Shrine of the Holy Infant Jesus  of Prague  at the Shine Hills Matina as it celebrates it’s golden anniversary today. Devotees from all over Mindanao region are expected to visit the place for have their images blessed, …

Philippines fastest growing economy in ASEAN-WB

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The World bank cites Philippines as the fastest growing economy in among all Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) countries. The WB is its latest forecast said the economy i the country is fast growing. Such developed is welcomes by Malacañang. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. earlier  announced the WB’s Global Economic …

Duterte to launch state of the art crime laboratory for Davao region

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will launch today the multi-million state-of-the-art Philippine National Police (PNP) Crime Laboratory in Ecoland, this city. On the same occasion, Duterte will also turn over 26 Montero police patrol cars for Police regional Office (PRO) XI. The government spent millions to rehabilitate the PNP’s Davao Crime Lab houses …

Sandiganbayan suspends Tuguegarao City councilor 

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —The Sandiganbayan ordered the 90-day preventive suspension of Tuguegarao City Councilor Danilo Baccay who is standing trial for of the anti-graft law after he failed to liquidate  the cash advance of P400,000.00 granted to him on 16 April 2009 when he was still the city vice-mayor. In a three-page Resolution, the anti-graft court ordered …

Kalinga attempts for largest gong group in Guinness

TABUK CITY, Philippines — The provincial government here will attempt for a Guinness world record for the most number of gongs gathered and being played at one time at the 2018 “Aweng chi Gangza”  ( The Call of a Thousand Gongs) Bodong Festival during the 23rd foundation of the province on February 14. Kalinga Governor Jocel Baac in …