PH ConGen praises firm for opening new center in Calgary

CALGARY, Canada  — Philippine Consul General Julius Torres lauded Quality Sleep Care management and staff for expanding their business  to Calgary that will translate job opportunities to the community,  especially the health care providers. “We are delighted that Quality Sleep Care has continued to expand,” Torres said in his inaugural message. The  firm, according to …

Men, women in ‘robes’ urged to be role models

MANILA, Philippines  — Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno urged justices and judges to serve as good role models by personally observing high standards of conduct while upholding the integrity and independence of the judiciary. Sereno, in a statement, said it is high time for judges to live up to their role as dispensers of justice guided …

AFP’s Gen. Guererro to MARINA?

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —- Will Armed Forces Chief-of-staff Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero head the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) after his retirement in April? This question surfaced when  President Rodrigo Duterte during the Tienda Launching in Mawab, Compostela Valley Province, mentioned his name during his speech on January 22, 2018. Duterte sidelined his frustrations among  officials who …

Growing up and getting old, with Davao-Digos unfinished road

I was a child  when my mother and I started to travel the North Cotabato-Davao road. Travelling along the “humpy-bumpy” road is like riding a wild horse. Dusty when it’s sunny and murky when its rainy. I was so happy, seeing workers cementing portions of the cracked stretch of barangay from Dolo highway, in the …

Dinagyang holds 1st int’l cultural night in 50 years

ILOILO CITY, Philippines — For the first time ever, an international cultural night was held here as part of the Dinagyang Festival. Last Friday, January 27,  an international cultural presentation highlighted the Golden Anniversary s of the Dinagyang Festival. “We are very happy to bring to you this cultural extravaganza, where we bridge our racial …

Duterte to DPWH contractors : finish delayed projects in 30 days

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the contractors of the Department of Public Works and Highways to finish  delayed projects in 30 days or face cancellation of their contracts. Duterte instructed the Highways department “I am giving (sic) DPWH to tell the contractors to complete it within 30 days. Pag hindi (if not), …

PDEA XI given P1.4-million anti-illegal drugs war gadget

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) XI is among the key cities in the country  which received additional equipment and  gadgets to support their operations against illegal drugs amounting to P1.4-million. Antonio Rivera, PDEA XI director in an interview said the gadget which amounted to P1.4-million was released by PDEA director general …

Kaso sa SAF 44 napagan sa away sa dagkung opisyal sa Korte Suprema

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW, Mindanao — Kinsa may angayan pakasad-on sa pagkadelatar sa pagbista sa kaso sa pagkamatay ka kuarentay kuatro nga membro sa Philippine National Police Special Action Force (PNP-SAF)? Samtang ang pamilya nagdali nga mahatagan ug hustisya ang kamatayon sa ilang minahal sa kinabuhi, nadiskobrehan nga ang away sa dagkung opsiyal sa korte Suprema …