LTFRB distributes Pantawid Pasada Cards in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (August 30)- The Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board -11 (LTFRB -11) has distributed its Pantawid Pasada cash cards for the public utility jeepney (PUJ) drivers in Davao City. LTFRB chairperson Martin Delgra led the distribution of  4,463 cards to the PUJ operators at GSIS Subdivision in Matina.  He said the operators were the ones …

Davao City allots P1-M assistance for typhoon affected Marikina

DAVAO CITY (August 14)- The Davao City government will send P 1 million assistance to typhoon affected Marikina City in Metro Manila to be used for its relief assistance to the victims of the calamity. On Tuesday, August 14, the Sangguniang Panlungsod has approved  under its suspended rules, the resolution for the aid that will …

Commissioner Arellano: No Dictatorship, federal system to distribute power

DAVAO CITY (August 2)– A member of the Constitution Consultative Committee fired back to the critics who are raising the specter of dictatorship under the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Commissioner Antonio B. Arellano, during the Federalism Road Show media forum on Wednesday at Davao City Hall, expressed  his grief over the rumors being …

DOTr seeks LGU assistance on road acquisition for P90B Mindanao railway project

DAVAO CITY (August 1)– The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has asked the local government units (LGU) to help in the implementation of the first phase of the Mindanao Railway Project (MRP). DOTr- MRP deputy project manager Patricia Ruvivar, on Tuesday said that the acquisition of the road right of way is for the P90 billion  102-kilometer Tagum-Davao-Digos …

Laak, Compostela Valley to Open More Caves for Eco-Tourism

LAAK, Compostela Valley (July 31) — The Municipal Government will open the the town’s caves to tourists and spelunkers to accommodate tourists who want to experience nature’s wonders. Laak Municipal Mayor Antonio Libuangan said the town has more than a hundred caves which the tourist could explore.  He is planning to open the caving festival to the …

Five percent tax delays payment of teachers honorarium

DAVAO CITY (MAY 21 )—The confusion brought about by the five percent tax exemption issue  caused delay in the payment of teachers honoraria,  the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here revealed. The Comelec was ready to release the teachers honoraria but the issue on the five percent withholding tax was raised, causing the delay. With this,  …

Davao City Police Office intensifies security measures in Brgy. 23-C

DAVAO CITY (May 16)– The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) will intensify the security measures in Barangay 23-C even after the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan election is over. DCPO director Sr. Supt. Alexander  during the AFP-PNP Press Corps media briefing,   said  there are unverified information on a possible “rido” or clan war as a result …

Violence mars pre-election in Brgy. 23-C, Davao City

DAVAO CITY (May 14)-  Violence marked the last night of the campaign for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections in Barangay 23-C, here. The war between rival candidates,  reelectionist Allimodin Usman  and his rival  Amilbangsa Manding has  turned violent, which resulted to the injury of three people Sunday night. The victims were identified as Alcon …

Reelectionist Barangay Captain killed eve of May 14 Barangay, SK polls

DAVAO CITY (May 13) —  Reelectionist Barangay Captain Antonio Guatno of Pangyan, this city,  was killed eve of the Monday,  Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections 2018. Police report showed.   the  Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) XI, Regional Mobile Force Company  and members of Calinan Police went to Guatno’s house at Purok 4A. barangay Pangyan, …