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, …

What is Press freedom?

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Press freedom is defined in many ways and its appreciation by the public has changed. According to merriam-webster.com, it is “the right of newspapers, magazines, etc., to report news without being controlled by the government.” The legal definition also stated that it is “the right to publish and disseminate information, thoughts, …

Gov’t puts up P700M state of the art Media Hub in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —  Mindanao will soon have a state-of-the art, government-owned media hub as Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go and PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar led the groundbreaking ceremony of the P700 million Mindanao Media Hub along Carlos P. Garcia Highway in Davao City. In an interview, Andanar said the facility will …

NHA, Pag-Ibig Signs P1B MOA for AFP/PNP

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The National Housing Authority (NHA) and Housing Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) along with Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) signed the Memorandum of Agreement for the housing the AFP-PNP housing in Davao City. The signing was led by NHA general manager Marcelino Escalada, HDMF chief executive …

Largest antenna in PH to built in Davao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines– The Department of Science and Technology in Davao Region (DOST-11) will build the largest tracking antenna in the Philippines in Davao City as part of its strong commitment in providing innovative solution through research and development. DOST Davao Region director Anthony Sales said the facility is covered by a Memorandum of Agreement …