Stop linking politicians death to Duterte : Vice Mayors League President

DAVAO CITY  (July 16) — Critics of President Rodrigo Duterte should stop linking every politicians  death to the President,  said Magsaysay Davao del Sur Vice Mayor Donnabel Joy Mejia, the national president of the vice mayors league of the Philippine (VMPL) on Saturday. Mejia said political feud is among the reasons why politicians are killed …

Duterte sets condition for the resumption talks with communist

DAVAO CITY (July 5) —President Rodrigo Duterte is still open for the resumption of the peace talks with the National Democratic Front, Communist Party of the Philippines and New Peoples Army, but sets four conditions. In a press statement, Presidential Adviser Jessu Dureza said “The doors for the resumption of peace talks with the NDFP …

Duterte signs law to institutionalize national feeding program

DAVAO CITY (July 5) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday signed the law institutionalizing a national feeding program for undernourished Filipino children in public schools. Duterte signed the Masustansyang Pagkain para sa Batang Pilipino Act or R.A 11037, last June 29, which is aimed at addressing the problem of undernourishment among Filipino children in …

Ombudsman investigates P100 collection for Marawi Siege movie

DAVAO CITY (June 28) — The Office of the Ombudsman for Mindanao on Wednesday started to investigate the reported P100 collection for the viewing of Marawi Siege movie, in some state schools, colleges and universities in Zamboanga City and in the province of Basilan. Deputy Ombudsman for Mindanao Rodolfo Elman, in a message to Newsline.ph …

P100 collection for Marawi siege movie stirs controversy

DAVAO CITY (June 26) — Parents  from different state colleges and universities in Zamboanga City  and Basilan province  are up in arms against the P100 collection to view  the  Marawi Siege movie. Parents from various states colleges and universities called RMN-Zamboanga for clarification and to complain. The film “Ang Misyon: A Marawi Siege Story,”  is …

Newsline story opens development for Mandaya kids, community

CAGARA, Davao Oriental (Jun 25) — The wonders of technology. Yes, through the social network, Facebook, we found the video showing school children riding on a  ‘Rattan Cable’ just to go to  school. For several times, the plight of the Mandaya kids in Butay has been reported by news agencies and emotions heightened every time …

Go instantly acts on kids going to school on ‘rattan’ cable in Davao Oriental

DAVAO CITY (June 22)—Schoolchildren of Butay Integrated School, in Barangay Pichon, Caraga Davao Oriental, do not mind riding an improvized “Rattan” cable to cross the river just to attend school. The village of Butay is the education hub for about 300 Mandaya learners who defy fear just to attend their daily classes. Schoolchildren need to …

Ombudsman indicts ex-President Aquino over P72 billion DAP scam

DAVAO CITY (June 20) — Ombudsman  Conchita Carpio Morales has indicted former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III for usurpation of legislative powers over the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). The Ombudsman found probable cause  to  indict Aquino, as it found Aquino’s  unlawful issuance of National Budget Circular No. 541 to implement the DAP involving P72 …

Journalist killing caught on video, authorities tracking four persons of interest

DAVAO CITY (June 18) — The killing of veteran journalist and newspaper publisher Dennis Denora was caught and  recorded in a dash cam video. The  Task Force Denora is now  tracking the four persons of interest in the killing. A highly placed Newsline.ph source revealed,  a private individual submitted a dashcam video,  to police authorities,  …