Duterte accompanies Go in filing his COC for senator

DAVAO CITY (October 15) —  President Rodrigo Duterte accompanied his longtime aide Christopher Lawrence “Bong” to the Commission on Elections Monday afternoon to file his Certificate of Candidacy for senator. Duterte was with Go until he finished filing his COC. Go started to serve Duterte in September 1998. Prior to the filing, Go has repeatedly …

DoF: Gov’t to take advantage of lower rice prices in the international market

Manila (October 9)-  The Rice Tariffication Bill will allow the government to take advantage of the lower prices in the international market, Finance Undersecretary Tony Lambino yesterday said.   “We have really mismanaged our rice supply and rice policies.  What we need now is to invest more and improve the productivity of the agriculture sector,” he …

Abayalde relieves PNP escorts of killed PDEA agents in Lanao del Sur

DAVAO CITY (October 8)— Police director Oscar Abayalde ordered the relief of all police who escorted the agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) personnel who were killed in an ambush along the highway of barangay Malna, in the municipality of Kapai in  Lanao del Sur on October 5. During the Monday press briefing …

ABS-CBN’s Gretchen Fullido files sexual harassment, libel charges against two company execs

DAVAO CITY (October 7)— A show business anchor of ABS-CBN filed sexual harassment and libel charges against current and former ABS-CBN news executives Friday. Gretchen Fullido, ABS-CBN anchor and reporter, filed this afternoon a sexual harassment case against Cheryl C. Favila, former ABS-CBN News Executive, and Maricar P. Asprec, ABS-CBN News Segment Producer. The case …

Netizens lambast Congressman Anecito “John” Bertiz for conduct unbecoming

DAVAO CITY (October 1) — Netizens lambasted ACTS OFW Partylist Representative Aniceto “John” Bertiz for conduct unbecoming. This,  after Bertiz reportedly  harassed and  snatched the identification card of an airport  security checker who requested him to take off his shoes as part of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) security protocol Saturday, September 29. On …

OFW in Saudi shot dead after allegedly killing boss, co-worker

DAVAO CITY (September 27) —  Security personnel sub-contracting for  Saudi Electric Company shot and killed an Overseas  Filipino Worker,  after he allegedly stabbed to death his boss and a Pakistani co-worker on Wednesday, September 26, in Farasan Island, Jizan City, Saudi Arabia. Farasan Island is located 600 kilometers offshore from Jizan City,Saudi Arabia. Consul General …

DavOr cop suspended for threatening teacher over son’s loss in Taekwondo

DAVAO CITY  (September 26) — A policeman,  father of a defeated taekwondo contestant threatened a teacher at gunpoint over his son’s misfortune, is now under restrictive custody. Police XI regional director Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales immediately ordered that  SPO1 Inocentes Talleon be placed under restrictive custody. “I will not tolerate the wrongdoings or misbehavior of my …

Trillanes arrested, posts bail for temporary freedom

DAVAO CITY (September 25) —- Senator Antonio Trillanes was arrested inside the Senate building late Tuesday afternoon, but he immediately posted P200,000 bail before  Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC)  Branch 150 for his temporary liberty. This also means the Hold Departure Order against him is recalled for now. But another case is awaiting resolution from  …

Makati RTC orders arrest of Senator Trillanes

DAVAO CITY (September 25) —- The Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC)  Branch 150 has granted the motion of the Department of Justice for the issuance of arrest warrant and Hold Departure Order (HDO) against Senator Antonio Trillanes. As of now, Trillanes is still at the Senate building, Whern informed about his impending arrest, he said  …