Go asks PNP and CIDG solve journalist killing

DAVAO CITY (June 17) — Special Assistant to the  President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go is asking the provincial commands of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to hasten the investigation over the death of  veteran journalist Dennis Denora  and  arrest the perpetrators. “I am asking the PNP director …

P1.2-M bounty for Davao Journalist killers

PANABO CITY (June 16) — Friends of slain journalist Dennis Salvador  Denora set up P1.2-million bounty for the identification and capture of the suspects behind his  death. “His friends, former Governor Rodolfo del Rosario, Congressman Antonio Floirendo and well meaning citizens,  contributed to set up the bounty for the identification and capture of his killers,” …

Duterte to Kadamay : get out or be killed

DAVAO CITY (June 14) — Angered by the attempt to occupy  government housing project in Rizal, President Rodrigo Duterte warned members of the organized militant Urban Poor group-Kadamay, to get out of the houses or be killed Duterte issued the stern warning,  after the group swooped the housing units constructed by the National Housing Authority …

Speaker Alvarez denies hand in journalist killing, authorities create Task Force Denora

DAVAO CITY (June 13) — “I am a lawyer, I file cases, I don’t kill people”, this was the outright  denial of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, as speculations are rife that he had a hand in the  killing of newspaper publisher and veteran journalist  Dennis Denora. Alvarez, in an interview with Newsline.ph,    said “Why …

Chinese plane landing in Davao followed PH protocols

DAVAO CITY (June 13) —  The  Chinese government followed the Philippine protocol when their Chinese military aircraft  landed at the Davao International Airport. This was the clarification of  Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on Tuesday, saying  “Well it’s your protocols we have followed. Now we have applied through your agencies, through your military’s , …

Duterte plans to buy Bell choppers from SoKor

DAVAO CITY (June 4) –- After cancelling the USD234-million Bell chopper deal with the Canadian government last February,  President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday said, the government is now considering  to buy helicopters  from South Korea. Speaking before the Filipino community in  Grand Hilton Hotel,  Seoul, South Korea Sunday, Duterte said “I went here, I’m trying to, …

Duterte fires Customs Commissioner Prudente over excessive foreign trips

DAVAO CITY (May 30) — President Rodrigo Duterte fired  on Wednesday Bureau of Customs (BOC) deputy commissioner Noel Patrick Sales Prudente over excessive foreign trips. Prudente is facing an investigation by the House of Representatives over the supposed questionable release of container vans at the Manila South Harbor. “I will cut short the agony of Congress. …