Ronda, Cebu Mayor Mariano Blanco shot dead inside his office

DAVAO CITY (September 5) — Mayor Mariano Blanco of Ronda Cebu was shot dead Wednesday  at about 1:30 this morning inside his office. Blanco was  inside the mayor’s office at the municipal hall when the assailants shot him. Senior Police Officer 1  Dionesio  Togapo of Ronda Police Office  in an interview  with reporters said,  two …

Duterte thanks Israel for giving Filipino workers the “best care”

DAVAO CITY (September 3) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday, September 2, thanked Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for giving the “best care” to more than 28,000 Filipinos working and residing in Israel Duterte expressed his gratitude to the government of Israel for providing good working conditions to Filipino workers during his meeting with some …

CAFGU, five civilians killed while trying to save couple from kidnappers

DAVAO CITY (September 1) — A member of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical  Units Active Auxiliaries (CAA)  was killed  while trying to save a former comrade and his wife from their armed abductors, Friday night, August 31,  along the shores of barangay Paican, Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte. Unfortunately, five  civilian residents  were also killed  in the …

Death toll rises to 3 in Isulan bomb explosion

DAVAO CITY (August 30) — Another victim of the August 28 bombing in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat expired Wednesday at about 8:55 in the evening while confined at the General Santos Doctors Hospital. The third fatality was identified as Welmark John Lapidez, 25, a criminology student of Sultan Kudarat State University and resident of Bagumbayan, Sultan …

One dead, 34 wounded in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat bomb explosion

DAVAO CITY (August 29)— One person died  while 34  were wounded including two soldiers and a CAFGU, when an improvised explosive device exploded at about 8:40 in the evening August 28,  along the national highway in Barangay Kalawag,  Isulan, Sultan Kudarat. Isulan Municipal  Mayor Marites Pallasigue in an interview with Newsline.ph revealed “We are celebrating …

DOLE quickly responds to OFW who jumps from employer’s house

DAVAO CITY (August 28) — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III  Monday night, August 27,  has ordered the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to immediately extend medical assistance and repatriate if possible,   the Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in Kuwait who jumped from her employers house last week. The quick response and  assistance  from the Labor Department …

OFW from NoCot jumped off three-storey building in Kuwait to escape from employer

DAVAO CITY (August 27) — An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFA)  in Kuwait has reportedly jumped off from the three storey building of her  employer  last week. The OFW was identified as Gina Agustin  Aguilar, who hails from Kabacan, North Cotabato. She works in   Kalha, Kuwait. Aguilar, 28,  is a mother two young children. In a …

Indigenous communities benefit medical and social healing mission in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (August 27) — Around a thousand members of the Matigsalug tribe from the different communities of Marilog District this city and the province of Bukidnon  benefited the medical and social healing mission Saturday, August 25. Marilog is the tri-boundary of Davao City and the provinces of North Cotabato and Bukidnon, it is the …