DENR donates confiscated logs for Marawi school rehab

DAVAO CITY (July 9) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has donated  the confiscated logs and timber to Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) for the rehabilitation of Marawi City schools. About  871,453 board feet of confiscated logs   and flitches valued over PHP43.5 million   was donated. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu during the 31st …

Comelec accredits ‘Hugpong ng Pagbabago’ as regional political party

DAVAO CITY (July 3) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday approved the   Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), a regional party headed by Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. “The petition for accreditation granted because party have met the requirements,” Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez told reporters. The Comelec First Division granted the application …

LGUs top gov’t agency with most number of Ombudsman cases

DAVAO CITY (June 23) — For seven consecutive years, local government units (LGUs) topped the list of agencies with most number of cases filed against their officials and employees before the Office of the Ombudsman. In a report released by the Ombudsman’s Finance and Management Information Office (FMIO), LGUs topped the 2017 list with 3,189 …

Makilala Mayor Caoagdan nanawagan sa mga motorista: Pag-amping sa karsada

DAKBAYAN SA KIDAPAWAN (Hunyo 20) —  Nanawagan karon si Mayor Rudy Caoagdan sa lungsod sa Makilala, sa tanang motorista ug lumalabay sa iyang lungsod nga mag-amping sa ilang pagmaniho  ug maghinay-hinay sa ilang pagpadagan sa highway. Si Caoagdan nanawagan human sa sunod sunod nga aksidente sa kadalanan sa iyang munisipyo. Niadtong Martes duha tawo ang …

Ex-Lanao del Sur Mayor charged for not declaring car and five firearms

DAVAO CITY (June 12) — The Office of the Ombudsman charged former mayor Mohammadali Abboh Abinal of Marantao, Lanao del Sur,  for failure to declare his firearms and cars in his 2007 to 2012  Statement of Assets Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) he submitted. Abinal was indicted for six counts each of violation of  the …

Residente sa Bago, NegOcc na-trauma sa sunod sunod nga patay tungod sa kilat

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Hunyo 4)  — Tungod sa sunod sunod nga insidente sa kamatayon ug ubay-ubay nga samaran sa pagkaigo sa  kilat, nagpahigayon ug programa ang  Bago City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, pinaagi sa Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Program,  ug   debriefing sa Barangay Ma-ao niadtong Huebes, Hunyo 1. Sumala sa taho sa …

Sandiganbayan suspends 4 CamSur officials over Thailand junket

DAVAO CITY (June 3) — The Sandiganbayan has  ordered the 90-day suspension against  former Mayor of San Jose, Camarines Sur,  now provincial board member, Gilmar Pacamarra, former SB member Norman Bruzo and Roberto Primavera, and municipal accountant Imelda Caballero. Pacamarra, Bruzo, Primavera and Caballero are  facing trial for violating the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act …

Ombudsman charges Mindanao exec for allowing her husband to join a gov’t seminar

DAVAO CITY (May 25) — The Office of the Ombudsman charged Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Director in Davao City, for allowing her husband to participate in a  health seminar  at Ritz Hotel  in 2015. The Ombudsman found probable cause to indict Director Charlita Escaño,  of the Office of Finance and Administrative Services of the MinDA,  …

Gidawat na ni Presidente Duterte ang pagluwat ni Cesar Montano

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Mayo 21) — Gidawat na ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang pagluwat sa aktor nga si Cesar Montano isip hepe sa Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Lunes sa hapon, Mayor 21. Usa ka tinubdan sa Palasyo nagbutyag nga wala nagpanuko ug dawat ang Presidente sa resignation ni Montano. Una niini, gikompirma ni Tourism Secretary …

DPWH execs indicted, dismissed over bridge project anomalies

DAVAO CITY (May 17) — The Office of the Ombudsman ordered the dismissal of  two top officials of the Department of Public Work and Highways from the 3rd Negros Occidental Engineering District, over anomalies in the rehabilitation of the Mabua bridge in Barangay Poblacion and Bagambayan bridge in Barangay Tiling, both in Cauayan, Negros Occidental. Ordered …