Empleyado sa LTFRB gipalagpot kay midawat ug suborno

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Enero 10)  —  Gipalagpot ang usa ka empleyado sa Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)  human kini mi-angkon nga midawat ug suborno sa usa ka aplikante nga mokuha ug pangkesa sa nahisgutang ahensya. Sa usa ka sulat pamahayag, giila ni LTFRB chairperson Martin Delgra III ang empleyado nga si Richard Vallecer, …

Town folks tearful on return of Balangiga bells

EASTERN SAMAR (December 15)–  Tearful residents in Balangiga welcomed home the three bells which was returned by the United States after more than a century. On December 15, children waved and residents expressed joy as President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the turnover of the Transfer of Certificate of the Balangiga Bells from United States (US) Deputy …

Former chief justice Puno points out “fatal omission” on federal charter

DAVAO CITY (December 14)-  The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed on third and final reading its version of a draft federal charter which adds “lawless violence” as a ground for the declaration of martial law.  It also lifts the term limits for lawmakers. However, former Chief justice Reynato Puno said the process followed by the …

Sandiganbayan allows Imelda Marcos to enjoy post-conviction remedies

MANILA (November 30)– The Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division has allowed former First Lady Imelda Marcos to file a motion for reconsideration,  post bail in the amount of P300,000 and enjoy temporary liberty while the court tackle her appeal for seven cases of graft. The bail was “double the amount of her original bond,” which was P150,000 …

ROTC revival gains support from Rep. Ruffy Biazon

DAVAO CITY (November 27)-  Congress representative Ruffy Biazon, senior vice chair of the  house national defense committee said that mandatory military training among students  will “inculcate patriotism, service and discipline among the youth. In a statement, Biazon said he joins President Duterte in his move to revive the ROTC.  As early as July 2016, Biazon …

Gov’t to release details on PH, China agreements

DAVAO CITY (November 21)-  Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo has assured the public that the government will release the details of the agreements inked between the Philippines and China. Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a state visit to the Philippines on Wednesday as Filipino lawmakers pressed for the full disclosure on the new bilateral deals, including for …

iAMResponsible campaign to raise industry standard on livestock, aquaculture

DAVAO CITY (November 22)–  The iAMResponsible campaign  of various Food Safety Regulatory bodies of the country and of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will raise industry standard on livestock and agriculture. As part of the nationwide celebration of the Antibiotic Awareness Week, the iAMResponsible campaign was launched on November 19, 2018 to further raise …

Gov’t employees to receive additional cash incentive through CNA

DAVAO CITY (November 21)–  Government employees may receive another cash incentive not exceeding PhP 25,000, through the Collective Negotiation Agreement or CNA. The annual CNA Incentive is a one-time benefit, and shall be granted not earlier than December 15, 2018. In a Budget Circular No. 2018-5 issued by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), …

Seven areas in Mindanao still on signal 1; ‘Samuel’ approaches Leyte gulf

DAVAO CITY (November 20)– Tropical depression Samuel has slightly slowed down as it continues to approach the Leyte gulf area, PAGASA in its weather advisory update indicated.    It is however expected to make a landfall over the southern portion of Eastern Samar between 12 a.m and 2.am. Samuel was last spotted 90 kilometers east …

PH and China inks 29 MOA on business, infrastructure, trade and industry

DAVAO CITY (November 20)–  President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China witnessed the exchange of several memorandum of agreements (MOA), which are focused on the field of business, infrastructure, trade and industry, peace and stability, and people to people exchanges. Presidential Spokesperson and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Secretary …