Duterte tells public: ‘You are who you elect’

DAVAO CITY (March 26) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday encouraged the public to vote wisely in the upcoming midterm elections, noting that it is vital that they choose aspiring senatorial candidates who have integrity and are genuine public servants. In the past, people elect voters because of their popularity and posture, but this time, …

163 Filipino seafarers onboard cruise ship ‘Viking Sky’ safe-DFA

DAVAO CITY (March 25) — The 163 Filipino seafarers aboard cruise ship ‘Viking Sky’ are safe, this was the assurance of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sunday. The Viking Sky was carrying 1,373 passengers and crew members. The report said the crew issued a mayday call. Fearing the ship would run aground, they managed …

Duterte to PNPA 2019 graduates: “Never be deceived by power nor fame”

DAVAO CITY (March 24) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, March 22, reminded the fresh graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) “never be deceived by power nor by fame. What is important is your honor, for it is your badge towards genuine success. During the 40th Commencement Exercises of the “SANSIKLAB” Class 2019, Duterte …

Dinagat Island town Mayor, Councilor arrested for illegal possession of firearms

DAVAO CITY (March 24) — Authorities on Saturday morning, March 23, Tubajon, arrested Dinagat town Mayor Romeo Constantino Vargas and municipal Councilor Norlito Ticod, for illegal possession of firearms. Vargas was arrested in his residence in Purok 1, Brgy. Santa Cruz, Tubajon, while Ticod was arrested in Brgy. Puerto Princesa, Basilisa, Dinagat Islands. The two …

Customs, PDEA intercept P1.8 billion shabu from Vietnam at Manila North Harbor

DAVAO CITY (March 23) —Customs and anti-drugs personnel intercepted 276 kilos of suspected shabu worth P1.8 billion shipped from Vietnam and reached Manila North Harbor Friday night. Philippine authorities were informed by Vietnamese authorities of the contraband after a similar shipment with 300 kilos of illegal drugs was seized in Ho Chi Minh City last …

Pagpanghatag ug condom alang estudyante sa High School didto sa Albay gisaway

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Marso 23) — Gisaway sa kadagkuan sa Department of Education ug Simbahang Katoliko sa Albay ang plano sa ilang Provincial Health Office nga manghatag ug libreng condom sa mga estudyante sa high school. Ang katuyuan sa pagpanghatag ug condom, subay kuno sa kampanya sa pagsumpo ang pagtaas sa ihap sa mga batan-on nga …

Four soldiers charged for shooting former Dumigang Mayor Pacalioga

ILIGAN CITY (March 22) —- Four soldiers from the Army’s 1st Infantry Division (1ID) were charged frustrated murder and for violating the election gun ban, for allegedly shooting former Dumigang Mayor Nacianceno Pacalioga Jr. Wednesday morning in Barangay Esperanza, Bacolod, Lanao del Norte. The four suspects were arrested at a police checkpoint in Bacolod, several …