Beware! federalism/Duterte groups not allowed to collect fees -Evasco

DAVAO CITY, Philippines–Beware! No group or person is authorized by the Office of the President to collect fees, in exchange of cash or livelihood project,  this was the clarification of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. Saturday, June 10, 2017. Evasco issued the statement after series of inquiries and reports reached his office that groups are …

Maute Mom arrested with two wounded fighters

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Ominta Romato Maute or better known as Farhana Maute, the mother of notorious Maute brothers Omar and Abdullah was arrested along with two wounded terrorist in Marawi City Friday. The Maute brothers who are responsible for the ongoing Marawi crisis are subject of military and police operations. Police authorities arrested Farhana together with …

The 45 Knights of Marawi

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—The Philippine government lost 42 soldiers and three policemen in the ongoing fight between the government forces and the ISIS-backed Maute group in Marawi City. The list of the casualties was released by the Presidential Communications Operations Office Friday, June 9, 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte said he mourns for the death of his …

Angel Locsin visits Marawi evacuees

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Internally Displaced Persons in Marawi City temporarily forget their miseries at the evacuation centers when seasoned Philippine actress Angel Locsin visited and showed support on their plight. Locsin with staff from Tudla productions escaped from her schedules in Metro Manila and volunteered to help internally displaced residents of Marawi Thursday, June 8. The …

Ombudsman orders dismissal of Cagayan de Oro City Mayor

MANILA, Philippines—The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Cagayan De Oro city Mayor Oscar Moreno for graft involving P1.4-million lease of heavy equipment without conducting any public bidding. The graft charges against Moreno stemmed from a lease of heavy equipment during his incumbency as Misamis Oriental Governor. He is now serving as …