Suicide bombers kill 3 police in public terminal blast in East Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia —Five killed, five  wounded as two bomb exploded in a public terminal in TransJakarta Terminal in  Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta Wednesday 9:00 pm (10:00 pm Philippine time). “Two suicide bombers were killed with a broken body,” Tribunews.com reported. Both perpetrators allegedly used a pot bomb that was stored in a backpack like an …

Eeastern Mindanao Command awaits Martial Law Guidelines

DAVAO CITY–The Military’s  Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) still awaits the implementing guidelines to effect  Martial Law in Mindanao. Though the declaration has been know to people of Mindanao, the army’s center of command has yet to secure a written guidelines but they are doing the routine check and conducted mobile checkpoints. This, after the Maute …

Duterte fires Drugs Board chief over ‘contradicting’ figures

Manila, Philippines–Fresh from Russia, President Rodrigo Duterte fired the chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board  (DDB) for allegedly issuing  contradicting figures about the illegal drugs data. Addressing himself to DDB director Benjamin Reyes, Duterte said “You’re fired today. Get out of the service,” Duterte said. “You do not contradict your own government…You’re just a civilian …

DSWD provides relief assistance to the people of Marawi

Davao City, Philippines–The Social Services Department sent 10,000 family food packs for the people of Marawi from the  National Resource Operations Center. DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said  the number of families affected was provided by DSWD in ARMM. Taguiwalo added “The DSWD is ready to provide relief assistance to the people of Marawi and to …

Tagum City statement on Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao

  Official Statement of the City Government of Tagum on the Declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao The City Government of Tagum, along with the Tagum for Peace Movement and Hugpong Tagumenyos, condemn in strongest terms possible the assault by lawless elements in the Islamic City of Marawi. The peace-loving people of Marawi certainly does …

Davao City sets security guidelines as the President orders Martial Law in MIndanao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines–City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio issued local guidelines in the light of the Martial Declaration by President Rodrigo Duterte. Despite the martial Law declaration, Duterte-Carpio emphasized the government is doing it’s best to secure the people as she asked people’s cooperation in the wake of this development. But Duterte-Carpio emphasized the local guidelines set …