Duterte visits parents’ graveyard on All Saints day

President Rodrigo Duterte joined Filipinos all over the country in remembering their beloved dead, as he visited the tombs of his parents Soledad and late governor Vicente at the wireless cemetery in Davao City 10:30 November 1. Duterte had to reschedule his visit due to heavy dowmnpour. Davao residents were also drenched in water as …

ASIAN journalists to meet in Singapore

About 30 Asian journalist is set to meet for the five-day Digital Media Conference in Singapore on November 7 to 11. Delegates from Phillippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia are expected to enhance their skills on digital media as sponsored by WAN-IFRA. WAN-IFRA is the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers which help journalist …

DSWD-ARMM beneficiaries receive roughly P2 million worth of projects during Duterte visit

Cotabato City  – The Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-ARMM) distributed roughly P2 million worth of projects and services to more than 400 beneficiaries during the People’s Day celebration. The celebration coincides with the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte at the ARMM Compound in Cotabato City, on …

Dismantle all checkpoints!

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa ordered the dismantling of all checkpoints all over the country, starting November 2, 2016. The dismantling follows after President Rodrigo Duterte Saturday, October 29 in Cotabato City said “all checkpoints must be dismantle and only mobile checkpoints will be established if necessary.” Fixed checkpoints have been …

ARMM’s poor receives free PhilHealth cards

COTABATO– Free Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) cards were distributed simultaneously to 1,173,435 poor and indigent beneficiaries in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and in other parts of Mindanao. On Saturday, October 29, President Rodrigo Duterte who visited ARMM’s regional center here led the ceremonial turnover of the PhilHealth cards to selected beneficiaries. …

Duterte launches P187.54 million worth of electrification projects in ARMM

President Rodrigo Duterte and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman led the ceremonial switch-on for P187.54 million worth of electrification projects in the region Saturday afternoon, October 29. The project will benefit about 38,044 household in 21 sitios (sub-villages) mostly the coflict-affected areas in the region. Duterte said vowed he will give …

NorthCot Vice Gov dismisssed over PDAF scam

NORTH COTABATO VICE GOVERNOR ordered dismissed from service OVER PDAF scam The Ombudsman found probable cause to order the dismissal from office and perpetual disqualification from holding public office of North Cotabato Vice Governor Gregorio Ipong Ipong along with former Technology and Livelihood Resource Center Director General Antonio Ortiz; former TLRC Deputy Director General Dennis …

Maguindanao mayor, 9 others killed in a shootout

Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao Municipal Samdudin Utto Dimaukom and his nine bodyguards were killed in an alleged shootout early morning October 28, in Old Bulatukan, Makilala, North Cotabato. The fatalities identified as Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao Mayor Samsudin Utto Dimaukom, Suad Adam Guimad 24 (single); Mubarak Ali Pasagui 26 (married); Fajad Dimananal 25 ( married/driver ); …