Despite opposition, Philippines wins seat at UN Human Rights Council

DAVAO CITY (October 13) — We Won! shouted the Philippine delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council in New York, Friday, October 12. The Department of Foreign Affairs in a press statement said “The Philippines won its bid to keep its seat at the United Nations Human Rights Council during elections held in New …

UN Ambassador Teodoro Locsin accepts DFA chief post

DAVAO CITY (October 13) — Ambassador to the United Nations Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. has accepted President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to become the next secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), replacing Alan Peter Cayetano. On his twit, Locsin said “I was asked I said yes.” Locsin is the country’s permanent ambassador to …

Congressman Floirendo magpasubli sa Segundo distrito sa DavNor

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Octobre 13) — Opisyal nang gitunol ni Davao del Norte Second District Congressman Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo sa buhatan sa Commission on Elections sa Davao del Norte ang iyang Certificate Of Candidacy  niadtong Huebes. Si Floirendo magpapili sa iyang ikaduhang termino ubos sa partidong Hugpong Ng Pagbabago (HNP), ang regional party nga gipanguluhan …

Panelo takes over Roque sooner than expected

DAVAO CITY (October 12) — Presidential Legal Adviser Salvador Panelo assumed a new role as President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman on Friday even as his predecessor, Harry Roque has yet to formally quit the post. Palace reports earlier said, Panelo will take over Roque’s post on Monday, October 15.  But yesterday, Panelo  assumed the post and …

Pulong Duterte mipasaka na sa iyang kandidatora pagka Kongresman

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (October 12) — Opisyal nang mipasaka sa iyang Certificate of Candidacy si Presidential son Paolo “Pulong”  Duterte sa buhatan sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) kaganinang  udto. Gikuyugan si Pulong sa iyang manghud nga si Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte ug iyang bayaw nga si Attorney Mans Carpio sa iyang pag-adto sa Comelec. …

Yanong botante moatbang kang Alvarez sa Davao del Norte

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Oktobre 12) —  Si Ronelo Rafalez, yanong botante, walay negosyo ug  walay grupo – apan andan kuno siyang  moatbang kang kanhi House Speaker ug Davao del Norte First District Congressman  Pantaleon Alvarez sa umaabot nga bugnong lugaynon sa Mayo 13, 2019. Ang Certificate of Candidacy ni Rafalez gidawat sa Commission on Elections  …

Duterte asserts for inclusive, sustainable growth at ASEAN Leaders’ gathering

DAVAO CITY (October 11)—  President Rodrigo Duterte pushed the importance of maintaining sustainable economic growth in the region during the gathering of the  Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders, Thursday night. Duterte said the Philippines is committed to actively participate and support ASEAN and ASEAN-centered efforts in order to advance shared aspirations for greater peace, …

BOL will end Moro people’s ‘narrative of isolation’ – BTC commissioner

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY  — The passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) is a major victory not only for the Moro people but for the Filipino nation as a whole. This was declared by Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Commissioner Maisarah Dandamun-Latiph during the seminar-workshop dubbed “Understanding Federalism in the Philippine Context” held October 9 at …

Duterte, delegation safe after magnitude 5.8 quake in Indonesia

DAVAO CITY (October 11)— President Rodrigo  Duterte and the rest of the Philippine delegation  are safe in Indonesia,  after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake this morning. The earthquake affected the  coast of Java and Bali islands. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday  said Duterte and his entourage are safe and are all accounted for. Special …