‘MNLF member’ nabbed for illegal gun possession

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Police arrested a man who claimed to be a member of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) for illegal possession of a firearm in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur. Supt. Alvin Saguban, Pagadian City acting chief of police, on Wednesday identified the arrested suspect as Abdullah Yassen, 32, a resident of Purok Avocado, …

BOC personnel warned vs. ‘campaign solicitation’ scam

MANILA — Officials and employees of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have been warned against unscrupulous individuals who are using President Rodrigo Duterte’s name to solicit or accept campaign funds or materials supposedly for senatorial candidates he is endorsing. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero issued the warning Thursday after receiving reports that certain individuals have been …

Duterte distributes land titles to farmers in Maguindanao

  Buluan, Maguindanao – President Rodrigo Duterte led the distribution of Certificate of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) to agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) on Monday, February 11, at this town’s gymnasium.  A total of 834 land titles were awarded to 780 farmers from 17 municipalities in Maguindanao namely: Ampatuan, Buluan, Datu Abdullah Sangki, Datu Anggal Midtimbang, …

Duterte entertains the idea of holding parents of child delinquents accountable

DAVAO CITY (February 13) — President Rodrigo Duterte is entertaining the idea of holding the parents of child delinquents accountable once they are proven to be neglectful of their parental duties.  Duterte said parents should be conscious of the criminal accountability of their children for they too can be implicated on the basis of neglectful …

P24-B project for conflict-affected areas in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (February 11) — The Philippine and Japanese governments on Sunday signed an exchange-of-notes for the construction of 150 kilometers of roads and 40 bridges worth PHP24 billion under the Road Network Development Project in Conflict-Affected Areas in Mindanao. In a ceremony held at Marco Polo Hotel here, Department of Foreign (DFA) Affairs Secretary …

DSWD warns public against ‘online adoption’ scam

DAVAO CITY (February 11)— The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Saturday warned the public anew against participating in illegal adoption facilitated online through social media accounts. In a legal adoption media forum, DSWD Assistant Secretary Glenda Relova said online adoptions are considered scams which could endanger the lives of children and parents involved. …

Davaoeños warned against KAPA investment scam

DAVAO CITY (February 11) —-The anti-scam unit of the city government of Davao, has warned the public to avoid groups or companies encouraging people to invest money with a promise of giving them hefty monthly returns. The city government issued an alarm to its constituents after receiving a memorandum from the South Cotabato Police Provincial …