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 …

No cast, no doubt: PNP and PDEA ask NBI to investigate the October 5 ambush

DAVAO CITY (October 11) —  No cast, no doubt.  The officers of the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) have agreed- to ask the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)  to investigate the October 5 ambush in Lanao del Sur which killed five PDEA agents. PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino in an …

Straight from Maguindanao, Duterte left for ASEAN Leaders’ event in Bali, Indonesia

DAVAO CITY (October 11) –—  Yesterday was a tiring day for the President Rodrigo Duterte. From Camp Siongco in Awang, Maguindanao he went straight to Bali Indonesia. In the afternoon, Duterte  visited the wake of the fallen agents of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency at Camp Siongco, Awang Maguindanao, where he met the bereaved families and …

Duterte sends aid to earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia

BALI, Indonesia — President Rodrigo  Duterte has extended assistance to the areas hit by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami last month in Indonesia. Philippine Ambassador to Indonesia Leehiong Tan Wee confirmed this during an interview with the media at Patra Hotel here on Wednesday, October 10. “As of today, I learned that our C-130 plane …

2019 aspirants start filing their COCs today

DAVAO CITY (October 11) –— Aspirants for the 2019 mid-term elections are expected to flock the offices of the Commission on Elections today, the first day for the filing of  Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) for the May 13, 2019 mid-term elections. The first day of COC filing is usually highlighted with gimmicks like street dancing, parade …

Lawmakers vote to reprimand Bertiz over misconduct at NAIA

DAVAO CITY (October 10)-— The House of Representatives on Wednesday  voted to reprimand ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III for his controversial behavior at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). In asking the House to act on the issue involving Bertiz, Minority Leader Danilo Suarez moved,   “I respectfully move that the penalty to be imposed on …

Albayalde relieves 4 of 7 cops tagged in illegal drugs network

MANILA – Four of the 7 Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel allegedly tagged in the “enormous” illegal drugs network in the country have been relieved from their posts, PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said Monday. Albayalde said the identities of the six officials and the other non-official policeman have been released by the Philippine …