Motocross turns deadly in Davao del Norte

DAVAO CITY (June 19) —  A motocross rider was killed while several others were wounded when  an curve execution turned deadly during the race last Saturday, June 16,  in Carmen Davao del Norte. The incident,  prompted  Police Regional Director Chief Superintendent Manuel Gaerlan  to order relevant government agencies to review laws and policies on the …

84 new CAA members hurdle military training

DAVAO CITY–Eighty-four newly-recruited members of the Cafgu Active Auxiliary II (CAA II) are ready for deployment to beef up the city’s security following their completion of the 45-day Basic Military Training on Monday. In an interview with reporters on Monday, Lt. Col. Randolph Cabangbang, the deputy commander of Task Force (TF) Davao, said the additional …

Lanao del Sur councilor arrested in Anti-Drug Operation

ILIGAN CITY (June 18) —   A municipal councilor of Balabagan, Lanao del Sur was recently arrested by the  joint anti-drug operation of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Lanao del Sur’s Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, Special Action Force and the Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RMFB) 14. Arrested was Balabagan Municipal Councilor Abedin Disalongan for violation …

Firefight between Gov’t and Maute group displaces 1,500 families in Lanao Sur

ILIGAN CITY (June 18)  – At least 1,500 families in Lanao del Sur fled home due to a firefight between government forces and the Daesh-inspired Maute terrorist group that started Sunday morning, June 17, 2018. The fight took place at the boundaries of the municipalities of Pagayawan and Tubaran towards the town of Marogong, the …

Palace : Gov’t probing “Tanim Bala” incident

DAVAO CITY — Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Saturday, June 16, assured that an investigation on the recent “tanim-bala” incident is being conducted, reiterating anew President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s promise that the said modus-operandi would not be tolerated under this administration. This was after passenger Kristine Bumanglag-Moran was caught with …

Duterte asks new village chief to activate anti-drug council, fight illegal drugs

DAVAO CITY (June 13) —-President Rodrigo Duterte asked  the newly elected barangay captains in  Central Luzon  to ensure the establishment and operation of the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC). In a ceremony at the ASEAN Convention Center  Tuesday, June 12 , Duterte swore in 2,854 newly elected punong barangays. During his speech, Duterte emphasized “As …

Chinese plane landing in Davao followed PH protocols

DAVAO CITY (June 13) —  The  Chinese government followed the Philippine protocol when their Chinese military aircraft  landed at the Davao International Airport. This was the clarification of  Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on Tuesday, saying  “Well it’s your protocols we have followed. Now we have applied through your agencies, through your military’s , …