Duterte leads turnover of AFP-PNP housing units in Bohol

DAVAO CITY (November 29) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, ed the turnover of 365 housing units to the soldiers of 302nd Brigade in Camp Rajah Sikatuna. During his speech, Duterte  expressed his gratitude to the brave soldiers of the brigade, especially to the families of those who lost loved ones of in the …

Dureza resigns, takes full responsibility for corruption allegations at OPPAP

DAVAO CITY (November 28) — Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza on Tuesday voluntarily resigned from his post following allegations of corruption against two officials from his office. In his resignation letter  addressed to President Rodrigo  Duterte, Dureza said he is glad “but with some amount of sadness” about the President’s decision to …

NPA leader, companions escape in Davao raid

DAVAO CITY — A commander of the New People’s Army (NPA) and his companions managed to elude arrest after a joint police and Army team swooped down on Victorio’s Beach Resort in Talomo, this city, to implement a warrant of arrest Monday morning. Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum, Davao City Police Office (DCPO) director, identified the …

Duterte designates Escalada as new HUDCC Sec-Gen

DAVAO CITY (November 26) — President Rodrigo Duterte  on Thursday designated National Housing Authority (NHA) General Manager Marcelino P. Escalada Jr.  the new  Secretary General of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC). Escalada,  still heads the NHA and will  serve as HUDCC secretary general at the same time. Duterte gave Escalada the  new …

Davao’s Pasko Fiesta 2018 officially opens

DAVAO CITY (November 24) —  A star-studded night officially welcomed the Christmas Season here  with the Dan-ag Davao, opening ceremony Friday evening . The crowd was regaled with performances from Erik Santos, Jona Soquite and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said Davao City will be merry and bright for the 2018 Pasko Fiesta …

iAMResponsible campaign to raise industry standard on livestock, aquaculture

DAVAO CITY (November 22)–  The iAMResponsible campaign  of various Food Safety Regulatory bodies of the country and of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will raise industry standard on livestock and agriculture. As part of the nationwide celebration of the Antibiotic Awareness Week, the iAMResponsible campaign was launched on November 19, 2018 to further raise …

PH-China inks “comprehensive strategic cooperation” on West Philippine Sea

MANILA (November 20) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping has decided to deal and manage the contentious issues in the West Philippine Sea through a “comprehensive strategic cooperation.” “The President and I both agreed to elevate our relationship into one of comprehensive strategic cooperation. This vision charts a clear course for China-Philippines …

Malacañang terminates services of three DSWD undersecretaries

DAVAO CITY (November 19)–  Malacañang has terminated the services of three undersecretaries from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) effective November 14, 2018. In an announcement Monday, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said it is expected that the new secretary of DSWD, former Army chief retired Lt. Gen. Rolando Bautista will bring in his new …