Duterte will not establish revolutionary gov’t

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans  of establishing a revolutionary government during his term. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella is a statement pointed out that the President is just musing out loud over an alternative approach to resolving hindrances to progress when he made the remarks. Abella’s statement stressed “The President’s remarks on …

NHA : Building livable and comfortable homes

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Building livable and comfortable homes for the country’s homeless. This is how Marcelino P. Escalada Jr., the general manager of National Housing Authority (NHA) describes the mission of his agency. The National Housing Authority was tasked to develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated housing program which shall embrace, among others, …

LTO to new  vehicle buyers: Do not accept unregistered  units

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The  Land Transportation Office (LTO) XI warns  new vehicle buyers not to accept their uniits without the licensed plates and registration documents or run the  risk of getting apprehended and pay penalties. Eleanor S. Calderon, operations chief of the LTO XI told Newsline.ph “many car and motorcycle dealers  release brand new …

TF Davao discovers firearms inside an abandoned bag

DAVAO CITY, Philippines— Personnel of task Force Davao manning the barangay Licanan, Lasang  checkpoint intercepted a bag with assorted firearms and ammunition  inside the compartment area Monday morning, August 21. The Bachelor bus with licensed plate number WOY113  was carrying   27 passengers was undergoing  the routine inspection when authorities noticed a bag was placed …

Government operatives rescue Vietnamese sailor

LAMITAN CITY, Philippines—  A Vietnamese Kidnap Victim was rescued by the forces of Philippines Navy Monday morning, August 20 in Mataja Island, Basilan. Vietnamese sailor Do Trung Huige, 33,  a crew member of MV Royal 16 is now undergoing medical examination and will soon be turned over to the Vietnam Embassy. Huige was abducted along …

Army killed 2 local terrorists slain at Lake Lanao

BASILAN CITY, Philippines — Military troops killed two suspected members of the Maute terror group while  patrolling at Lake Lanao on  Tuesday, August 15. The Western Mindanao Command in a press statement said the military led by  Lt. Junior Grade Sincero were patrolling lake Lanao  they spotted a banca boarded by two individuals speedily heading …

SC cautions judges, court personnel on social media use

MANILA, Philippines —- The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday directed all judges and court personnel to be watchful when sharing photographs and views or comments in social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. “It has been observed that some judges and court personnel have been taking active part in social networking sites by sharing …

Tons of chicken product held at Misamis Oriental port

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A total of 21 tons of frozen dressed chicken from Luzon are being put on hold to ensure that they are not contaminated with the dreaded avian flu virus, the National Meat Inspection Service in Region (NMIS-10) said. The chicken product arrived Tuesday at the Mindanao International Container Port in Tagoloan town, …

Ride public transport, public officials urge

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — To feel how it is to ride a public transport, a partylist representative is proposing a law requiring government  officials to ride public transportation at least once a month during rush hours. Congressman Neil Abayan of partylist AANGAT TAYO filed House Bill 6195 entitled “Public Servants Commuting via Public Transport Act” …

Mindanao schools to post ‘peace zone’ streamers

MANILA, Philippines —  Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones is requiring all schools in Mindanao to post streamers indicating that they are a “peace zone”. “This school is a peace zone” should be written in the streamers, according to Briones. Briones said this in light of the ongoing Marawi crisis, and as the agency …