Oops! board of canvassers proclaim wrong winner for kagawad post

KIDAPAWAN CITY–A candidate for the barangay council here said he was relinquishing his post after finding out he was erroneously proclaimed winner in the May 14 polls, a mistake readily admitted by the village board of canvassers. Garnering 186 votes, Jaime Recosana was proclaimed the 7th placer for the village council elections in Barangay Junction. …

Duterte attends graduation of granddaughter Isabelle

  DAVAO CITY (May 17) — President Rodrigo Duterte attended the graduation rites of granddaughter Isabelle Lovelie Duterte held at the Philippine International Convention Center on Thursday, May 17. Isabelle, daughter of former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte, was among the first batch of senior high school graduates of San Beda College Alabang. She …

What is Press freedom?

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Press freedom is defined in many ways and its appreciation by the public has changed. According to merriam-webster.com, it is “the right of newspapers, magazines, etc., to report news without being controlled by the government.” The legal definition also stated that it is “the right to publish and disseminate information, thoughts, …

Newly ordained Bishop grateful to the Archdiocese of Mati

Davao City, Philippines – Father Abel Apigo, the recently ordained bishop is entrusted to the local Church of Mati. Ordained by Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles together with 41 bishops and 257 priests to the episcopacy last April 24 at San Pedro Cathedral, Archdiocese of Davao. Bishop Apigo is beyond thankful to the local churches of …

Duterte officially opens Palarong Pambansa 2018

ILOCOS SUR, Philippines — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte officially declares the opening of the Palarong Pambansa 2018 at the Elpidio Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur on  Sunday, April 15, 2018. In his message, Duterte said , “To the student athletes who have flown all the way from their provinces to compete and represent their …

Bong Go, my favorite senator- President Duterte

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte addressed his special assistant Secretary Christopher Lawrence Go, as”my favorite Senator” before the 2,000 cheering Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong Thursday night. Duterte, at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal introduced his entourage before the OFWs but paused for a second when he introduced his aide in …

Duterte dines at Jolibee Hong Kong before meeting the OFWs

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte makes an unannounced visit to a Jolibee outlet in Hong Kong before proceeding to Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, to be with the Filipino community gathering. Acting just like any other food chain client, Duterte,  was accompanied by Secretary Bong Go, Davao City  Mayor Sara Duterte, Honeylet Avancena and …