ARMM commemorates 637th Sheikh Karimul Makhdum Day

TAWI-TAWI, Philippines — Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao led the commemoration of the 637th Sheikh Karimul Makhdum day here on November 7, 2017. The event also marked the  28th ARMM Anniversary celebration. It was the day when ARMM people remembers the Arab trader and missionary Sheikh Karimul Makhdum who set foot in Simunul and introduced …

Lamitan City Welcomes the Heroes of Marawi

LAMITAN CITY, Philippines — Residents here warmly welcome the heroes of Marawi who arrived Thursday morning November 2, 2017 aboard the military vessel. People from  Lamitan City, Basilan led by Mayor Rose Furigay welcomes Marawi Liberators of the Army Scout Ranger.   Residents cheered as they welcome their  heroes coming home. The welcome reception was filled with …

Pres. Duterte grants grade-schooler’s greeting request

MANILA, Philippines —  President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday took time to oblige to a Filipino 6th grader’s request for a greeting, as he shot a short video message saying a simple “hello” to the boy’s teacher and classmates. In a handwritten letter dated Oct. 25, 11-year-old Andre Gabriel Custodio Esteban, who resides in Fresno, California, …

Scout Rangers get hero’s welcome in Davao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —  Mixed emotions greeted the heroes of Marawi here as soldiers of the 2nd Scout Ranger Battalion of the first Scout Ranger Regimen came home Thursday. The entire battalion  were deployed to fight against Maute terrorist group in Marawi City, were given a hero’s welcome at the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) in …

Presidential daughter thanks Davao Occidental for supporting her father

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —Sixteen months after his father’s victory,  Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio thanked the people of Davao Occidental for spending their own money to show support to his father. In her speech during the 2nd Founding Anniversary of the province in the town of Malita, She emphasized “Many of …

Scout Rangers and their last 7 days in Marawi battleground

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Stories about the Marawi siege will now form part in the world history. Brave and Courageous Filipino soldiers literally  crashed the terrorists  and put an end to  the planned establishment of  Islamic State in Asia here in  Mindanao. The Marawi crisis did not only define the strong leadership of the 16-month …

Presidential son-in-law to join the 70.3 Ironman 2018

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The 2018 Ironman 70.3 challenge here will be participated in by no less than Presidential son-in-law and Davao City’s first gentleman lawyer Mans Carpio. On Sunday, October, the Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao registration kicked off with Carpio and his teammates from the City Sports and Development Office led by officer-in-charge Mikee …

Duterte cries while singing “Balud sa Kapalaran”

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — It’s lonely at the top! Teardrops fell as President Rodrigo R. Duterte sings he favorite song “Balud sa Kapalaran” (Waves of life). Duterte was very emotional while singing the song. The song Balud sa Kapalaran  speaks of a man’s wish that trials of his life  to stop. It speaks of the …