Abu Sayyaf attack Strengthen unity among village folks

LAMITAN CITY, Philippines — Despite the early morning attack by Abu Sayyaf bandits in the village of Tubigan, Maluso town in Basilan, Villagers pushed the activities scheduled for  their fiesta. The bandits attacked the village while residents were preparing for their fiesta August  21. The attack left nine civilians killed and wounded ten others. Few …

Central Visayas journo’s train on fake news

BOHOL, Philippines— “What is fake news? How to detect a fake news from an authentic one? and how to determine a legitimate news agency? These was among the questions discussed during the recently concluded seminar among print and broadcast journalist from Bohol and other cities of Visayas. Alvin Elchico of ABS-CBN broadcasting network emphasized the …

Davao-Bohol-Davao flights to start in November

TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines — The country’s flag carrier will soon be flying the Davao-Bohol-Davao via Tagbilaran airport will be a big leap to the tourism industry of both cities. The Philippine Airlines will operate  from Tagbilaran starting November. On Tuesday Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto revealed the new route during the Management Executive Board meeting. The …

Gunfires heard, as resting soldiers in Marawi watch their commander-in-chief delivers SONA

MARAWI CITY, Philippines— With gunfires as  background,  resting soldiers in Camp Ranao, Marawi City  were glued on television Monday to watch their commander-in-chief deliver his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) Friday. The Joint Task Force Marawi in a statement said  “Soldiers of the Joint Task Force Marawi watched the 2nd State of the …

Duterte’s 2nd SONA: 2:10 mins; 79 handclaps

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—President Rodrigo R.  Duterte delivered his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) in  two hours and ten minutes which earned 79 handclaps and on light moment laughter among attendees  inside the  House of Representatives. Duterte started his speech by recalling his days as representative for the first legislative district of Davao which …

Duterte’s second SONA: Things you have to know

MANILA, Philippines — Preparations are currently underway for the second State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on July 24, 2017 at the Plenary Hall of the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City. President Duterte is expected to tell the Filipino people about the situation of the country, highlight the accomplishments of his …