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 …

Leyte retains ‘I shall return’ tourism slogan

TANAUAN, Leyte, Philippines  — There is no need for Leyte province to launch a new tourism slogan, since the famous words of Gen. Douglas McArthur’s “I shall return” is still the best tagline in promoting Leyte to tourists, according to Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla. This was Petilla’s reaction when asked if the province will follow …

Palace: Duterte, Congress need to join hands to abolish ‘endo’

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte is still bent on fulfilling his campaign promise to end labor contractualization or “endo,” after Malacanang said the President could coordinate and discuss with Congress to come up with a measure that would totally ban endo. Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra made this comment a day after he said that an …