Duterte takes a break in Hongkong

DAVAO CITY (October 7) — President Rodrigo Duterte  took a  weekend break in Hongkong with partner Honeylet Avaceña and their daughter Veronica”Kitty. Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go on his facebook page captioned series of photos of the President with caption “Bago pa maunahan ng fake news, kailangan din magpahinga ng …

Army to help educate servicemen, Moros on BOL

COTABATO CITY – The soldiers from the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (ID) will help educate the public, including its men and women  about the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Maj. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana,  commander of the 6th ID,  clarified that the  information and education drive does not aim to campaign for or against the BOL, which …

Iligan Catholics celebrate ‘politician-free’ fiesta

ILIGAN CITY — For 11 years now, the Catholic church here has not allowed politicians to take part in the “Pakanaug” rite, which is part of the city’s traditional religious event to start the nine-day novena for the annual fiesta celebration on September 27. Monsignor Rey Pati-an, rector of St. Michael’s Parish, said the absence …

Davao City sends humanitarian aid to typhoon victims

DAVAO CITY — Davao City has once again showed its readiness to help areas devastated by calamities as the city government on Monday pooled resources for 10,000 food packs for the victims of Typhoon Ompong. “Davao City and the Dabawenyos are always willing and ready to help other provinces in times of calamities,” Mayor Sara …

Duterte gives P18-M cash incentives to Asian Games medalists

DAVAO CITY (September 13) –— It was a big   day at Malacañang Palace for the Filipino athletes who won medals in the recent Asian Games, no less than the President  handed out more than P18 million as a reward for their efforts in Asian Games held  in Palembang-Jakarta last month. The Philippine team  bagged a total …

Young’s Town sardines wins international award

DAVAO CITY (September 6) —  Young’s town, a product of Maunlad Canning Corporation won the International Food and Beverage Quality award in Madrid, Spain. The prestigious award, given by the international business group Global Trade Leaders’ Club, aims to recognize businesses worldwide for product excellence and contribution to their respective countries’ development. The Senate Wednesday …

Lady in viral ‘Kiki Challenge’ video says sorry to MMDA

MANILA – The lady, who was shown in a viral video dancing the “Kiki Challenge” along Epifanio delos Santos Ave. (EDSA), apologized to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday. The lady, identified as Micha Anne Gabuten, met with MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago to extend her apology. “The girl on the viral video had …