Duterte hails resiliency, unity and hope among Tacloban people

DAVAO CITY (June 30)— President Rodrigo  Duterte hailed the people of Tacloban for rising up and staying united amid challenges of the past. Duterte who joined the  Taclobanons in celebrating the Sangyaw Festival of Lights Friday, June 29, 2018,  said  the peoples resiliency, unity, and hope in the face of adversity symbolise their strength as they …

Kidapawan City wins Guinness world records on Largest Samba Dance

KIDAPAWAN CITY (June 29) – For the second time in three years, Kidapawan City has broken Guinness Book of World Records and put the city in the world tourism map. Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph Evangelista  said the  simultaneous dance of 15,230 participants surpassed the record set by Thailand’s 500-man simultaneous dance that Guinness recognized. Evangelista …

PNP guards in hot water over Bong Revilla ‘selfie’

MANILA — An investigation will be undertaken on the possible liability of guards at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center after jailed former senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. was able to post “selfie” pics on his social media accounts. PNP spokesperson, Senior Supt. Benigno Durana Jr., said the PNP Headquarters Support Service is currently …

PNP-12 launches ‘Pulis Natin’ service caravan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY–Hundreds of residents availed of various services from the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12 during the regional launching of the “Pulis Natin” caravan at a shopping mall here on Wednesday afternoon. Residents lined up at the various service desks opened by the PRO-12 and its support units at the KCC Veranza Mall’s atrium for …

Sarangani inmates get hygiene kit from Senator Pacquiao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (June 22) —Around 600 inmates of the Sarangani provincial jail received hygiene kit and other personal supplies during a surprise visit at the facility by Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao and other provincial officials on Wednesday afternoon. Pacquiao, accompanied by Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, took a break from training for his upcoming fight …

Avanceña, Go inaugurate multi-million projects in Nueva Ecija town

GEN. MAMERTO NATIVIDAD, Nueva Ecija – President Rodrigo Duterte’s partner, Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, and Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go on Monday assured rural folks that the government will continue to roll out programs and projects to uplift the lives of Filipinos. Speaking before thousands of residents here, Avanceña said there is …

US Fil-Am community awards Gov. Mangudadatu

COTABATO CITY (May 28) – Filipino American communities in Maryland, USA awarded Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Toto Mangudadatu for leadership and community service through education. In a statement, Mangudadatu said the awarding rite on Saturday was organized by the United Federation of Fil-Am Educators, Inc., or “UNIFIED.” The awarding rite was held in Lanham, Maryland. In a letter …

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. …

Fil-Am community in USA awards Gov. Mangundadatu

COTABATO CITY (May 27) – Filipino American communities in Maryland, USA awarded Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Toto Mangudadatu for leadership and community service through education. The awarding rite on Saturday was organized by the United Federation of Fil-Am Educators, Inc., or “UNIFIED.” The awarding rite was held in Lanham, Maryland. In a letter to Mangudadatu, Ronnie …