Bico, Binignit and Champurado for Biernes Santo

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — When  Catholic faithfuls  observe the tradition of fasting during the Semana Santa or Holy Week, you can see  delicacies like biko, Binignit (ginataan) and Champurado on top of the table these days. Those observing the Holy Week, go for alternative food to fill their stomach. The Holy Week is observed to  …

Tupi Sunflower Farm Draws Tourists

TUPI, South Cotabato — Local and foreign Tourists, flock in Tupi, a town in South Cotabato popularly known for its vast “Japanese sunflower” fields. People from all ages, find themselves inside the colorful Mariano’s Blooming Agri-tourism Park, located in Purok A Barangay Poblacion, Tupi South Cotabato. Visitors not just only enjoy the colorful flowers, but …

Faith strengthened Fr. Suganob while in the hands of Maute-ISIS

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —  Faith in God, helped Fr. Chito Suganob survived during his 116-day ordeal in the hands  Maute-ISI S. Suganob was  held captive by the terrorist for 116 days, he was among the civilians used a human shields during the five-month Marawi siege. During the trials of his life inside the main battle …

Megastar Sharon Cuneta shares happy moments with Duterte at the Palace

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Megastar Sharon Cuneta happily shared moments with President Rodrigo Duterte at the Palace Tuesday night. Sharon has been very vocal on his admiration to Duterte . His father, then Pasay Mayor Pablo Cuneta was also a friend of Duterte. Cuneta, wife of Opposition Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, admitted …

Duterte advises personal aide : Be with your husband

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —  President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Saturday advised his personal security aide to take time with to be with her husband as newly wed couple. “Marriage is not only about exchanging the sacred vows. It is also about committing a life filled with eternal love and happiness despite all hardships and difficulties,”  …

Duterte swears in new PH Olympic Committee officials

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday swore in new officials of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) during a simple ceremony in the Malacañang Palace.   Among those who took their oaths were POC president Victorio Vargas and POC chairman Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino.   Vargas clinched the presidency of the POC ending the reign of …

Zambo Norte wins SWAT team challenge

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines  — The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team of the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Mobile Company (ZDNPMC) emerged champion in the recently-held 1st Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) SWAT Challenge. Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, PRO-9 information officer, on Tuesday said the ZDNPMC garnered a total of 1,650 statistical points in the five stages …