Journalist killing caught on video, authorities tracking four persons of interest

DAVAO CITY (June 18) — The killing of veteran journalist and newspaper publisher Dennis Denora was caught and  recorded in a dash cam video. The  Task Force Denora is now  tracking the four persons of interest in the killing. A highly placed Newsline.ph source revealed,  a private individual submitted a dashcam video,  to police authorities,  …

Go asks PNP and CIDG solve journalist killing

DAVAO CITY (June 17) — Special Assistant to the  President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go is asking the provincial commands of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to hasten the investigation over the death of  veteran journalist Dennis Denora  and  arrest the perpetrators. “I am asking the PNP director …

P1.2-M bounty for Davao Journalist killers

PANABO CITY (June 16) — Friends of slain journalist Dennis Salvador  Denora set up P1.2-million bounty for the identification and capture of the suspects behind his  death. “His friends, former Governor Rodolfo del Rosario, Congressman Antonio Floirendo and well meaning citizens,  contributed to set up the bounty for the identification and capture of his killers,” …

Duterte to Kadamay : get out or be killed

DAVAO CITY (June 14) — Angered by the attempt to occupy  government housing project in Rizal, President Rodrigo Duterte warned members of the organized militant Urban Poor group-Kadamay, to get out of the houses or be killed Duterte issued the stern warning,  after the group swooped the housing units constructed by the National Housing Authority …

No more “firing squad” photo for suspects-Abayalde

DAVAO CITY (June 14) —  Effective immediately, the Philippine National Police will stop presenting suspects to the members of the press, in compliance to a 10-year old memorandum which prohibits the act. On Wednesday, June 13, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief  Director Oscar Abayalde  cited  a memorandum issued in 2008  which prohibits  the presentation of …

Speaker Alvarez denies hand in journalist killing, authorities create Task Force Denora

DAVAO CITY (June 13) — “I am a lawyer, I file cases, I don’t kill people”, this was the outright  denial of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, as speculations are rife that he had a hand in the  killing of newspaper publisher and veteran journalist  Dennis Denora. Alvarez, in an interview with Newsline.ph,    said “Why …

Duterte asks new village chief to activate anti-drug council, fight illegal drugs

DAVAO CITY (June 13) —-President Rodrigo Duterte asked  the newly elected barangay captains in  Central Luzon  to ensure the establishment and operation of the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC). In a ceremony at the ASEAN Convention Center  Tuesday, June 12 , Duterte swore in 2,854 newly elected punong barangays. During his speech, Duterte emphasized “As …

Most Pinoys satisfied with democracy in PH: SWS

MANILA — Majority of Filipinos are satisfied with the democracy in the country, results of the first quarter 2018 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Tuesday, Independence Day, showed. Data from the survey conducted from March 23-27, 2018, showed that 78 percent of adult Filipinos are satisfied with the way democracy works in the …

Duterte to Independence Day protesters : Mahal ko Kayo

DAVAO CITY (June 12)-— Militant protesters tried to disrupt President Rodrigo Duterte as he leads the 120th commemoration of the country’s Independence Day in Kawit,  Cavite, earlier today. Protesters  were shouting and chanting anti-Duterte sentiments, but Duterte, instead,  ordered the police “to deal with them peacefully and  maximum tolerance.” Duterte was about to start his …