Newsline.Ph traces missing Kuwait OFW, She’s on her way home now

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Maricel Agustin, the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who was reported  missing  since 2014 is now safe and on her way home. The Newsline.Ph reported her case to Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello II  Monday night February 26. This morning, February 27, 2018,  Bello notified this news agency that  Agustin was already located …

Husband asks President Duterte to find his missing wife in Kuwait

TACURONG CITY, Philippines — An emotional husband is asking President Rodrigo Duterte to help him find his missing wife in Kuwait. Rogelio Padilla, 48, farmer,  from Barangay Kalanawe, President Quirino, Sultan Kudarat, is asking the help of Duterte to find his wife in Kuwait as they lost contact since 2014. Padilla  revealed his wife Maricel …

Senate orders arrest of ex-Comelec chairman Bautista

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Senate has ordered the arrest of former Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista for repeatedly  ignoring their  invitation to attend the investigation on his alleged unexplained wealth. Senator Francis Escudero, chair of the committee on banks, financial institutions and currencies, said  the warrant would be forwarded to Bautista’s residence and …

32nd EDSA People Power anniversary, a simple celebration

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The 32nd Edsa People Power anniversary was reduced to a simple commemoration, with only hundreds not thousands in attendance, as earlier projected by the organizers. Since the celebration has been politicized, most of the figures influential in the convergence of people in 1986,  have their own reasons to stay  away from …

Ombudsman indicts Maguindanao Mayor over failure to declare his cars

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman found probable cause to charge  Mayor Datu Ombra Sinsuat, Sr. of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, for three counts of violation of Section 8 of Republic Act No. 6713  and five counts of Perjury. This after, the Ombudsman Mindanao investigators who conducted a  in a lifestyle check …

Marwan’s wife, police officer, 3 others arrested in Lanao del Norte

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Authorities arrested Juromee Dongon, wife of slain Jemaah Islamiyah bomber Zulkifli Bin- aka Marwan, in Tubod, Lanao del Norte around 6:22 in the morning, Sunday, February 25, 2018. The synchronized joint operations by the Police and military authorities led to Dongon’s arrest as well as four family members. -SPO4 Andy Atta …

Controversial resort owner to demolish illegal structure

BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines  — The owner of the controversial Boracay West Cove resort vowed to voluntarily dismantle the illegal structures they built on their property this Saturday morning. The demolition of the illegal structures of the Boracay West Cove resort was supposed to be undertaken Friday afternoon by a team led by Environment Secretary Roy …

Employer of murdered OFW Joanna Demafelis arrested

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano confirmed reports, that the Lebanese employer of murdered  Overseas Filipino Worker Joanna Demafelis, has been arrested. Authorities in Kuwait arrested Nader Essam Assaf, the employer of Demafeliz, who stands as principal suspect behind the brutal killing of the 29-year-old OFW from Iloilo City. However, Assaf’s …

NHA to build additional 12,016 housing units for “Yolanda” survivors

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The National Housing Authority (NHA) will build 12,016 housing units out of the P4-billion unspent budget for Yolanda rehabilitation and reconstruction program. The additional units will address the housing needs of the  survivors who are  left out in the resettlement project. “There is a need to provide additional housing to accommodate …