Catamco wants water firm to connect potable water for IP communities in NoCot

DAVAO CITY (August 6) – North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco asked the officials of the Metro Kidapawan Water District (MKWD) to establish a potable water connection in various indigenous peoples’ (IP) in communities in Kidapawan City and the rest of the province. In a meeting with MKWD officials, Catamco requested the water firm to connect …

Duterte leads turnover of NHA houses to former rebels

TAGUM CITY (JULY 17) —– President Rodrigo Duterte personally handed the documents symbolozing the awarding of housing units produced by the National Housing Authority (NHA) to former communist rebels here on Tuesday night. As of yesterday, 71 former rebels were given certificates of award while 34 former rebels are still processing to complete their training, …

Simultaneous raid of Kapa offices in Mindanao, operatives accused of taking cash

DAVAO CITY (June 11) —Joint operatives from Philippine National Police (PNP) , National Bureau of Investigation and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) simultaneously raided the offices of Kabus Padatuon (KAPA) Community Ministry International in various areas in Mindanao. The series of raids came after President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday night ordered authorities to close …

Duterte makes surprise inspection at NAIA 2, apologize to passengers for flights delay

DAVAO CITY (June 10) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday morning made a surprise inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport-Terminal 2, after hearing reports about flights delay and cancellations. Duterte just arrived in Manila from Davao when he heard reports of flights cancellation and delays. He then proceeded to NAIA Terminal 2 and talked …

Police personnel joining fraudulent investment schemes face administrative charges

DAVAO CITY (May 30) –– Police Regional Director Brigadier General Marcelo Morales on Wednesday warned members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) under his command against joining the latest money craze- the ponzi-scheme investment. In Region XI, which is under Morales command, Rigen Marketing (Rigen) and the Kapa-Community Ministry International, Inc. (Kapa) are popular. Kapa …

Duterte tells PMA grads “Be good soldiers, die for you country” as Robredo looks on

DAVAO CITY (May 27) –— President Rodrigo Duterte told the graduates of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) ‘Mabagsik Class’ to “Serve your country well. Die for your country if it needs be” as Vice President Leni Robredo, who was earlier accused of plotting his ouster looked on. In his speech on Sunday at Fort Genera …

Winners in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (May 17) — Most of the winners in the recent May 13, mid-term elections are from big political families dominating their respective municipalities. Here’s the complete list of North Cotabato elected officials: Governor: Nancy A. Catamco; Vice Governor Emmylou Taliño Represetatives The Comelec also proclaimed the following as the Representatives: First District Joel …