Palace to opposition: They can do their worse, we will do our beest

DAVAO CITY (April 13) — Malacañang on Wednesday, said the opposition is always welcome to criticize the government, saying they can do their worse in their attacks, but the administration will do its best to deliver its mandate. The Palace, according to Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo, sees the black …

PDEA XI uproots P2.1-M worth of Marijuana in DavOr

DAVAO CITY  (March 17) —- Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency XI on Saturday uprooted 10,500 hills or P2.1 million worth of marijuana in the hinterlands of Pagkawian, Barangay Tubaon, Tarragona, Davao Oriental. Antonio Rivera, regional director of PDEA XI said, Vincent Adjadan Lintuan and Romel Basog Adjadan who are both considered high-value targets tried to …

3 ka minor de edad nakulong atol sa sunog, patay

DAKBAYAN SA MATI, Davao Oriental (Febrero 12)— Tulo ka bata sa Sitio Sampaloc, Barangay Santo Niño, Mati City, ang naugdaw sa sunog nga nahitabo niadtong milabayng Biernes, February 8. Sumala sa mga silingan, nakulong ug wala na makagawas sa ilang balay ang mag-igsoong Ahmily Earl Halipa, 10, og Chris Herish Halipa, 3, og ilang ig-agaw …

Ex-Laguna mayor faces 8-year jail term for graft

 DAVAO CITY (January 9) — The Sandiganbayan has sentenced former Cabuyao, Laguna Mayor Isidro Hemedes Jr. to eight years imprisonment for holding office in a private bank while serving as City Mayor at the same time. The anti-graft court sentenced Hemedes for being a member of the Board of Directors of Luzon Development Bank, a …

Digong mibisita sa lubong sa iyang ginikanan human gibaniog nga namatay

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Pebrero 6)-— Mibisita si Presidente Rodrigo Duterte sa lubong sa iyang mga ginikanan niadtong Lunes 11:30 sa gabii, Pebrero 4, atol sa ikapitong anibersaryo sa kamatayon sa iyang inahan ug human gipasiatab sa iyang mga kabalan nga namatay na kini. Namatay ang iyang inahan nga si Soledad Duterte o Nanay Soleng niadtong …

Full military, police force deployed in BOL plebiscite areas

DAVAO CITY (January 21)–  Thousands of forces from the military and the police were deployed in the plebiscite areas today for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). About 2.2 million registered voters are expected to cast ballots at 7,141 clustered precincts in 1,228 polling centers in the provinces of Basilan, Lanao del Sur, …

Empleyado sa LTFRB gipalagpot kay midawat ug suborno

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (Enero 10)  —  Gipalagpot ang usa ka empleyado sa Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)  human kini mi-angkon nga midawat ug suborno sa usa ka aplikante nga mokuha ug pangkesa sa nahisgutang ahensya. Sa usa ka sulat pamahayag, giila ni LTFRB chairperson Martin Delgra III ang empleyado nga si Richard Vallecer, …

Town folks tearful on return of Balangiga bells

EASTERN SAMAR (December 15)–  Tearful residents in Balangiga welcomed home the three bells which was returned by the United States after more than a century. On December 15, children waved and residents expressed joy as President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the turnover of the Transfer of Certificate of the Balangiga Bells from United States (US) Deputy …