Mindanao Journalists statement on non-renewal of ABS-CBN franchise

DAVAO CITY— Members of the Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC) Inc. on Monday issued a solidarity statement on the non-renewal of ABS-CBN Franchise. The group in a statement said: “In the interest of the Public, we commonly serve, and, in solidarity with the women and men behind ABS-CBN We, the members of the Mindanao Independent …

Pagpabalik og biahe sa mga bus gi-istudyuhan pa

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW — Gi-istudyuhan pa sa nasyonal nga panggamhanan ang hangyo sa mga kompanya sa bus nga mobalik na sa ilang operasyon aron makatabang sa mga pamilya sa driver ug conductor nga naapektuhan sa coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Sa pakighinabi sa DZBB kang Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles niadtong Domingo, gibutyag niini nga gi-istudyuhan na …

50 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths among Filipinos abroad

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Foreign Affairs on Sunday reported fifty (50) new coronavirus-19 cases among Filipinos abroad with 17 new fatalities in the Middle East. The additional new cases bring the total number to 8,854. While the death toll is now a 611 with eight new recoveries bring the total recoveries to 5,274. …

Banana firm supervisor arrested with P2.2M ‘shabu’ at TF-Davao Checkpoint

DAVAO CITY CITY —- A supervisor of Sumifro, a firm engaged in growing and exporting banana was arrested Saturday night at the Task Force-Davao checkpoint in Sirawan with P2.2-million worth of suspected ‘meth’. Task Force Davao Commander Colonel Consolito Yecla identified the suspect as Allan Rey Peralta, 35 years old, married, Sumifru Supervisor, and a …

Immigration arrests American pedophile in Pampanga

DAVAO CITY — Personnel from the Bureau of Immigration (BI) arrested on July 6, a suspected American pedophile wanted by the US authorities for alleged sexual exploitation of a Filipino minor. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente identified the suspect as Michael Kent Clapper, 69, who arrived in the country on May 26, 2019, as a tourist, …

Customs intercepts misdeclared $15,700 dollars at NAIA

DAVAO CITY — Bureau of Customs personnel at Ninoy Aquino International Airport intercepted on July 10, a parcel that contained $15,700 US dollars (PHP 776,826) mis-declared as “personal documents” from Durham, USA, in FedEx Warehouse, Pasay City. In a statement, the BOC said the foreign currency was discovered through a comprehensive x-ray scan and 100% …

Kidapawan City Hospital gihimong isolation facility alang sa covid-19 patients

DAKBAYAN SA KIDAPAWAN — Gihimo nang Isolation facility ang Kidapawan City Hospital alang sa coronavuris-19 patients, kini ang temporaryong Treatment and Monitoring Facility ug Step Down Care alang sa mga mild cases. Ang hospital nga gipadagan sa lokal nga panggamhanan gipaayo sa lungsod human kini naigo sa linog niatong Oktobre 20, 2019 ug sa mga …

Long-dreamed tribal hall stands in Makilala town

DAVAO CITY –— The long-dreamed tribal hall for indigenous peoples of Makilala town is now a reality in Barangay Malasila in Makilala town, North Cotabato. Governor Nancy Catamco, whose bloodline roots from Bagobo Tribe, funded the P5-million for its construction during her last months as Congresswoman for the second district of the province. The town …