“Oplan Marayag” To End Local Communist Armed Conflict Launched

LUPON, DAVAO ORIENTAL – In a bid to end the decades-long local Communist armed conflict here, the provincial government recently launched its innovative anti-insurgency campaign in Sitio Banhawan, Barangay Marayag in the Municipality of Lupon, one of the province’s top ten priority barangays for peace and development projects. Dubbed as “Oplan Marayag”, the initiative, which is …

47th Malasakit Center opens in Tagum City

DAVAO CITY — The 47th Malasakit Center in the country just opened at the Davao Regional Medical Center in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, launched the operanig together with some local government officials in Davao region and representatives from concerned government agencies, According to Go, more Malasakit Centers will be …

DavNor wins Back to back: Most Business Friendly LGU and Seal of Local Good Governance

The provincial government of Davao del Norte bested other provinces in the country as it won the   Most Business Friendly Local Government Unit Award (Provincial Level) for exemplifying commendable initiatives towards good governance reforms that promote trade and investments and significantly contribute to local economic development. The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCII) recognized the Province …

Go tells US senators on de Lima: “Nakakaloko kayo”

DAVAO CITY — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his desire to fight for the rights and welfare of the Filipinos during his speech at the 118th Balangiga Day Commemoration in Balangiga, Eastern Samar on Saturday, September 28.  The Balangiga encounter was a successful surprise attack carried out by Filipino fighters against the US troops …

Bong Go helps fire victims in Pagadian City

DAVAO CITY — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go provided financial assistance and grocery packs on Friday, September 13, to the 141 families that were affected by a fire that broke out on August 30 in Purok Kahayag, Barangay Dumagoc, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur. The victims, who were gathered at the barangay gymnasium, also received …

Bong Go draws Cebuanos out in the streets, gets strong support from vote-rich province

DAVAO CITY — Cebuanos from all walks of life on Saturday went out on the streets in a display of support as the motorcade of former Special Assistant to the President and 2019 senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go went around in Lapu-Lapu City. As Go’s motorcade passed by, motorists stopped and honked their horns …

Citing ‘Bato’s’ figure, Duterte claims at least 1.6-M Filipinos hooked on shabu

DAVAO CITY (March 25) — At least 1.6 million Filipinos are hooked on shabu, this was the claim of President Rodrigo Duterte as he cited the data presented to him by former PNP chief, now administration candidate Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa. Duterte said the figure was a conservative number as the statistic only covered during …

Bato emotional over survey climb, vows to campaign harder on the ground

DAVAO CITY (March 20)— Administration senatorial candidate Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa was emotional when he shared in a campaign sortie in Tacloban City on Tuesday, that his ranking in the latest Pulse Asia survey went up. “Mas lalo akong na motivate to work harder sa ground and campaign because I felt na mahal ninyo ako, …

NHA  suspends  5 officials,  terminates 20 projects

MANILA, Philippines  (May 7) —-  Five top officials of the  National Housing Authority (NHA) may face suspension while the agency issued show cause order to 53 contractors with  notice of termination   involving  33  projects, involving  eight contractors  in various areas in the Visayas and  Mindanao. “After we conducted series of project inspection and validated …

BALAI Filipino, the new face of NHA housing

Davao City, Philippines— The National Housing Authority (NHA) rebranded its housing projects to BALAI Filipino, dubbed as Building Adequate Liveable Affordable Inclusive  for Filipino communities since the Duterte administration. NHA General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. in the recently concluded signing of the Memorandum of Agreement for the housing of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) …