Duterte’s former Cenro chief runs for Mayor in Sarangani town

DAVAO CITY (April 24) —Jocelyn Zamoro Espina, the former chief of City Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) of then Mayor, now President Rodrigo Duterte is running for mayor in her hometown in Maasim, Saranggani Province. Espina, a chemical engineer by profession, used to be a teacher but was later appointed by Duterte as the chief …

Duterte to political allies: “Help the poor, don’t oppress the people”

DAVAO CITY (April 23) —Help the poor, bail them out of poverty , do not oppress them, this is the appeal of President Rodrigo Duterte to his political allies and opponents. “We may be in the same political party or not, do not oppress the people,” Duterte made the appeal durinng the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino- …

Warring politicians in Maguindanao town sign covenant for honest and peaceful elections

COTABATO CITY — Aspirants for local positions in one of the conflict-affected towns in Maguindanao vowed to ensure the conduct of peaceful and orderly elections on May 13. Candidates of Talitay town on Tuesday signed a covenant and pledged to ensure the peaceful and orderly conduct of elections. The signing of the covenant was initiated by …

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 …

Bong Go maintains strong showing in survey on senatorial race

DAVAO CITY (April 12) —Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go maintains his strong showing in the survey on the senatorial race with barely a month to go before the May 13, 2019 elections.  Despite his strong showing, Go said he would continue to work harder and serve the people the best …

PDP-Laban DavNor wants to bail out province from the NAPC ’40 poorest province’ list

TAGUM, Davao del Norte – Candidates Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Davao del Norte want to bail out of their province from the list of National Anti-Poverty Commission as among the 40 poorest province of the country. Re-electionist 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, carrying the banner of the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan …

3 Dutertes, 60 local bets to kick off Davao campaign

DAVAO CITY – Mayor Sara Duterte, her siblings Paolo and Sebastian or “Baste” and 60 other local candidates will kick off the campaign trail here as the campaign period for the local positions starts on Friday. Mayor Sara, who has been making the rounds to campaign for the senatorial bets of the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), …

Duterte tells public: ‘You are who you elect’

DAVAO CITY (March 26) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday encouraged the public to vote wisely in the upcoming midterm elections, noting that it is vital that they choose aspiring senatorial candidates who have integrity and are genuine public servants. In the past, people elect voters because of their popularity and posture, but this time, …

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 …