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 …

Duterte ’emotional’ over 4 soldiers’ death, not sick: Palace

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte treats the deaths of four soldiers gunned down by police officers in Jolo, Sulu as a personal loss, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after observers noticed that Duterte looked low-spirited, even sickly, during his speech at the Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga City last …

31 countries open borders to Filipinos: DFA

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs reported Sunday that of the 177 countries/territories across the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Middle East/Africa included in the updated infographics on travel restrictions, 31 have already lifted the inbound border restrictions on Filipino travelers, subject to medical protocols on arriving passengers. In a press release, DFA said …

Food distribution and re-greening highlight San Isidro town anniversary

DAVAO CITY — In a new normal world when people are not allowed to converge, and celebration deferred due to the continuing threat of coronavirus pandemic, a small town of San Isidro town in Davao del Norte celebrated the festivity by distributing food to the people while local officials and people’s organization into tree planting. …

Palace distances from proposal to rename NAIA

MANILA – Malacañang on Monday distanced itself from the lawmakers’ move to rename the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Pilipinas. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Palace will leave it to Congress to file measures they wanted. “Iniiwan po namin iyan sa Kongreso dahil kinakailangan po ng batas kung kinakailangang baguhin ang …