Mindanao Solon pays special tribute to Covid-19 frontliners

OZAMIZ CITY—They are overworked but their dedication to save lives remain strong, this is  the reason Misamis Occidental Second District Representative Henry Oaminal tendered a special tribute to Coronavirus frontliners recently. Oaminal who is also serving as Deputy Speaker for Mindanao said he witnessed the hard work the medical and non- medical frontliners of his …

Donaire nagnegatibo sa ikaduhang Covid-19 test

DAVAO CITY — Gibarugan karon sa kanhi boxing four-division champion nga si Nonito Donaire nga negatibo siya sa Covid-19. Kaganinang buntag alas 9:27, mao kini ang pahayag ni Donaire sa iyang official twitter account: “FLASH update: Jst received by 2nd Molecular NAAT test result: NEGATIVE. 2 be clear: Baker St Health refused me a retest …

Armored personnel carrier turns into bridal car

ILIGAN CITY — Rather than ride a typical bridal car in full military uniform, six army soldiers prefer to have it with their armored personnel carrier to ferry them through the place where they wed their bride on Saturday morning, December 12. The coronavirus pandemic may have constrained spontaneous movements of people, but not their …

Super Lotto wins P265-M jackpot

DAVAO CITY – It is early Christmas for the lone winner of the P265-million Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Super Lotto 6/49 bettor. Royena Garma, PCSO General Manager said the lucky bettor guessed the winning combination 06-12-18-20-32-41 with a jackpot of exactly PHP265,353,489.60. She congratulated the new millionaire, saying Christmas will surely be merry for the …

Duterte appoints DavNor poll exec who rose from the rank as Comelec commissioner

DAVAO CITY – “I was and until now still in a state of disbelief” says Davao del Norte provincial election supervisor, lawyer Aimee Ferolino-Ampoloquio on Friday. The then rank-and-file employee of the Commission on Election in the first district of Davao City has been named by President Rodrigo Duterte as Commissioner of the Commission on …

Medical student who endures brain tumor now a doctor, brother too

DAVAO CITY — “This is God’s Grace,” says Gail Vergara Ontal, the mother of Dr. Merthyll  Gail  Ontal and Jayvee Ontal who passed the recent medical board examinations. The gift of life given to Merthyll “is really the greatest gift God gave us,” Mrs. Ontal told Newsline.ph. Merthyll underwent surgery right after passing Physical Therapy …

Tancontian places third in World Sambo tilt

DAVAO CITY —- Losing in the first round foiled her gold medal ambition. But Sydney Sy Tancontian of Pilipinas Sambo made sure she won’t go home empty-handed as she snared the bronze medal in one of the world’s biggest sambo competitions. The 20-year-old Dabawenya multi-athlete showed her grappling prowess against Spain’s Evadne Huecas to place …