Bong Go supports Duterte’s order to re-arrest all freed convicts thru GCTA

DAVAO CITY — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go says he already sounded off of the impending dismissal of a top official which President Rodrigo Duterte himself revealed on Wednesday. Here is the statement of Go, “Monday pa ako nagsabi na heads will roll. Ngayon, nag-order na si Pangulong Duterte na ipahuli ulit ang mga prisoners …

Bukidnon youths write letters to rebels: surrender, it’s not too late

DAVAO CITY  — Captain Ryan Layug, spokesperson of the Philippine Army’s 403 Brigade on Sunday September 1, was surprised when he received letters from the youth unanimously asking the members of the New People’s Army (NPA) to “Surrender! It’s not too late” Layug was invited to talk about the National Training Service Program at Bukidnon …

MIPC asks government, stop red-tagging journalist

DAVAO CITY — The Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC) condemns the series of red-tagging incidents involving Leonardo Vicente “Cong” Corrales, associate editor of Mindanao Gold Star Daily based in Cagayan de Oro City, and other journalists in Mindanao in general. In a statement the MIPC stressed “As its core, red-tagging anyone in the media profession …

Negative campaign vs. PRRD backfired at Otso Diretso: analyst

MANILA — The jabs of the opposition bloc Otso Diretso against President Rodrigo Duterte have only benefitted the administration’s senatorial bets after its candidates failed to make it to the top 12 senators in the mid-term elections, a political analyst said Saturday. Based on partial, unofficial results from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as of May …

Owing Up

THERE is always a value and a heartwarming element to situations where humility and respect surfaces, rather than witnessing ego prevailing upon a conversation. This is the essence of inter-personal relations which is built not only on trust but on the degree of courage to be honest about what has fully transpired. Last week, I …

Prism

What is the most important thing that you could do for yourself even for just a few hours each day? It could be setting aside time to walk around and keep those beautiful muscles moving, before idly starting the day in front of the work desk. It could be gifting yourself with an hour just …

Safe Space

We have monsters in Congress who wants to punish children, as young as nine years old for its failure to put in place an environment where they can grow without being used by adults for criminal activities. It wants to incarcerate children not only for the failure of its parents to raise them well but …