Customs destroys smuggled cigarettes in CDO

DAVAO CITY – The Bureau of Customs-Port of Cagayan de Oro (BOC-CDO) destroyed some 1,700 cases of smuggled cigarettes worth PHP50 million in Bukidnon. In a press statement on Thursday, the BOC said the cases containing 85,000 reams of “Two Moon,” “Mighty,” “Marvel” and “Royal” brands, were condemned inside the facility of Terra Cycliq Corporation …

Duterte inaugurates P1.4-B bridge

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte led the inauguration Thursday of the P1.4 billion Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Project, an important infrastructure project aimed at decongesting Metro Manila’s major thoroughfare. Speaking during the inauguration rites in Makati City, President Duterte expressed his gratitude to the Chinese government for financing the project. “The P1.46-billion funding that they have …

Duterte reports massive infra dev’t during his term

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte reported to the nation that massive infrastructure development is taking place during his term. In his 5th State of the Nation Address on Monday, Duterte said increased government spending on infrastructure development fueled by a comprehensive tax reform program enabled the government to build critical infrastructure projects that benefit …

640 BPAT members receive Financial Assistance thru TUPAD Program

ARAKAN, COTABATO – The Government thru the strong collaboration of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) XII, Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU) of Magpet, Municipal Police Station (MPS) of Magpet and Army’s 72nd Infantry “Gabay” Battalion awarded Financial Assistance worth 5,000 pesos each to 640 members of Barangay Peace Action Team (BPAT) from the …

Davao Light distances from Nordeco power mess

DAVAO CITY — The Davao Light and Power Company distances itself from the Davao del Norte political leaders’ feud with the Northern Davao Electric Cooperative, a cooperative power distributor (Nordeco). “It is unfortunate that we are dragged into the issue besetting Daneco (Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative) (Daneco, the old name of Nordeco), in many …

Suspect in businesswoman’s rape-slay surrenders

DAVAO CITY —Claiming he was bothered by his conscience a self-confessed suspect in the rape-slay of Christine Sunga Corpuz on March 1, 2021, surrendered before the authorities on July 19, but the police only announced on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Davao City Police Director Col. Kirby John Kraft in an interview with reporters said the …

Duterte wants unified pension for uniformed personnel

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Congress to pass a measure providing for a unified system for separation, retirement, and pension of military and uniformed services personnel to address the bloating pension system. “I am asking Congress to pass a unified system of separation, retirement and pension of military and uniformed personnel to maintain …

DOH reports 2 new cases of Covid-19 Delta variant in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY — The regional office of the Department of Health in the Davao region detected two new cases of Covid-19 delta Variant in the Davao Region but the patients are now fully recovered. Based on the document obtained by Newsline, the new cases are detected from two females ages 22 and 28, one from …