Barangay Kapitan patay sa ambush sa NoCot

LUNGSOD SA KABACAN, North Cotabato — Patay ang Barangay Kapitan sa Lower Paatan, ning lungsod sa dihang gipusil kini sa wala pa mailhing ‘riding in tandem’ niadtong Sabado, Septiembre 14. Migawas sa imbestigasyon sa Kabacan Police, mga alas 8:00 sa buntag paingon ang biktimang si Kapitan Ben Ilisan Candangan, 43, dihang nidangat kini sa Sitio …

Gross taxation to eliminate corruption – Duterte

DAVAO CITY— To eliminate corruption involving government officials engage in revenue collection, President Rodrigo Duterte suggested that the government adopt a gross taxation method. Apparently fed up by rampant corruption in the government, Duterte suggested that the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) use gross taxation to eliminate corruption “Pag gross, wala na. ‘Yang mga examiner, …

PAF allots P15.7-M for repair of attack chopper

MANILA — The Philippine Air Force (PAF), is allocating the sum of PHP15.745 million for the acquisition of spare parts needed for the repair and maintenance of one of the eight AgustaWestland (now Leonardo) AW-109 attack helicopters in its service. Parts are intended for the AgustaWestland attack helicopter with tail number 820, according to the Bids …

CAFGU arestado kay naninda ug shabu

DAKBAYAN SA ISABELA, Basilan –— Usa ka aktibong membro sa Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit kon CAFGU) ang gi-aresto sa aktong namaligya ug shabu ganinang buntag, Septiembre 16 sa barangay Lampinigan, ning dakbayan. Giila ni Lt. Colonel William Gadayan ang suspetsado nga si Basil Basa, 49, residente sa Panyongan, Lantawan ug naka distino sa 15th …

LGBT rights protected in the anti-discrimination law – Palace

DAVAO CITY — Malacañang has reiterated its firm position that the anti-discrimination law will address all forms of discrimination, including those perpetuated against the Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders, Queers, + (LGBTQ+) sector. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo last week reiterated what President Rodrigo Roa Duterte actually meant regarding the issue, …

Bong Go helps fire victims in Pagadian City

DAVAO CITY — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go provided financial assistance and grocery packs on Friday, September 13, to the 141 families that were affected by a fire that broke out on August 30 in Purok Kahayag, Barangay Dumagoc, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur. The victims, who were gathered at the barangay gymnasium, also received …

‘Marilyn’ floods 11 Zambo villages

ZAMBOANGA CITY — A total of 754 families here were displaced as 11 barangays were inundated by flood, brought about by the bad weather, on Friday. This city experienced heavy rainfall that started before sunrise and continued the whole day, though intermittently, triggered by the southwest monsoon and enhanced by tropical depression Marilyn. Ma. Socorro Rojas, …

‘Marilyn’ damaged houses. fishing boats in Gensan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Over a dozen houses and fishing boats were damaged as huge waves hit several coastal villages in this city and parts of Sarangani province on Friday morning. Authorities, however, reported no casualty as a result of these incidents, which came amid sporadic heavy rains in the area since Thursday night, triggered by …

Hundreds stranded but Basilan-Zamboanga sea trip resumes

ISABELA, BASILAN — Passengers continue to flock Isabela City Port this morning September 14, as the Philippine Coast Guard lifted the suspension of trips yesterday due to tropical depression Marilyn. On Thursday, hundreds of passengers coming in and going out of Basilan province were stranded as the Philippine Coast Guarded ordered the suspension of sea …

Duterte inaugurates ‘The Bunker’ in Bataan

BALANGA CITY, Bataan — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led the inauguration Thursday of the Bataan Government Center and Business Hub dubbed “The Bunker,” making the province the first local government unit in the country to house provincial and national offices in a single location. The President expressed his gratitude to the people of Bataan for their warm …