PDEA 10 arrested DAR chief legal officer “in the act of sniffing drugs”

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 10 led by Director Wilkins Villanueva arrested the chief legal officer of Department of Agrarian Reform 10, while in the act of sniffing suspected shabu in his house at RER Subdivision, Cagayan de Oro City. Villanueva identified the suspect as Atty. Mario Jay …

No rebellion evidence presented, NBI frees Basilan Mayor

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The  National Bureau of Investigation released Madji Mutahmad municipal Mayor Jamar Abdullah Mansul Tuesday afternoon, after authorities failed to present evidence that would merit the filing of a rebellion case against him. Mansul was about to board an aircraft bound to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia when he was arrested by the operatives …

LTO can now release the 700,00 modern licensed plates

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office can now release the over 700,000 licensed plates after the Supreme Court announced Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the lifting of the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) which prevented the issuance of the plates. Suprere Court Spokesperson Theodore Te in a press conference said the magistrates in an en …

Pa, daughter die as rebels ignore church plea to release abducted cop

DAVAO CITY , Philippines — The leadership of the New Peoples Army in Southern Mindanao denied the appeal of the church to free abducted police officer Menardo Cui  to attend the burial of his wife. Worse, another family member died while the wake was on going. The rebels abducted Inspector  Cui, the deputy commander of …

Basilan Mayor in drug list Arrested by NBI at NAIA

LAMITAN CITY, Philippines — A municipal mayor from the province of Basilan was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 Monday morning. Hadji Mutahmad Municipal Mayor Jamar Abdulah  Mansul was arrested by the operatives of the National Bureau on Investigation Monday  while boarding a plane bound to Malaysia. Mansul is among those listed  …

Duterte to military, police: “Shoot me if I overstay even for a day”

COMPOSTELA VALLEY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte told the military and the police to shoot him is he extends his term even for a day in 2022. In his speech before the military and their families Monday, January 22, Duterte said  “Ako sinasabi ko sa inyo ngayon, pag ako sumobra sa aking termino, isang araw …

Three NPA rebels and one CAFGU killed in North Cotabato fight

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (UPDATED)  — Three suspected members of the New Peoples Army and a member of CAFGU Active Auxiliary were killed in the hinterlands of Makilala town  late Sunday night, January 21, 2018.. Rudy Caoagdan, Makilala Municipal mayor said  still  undetermined number of rebels  stormed the detachment of sitio Garing, Barangay Luayon. Luayon is …

Surrendered NDF officials from Far South Mindanao meet Duterte

DAVAO CITY, Philippines –— After spending twenty years in the revolutionary movement, Noel Legaspi, the National Democratic Front spokesperson in the Far South Mindanao  and his wife Wendy Bendalian surrendered and met President Rodrigo Duterte Saturday night at the Matina Enclaves. Legaspi known as ka Efren Aksasato was the spokesperson of NDF (NDF-FSMR) while his wife, …