Duterte lauds BARMM on its second anniversary

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao just celebrated its second founding anniversary, Here is the speech delivered at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace, Manila on 21 January 2021: Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea; Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim; Finance Minister Carlos Dominguez III and the other members of …

RIGEN Marketing founder convicted for large scale estafa

DAVAO CITY — The Regional Trial Court Branch 2 of Tagum City convicted the founder of RIGEN Marketing King Paul Bryan Auditor, also knoan a Paul Auditor. who was charged of large scale estafa. In a decision handed down on Thursday, January 21, Judge Susana Baua sentence Auditor from ten (10) to fourteen years imprisonment …

Korean online prostitution ring leader arrested in Pampanga

DAVAO CITY — Operatives from the Bureau of Immigration arrested on Wednesday morning a Korean wanted in his home country for operating an online prostitution advertising site. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente announced the arrest of Seo Jungnam, 41, in an operation conducted in Amor Riverside Anunas, Angeles City, Pampanga by operatives of the BI’s Fugitive …

Students to receive tablets, cellphones for online classes

DAVAO CITY – The office of First Congressional District Rep. Paolo Duterte will provide tablets and cell phones to students – from elementary to college – who are taking online classes under the distance learning due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In a press conference, Duterte said he needs P18-Million to buy tablets and …

BARMM deputy chief minister dies of brain tumor

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is deeply saddened over the passing of BARMM Deputy Chief Minister Abdul Sahrin, 70, who lost a battle with brain tumor. BARMM Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim, who describes Sahrin, a “dear-friend and a brother” in the Bangsamoro struggle, said his deputy died midnight …

10 persons charged with attempted murder released in Davao City

DAVAO CITY –- The city police released on Tuesday, January 19, ten residents of Barangay Paquibato who were earlier charged with attempted murder after a court dismissed the cases filed against them. Documents received by Newsline disclosed that the suspects were freed based on a court order dated Jan. 19, 2021 and signed by Judge …

House okays Media Workers’ Welfare Act

DAVAO CITY — With no one abstaining or voting against, 218 members of the House of Representatives approved on Monday, January 18, on third and final reading House Bill 8140 otherwise known as  “Media Workers’ Welfare Act” providing enhanced protection, security, and benefits for media workers. The bill aims to “ensure that media workers shall, …

9 ka barangay kapitan sa Mindanao sabit sa pondo sa SAP

DAKBAYAN SA DAVAO— Siyam ka mga barangay kapitan sa Mindanao ang ginganlan ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte nga ipailawom sa preventive suspension sa buhatan sa Ombudsman tungod sa ilang kalambigitan sa anomalya sa Social Amelioration Program (SAP) nga pondo. Ang mga kapitan nga gi-akusahang nangawkaw sa ponso sa SAP, ipailawom sa unom (6) ka bulan nga …