PNP to meet with gov’t bodies on legal gambling forms

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said it will coordinate with concerned government agencies to determine forms of legal gambling in the country. “I want to study and meet with regulatory bodies. So that public will be aware, kasi baka taya sila ng taya [because they might be just making bets] (they are not aware …

Kidapawan City receives 2 DAR funded Tulay ng Pangulo Projects

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Two new Bridges funded under the Department of Agrarian Reform were turned over to the City Government on January 28, 2020. The said infrastructure projects are under the DAR Tulay ng Pangulo Para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo or TPKP Program and were implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways. City Mayor …

Over 800K households assessed in Davao Region for ‘Listahanan 3’

DAVAO CITY — Over 838,589 households in Davao Region have been assessed by theDepartment of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Listahanan program since its launching in October 2019. Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) is an information management system implemented by DSWD that identifies who and where the poor are in …

DOJ indicts Abayalde, 12 cops for graft over ‘Ninja’ cops case

DAVAO CITY –— The department of Justice has found probable cause to charge former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Abayalde and 12 police officers with graft for violation of the anti-graft law over the ‘ninja cops’ case. The panel earlier created by the DOJ released a statement Thursday saying they found cause to file charges against …

Ex-Zambo del Sur town mayor, vice mayor convicted of graft

DAVAO CITY —  Former Mayor Wilfredo Balais of Labason town in Zamboanga del Norte and his former vice mayor, Virgilio Go, have been convicted of graft for the anomalous purchase of a sports utility vehicle (SUV) in 2011. According to the decision from the Sandiganbayan’s Sixth Division dated Nov. 29, Balais and Go violated Section 3(e) …

DavOr Infra augmentation gears up with new fleet of heavy equipments

DAVAO ORIENTAL – Putting premium on building the necessary public infrastructure and ensuring to enhance accessibility through the creation of roads especially in far-flung barangays, Governor Nelson Dayanghirang recently led the blessing of the province’s newly acquired fleet of heavy equipment. The twenty units of brand-new heavy equipment blessed on Thursday, December 12 at the Provincial …

PH’s record 149 golds lift ‘spirit of the nation’: PSC chief

MANILA – As the 2019 Southeast Asian Games finally came to a close on Wednesday, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez lauded the Filipino athletes for their hard work and determination to regain the Games supremacy. Ramirez made the remark after the Philippines pulled out its best performance in the 30th SEA Games, garnering a …