Duterte administration to provide procurement report on medical equipment

DAVAO CITY— President Rodrigo Duterte promised that his administration will provide lawmakers with a detailed report on the purchase of medical equipment, stressing the transactions entered into by the government are aboveboard. In a televised address, the President asked the public not to believe corruption accusations that unfairly dragged the name of Secretary Francisco Duque …

Pulong asks DOLE-11 to explain cash aid delay for trike drivers

DAVAO CITY – First District Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte has asked the Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region (DOLE-11) to explain the delay in the distribution of financial assistance for trike drivers here. In a statement on Thursday, Duterte bared that money amounting to PHP20 million has been downloaded to DOLE-11 on April 29 …

3 ka kapitan sa Ozamiz gi-imbistigahan tungod sa alegasyong anomalya sa SAP

DAKBAYAN SA OZAMIZ — Gi-imbistigahan karon ang tulo ka barangay kapitan ning siyudad tungod sa alegasyong anomalya sa pagpang-apod-apud sa hinabang sa Social Amelioration Program (SAP) nga kuarta gikan sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Sa pakighinabi kang Mayor Ando Oaminal, iyang gibutyag nga dunay siyay nadawat nga mga reklamo nga nagpalusot ang …

Informal settlers, PWDs prioritized under Balik Probinsya

MANILA – Besides those who want to return to their respective provinces, informal settlers and persons with disabilities (PWDs) will also be among those prioritized as beneficiaries of the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) program. “Ang mga priorities po natin ay iyong mga gusto na talagang bumalik permanently sa probinsya. Pangalawa, iyong mga informal settlers po natin gusto na ring umuwi lalo …

PCSO shares P122-M aid for 13K indigent patients

DAVAO CITY — The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has approved the release of over PHP122 million in medical assistance to more than 13,000 eligible indigent beneficiaries nationwide. PCSO General Manager Royina Garma said the agency has approved PHPP122.654 worth of medical assistance for 13,236 indigent Filipinos across the country for April and is still …

Furious Duterte offers 30k reward for every validated report on corrupt officials

DAVAO CITY — Disgusted over repeated reports involving some local government officials who are stealing emergency subsidies from the poor beneficiaries affected by coronavirus pandemic, an irritated President Rodrigo Duterte offers PHP30,000 reward for every validated report. On May 4, Duterte announced he offers a P30,000 reward to anyone who can report local officials stealing financial …

NCot to put up community hospital in a remote town

DAVAO CITY — The provincial government of North Cotabato will construct a town hospital in Banisilan. The community hospital is set to rise in a one-hectare property owned and donated by Mr. Melecio Calve in Barangay Wadya, Banisilan. The proposed facility is the second community hospital established by the provincial government after Cotabato Provincial Hospital …

10k families received P6k SAP in DavOr

MATI CITY, DAVAO ORIENTAL – Families whose livelihoods were drastically affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine brought about by the coronavirus disease pandemic are now starting to receive cash aids from the Department of Social Welfare and Development through its Social Amelioration Program (SAP). As of April 22, Wednesday, around 10,643 families in the province have …