Floirendo regains powerful CA position

Rep. Antonio R. Floirendo, Jr. (2nd Disrict, Davao del Norte) has regained his post as assistant majority floor leader in the poweful Commission on Appointments (CA) which confirms or turns down nominations/appointments submitted to it by the President. Floirendo lost his CA seat in May 2017 at the height of his bitter quarrel with erstwhile […]

Mayor Sara orders ‘No Backpack Policy’ in Davao churches

In the wake of the recent bombing in Jolo, Sulu, the city government of Davao will implement the ‘No Backpack policy’ in churches and other places of worship in the city. “The city mayor has instructed us that churchgoers should no longer bring backpacks in going inside their places of worship for security reasons,” Public […]

STATEMENT BY MAYOR INDAY SARA DUTERTE ON THE BOMBING OF JOLO CATHEDRAL

We strongly condemn the bombing of the Jolo Cathedral on Jan 27, 2019 that killed over 27 individuals. The deadly attacks betray the cowardice of the perpetrators and their desire to sow fear, hate, violence, and senseless death. It was an act of terrorism that we have to resolutely fight as a nation. Davao City […]