Philippines to bar 2 US lawmakers

On the provision on entry in the US 2020 Budget The United States (US) 2020 Budget contains a provision which authorizes the US Secretary of State to ban government officials in the Philippines from entering their territory about whom he “has credible information have been involved in the wrongful imprisonment of […] Senator Leila de […]

Bong Go visits patient watchers in Balay Pahulayan

Spreading festive cheer to his fellow Filipinos, especially during Christmas day, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go visited Balay Pahulayan, a temporary resting area for patients’ watchers, at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City on Wednesday, December 25. “Alam niyo po, itong Bahay Pahulayan, itinatag ni Pangulong Duterte para may pahingaan ‘yung mga watchers […]

Inday Sara cautions gov’t on truce with rebels

STATEMENT BY MAYOR INDAY SARA DUTERTE ON CHRISTMAS TRUCE AND REOPENING OF PEACE TALKS WITH NDFP We respectfully caution the Duterte administration over its move to reopen the peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). While the declaration of Christmas truce and the prospects to reopen formal peace negotiations are acts […]

21 wounded in series of explosions in Cotabato

A total of 21 people were wounded when series of explosions hit Cotabato City and the town of Libungan in North Cotabato Sunday evening, December 22. In a Facebook post, Cotabato City Mayor Frances Cynthia J. Guiani-Sayadi said 16 are reported wounded after a grenade explosion transpired at Tantawan and Quezon Avenue area. “Tonight is […]

Series of explosions in Cotabato

Series of explosions happened in Cotabato City and in the town of Libungan in North Cotabato Sunday evening. The first two explosions occurred around 5:58 p.m. near the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Cotabato City. Responding authorities recovered two more improvised explosive devices in the scene that were detonated around 6:21 pm. Unconfirmed reports showed that […]