Category: Breaking News

Paolo joins HNP

Resigned Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte has officially joined the regional political party Hugpong ng Pagbabago during the group’s Davao convention today, August 17. In an earlier statement, the presidential son gave his support to HNP which is headed by his sister and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte. “I strongly support Hugpong ng Pagbabago, ...

Drug suspect killed in Davao bust

Spot report re nuetralization of Armed suspect for RA 9165 and RATS Accomplishment Please be informed that around 9:50 PM of August 16, 2018, PS3 DET led by PCI RONALD LIM LAO conducted buy-bust opn in coordination with PDEA 11 with pre-ops 30004-082018-0133 at Purok 1 Cavite Matina Gravahan Davao City that resulted to the ...

“Shaking” hands of Duterte cause critics to raise question on his health

A staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte is claiming that he could be ill based on the recent video of the president. In her blog post (, Raissa Robles claimed that Duterte’s right hand was visibly shaking during the oathtaking ceremony of newly-appointed officials in Malacañang early this week. Duterte’s “shaking” hand as alleged by ...

PRRD to resign if BBM wins poll protest

President Rodrigo Duterte will step down from power if former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. would win in his electoral protest against incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement during a press briefing Thursday. Few days ago, President Duterte again expressed his desire to resign but said that he does ...

Holidays for 2019

Check the declared special and regular holidays for 2019.

Hontiveros wants Aug. 16 declared as National Day of Remembrance

Sen. Risa Hontiveros wants August 16 be declared as National Day of Remembrance allegedly for the “innocents slain in the war on drugs” under the Duterte administration. Coincidentally, Aug. 16 is the death anniversary of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos who was killed by cops during an alleged drug bust operation. The cops involved have since ...

3-day holiday in Davao

It’s going to be a very long weekend for Dabawenyos as the national government declared August 21 as a regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid’l Adha. Earlier on, the Duterte administration also declared August 17 and 20 as special holidays for Davao City in time for the Kadayawan celebration.