Duterte says speakership to be shared by Cayetano, Velasco

President Rodrigo Duterte has officially endorsed Alan Peter Cayetano and Lord Allan Velasco for House Speaker in a shared term. In his speech during the oathtaking of newly-appointed officials in Malacañang Monday, President Duterte said Cayetano will hold the post for the first 15 months while Velasco will hold the remaining 21 months. Rep. Martin […]

Sen. Go throws support on Duterte Coalition in House

Dabawenyo Senator Christopher “Bong” Go is throwing his support on the Duterte Coalition in the Lower House that seeks to unite the lawmakers now divided by the hotly-contested speakership race. In an interview in Davao City Sunday, July 7, Senator Go said that being a Duterte ally since the beginning he will naturally support whatever […]

Rabat reconciliation in the offing?

https://youtu.be/fJlsUuVZ1oE The reconciliation of the Rabats of Mati City is fast becoming imminent as the two Rabat families, from opposing factions, have expressed their willingness to kiss and make up after years of being at odds. In her inaugural address before the City Council Thursday, July 4, Mati City Mayor Michelle Nakpil Rabat apologized to […]