Mindanao radio station torched soon after slay try on owner

A local radio station based in Tagum City reported that two unidentified men burned their transmitter building in Mawab, Davao de Oro. Pat Lucero, owner of 99.9 RP-FM, told the National Union of Journalists in the Philippines (NUJP) by phone that he received a report from his staff that the arsonists arrived in a motorcycle […]

NoCot guv orders take down of “Serbisyong Totoo” slogan in all gov’t equipments

North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco, who just returned from work after having been suspended by the Sandiganbayan for 90 days, ordered Provincial General Services Office head Jorge Silva to “remove all Serbisyong Totoo tagline from all vehicles and all signages in the provincial capitol compound”. In the same order dated November 25, Gov. Catamco directed […]

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 […]