Bong Go files bill creating Davao-based sixth division of National Labor Relations Commission

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go filed a bill that seeks to create an additional division of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) to be established in Davao City. Senate Bill (SB) No. 1254, which intends to amend the relevant provisions of the Labor Code of the Philippines, also requires the addition of three more commissioners […]

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 […]

13-year old female found dead in Maragusan

A 13-year old female was found dead in Maragusan, Davao de Oro Thursday, December 19. Police report identified the victim as Leni Hoylar, grade-8 student of Maragusan National High School and a resident of GK Village in Barangay New Katipunan. The student’s body was discovered by 68-year old Paulino Cuyos Ygot, farmer and a resident […]