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Defending champion Mendez vows 2020 Ironman comeback

DAVAO CITY -- A frustrated Mauricio Mendez vowed to strive harder in next year’s Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao after a technical problem in the bike run forced him not to finish the race. Mendez, the defending champion, failed to keep on track following a brake and flat tire problem. It took the 22-year-old ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Court gives two men 4-8 years in first conviction under cybecrime law

DAVAO CITY – Two persons were sentenced to four to eight years imprisonment and fined a total of P2.5 million each for their libelous comments on Facebook against North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza. In a joint decision dated March 22, Judge Jose Tabosares of Regional Trial Court Branch 23 in Ki ...

Ayan Mellejor | 1 day ago

The Nation

Go lauds Duterte EO on pay hike

Despite the uncertainty in the enactment of the 2019 budget, government employees can now receive the salary increase they were expecting to get this year after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order No. 76, former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said. Signed by President Duterte ...

Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go at a recent campaign sortie.

MDM | 2 days ago

The Nation

Go to push for more agriculture, tourism, and healthcare programs

DAET, Camarines Norte -- Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go vowed to push for more agriculture, tourism, and healthcare programs as he thanked the people of Camarines Norte for their show of support for him and the other senatorial candidates of the ...

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go greets supporters in a recent sortie in Ca ...

MDM | 3 days ago

The Nation

Duterte permanently terminates peace talks with communists

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night announced the permanent termination of the peace negotiations with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). “I am officially announcing the permanent termination of our talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines. I am no longer entertaining in ...

SALUTE. President Rodrigo Duterte salutes a soldier during the 122nd Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Army at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City on M ...

MDM | 3 days ago

Mindanao

Duterte asks Misuari to form negotiating panel

MANILA -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has asked Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari to form a negotiating panel to address his group's concerns. Duterte made this response to Misuari when they met in Malacañang on Tuesday and the MNLF leader told the President that he wi ...

President Rodrigo Duterte and Moro National Liberation Front Founding Chairman Nur Misuari meet at the Malacañan Palace on March 19, 2019. ACE MORAN ...

PNA | 4 days ago

The Nation

Go promotes Marikina-made shoes

MARIKINA CITY – Former Special Assistant to the President and senatorial aspirant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Wednesday appealed to the Filipino people to patronize footwear made in Marikina as well as other locally-made products to promote local small businesses and industries. In his mess ...

Former Special Assistant to the President and senatorial aspirant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go is welcomed by supporters in Marikina.

MDM | 4 days ago

The Nation

Duterte dissolves panel negotiating with NDFP

President Rodrigo Duterte has terminated the services of the members of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) Negotiating Panel to pave the way for the creation of an “inclusive” one that will engage communists in localized peace talks. According to the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Proce ...

President Rodrigo Duterte in a huddle with officials of the Security Cluster on the sidelines of the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine Nation ...

Jon Joaquin | 4 days ago

Mindanao

Comelec declares entire Mindanao an election hotspot

DAVAO CITY – The Commission on Election (Comelec) has declared the entire Mindanao under Category Red for the May 2019 midterm election. According to the Comelec, places under Category Red have records of politically-motivated violent incidents that may occur during the election due to the intense political rival ...

Soldiers escort a hearse during the funeral procession of a victim killed in the January 27 cathedral bombing in Jolo, Sulu province. The entire islan ...

Ayan Mellejor | 4 days ago

The Nation

Bong Go receives warm reception in Samar

CATARMAN, SAMAR -- Senatorial aspirant and former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go received an exuberant welcome in Catarman, Northern Samar as the Hugpong ng Pagbabago kicked off its campaign sortie in the province on Monday. Go thanked the crowd for the warm welcome as he vo ...

MDM | 4 days ago