Army extends relief effort for Surigao quake victims
DAVAO CITY -- Personnel from Army's 36th Infantry Battalion (IB) joined the humanitarian aid effort after the July 13 earthquake that rocked the towns of Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen, Lanuza, and Cortez in Surigao del Sur. The magnitude 5.5 quake that hit at around 4:42 a.m. injured 42 and damaged ...
Ruth Palo | 2 hours ago
Duterte mulls severing diplomatic ties with Iceland – Palace
Malacañang on Tuesday, July 16, said President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering severing ties with Iceland" following its spearheading of a resolution that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should probe the Philippiens for alleged human rights abuses under the the campaign against illegal drugs. ...
MDM | 3 hours ago
Go files bill seeking more benefits for solo parents
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has filed a bill that aims to provide additional benefits and privileges to some 14 million solo parents in the country, helping them ease the burden of single-handedly raising their children. Senate Bill No. 206, which aims to amend the Solo Parents' Welfare Act of ...
MDM | 4 hours ago
Davao Region Police FB account hacked
DAVAO CITY -- Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 director Police Brigadier General Marcelo Morales on Monday revealed that the official Facebook account of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 had been hacked in June, forcing the office to create a new one. Morales said there was an unauthorized intrusion into th ...
Ruth Palo | 5 hours ago
Omics: Unraveling Mindanao's DNA
DAVAO CITY — What are “omics” and why are they important not just in the field of research but in the future of Mindanao? ...
Kenneth Paul Senarillos | 1 day ago
Go cites need for Department of OFWs
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go over the weekend emphasized the need to establish a new executive department that will focus on the needs and concerns of Overseas Filipinos, particularly Filipino migrant workers or OFWs. Go said that the functions of government agencies must be streamlined in order to provi ...
MDM | 1 day ago
On The Wall
Go celebrates cancer patient’s 6th birthday
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go brought food and help on Friday to the 6th birthday party of John Paul Culiao, a six-year-old with leukemia, at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) in Diliman, Quezon City. At the party, Go also assured the hospital management and the patients that the government woul ...
MDM | 1 day ago
55 Salugpungan schools in Davao Region suspended
DAVAO CITY -- The Department of Education (DepEd) 11 has ordered suspension of the permit to operate of the 55 schools operated and owned by the Salugpungan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Centers operating across Davao region starting last Friday, July 12, 2019. The suspension order was issued on ...
Ruth Palo | 3 days ago
Go highlights housing options for the poor
BACOOR CITY, Cavite – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go told families affected by fire in Barangay Talaba VII in this city the possible housing options they may avail themselves of to rebuild their homes. Citing the National Housing Development, Production and Financing Act of 2019 Sena ...
MDM | 4 days ago
Duterte: UNHRC resolution 'crazy'
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday called a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution calling for a comprehensive international review of the drug war in the Philippines “crazy” but said he may consider allowing UNHRC staff into the country. "Let them state their purpose and I will review it,&rd ...
Jon Joaquin, Agence France Presse | 4 days ago
LOOK: Road accident leaves 8 dead in Davao City
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