Five policemen were ordered jailed after a trial court issued a commitment order for them to be detained in the city’s rehabilitation center here Thursday. Ordered imprisoned were Pol. Senior Insp. Ereneo Ramirez, Sr. Pol. Officer 2 Jojo Lim, Sr. Pol. Officer 1 Alaindelon Tacubao, Pol. Officer 2 Alejandro Ubanan,...
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on the Davao City police to take care of the new patrol cars reminding them these are not for personal use. The Davao City policemen received 26 Montero Sports mobile patrol cars given by the Japanese government to boost police visibility and crime-fighting capability. Duterte urged...
The oldest penal colony in the country, the San Ramon Prison and Penal Farm, is being pushed anew to be transferred to another location. This as officials from the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority and Freeport (Zamboecozone), Department of Justice (DOJ), and Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) are expected to...
President Rodrigo Duterte congratulated daughter Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and her husband Manases on the birth of his newest grandson, Stonefish. “The President is delighted with the arrival of his newest 'apo', and he is glad that both Mayor Inday Sara and Stonefish are healthy and stable,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella...
More tourists are expected to visit the Mindanao region with the launch of two new flights from Cagayan de Oro City (CDO) in Misamis Oriental. The Department of Tourism (DOT) made this remark during the inauguration of two new Cebu Pacific flights -- the Cagayan de Oro-Tagbilaran and Cagayan de...
Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has announced that the city government was giving P5 million as assistance to the Local Government of Marawi for the rehabilitation of the city, which suffered from the 5-month siege laid by the Islamic State-inspired militants. Mayor Inday said that the PHP5 million assistance will be...
The long-awaited construction of a new airport in this city has been endorsed as a priority project to the national government for funding, Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said. “A new Zamboanga International Airport (ZIA) project costing P9.87 billion has already been endorsed as priority to the national government by the...
President Rodrigo Duterte has distributed G-shock military watches and other goods as well as inspired the troops in the front line in Marawi City, the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) announced. Duterte arrived 30 minutes past 4:00 p.m. Friday and “entered the main battle area and visited the soldiers and policemen...
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrived about 2:00 p.m. Wednesday amid tight security to pin the wounded personnel medal to the soldiers who survived an ambuscade in Marawi City Tuesday morning. Clad in black jacket and wearing pam shoes, Duterte arrived on board a Presidential helicopter, which landed at the camp...
Miss Universe Philippines Maxine Medina and Miss Philippines International Kylie Versoza on Sunday night vowed to promote Maguindanao's "Inaul" cloth even as Medina vowed to wear the same cloth in future fashion shows. Medina was also elated with the Moro women's skills in weaving the now famous cloth that some...