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Vote counting machines glitches delay official proclamation of Leyte winners

Vote counting machines glitches delay official proclamation of Leyte winners

TACLOBAN CITY, 11May2016 -– Glitches in vote counting machines (VCMs) and consolidation canvassing system (CCS) had caused the delay in the proclamation of some winners in Leyte, an official of…

PNoy’s matuwid na daan; Roxas bottom-up project result to power posts in middle of village road

PNoy’s matuwid na daan; Roxas bottom-up project result to power posts in middle of village road

TACLOBAN CITY – Having sustained unquantifiable damages by Typhoon Yolanda, government ill-planning of infrastructure has shown the worse of public officials’ sense of short-mindedness and disproportion, sources said. Electric posts…

Duterte team starts plans for gov’t transition, inauguration and selection of Cabinet

Duterte team starts plans for gov’t transition, inauguration and selection of Cabinet

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, 10May2016 — The team of leading presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is setting out plans to lay the grounds for his assumption into office.…

NPA rebels free Misamis Oriental cop

NPA rebels free Misamis Oriental cop

By Jigger J. Jerusalem CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, 2May2016 – A police officer, assigned in Misamis Oriental, was released Tuesday to the provincial local crisis committee headed by Governor Yevgeny…

PNoy’s bridge over ‘missing river’

PNoy’s bridge over ‘missing river’

By BicolToday.com News Team BONTOC, Southern Leyte – It’s either the bridge contractor has filled up the river with landfill before constructing the “daang na matuwid” bridge, or the contractor…

Assumption College of Davao condemns Kidapawan carnage; airs call to help farmers

Assumption College of Davao condemns Kidapawan carnage; airs call to help farmers

By BicolToday.com News Team DAVAO CITY – The Assumption College of Davao (ACD), one of the known private and Catholic schools in Davao City on Monday April 4, 2016, declared…

State forces continue harassing farmers after bloody Kidapawan dispersal

State forces continue harassing farmers after bloody Kidapawan dispersal

KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato – Youth leaders who flocked to Kidapawan City on Saturday after the Friday violent dispersal by police on barricading farmers, resulting in the deaths of three,…

Journalists in Kidapawan coverage blow whistle on police intimidation, harassment

Journalists in Kidapawan coverage blow whistle on police intimidation, harassment

KIDAPAWAN CITY, 4April2016 – The AlterMidya, a nationwide network of independent media organizations, denounces police intimidation and attempts to suppress information by preventing journalists from covering the aftermath of the…

Religious, civic groups demand accountability, justice for victims of Kidapawan Massacre

Religious, civic groups demand accountability, justice for victims of Kidapawan Massacre

By Reynard Magtoto KIDAPAWAN CITY, 3April2016 — “Why pit the unarmed protesting farmers and Lumads gripped sticks and stones against the power of the government to grant? They ask for rice, why…

Colmenares, legal experts to aid Kidapawan protesters; another stand-off at Methodist church seen

Colmenares, legal experts to aid Kidapawan protesters; another stand-off at Methodist church seen

By BicolToday.com News Team KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, 3April2016 – Senatorial aspirant lawyer Neri Colmenares of the Makabayan bloc, together with legal experts arrived in this city and conferred with…