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Duterte takes in TV anchor, one more leftist, 2 ex-army to join Cabinet

Duterte takes in TV anchor, one more leftist, 2 ex-army to join Cabinet

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY — A television news anchor, a leader of the progressive left and two ex-military generals are the familiar faces joining the would-be Cabinet of…

Trouble in Radio Mindanao sizzles, RMN Davao union officials fired

Trouble in Radio Mindanao sizzles, RMN Davao union officials fired

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 31May2016 (BicolToday.com) – Labor problems in Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) in Davao City continues to simmer as the radio company fired out…

Duterte mulls on nationwide revamp of PNP, random drug test of police officers

Duterte mulls on nationwide revamp of PNP, random drug test of police officers

DAVAO CITY, 26May2016 — Presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is mulling on a massive revamp in the Philippine National Police (PNP) from the highest officers down to the rank and file…

Poverty incidence in Region 8 worsens from 2012 to 2015 – survey

Poverty incidence in Region 8 worsens from 2012 to 2015 – survey

TACLOBAN CITY, 16May2016 –- Poverty incidence in Eastern Visayas has worsened between 2012 to 2015, making the region as the country’s second poorest, based on the latest Family Income and…

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…