A legal expert criticized Atty. Romeo “Mac” Macalintal for his wrong analysis on the “Roque” doctrine, a Supreme Court decision which mandates the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to issue a voter’s receipt.
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An alliance of indigenous peoples in the country urged candidates for the upcoming national elections to consider the abolition of Philippine Mining Act of 1995, replacing it with a regulation tailored to benefit indigenous communities where many of the country’s minerals are extracted.
Customs Commissioner Alberto D. Lina ordered the immediate disposal of the two container vans presently held in safekeeping at Mindanao Container Terminal Subport in Cagayan de Oro city, on Monday, February 29.
In a gathering held here on Saturday, February 27, around 300 women from several parts of Mindanao converged to discuss and draft a pro-women’s agenda that will be presented to Davao’s tough-talking mayor.
The family of Datu Vicente S. Amboy, the vice- tribal chief of Barangay Sua-on in Kapalong town, who was gunned down by four unidentified gunmen is blaming the New People’s Army for the killing, a police official said.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has told the local police to probe into the fire that broke out at an evacuation camp inside a church-owned property hours after Wednesday midnight, February 24.
The camp of presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Zamboanga City Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar who cautioned her constituents not to vote a presidential candidate advocating federalism.
Calling it as an alternative for Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte’s push for federalism is a “doable vision” which will usher peace and development across the country, especially for Mindanao, according to Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).
The first leg of the Commission on Elections’ presidential debate held at Cagayan de Oro on Sunday, February 21, fell short of the expectations of Davao City residents.
Far from his usual cussing and off-hand statements, presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte showed a “gentler” side of him and was able to deliver his platforms clearly in a presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro over the weekend.