President Rodrigo Duterte’s eldest sister, Eleanor, says she will file charges against Edgar Matobato, the witness during the Senate hearing who linked the President to the extrajudicial killings in Davao City when he was still a mayor. In an interview on Friday, September 16, Eleanor said the allegations against his brother are untrue. (Maria Patricia C. Borromeo/davaotoday.com)
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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said she understands the sentiments of the Muslim women but she added that “the general welfare of the majority takes precedence over religious tradition.”
The Davao City Police chief has belied the testimony of a witness who introduced himself as a former hitman of the alleged Davao Death Squad (DDS) linking President Rodrigo Duterte and several police officials to extrajudicial killings.
Authorities investigating the Roxas night market blast said they now have nine suspects in the deadly bombing on September 2, but they were only able to file charges against one of the suspects on Wednesday afternoon, September 14 pending investigation on the other suspects.
Local officials are proposing to add more CCTV cameras and implement a profiling system in villages to enhance security measure in the city following the deadly blast last September 2.
The authorities are now preparing to file charges against the prime suspect of the Davao bombing.
During the regular session of the city council, Col. Erwin Bernard Neri presented the security plans of the Task Force here to local officials, more than a week after the bombing killed at least 15 people and wounded 69 others at the night market in Roxas Avenue. Neri assumed the command on Thursday, September 8.
The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) announced that satellite offices of the the Philippine Sports Institute (PSI) will be put up in the regions to focus more on the genuine grassroots sport programs.
The Soroptimist International has extended a cancer detection clinic and free vaccination against cervical cancer.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio revealed that two of her unborn triplets have no more heartbeats.