The Duterte for Federalism movement said it will never stop pushing City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run for the 2016 elections.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said that he does not want to run for national post, yet action speaks louder than words as the mayor continued to make rounds outside Davao City for his “listening tour”.
The New People’s Army have killed a personnel of the national police, three members of the armed forces and wounded several others during its attacks in Davao Oriental province on Friday.
Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis. N. Tolentino has sought the support of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for his senatorial bid. Tolentino confirmed his senatorial bid on March in his speech in vote-rich town Cavite. Previous reports said Tolentino is being considered as one of the candidates of the Liberal Party.
The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) is yet to make an official statement on the massacre that claimed four lives as they are still waiting on the findings of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO), DCPO Spokesperson Senior Inspector Milgrace Driz said on Saturday.
Some 500 farmers and residents in Barangay Ngan in Compostela Valley barricaded a barangay road to block the entry of mining company Agusan Petroleum and Minerals Corp.
A group of barangay captains here organized “Run Duterte Run”, a fun run activity which aims to unite people to support Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s federalism campaign.
Councilor Danilo Dayanghirang on Tuesday said that the request of the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) to investigate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s possible role in summary executions here is a “political ploy”.
Activists here expressed solidarity with the workers of rubber slippers Kentex Manufacturing Incorporated who died in what was touted as the biggest factory fire in the country.
While the public euphoria still lingers after the successful hosting of 2015 Palarong Pambansa in this city which was creatively described with the hashtag the #BestPalaroEver, the committee who handles the media, however, earned flak because of “poor accommodation.”
The New People’s Army said its attack against Army troops in Calinan, Davao City, morning of Wednesday is “justified” as “it was a fitting punishment against the brutal operations of the Oplan Bayanihan counter-revolutionary forces.”
The City Transportation and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) is requesting additional personnel to manage traffic in some districts here.