The approval of the Congress to extend martial law until December this year on Sunday has drawn various reactions from different sectors in the city.
In fact, the enforcement of the military rule in the entire island of Mindanao has even encouraged importers to ship their goods here, said Alvin Enciso, chief of BOC-10’s Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS).
The Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership has ordered for the 90-day suspension without pay of Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido then cancelled it but the controversial police officer has yet to get hold of a copy of it.
Councilors have started looking into a proposal for the Moreno administration to build two more hospitals in the city–one in Lumbia and another in Tablon.
General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera denounced the incident he described as “senseless”.
Chopper carrying advance party of Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte lands at Gallanosa National High School, Irosin, Sorsogon. Duterte is set to give out financial assistance to typhoon affected LGUs amounting to P500 thousand each, or a total of P7.5 million.
A few days before the last day of the voter registration period for the upcoming 2016 national elections, Kabataan Partylist, along with several other youth leaders, filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) to question the legality of two resolutions released by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) that set the said registration deadline.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte still tops at 51.81 % public approval over Mar Roxas with 37.75 % in the online survey conducted by online news BicolToday.com.
In a community petition and barangay resolution, the villagers of Barangay Tulludan of this town denounced the death threat and false accusations made against their barangay council member, Nonoy Bungtiwen and pleaded for immediate action from the municipal government and other stakeholders to root out the source of the threats.
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