Thousands of public utility jeepneys (PUJ) operators and drivers from Northern Mindanao will join the two-day nationwide strike, according to a transport group leader on Sunday, October 15.
Amid series of criminal and administrative complaints filed against Mayor Oscar Moreno, about 3,000 of his supporters staged a mass action on Saturday, October 7, at the Freedom Kiosk here to show allegiance to him.
A transport group in Northern Mindanao has called on government anew to scrap the oil deregulation law instead of increasing the public utility vehicle (PUV) fares.
Former senate president Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. expressed his support for the mayor of this city who has been threatened with dozens of criminal and administrative cases.
The Office of the Ombudsman ordered the dismissal of several South Upi officials over the local government’s failure to remit premiums and taxes a decade ago.
A new court order has blocked the dismissal of this city’s chief executive who is set to face a series of complaints in the coming days.
The city mayor here is optimistic that the series of criminal and administrative charges filed against him will not prosper and will be decided by the higher courts in his favor.
A jail officer of the Digos City Jail in Davao del Sur province was arrested on Friday, September 1, for allegedly selling illegal drugs, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in this region said.
After Mayor Oscar Moreno barely secured a Writ of Preliminary Injunction (WPI) from the six corruption cases filed against him over an equipment rental from 2007-2012 when he was still the governor of Misamis Oriental, the local chief executive found himself in a legal battle once again when the Ombudsman issued another dismissal order for him.
Private First Class Rudillo Bartolome was fresh from the fighting in Marawi City and was on his way home when he was killed on the spot by police officers in Zamboanga del Sur on Wednesday, Aug. 23.