Monthly Archives: May 2016

Duterte won’t attend proclamation rites

MANILA – The main star will be missing but the show must go on. With or without Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Congress will proclaim him the country’s 16th President at 3

Duterte picks Briones to head DepEd, Diokno as DBM chief

MANILA – President-elect Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte on Saturday evening said he has offered former National Treasurer Leonor Briones the post of Education secretary and has asked former Budget Secretary Benjamin “Ben” Diokno

Duterte: My work at Malacañang starts at 1 p.m.

DAVAO CITY — Malacañang employees won’t have to get up too early as their incoming boss—President-elect Rodrigo Duterte—will start his day at 1 o’clock in the afternoon. “I would like to announce

NBI nabs alleged drug seller in Pasay concert

MANILA — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested one of the alleged drug sellers during the outdoor concert in Pasay City last Saturday, where five people collapsed and eventually died.

Gov’t troops kill 22 terror group members in Lanao del Sur

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—At least 22 members of a local terror group based in Butig, Lanao del Sur, had been killed in a series of clashes with government troops there since May

Another newsman killed

MANILA – A radio reporter was gunned down by a motorcycle-riding man in Quiapo, Manila last Friday night, the Manila police reported Saturday. Police identified the reporter as Alex Balcoba, a reporter