Category: Local News

Drought stricken farmers who barricaded the government regional center here asking for rice subsidy agreed to disperse and have returned home Tuesday after four days of peaceful protest. Norhata Benito, of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-12), said 2,000 sacks of rice were turned over to the rally organizers, which she explained, was…

Voltaire Palaña The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) sought the immediate help of all stakeholders especially the national government regarding the spate of bombings and right-of-way (ROW) issues that has hindered the transmission company to give optimum service in Mindanao particularly in the coming elections this May. “NGCP together with other members of…

AROUND 5,000 people from Eastern Visayas gave Vice Presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. a virtual send off in a huge rally last Monday night in Tacloban City, Leyte. The rally of the Warays, with many coming all the way from Samar and Biliran, showed their full support to the candidacy of Marcos who…

REINA TOLENTINO THE anti-graft court Sandiganbayan’s First Division has found probable cause to proceed to trial in the graft charges filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza for the allegedly illegal procurement of diesel fuel in 2010. The charges were for violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act No.…