Classes, gov’t work suspended for Monday’s transport strike

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte suspended classes in all levels, both public and private schools, and government work nationwide as drivers and operators of public utility jeepneys schedule a nationwide strike. The suspension of work does not include the private sector. The President is giving private employers the discretion whether to suspend work. This was … Read More

Duterte’s son-in-law hits back at Trillanes

  DAVAO CITY – Using the hashtag #desperado, President Rodrigo Duterte’s son-in-law lashed back at Senator Antonio Trillanes III over smuggling accusation at the Bureau of Customs (BoC). Lawyer Manases “Mans” Carpio, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s husband, described Trillanes as a “desperate rumor-monger,” who happens to be a senator. Carpio admitted to have visited … Read More

Duterte: No more talks with NDF

DAVAO CITY — Peace negotiations between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) dimmed as President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday declared “No more talks with the communists”. He also called on all communist leaders, who were released conditionally by the government to allow them to participate in the … Read More