Robredo sees huge voter preference drop in Calabarzon, Davao

Pulse Asia president Ronald Holmes says that voter preferences can still change, adding that ongoing house-to-house campaigns can still be a game changer of the election results on May 9 MANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidate Vice President Leni Robredo saw a huge drop in voter preference in Calabarzon and Davao Region, a 19-percentage point drop … Read more

Over 6,000 families evacuate in Davao Region, Northern Mindanao due to flooding

Floods and landslides due to continuous rain force thousands of families to flee their homes and seek refuge elsewhere in the provinces of Davao de Oro and Bukidnon, and Davao City BUKIDNON, Philippines – Days of heavy rain and threats of flood and landslides forced over 6,000 families to evacuate to safer grounds in two … Read more

35,000 dare show up for Robredo in Davao del Norte

TAGUM CITY, Philippines – In Davao del Norte’s capital city of Tagum, what was once deemed impossible president became reality: Pantale Alvarez, the man who once sought to impeach Leni Robredo as vice, led tens of thousands of Davaoeños in chanting her name. Leni! Leni! Leni!” cheered the Davao del Norte 1st representative onstage on … Read more

Hugpong vows to ‘do more’ for Marcos in Davao, as some incumbents pick Robredo

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. toured the Davao region on Wednesday, March 30, stopping by the crucial provinces of Davao del Norte and Davao del Sur where the incumbent officials have either categorically supported Vice President Leni Robredo or appeared with her during sorties. It will be the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HnP), … Read more

Davao City declares Walden Bello persona non grata

1st UPDATE. ‘If the coward Mayor Sara is confident about her track record, she should show up to debate me,’ read part of Bello’s tweet BUKIDNON, Philippines – Davao City’s legislature on Tuesday, March 22, declared vice presidential candidate Walden Bello persona non grata in the city. The Davao City council approved the resolution, authored … Read more

Duterte gives Ombudsman Mindanao post to his Palace aide from Davao

Top positions at the Office of the Ombudsman are now held by Duterte appointmentees. The representatives for Visayas has yet to be named. MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed his Palace aid from Davao City, Presidential Management Staff (PMS) Undersecretary Anderson Lo, as Deputy Ombudsman for Mindanao. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed the … Read more

Bishops, lawmakers seek separate probes into Davao de Oro ‘encounter’

BUKIDNON, Philippines – Bishops from various Christian denominations and a group of lawmakers called for separate official investigations into the February 24 deaths of Lumad rights activist and volunteer teacher Chad Booc and four others in Davao de Oro province. The calls were made as an offshoot of a controversy surrounding what the military claimed … Read more