Bong Go dazzles with 53, sends CMO to the Finals

BY RICO BILIRAN Christopher “Bong” Go put a dazzling display of outside shooting as the City Mayor’s Office (CMO) pulled off a come from behind victory over City Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO), 90 – 80, in the crossover semifinal round of the 77th Araw ng Davao – DACHEA Category A Basketball Tournament at the DCRC Almendras Gym in March 25, 2014.   CMO rode to barrage of three pointers courtesy of hotshot Christopher “Bong” Go, who dropped seven treys in the final period, to lead the Mayor’s men clinched the first ticket to the finals. Go, the sweet-shooting executive … Continue reading Bong Go dazzles with 53, sends CMO to the Finals

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Davao City disaster team on alert due to tropical cyclone Caloy

 The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DCCDRRMO) has alerted all residents living in mountainous and low-lying areas in the city as tropical cyclone “Caloy” approaches Davao City. Based on weather forecast from Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical … Continue reading Davao City disaster team on alert due to tropical cyclone Caloy

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DUTERTE to cohorts of SMI man’s killer: “I will protect you with my life”

BY ROGER M. BALANZA I have never broken my word of honor. I will protect you with my life, said Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte, in the Gikan sa Masa Para sa Masa television program on ABS/CBN on Sunday, urged cohorts of the killer of Cris Bual, an executive of the Sagittarius Mines Incorporated (SMI), in Matan-ao and Malalag, Davao del Sur, to come out in the open and provide information to the authorities that will lead to the arrest of the gunman. He said he would also help in placing the killer’s co-horts under the Witness Protection … Continue reading DUTERTE to cohorts of SMI man’s killer: “I will protect you with my life”

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CORONA CONVICTED!

Duterte: We must ccept verdict       Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said people must accept the verdict on the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.     Whatever the Senate decides, let’s accept it. The verdict must be respected, said Duterte ahead of the Impeachment Court decision handed out on Corona on Tuesday, in the Sunday edition of the Gikan sa Masa Para sa Masa television program on ABS/CBN.     He said with the Filipinos fully accepting the verdict, there would be no scenarios of a coup d’etat, revolution or protest.     Duterte said constitutional processes had been followed … Continue reading CORONA CONVICTED!

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COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO RESUME PROBE ON DAVAO DEATH SQUAD

Duterte won’t stop warnings of death against criminals BY ROGER M. BALANZA Nobody can stop Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte from warning criminals they would be sent to their death and to hell if they continue to terrorize the Dabawenyos. This developed as the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Davao said it will conduct a validation of its series of investigations on summary executions in Davao City. Atty. Alberto Sipaco, CHR regional director, in a recent command conference with Duterte, acting as mayor with Mayor Sara Duterte on leave,  and officers of the police and military, , said he … Continue reading COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO RESUME PROBE ON DAVAO DEATH SQUAD

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BARANGAY 76-A, Davao City, celebrates 23rd Founding Anniversary 2012

BY ROGER M. BALANZA Barangay 76-A (Bucana) celebrated on April 10, its 23rd Araw ng in grand fashion worthy of its being Davao City’s most prosperous, most populated and biggest barangays. Barangay captain Robert Olanolan led his constituents in the … Continue reading BARANGAY 76-A, Davao City, celebrates 23rd Founding Anniversary 2012

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The meaning of real CSR—–DAVAO CITY: A city with a humane heart

EDITORIAL BY ROGER M. BALANZA CSR. Corporate Social Responsibility. CSR means a company sharing part of its income in the form of supports to education, health and other social concerns to their host communities. Propagated by the Philippine Business for … Continue reading The meaning of real CSR—–DAVAO CITY: A city with a humane heart

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CORRUPTION AT THE DAVAO CITY COUNCIL 2 – Editorial

EDITORIAL BY ROGER M. BALANZA Corruption never dies inEDITORIALPAGE PUBLISHED IN THE DURIAN POST NO.80, Oct. 10-16, 2011  Early on about seven years ago, the Social Weather Station (SWS) released a survey of enterprises mired in corruption in the Davao City government. The survey, covering the period 2000 to 2005, tagged the Business Bureau and Local Civil Registrar offices as the most corrupt offices in city hall. The SWS 2000-2005 surveys of enterprises of local government units (LGUs) in five areas in the Davao region was a potent tool in the effort to curb corruption. It was jointly conducted by … Continue reading CORRUPTION AT THE DAVAO CITY COUNCIL 2 – Editorial

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Days numbered for ‘Frank Sinatras’ in Davao City

BY ROGER M. BALANZA     The days are numbered for ‘Frank Sinatras’ who torture neighbors with their loud, lousy singing on audio components or videoke machines. I DID IT MY WAYYYYYY!! Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he is refining his proposed anti-nuisance ordinance to include loud singing, a perennial object of complaints against videoke bars. Duterte earlier proposed his anti-noise ordinance following complaints against “bora-bora,” motorcycles whose mufflers bark loud, ear-splitting roars. The vice mayor said he is putting stronger teeth to his proposal to include loud singing even in housing subdivisions. I am warning those who say they can do … Continue reading Days numbered for ‘Frank Sinatras’ in Davao City

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