Category Archives: Mayor Sara Duterte

60 rebels yield in Sultan Kudarat; CPP spurns local peace talks

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/03 November) — The number of New People’s Army rebels who surrendered in Sultan Kudarat province has reached 60, a military official said. Colonel Harold Cabunoc, commander of the 33rd Infantry Battalion, said the latest batch surrendered on Thursday and belonged to the NPA’s Platoon Cloudfone led by Ka Jimboy and Ka Bobby. They surrendered with them two M-16 rifles and […]

Ocean conservation group lauds Mayor Duterte for scrapping reclamation project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 August) – An international ocean conservation and advocacy organization lauded City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for junking the joint venture agreement with Mega Harbour Port and Development Corporation for the construction of a 200-hectare coastal reclamation project. In a letter to Duterte dated August 2, Oceana-Philippines vice president Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos said they commended the mayor’s decision […]

Mayor Sara gives birth to baby boy ‘Stonefish’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 March) – Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio delivered a healthy baby boy at 12:56 noon on Thursday through cesarean section. In a statement, City Information Office (CIO) head Jefry Tupas announced that the baby, named “Stonefish,” weighs 2.42 kilos or 5.3 pounds. “Thank you, Lord, for the gift of life,” […]

Davao folk hold memorial mass for blast victims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 Sept.) – Several residents joined a memorial mass Saturday for the victims of the bombing late night on Friday that killed 14 people and wounded 71 others at the famous night market on Roxas Avenue. Officiated by Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles and attended by City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and other local officials, […]

Davao City plans to reopen night market

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 August) – The city government might reopen on Wednesday night the popular Roxas night market if the vendors promised not to break the rules and comply with the agreement, an official of the City Traffic and Transportation Management office (CTTMO) said. In a press release Monday from the City Information Office, CTTMO chief Rhodelio Poliquit said […]