• 29 July 2016
MANILA, July 29 -- President Rodrigo Duterte issued a warning against the New People's Army to respect the unilateral ceasefire his government declared last Monday or they might as well back fighting in the mountains.Duterte made the warning after being informed that NPA rebels attacked members of CAFGU Active Auxilliary (CAA) on their way back to their camp in Barangay Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte on Wednesday morning, July 27.One CAA was killed while four other CAAs were wounded.The military said that the CAAs were on their way back to their camp at Sitio Patil, Brgy Gupitan in compliance to the unilateral ceasefire declared by the President during his SONA last July 25 when ambushed by a group of NPAs at Sitio Kamunoan of the said barangay.The CAAs were already several days out of their camp on security patrol when the ceasefire was declared.In his troop visit to the Southern Luzon Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Lucena, Quezon, Duterte said he already sought a leftist congressman as well as peace negotiator Silvestre Bello III to send his warning to the NPA and the National Democratic Front and the Communist Party of the Philippines.The President sa ...Read more

DILG field officers to lead in mobilizing community rehab network vs. drugs

 CENTRAL  29 July 2016
PASIG CITY, July 29 - To ensure that drug surrenderees are provided with appropriate interventions, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will mobilize its city and municipal field officers across the county in organizing barangay-based volunteers to take the lead role in the a ...Read more

President Duterte leads city, provincial leagues oath-taking

 CENTRAL  29 July 2016
MANILA, July 29 -- “We cannot build a nation over the dead bodies of our citizens,” President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said in his speech about building a lasting peace in the country during the oath taking of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) and the League of Provinces of the Philippine ...Read more