Duterte: “If Paolo can convince me, I will run”

DAVAO CITY Mayor Rodrigo Duterte challenged his son, Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte to convince him to run on the 2016 presidential election.This after the younger Duterte posted a picture of him and his father on his facebook account with a … Continue reading Duterte: “If Paolo can convince me, I will run”

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Who will be the next Davao City Mayor?

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and his children, Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and former Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio, often clashed over politics. This state of discordance between the Dutertes is, in fact, something that is often received by the public with a special kind of delight — as if it is a spectacle. Recently, the Dutertes met to discuss the family’s plans for the 2016 election. At the center of the discussion was who should run for mayor. The issue it appears has not yet been resolved.        “We skimmed over the issues, but we did not agree on anything yet,” said the mayor, … Continue reading Who will be the next Davao City Mayor?

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Duterte credits Inday Sara for Davao City’s ‘James Bond’ gadgets

BY SILVER C. BALANZA Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has credited his daughter former Mayor Sara Duterte for the city’s sophisticated state-of-the-art surveillance and monitoring system that helped bring down crime statistics. In his Gikan sa Masa Para sa Masa television program … Continue reading Duterte credits Inday Sara for Davao City’s ‘James Bond’ gadgets

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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte defends gay pageant in Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival

Mayor Sara Duterte has come to the defense of the gay community in Davao City and has refused to cancel the Miss Gay Universe Pageant from the line-up of major activities of the Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival 2012. City Councilor Berino Mambo-o, who represents the Indigenous People in the City Council, had assailed the gay pageant as lacking in essence to be part of the Kadayawan, the annual festival in celebration of the city’s culture and tradition. MUST VIEW Miss Gay – Funny Video – YouTube ALSO READ: Warning: Never make fun of gays in Davao City Gays get protection from … Continue reading Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte defends gay pageant in Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival

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Davao City P300 million Sanitary Landfill to be converted into eco-park

BY ROGER M. BALANZA Davao City’s P300 million Sanitary Landfill may face a premature death, with the local government poised to ink a zero-waste contract with a German firm. Only 2-years old with a 15-year lifespan, the 3.8 hectare modern landfill could outlive its purpose of taking in the city’s estimated garbage volume of more than 500 metric tons a day. The German firm Herhof has proposed construction of an ultra-modern P1 billion waste-to-energy plant to handle garbage churned out by the city’s 1.4 million population. The Herhof proposal would leave nothing to dump into the landfill including residual wastes … Continue reading Davao City P300 million Sanitary Landfill to be converted into eco-park

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