President Aquino names Executive Secretary Ochoa as head of transition team

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on President Aquino names Executive Secretary Ochoa as head of transition team 

MANILA, May 11 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has informed the camp of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte of the transition team to be headed by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Jr.

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Roxas congratulates Duterte

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Roxas congratulates Duterte 

160510152047Administration presidential bet Manuel “Mar” Roxas congratulates Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as he concedes defeat in the 2016 elections during a press conference at the Liberal Party headquarters in Cubao, Quezon City on Tuesday (May 10, 2016). He also profusely thanked all Daang Matuwid Coalition’s supporters for sticking with him till the end. ├ČLet us start the process of nation building. Let us respect and accept the will of the people. It is clear that Mayor Duterte is the winner of this elections,├« Roxas said. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Duterte defended from critics by daughter, Cayetano and allies

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Duterte defended from critics by daughter, Cayetano and allies 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) -– The daughter of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and other close allies stood for the mayor versus criticisms on his womanizing and cussing Pope Francis following his proclamation as the official candidate of the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) for president.

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Duterte still won't run as prexy even with Diño’s COC withdrawal, says aide

October 30, 2015 by · 53 Comments 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 30  – Nothing has changed with the decision of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte not to run for president in the 2016 polls even with the withdrawal of Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) standard bearer Martin Diño from the presidential race.

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Mayor Duterte discussed ‘federalism’ at Butuan forum

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mayor Duterte discussed ‘federalism’ at Butuan forum 

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 23 — Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, one of the movers of the “federalism movement” in the country today starts his “listening tour” with a forum in Butuan City on Thursday.

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