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Davao City holds first Gay Pride March today

DAVAO City — Some 250 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and Gender Equality advocates across the Davao region are expected to participate in the first LGBT Pride March from Freedom Park to the People’s Park in the afternoon, today, to express solidarity with the global ...

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406 persons arrested in 4 months of drug busts

By BEN SERRANO, Correspondent BUTUAN City — A total of 406 persons were arrested with nearly P17 million worth of illegal drugs confiscated in a total of 280 illegal drug bust operations, conduct of checkpoints, implementations of search warrants, saturation drive of government campaign against illegal drugs in Caraga Region ...

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San Francisco’s finest help in ‘Brigada’ operations

By BEN SERRANO, Correspondent BUTUAN City — San Francisco, Agusan del Sur police headed by Police Community Relations Officer Insp. Xylene Guir Agatep did not only provided road security in the motorcade for the kick off ceremony for Brigada Eskwela early morning yesterday but also helped in cleaning the school. ...

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Two suspected drug runners collared

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent COGON Police Station has arrested two suspected drug pushers at around 6 am, in Barangay 36, this city yesterday. Chief Insp. Alfredo Ortiz, station commander, identified the suspects as Dindo Camino, 44, and Arlan Mamangconi, 30. Ortiz said they apprehended the two suspects in a buy-bust ...

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‘Do not be judgmental,’ bishop advises Duterte

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — One of the controversial “SUV Bishops,” Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos, of the Diocese of Butuan, admonished Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for criticizing the Roman Catholic Church and suggested Duterte to show some “delicadeza.” In a press statement, Pueblos advised Duterte not ...

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