Rodrigo Duterte (Presidential Communications Operations Office | Wikimedia Commons)

Duterte OKs bill creating Muslim autonomous region in south

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed legislation creating a new Muslim autonomous region aimed at settling nearly half a century of Muslim unrest in the south, where troops crushed an attempt last year by Islamic State group-linked militants to turn a city into a stronghold.

Aerial view of Boracay Island prior to closure and rehabilitation (File Photo)

LGUs urged to act vs. environmental decay

President Rodrigo Duterte called on local government units (LGUs) nationwide to prevent environmental degradation in their areas like what happened to top tourist destination Boracay Island in Aklan province.

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Filipino vice mayor killed

Van-riding assailants gunned down the vice mayor of a small Philippine city south of Manila on Saturday, police said, the third such brazen killing of a local official in the past week.

Davao City Mayor Attorney Sarah Duterte Carpio

Sarah Duterte supports Road Safety Advocacy

Daughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Davao City Mayor Attorney Sarah Duterte Carpio, better known as Inday Sarah to Davaoeños, begins her Safety Riding training at the Honda Safety Driving Center (HSDC) in Sucat, Paranaque as part of her support to Honda’s Road Safety Advocacy.