CROSSFIRE

BY ROGER M. BALANZA Mindanao Insider Daily Oh, Danny Boy! Davao City councilor Danny Dayanghirang crucified us on Tuesday last week with his privilege speech at the Davao City Council putting us to task for an alleged erroneous news reports we wrote about his privilege speech two weeks […]

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Against armed attacks

Comelec officials allowed to carry guns               The Commission on Elections has allowed its officers to carry guns, to protect them election-related assaults.             Melcar Unso, spokesman of Comelec XI, said Comelec Manila has issued an order allowing personnel to arm themselves in wake of potential attacks […]

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Duterte hits Trillanes

Economy not GMA victim of failed coups By ROGER M. BALANZA               Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said the national economy is the biggest casualty of military adventurism.             He also said those moving for President Arroyo’s ouster should wait for the 2010 elections and allow the […]

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City Hall suspends ban on aerial spraying

The Davao City government has suspended implementation of an ordinance banning aerial spraying in banana plantations after the Court of Appeals issued a Temporary Restraining Order against the controversial legislation. The Ordinance is subject of appeal at the CA by the Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA), […]

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THE PESKY MANILA MEDIA

MYVIEWS  by ROGER M. BALANZA                                 From our perch in Mindanao in Davao City, we could only say there was opportunity lost to kick out GMA in that Trillanes and Lim caper at the Manila Peninsula in Makati.            Thanks to the pesky Manila media.            We say lost opportunity because […]

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