Panty reaps a whirlwind of criticism The Tagum Agricultural Development Company (Tadeco), based in Davao del Norte, is the Philippines’ biggest producer and exporter of fresh Cavendish bananas. The giant banana company, founded in the 60s by the late Don … Continue reading THE CALVARY OF PANTY No. 2 – ECONOMIC SABOTEUR
CENTURY BANK BORROWERS SHOOT DOWN JUBAHIB MILLION-PESO BRIBE Despite his boast that he has a list of more than 600 banana-growing farmers who are filing land-grabbing raps against former governor Rodolfo del Rosario, Davao del Norte gubernatorial candidate Edwin Jubahib … Continue reading BANANA FARMERS BACK OUT OF JUBAHIB’S ‘LAND-GRABBING’ RAP VS. DEL ROSARIOS
By ROGER M. BALANZA Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo on Thursday filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) in his reelection bid for Davao del Norte’s Second District. Running under the banner of the Hugpong Ng Pagbabago (HNP), Floirendo will be up … Continue reading FLOIRENDO’S “MEDUSA CAMPAIGN” TO DEMOLISH ALVAREZ REELECTION BID
“I do not know where he placed his brain.” By ROGER M. BALANZA Davao del Norte Governor Anthony “AGR” del Rosario said this of First District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez as the former House Speaker said the governor could not get … Continue reading GOVERNOR DEL ROSARIO: “ALVAREZ IS BRAINLESS”
BY ROGER M. BALANZA Davao del Norte Second District Representative Antonio Floirendo, Jr. has filed a P10 million libel rap against former friend and political ally now arch-foe former House Speaker First District Rep. Pantaleon D. Alvarez. In the criminal complaint … Continue reading FLOIRENDO FILES P10 MILLION LIBEL RAP VS. ALVAREZ
WANTS 2019 POLLS POSTPONED House of Representatives Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Wednesday it would be more “practical” to postpone the 2019 midterm elections to pave the way for the transition to a federal form of government. But in his home … Continue reading IS SPEAKER ALVAREZ AFRAID OF LOSING REELECTION BID IN 2019 ELECTION?
SPEAKER WILL NOT IMPLEMENT OMBUDSMAN DISMISSAL ORDER Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. cannot be expelled as member of the House of Representatives based on the action by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on another member who … Continue reading HOUSE SPEAKER ALVAREZ CANNOT SUSPEND FLOIRENDO
The Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) has expressed hope that President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to South Korea would result in reduced tariff for the export of Cavendish bananas. PBGEA members were elated when they were invited to join … Continue reading Banana growers hope Duterte’s Korea visit results in lower tariff
Realizing that his pre-election propaganda campaign is becoming incredible, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reportedly has dismissed his crew of fake media and ‘Last Two’ radio broadcasters. The apparently paid broadcasters—radio characters unlicensed by the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas … Continue reading Speaker Alvarez dumps ‘Last Two’ propagandists
The political climate in Davao del Norte is hot as hell for the Speaker House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is no longer seeking reelection as Davao del Norte’s First District representative. He has transferred residence to Siargao Island in Surigao del … Continue reading THE DURIAN BEAT: Alvarez running for Congress in Surigao?
ALVAREZ SHOULD NOW SHUT UP HIS MOUTH BY ROGER M. BALANZA Tagum Agricultural Development Company (TADECO) has “re-opened” a farm road inside its banana plantation in Davao del Norte that Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez claimed as a public road closed for … Continue reading ALVAREZ ROAD CLOSURE RAP vs. TADECO NOW A DEAD ISSUE