No need for Pres. Duterte to apologize over remarks about God : Mayor Sara

Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte defended President Rodrigo Duterte over calls for her father to apologize for his remarks on the origin of man, which created a stir among the Catholic Church and other religious groups. “For me, he does not need to apologize. Should he apologize to God?” Mayor Sara asked when sought for reaction in an interview with reporters during Thursday’s 7th year remembrance of the June 28, 2011 flashflood in the city. The mayor explained that any person has the right to share an…

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Father’s Day | Mayor Sara thanks PRRD’s ‘rigid discipline’

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio expressed gratitude for President Rodrigo Duterte’s “rigid discipline,” attributing her father’s stern guidance to her own achievements today. The Presidential daughter, in a Father’s Day message to Pres. Duterte on Saturday, said her father was hard on her about education and work. “You impressed upon me that I am not a person if I am not a lawyer or a doctor and if I do not work for our country,” she said in her message, which began with the salutation “Dear Digong”. “I would not be where…

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Mayor Sara opens P28-M children’s playground, other public facilities

The Davao City Government opened on Thursday more leisure spaces where children and their families could bond together, as well as an improved health center and public restrooms. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio led the formal opening and blessing of two children’s playgrounds in Osmeña Park, and another at the Marfori Botanical Garden. The city government shelled out a total of PHP18 million (PHP9 million for each park), with each park featuring giant sculptures of animals, such as a giraffe and an elephant, as well as an obstacle tube, slide…

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Leave me alone : Sara Duterte to Trillanes

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Wednesday lashed back at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for claiming that she will seek the presidency in 2022 if the other options to keep her family in power fall through. The feisty mayor took to Facebook to slam Trillanes, who on Tuesday said President Rodrigo Duterte may push her to attempt to succeed him if other options for perpetuating power—declaring nationwide martial law or a revolutionary government and Charter change—fail. “Leave me alone, Senator Trillanes. The last time a person irked me, I made…

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Sara Duterte still thinking whether to run in local or national position on 2019 midterm polls bid

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte admitted that she is still thinking whether to run in local or national position in the forthcoming May 2019 midterm polls. She revealed that by tradition, they usually decide a month or two before the scheduled polls. “I don’t know yet. We will decide usually by tradition, one or two months before election, depending on the surveys, depending on the capacity to run a campaign,” said the presidential daughter in an interview after attending the hearing of the petition for registration of her political party,…

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Mayor Sara: No misuse, loss of funds in school equipment purchase

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Tuesday brushed aside speculations of funds misuse in the procurement of equipment for public elementary and high schools here in Davao City. In a press statement issued Tuesday, Mayor Sara said the city government has already complied with the Commission on Audit (COA) report pointing to the lacking documents supporting the procurement of equipment for public schools. Duterte-Carpio issued the statement following reports that the Commission on Audit (COA) has called the attention of the city on the procurement of the equipment. “The required document, information…

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Expel Anakpawis rep, Davao City mayor asks solons

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Tuesday asked members of the House of Representatives to expel Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao who has become an aberration to the government. “Casilao is an aberration in government. Instead of working to help the workers and farmers he is supposed to represent in Congress, Casilao is now serving as the representative of the terrorists. His colleagues in the House of Representatives should expel him,” the city mayor said. She also urged Casilao to resign from government and join his brothers in the communist movement…

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I am not the ‘First Lady’, I am here to work for Davao City and the President

Mariing itinanggi ni Mayor Sara Duterte-Capio ang mga lumabas na balitang siya na ang mistulang tumatayong First Lady ng Duterte administration. Trabaho lamang daw bilang alkalde ng lungsod ng Davao at tinutulungan lamang niya ang ama na si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa pamamagitan ng kanyang personal na kakayahan. Nilinaw ni Mayor Sara sa pamamagitan ng mensahe na tinutulungan lang naman niya ang Pangulo sa kanyang pagsama sa biyahe sa China at Hong Kong. Maalala na bahagi ng delegasyon si Mayor Inday Sarah sa Boao, China para sa opening ceremony sa Boao…

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Mayor Sara’s First Lady act in China draws positive remarks

In a surprise act for Dabawenyos, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio brushed shoulders with world leaders as President Rodrigo Duterte’s First Lady in his working visit to the People’s Republic of China. Wearing an aquamarine dress, Mayor Sara accompanied the President to the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 at the BFA International Convention Center in Boao, Hainan Province. The President and the mayor were standing side-by-side posing for a photo with world leaders during the forum where they were welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his First Lady. A…

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