In the News

Peter Lavina in the news:

City Hall opens 19 new plantilla items – Sunstar March 12

Council eyes new plantilla positions – Mindanao Daily Mirror March 11

Deadline for entries to Vic Sai awards moved – Sunstar March 9

Mindanao office of Philippine Sports Commission abolished – Mindanews March 1

Lavina backs Roxas’ call to hasten cheap med law – Sunstar February 24

Councilor tags IFC study “form of disinformation” – Sunstar August 1

Lavina: Santiago’s new JPEPA stance a form of suicide – Sunstar August 1

Councilor: City gets more flight “entitlements” – Sunstar July 31

SP unlikely to reconsider Filinvest project in Dumoy – Sunstar July 31 Please read this too!

Anti-Sona crowd thins down – Sunstar July 29

Athletes honored in SKC Awards – Sunstar July 23

Councilor lauds Puno for stance on treaty – Sunstar July 18

Lifestyle – “Hotel de Ville is not a hotel” – Mindanao Times July 17

Help market Davao to investors: councilor – Sunstar July 16

Councilor reminds employers on workers’ tax exemption – Sunstar July 10

Davao City is RP’s most competitive city – Sunstar July 5

Fil-American veterans, masons honored Friday – Sunstar July 4

Councilor joins call for bicycle lanes – Sunstar July 1

Opening of Canon Sales Center – Mindanao Daily Mirror June 30

Fabriga, Banayag top SKC awardees – Sunstar June 27

Primovit chessfest underway – Sunstar June 27

Vote online and answer a P142 million question – Mindananao Daily Mirror June 23

Davao councilor urges people to help decide in online vote – Inquirer June 23

Lavina: Mindanao needs better packaging facilities – Sunstar June 19

Councilor lauds tax break for the poor – Sunstar June 18

Council shelves session for meet with PRA chief – Sunstar June 18

Lavina: Focus on more important issues than NBN-ZTE deal – Sunstar Mar 12

Council bodies to tackle JPEPA – Sunstar Mar 11

NPA apology over slay not acceptable – Sunstar Feb 27

Lavina to NPA: “Apology not accepted” – Mindanews Feb 27

Davao wants to attract investments in electricity-powered cars – Davao Today Jan 29

LGUs seek increase in IRA shares – PIA Jan 23

Councilor sets aside funds for 3 non-infra projects – Sunstar Jan 23

Davao dad sees benefit in Manado’s World Ocean Summit – PIA Jan 22

Davao officials share concern over looming power crisis – PIA Jan 22

Davao should support world ocean gab: dad – Sunstar Jan 22

Braga raises concern about power crisis in Mindanao – Sunstar Jan 22

Braga cites need to hold Energy Gab – Sunstar Jan 20

City to focus on wastes, sewage – Sunstar Jan 15

Proposal for local airport authority urged – Sunstar Jan 15

Davao businesses elated over Asian Cities of the Future – Sunstar Jan 15

Davao City named as one of the Asian cities of the future – PIA Jan 15

Dads oppose tax on text messaging – Sunstar Jan 11

Exclude Davao City from Dav Sur – official – Mindanao Times Jan 11

Separate Davao City stats from Davao del Sur’s – Jan 8

Davao City councilor creates blog to monitor bridge project – Jan 7

Barellano, Pagaran led RRD Dartfest winners – Sunstar Jan 3

Watch group pushes for bridge work monitoring – Sunstar Nov 29

Paolo to win support of colleagues – Lavina – Mindanao Times Nov 6

Pardon for Erap is okay for locals – Sunstar Oct 27

Dad disputes claims DIA is world’s “most modern” – Sunstar Oct 26

Kites, doves soon to be banned – Sunstar Oct 16

P20 million needed to modernize public markets – Sunstar Oct 12

Lavina wants study on modern market – Sunstar Oct 11

Still no word on Davao bridge project – Sunstar Oct 10

Customs steps up campaign v. smuggled meat, agri products – Sunstar Oct 6

Mayors’ move to protect Mt Apo slap on Arroyo – Lavina – Sunstar Oct 6

Multi-sectoral consumer program in Davao City carried out – PIA Oct 4

Davao City Council passes resolution in solidarity with Burmese people – Mindanews Oct 3

Exclude city from travel advisories, Lavina urges – Sunstar Oct 2

Davao City needs support office for MSMEs – Mindanews Oct 1

Blogging your thoughts – Lee: Sunstar Sept 28

Nat’l table tennis competition fires off Sept 29 – Sunstar Sept 20

Dimakiling siblings are top seeds in Shell Chess Davao leg – Sunstar Sept 14

Branding system to change way Dabawenyos do business – Sunstar Sept 14

Another haphazardly conceived “incentive” – Business Mirror Sept 13

City council bares priorities – Mindanao Times Sept 12

Peace education in schools long overdue: Lavina – Sunstar Sept 2

Transport franchising devolution urged – PIA August 30

COMMITTEE on trade and commerce and industry chair Councilor Peter Laviña (second from right) discuss with colleagues his proposal to urge the national government in interceding on the planned Davao International Airport terminal fee hike from P40 to P200 (see story on page 2) in yesterday’s regular session. Also in the photo, from left to right, are councilors Wilberto Al-ag, Vic Advincula, Diosdado Mahipus and Nilo Abellera. EDGAR ARRO Mindanao Times August 29

Suspend hike in airport fee, Davao urges – Manila Standard Today August 29

Davao: Council moves to suspend increase in airport fees – Sunstar August 28

Dalumpines, Hernane heavy favorites in Kadayawan tablenet –Sunstar August 25

Dalumpines, Carajao head cast in RRD-Kadayawan Table Tennis – Mindanao Times August 24

Councilors dissect vetoed Shelter Code – Mindanao Times August 22

Online legislation, anyone? – Inquirer August 16

Council: City shouldn’t be lumped with Davao del Sur – Sunstar August 13

Lipovitan team, Nonato, Salonga capture titles – Sunstar August 12

Davao dad calls for reapportionment of districts – PIA August 11

Dad wants China to open consular office in the city – Sunstar August 11

My blog A Liberal in Malacanang in 2010 was cited in this story – Aug 5

Another airline to open South Korea, Davao flight – Sunstar July 30

One Response to “In the News”

  1. Kris Pedres Says:

    Hi Tito Pete,

    Just happened to visit your blog site. It’s nice to know that you’re one of the most active public officials using blogs to reach out to their constituents. Keep it up!


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