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ZAMBO ANTI-DRUG OPS NET 6 PEOPLE, P31-K SHABU

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Police have arrested six persons, including a fish merchant, and seized some PHP31,000 worth of suspected shabu in[...]

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FIRST DAUGHTER CRIES PEACE OFFERING AS ‘DECEIVING AND LACKED IN SINCERITY’

May 22, 2019 - 6:28 PM

DAVAO CITY- Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio affirmed she has no intention of accepting re-elected Davao del Norte Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez’s offer of reconciliation because the offer was deceiving and lacked sincerity. The former House Speaker was reported offering to make peace with Duterte-Carpio. In a statement issued by the City Information Office (CIO), Duterte-Carpio bared that […]

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GENSAN ALLOTS P2-M FOR 2019 BRIGADA ESKWELA

May 21, 2019 - 6:15 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The city government here has allotted about PHP2 million to assist various school-related maintenance works in line with the ongoing annual “Brigada Eskwela” in local public schools. City Mayor Ronnel Rivera said Tuesday the assistance is part of the city government’s continuing support to public elementary, secondary and senior high schools in […]

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MARAWI RESIDENTS ALLOWED TO RETURN STARTING JULY: TASK FORCE

May 21, 2019 - 6:14 PM

MANILA — Displaced residents of Marawi City in certain areas of ground zero may start returning to their homes in July for repair works, as the debris clearing operations have been moving smoothly despite previous legal constraints, the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) said on Monday. Task force chairperson, Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, who also heads […]

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NOCOT GOVERNOR-ELECT EXTENDS HAND OF PEACE

May 20, 2019 - 5:55 PM

RECONCILIATION MOVE. Outgoing Representative Nancy Catamco (2nd district, North Cotabato) stresses a point during the campaign period several days before she was elected provincial governor. She has extended a hand of peace and reconciliation on Monday (May 20) to her rivals in the recently concluded May 13 midterm polls. (Photo courtesy of Governor-elect Nancy Catamco) COTABATO CITY – […]

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VILLAGE DAD HURT IN NOCOT TOWN AMBUSH

May 20, 2019 - 5:45 PM

COTABATO CITY — Policemen have launched a manhunt for two motorcycle-riding men who wounded a village official in an ambush in Pikit, North Cotabato on Sunday night. Speaking for the North Cotabato police, Lt. Col. Bernard Tayong, said Col. Maximo Layugan, provincial police director, had ordered the manhunt after a witness provided vital information to the […]

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MOTORBOAT SINKS IN DAVAO

May 19, 2019 - 8:58 PM

DAVAO CITY – A motorboat carrying 45 passengers and four crew members bound for the Island Garden City of Samal, sank on Sunday just as it was about to leave the Sta. Ana Wharf. In a phone interview, Lt. Commodore George Maganto, commander of the Coast Guard Station in Davao, said the passengers and crew on […]

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DAVAO LECTRICITY DEMAND EXPECTED TO GROW IN 3-5 YEARS

May 19, 2019 - 8:56 PM

Davao Light and Power Company linemen fix electricity cables along streets to ensure a 24/7 power connection to household. (Photo courtesy of Davao Light and Power Company) DAVAO CITY – The Davao Light and Power Co. is expecting a 30-percent increase in electricity demand in its franchise areas from 421 megawatts (MW) in 2018 to 546 MW by […]

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ARMY PURSUING PAGS IN MAGUINDANAO, FIREARMS RECOVERED

May 18, 2019 - 10:10 PM

SEIZED WEAPONS.  Military officials from the Army’s 6th Infantry Division inspect the assorted high powered guns and explosives seized by government forces from private armed groups in Talitay, Maguindanao on Friday (May 17, 2019). The 6th ID is continuously pursuing the armed groups in the area. (Photo courtesy of 6ID) COTABATO CITY — The commander of the Army’s […]

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PRO-BARMM CHIEF LAUDS STAKEHOLDERS FOR PEACEFUL ELECTIONS

May 18, 2019 - 10:09 PM

POLL WATCH. Brig. Gen. Graciano Mijares (right), director of the Police Regional Office–Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, gives last-minute instructions to a police officer on May 13 to ensure orderly and peaceful elections.  Mijares lauded on Saturday (May 18, 2019) the region’s stakeholders for the successful conduct of the mid-term polls. (Photo courtesy of PRO-BARMM) COTABATO […]

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JALOSJOS PROCLAIMED MAYOR IN DAPITAN CITY

May 18, 2019 - 10:08 PM

ANOTHER TERM. The City Board of Canvassers on Saturday (May 18, 2019), proclaims Mayor Rosalina Jalosjos (2nd from right) as the winner in the mayoralty race in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte. Her running mate, Jimmy Israel Patrick Chan, and nine council aspirants were also victorious. (Photo by Gualberto M. Laput) DAPITAN CITY, Zamboanga del Norte — After six grueling […]

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DRUG DEN DISMANTLED, 5 PUSHERS NABBED IN KORONADAL CITY

May 17, 2019 - 5:25 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Government operatives dismantled an alleged drug den and arrested five “high-value target” drug personalities in an operation in a village in Koronadal City on Thursday afternoon. Rey Pavillar, deputy director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 12 (Soccsksargen), said Friday the drug den was discovered during a buy-bust operation in a […]

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CBCP DENIES CALL FOR THE SUSPENSION OF THE PROCLAMATION OF WINNING SENATORS

May 17, 2019 - 5:23 PM

DAVAO CITY – Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) denied reports that CBCP has made a call or appeal or suggestion to suspend the proclamation of the winning senatorial candidates in the recent elections. In a statement, Mr. Valles said “if that kind of news is circulating – […]

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FIRST LADY GOVERNOR OF MAGUINDANAO PROCLAIMED

May 17, 2019 - 5:22 PM

MAGUINDANAO LADY GOVERNOR. Election officials raised the hands of Maguindanao Governor-elect Bai Mariam Sangki-Mangudadatu (4th from left) on Thursday (May 16) at Shariff Kabunsuan Complex in Cotabato City together with the province’s Congressman-elect Datu Ronne Sinsuat (3rd from left), Vice Governor-elect Datu Lester Sinsuat, and several elected board members of the province. Sangki-Mangudadatu is the first-ever […]

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OUTGOING MAGUINDANAO GUV PUSHES RECONCILIATION AFTER POLLS

May 17, 2019 - 5:21 PM

PROCLAIMED CONGRESSMAN. Members of the Maguindanao provincial board of canvassers on Thursday (May 16, 2019) raise the hands of outgoing Maguindanao Governor Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu (2nd from left) who won as a congressman-elect for the province’s second district. Mangudadatu has called for reconciliation following the May 13 mid-term polls. (Photo courtesy of Ella Dayawan – Bandera Radio […]

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EASTMINCOM DECLARES ZERO VIOLENCE DURING MIDTERM ELECTIONS

May 17, 2019 - 5:16 PM

DAVAO CITY – Official of the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) announces zero violence and generally peaceful in the areas they covered during election last May 13. Lt. General Felimon T. Santos Jr., Commander of Eastmincom, expressed appreciation and attributed the success to the cooperation and collaborative efforts of different election stakeholders. “We are thankful for […]

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KORONADAL CITY ALL SET FOR HOSTING OF 2 MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS

May 16, 2019 - 7:06 PM

KORONADAL CITY — The city government is all set to host starting next week the Little League Philippines national finals and the World Archery Philippines qualifying leg. Tony Aguilar, city sports coordinator, said Thursday around 700 baseball and softball players, as well as archers from parts of the country are expected to join the two […]

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