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COLLABORATION KEY TO MINDANAO’S PROGRESS: MINDA EXEC

DAVAO CITY – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) remains committed to working with its partners to further push the transformation and[...]

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GENSAN BARANGAY CHAIR GUNNED DOWN

February 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — An incumbent barangay chair here was gunned down by an unidentified motorcycle-riding suspect near the city’s main transport terminal Thursday night. City police director, Col. Raul Supiter, said Friday that Barangay Dadiangas North chairman Arman Mejia, 46, was on his way home on board a motorcycle at 11:33 p.m. when he was […]

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‘BIG TIME’ PUSHER NABBED IN GENSAN DRUG BUST

February 22, 2019 - 5:58 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Joint anti-drug operatives arrested an alleged “big time” drug pusher in a buy-bust operation in a housing village here on Thursday night. Police Brig. Gen. Eliseo Tam Rasco, regional director of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12, identified the suspect as Rodrigo Dorado Dua III, who was considered as among the top drug […]

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BOL CAN END ‘RIDO’ WAR IN MINDANAO: BOHOL MUSLIM LEADER

February 22, 2019 - 5:56 PM

INTER-FAITH PRAYER IN BOHOL. Datu Manong Ambor (third from left), president of Bohol Muslim Community Peace Movement, sits with other religious pastors headed by Rev.  Crisanto Giangan  (second from left) of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines who lead the inter-faith prayer before the state of the province address of Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto at the […]

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MASS RELOCATION: CITY REMOVING DAVAO GULF COASTAL SETTLERS

February 22, 2019 - 5:51 PM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said that the city government has already taken initial steps in rehabilitating the Davao Gulf. However, she said that massive relocation of tens of thousands of informal settlers is still a long term solution, which she said “will not happen in the next two years” under her term. The mayor’s […]

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EXPANDED ORDER ‘NO BACKPACK’ POLICY TO BE ENFORCED IN ARAW EVENTS

February 21, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Spectators and participants in upcoming Araw ng Davao 2019 celebration are expected to follow security protocol. This means, they are also discouraged from bringing backpacks as part of the city’s “No Backpack” policy. Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) deputy chief Angel Sumagaysay said that they will also implement it during the celebration, as […]

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BANKERS TO FUND PRIORITY AGRI-AGRA PROJECTS

February 21, 2019 - 6:07 PM

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol during a meeting with representatives of some banks at the Department of Agriculture office in Quezon City on Feb. 12, 2019. (Photo courtesy of DA) DAVAO CITY — Some major players in the country’s banking industry have pledged to finance agriculture projects that are certified Agri-Agra Projects compliant, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said. […]

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KORONADAL BISHOP GUTIERREZ LAID TO REST

February 21, 2019 - 6:03 PM

FINAL REST. Diocesan priests of Marbel carry the coffin of Bishop Emeritus Dinulado Gutierrez to his final resting place at the back of Christ the King Cathedral in Koronadal City on Wednesday (Feb. 20). (Photo courtesy of Faye Mempin – Diocese of Marbel office)   KORONADAL CITY — The Catholic Church on Wednesday laid to rest on his […]

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ZAMBO HOSPITAL OPENS P114-M OUT-PATIENT DEPT

February 20, 2019 - 7:33 PM

The Zamboanga City Medical Center opens its newly-completed P114-million Out-Patient Department on Monday to better serve the public. (Photo by R.G. Antonet A. Go) ZAMBOANGA CITY — The PHP114-million Out-Patient Department (OPD) of the Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) is now open to serve the public. Dr. Afdal Kunting, ZCMC spokesperson, on Wednesday said the OPD, equipped […]

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DTI GIVES P5-M EQUIPMENT FOR PH’S LONE ‘HALAL’ ABATTOIR

February 20, 2019 - 7:34 PM

ABBATOIR AID. The meat cutting machine donated by the Department of Trade and Industry – Region 12 office to the Cotabato City halal slaughterhouse. (Photo by Cotabato CIO) KORONADAL CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry in Region 12 on Tuesday turned over PHP5-million worth of support facilities for the Double “A” halal slaughterhouse in Cotabato City. […]

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PNP CHIEF MANS GENSAN CHECKPOINT, SURPRISES MOTORISTS

February 20, 2019 - 7:32 PM

ROAD CHECK. Philippine National Police Director General Oscar Albayalde inspects a passenger van in one of General Santos City’s checkpoints on Tuesday (Feb. 19), surprising the vehicle’s conductor. (Photo by PRO-12) GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, made an unprecedented act of manning a police checkpoint here Tuesday, greeting motorists and […]

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MASSIVE PRO 11 SET TO DEPLOY OVER 1,000 PERSONNEL FOR ‘ARAW’

February 20, 2019 - 7:31 PM

The Police Regional Office in Davao region (PRO 11) will deploy more than 1,000 police personnel during the celebration of 82nd Araw ng Davao. This was bared by PRO 11 director Chief Supt. Marcelo C. Morales at the sidelines of Tuesday’s regular session of the Sanguniang Panglungsod on Tuesday, February 19. The massive deployment is […]

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ARROYO ‘HAPPY’ WITH SC RULING ON MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO

February 19, 2019 - 6:45 PM

MANILA — House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Tuesday said she was “happy” with the Supreme Court (SC) ruling that upheld the constitutionality of the extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2019. “It’s good. We’re very happy, because we voted to extend it,” Arroyo said in an interview. Congress, in a joint session, […]

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MUTYA SURPRISES: OF 29 BETS, ONE IS VICTIM OF MEN’S VIOLENCE, THE...

February 19, 2019 - 6:44 PM

MUTYA NG DAVAO 2019. Candidates enjoy a light moment at the sidelines of the press presentation of the 29 candidates for Mutya ng Davao 2019 held at Star Hotel in Davao City on Monday. (Lean Daval Jr)   Two outstanding surprises surfaced during yesterday’s announcement of the 29 candidates for Mutya ng Dabaw 2019, apart […]

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GENSAN ADOPTS NEW SYSTEMS TO ENHANCE HOSPITAL SERVICES

February 18, 2019 - 6:05 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The city government has adopted new management systems to enhance the operations of the city hospital and address the perennial delay in the procurement and delivery of supplies and medicines for the facility. Glenvil Gonzales, administrator of the local government-run Dr. Jorge P. Royeca Hospital, said Monday that the new systems involve  […]

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BUKIDNON VILLAGERS DENOUNCE NPA

February 18, 2019 - 5:36 PM

A tarpaulin hangs at a shed in Sitio Green Valley, Barangay Dalwangan in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon denouncing the atrocities of the New People’s Army in the area.    MALAYBALAY CITY – Residents of Sitio Green Valley, Barangay Dalwangan here have declared members of the New People’s Army (NPA) as undesirables.   In a meeting on Saturday afternoon, […]

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SOCOT HOG RAISERS WELCOME BAN ON PORK IMPORTS

February 18, 2019 - 5:35 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Hog raisers here and in nearby South Cotabato are backing up the move to ban pork meat and other pork products from countries suspected to be infected with the dreaded African Swine Fever (ASF). An officer of the South Cotabato Swine Producers Association (SOCOSPA) said the spread of the swine disease into […]

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