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

MANILA -- House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Tuesday said she was “happy” with the Supreme Court (SC) ruling that upheld the[...]

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ZAMBO CITY LISTS 2 HUMAN, 24 ANIMAL BITE CASES IN 2018

February 14, 2019 - 6:22 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Zamboanga City Rabies Control and Eradication Coordinating Council (ZCRCECC) has recorded a total of two human and 24 animal rabies cases in 2018. Dr. Mario Arriola, city veterinarian, on Wednesday said the human rabies cases were reported in Barangays Curuan and Cawit with one case each. Arriola, the executive officer of the […]

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ARMM DISTRIBUTES P35-M AID TO RICE FARMERS

February 14, 2019 - 6:07 PM

FARM AID. One of the equipment handed over by agriculture officials to farmers in Maguindanao on Tuesday. (DAF-ARMM photo)   COTABATO CITY — The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DAF-ARMM) has conducted the mass distribution of PHP35-million worth of farming machinery in Maguindanao on Tuesday. DAF-ARMM Secretary Alexander Alonto Jr. led the […]

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LUMBAN FARMERS GET SOLAR-OPERATED IRRIGATION

February 14, 2019 - 5:46 PM

A solar irrigation project put up by the Department of Agriculture. (Grabbed from DA promotional video) DAVAO CITY – Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol will lead the turnover and commissioning of the agency’s 7th solar irrigation project on February 19. The new solar irrigation project will benefit farmers in Barangay Wawa Ibayo in Lumban, Laguna and […]

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‘SEPTIC TANK’ ADVOCATES WANT DAVAO GULF SAVED FROM BECOMING A ‘CESSPOOL’

February 14, 2019 - 5:40 PM

Environmental planners are calling the city government of Davao to take action in saving Davao Gulf from becoming a virtual cesspool. Architect Leonida Santos, Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners (PIEP) past president and Rotary International district officer said that the Davao Gulf is “slowly becoming a septic tank of the city.” Although it is not […]

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DAVAO CITY POSTMEN TO OFFER SERENADE SERVICES ON V-DAY

February 14, 2019 - 5:44 PM

Rey Basilan, marketing specialist at the Davao City Post Office, and Davao City Postmaster Arnold Hey show reporters Wednesday a bouquet of flowers that they deliver for clients during Valentines Day and special occassions.   DAVAO CITY – Serenading loved ones may be a thing of the past, but the Philippine Postal Office (Philpost) here has been […]

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MAGUINDANAO BLAST HURTS MILITIAMAN

February 13, 2019 - 6:22 PM

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – The Army said it has stepped up measures to avoid injury from anti-personnel mines (APM) planted by lawless elements in areas where government forces conduct foot patrol. This after a militiaman was injured on Tuesday when an APM exploded near an area where militiamen and soldiers were conducting foot patrol in Sitio […]

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GENSAN RESIDENTS CAUTIONED VS. GRASS FIRES

February 13, 2019 - 6:16 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) urged residents to avoid burning garbage and other related activities due to the rising cases of grass fires here in the past two weeks. A report from the BFP station here said at least four grass fires already occurred in parts of the city this month, […]

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ASG MEMBER YIELDS AMID INTENSIFIED MILITARY OFFENSIVE IN SULU

February 12, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Abu Sayyaf Group member Basari Sali, 60 (left), turns over a Garand rifle when he surrendered on Sunday to the Philippine Marine Ready Force-Sulu in Panamao, Sulu. (Photo courtesy of Naval Forces Western Mindanao Public Affairs Office)  ZAMBOANGA CITY — A follower of senior Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leader Radulan Sahiron has surrendered as government troops continue […]

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GENSAN POLICE GETS P1.5-M SWAT GEARS

February 12, 2019 - 7:14 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The city government has donated some PHP1.5 million worth of equipment to the city police’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team to further boost its operational capability. Mayor Ronnel Rivera said Monday the additional gears comprised of 12 sets of Kevlar helmets, vests, pads for elbow and knees, earplugs and eyewear. Last […]

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ASG MEMBER NABBED IN MANILA

February 12, 2019 - 7:12 PM

MANILA — Police and military troops arrested a member of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) who they said was involved in the Kidapawan bus terminal bombing the left seven persons dead and two dozen others wounded in October 2012. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) head, Director Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday said suspect Abdurahman Mataud Daiyung was […]

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BARMM ERA AID JAPAN PLEDGES STRONGER SUPPORT FOR MINDANAO

February 12, 2019 - 7:10 PM

The Japanese government pledged stronger support to Mindanao as the era of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) begins after the overwhelming ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in separate plebiscites held on January 21 and February 6, this year. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met separately with Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez […]

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MAGUINDANAO ARBS RECEIVES LAND TITLES FROM PRRD

February 12, 2019 - 3:54 PM

LAND AWARDS. President Rodrigo Duterte (second from right in waist coat) hands over a Certificate of Land Ownership Award to one of the agrarian reform awardees during the distribution of land titles to 780 beneficiaries in Buluan, Maguindanao, on Monday (Feb. 11). Looking on is Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones (3rd from right). (Photo by […]

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ZAMBO CITY WATER WOES CONTINUE AS SUPPLY SLOWS DOWN

February 12, 2019 - 3:53 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) said that they may further shorten rationing hours as the water supply continues to deplete. Engr. Teotimo Reyes Jr., ZCWD Department Manager for water production, on Monday said the move was in response to the absence of rainfall in the past days and the onset of summer. […]

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GOODBYE, ARMM HATAMAN, 5,000 OF 34,000 EMPLOYEES READY TO LEAVE

February 11, 2019 - 4:24 PM

GOODBYE, ARMM. High ranking officials and employees posed beside a giant tarpaulin which bore the message: “Thank you and Goodbye, ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)” during the flag retreat at the ARMM Office of the Regional Governor in Cotabato City.Photo courtesy: Haroun Alrashid Alonto Lucman Jr. DAVAO CITY – High ranking officials and employees finally […]

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ARMY INTENSIFIES OPERATION VS. NPA IN NOCOT

February 9, 2019 - 4:36 PM

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Military forces in North Cotabato have stepped up operations against a band of communist guerrillas following a clash on Friday that left two soldiers slightly injured.  Lt. Col. Rhojun Rosales, commander of the Army’s 39th Infantry Battalion, said the prompt response by government troops to a civilian tip-off about the presence of New […]

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ILLEGAL FIREARMS SEIZED IN SOCOT RAID

February 9, 2019 - 4:35 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Policemen recovered four illegal firearms, including two homemade grenade launchers, in a raid in a village in Sto. Niño town in South Cotabato on Friday. Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam Rasco, director of Police Regional Office 12 (Soccsksargen), said Saturday the firearms were seized from the house of chainsaw operator Romeo Besiño, 41, […]

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