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DUTERTE VOWS TO DISTRIBUTE GOV’T LANDS THROUGH REFORM PROGRAM

LAND TITLE. Tboli farmer Moda Sagan, 64, proudly shows the title for his 2.8-hectare farm in Barangay Colungulo, Surallah town in[...]

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COPS IN CDO MISENCOUNTER ‘COULD BE HELD LIABLE’

June 2, 2019 - 12:40 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The two police officers involved in a misencounter that wounded themselves and four others here could be held liable if found that it was they who hit the civilians during the incident, an official said Saturday. A police report said S/Sgt. Arman Tagolimot of the Misamis Oriental Provincial Police Office was […]

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3 DEAD IN NORTH COTABATO FREAK ROAD MISHAP

June 2, 2019 - 12:37 PM

COTABATO CITY – Police detained the station manager of a community FM radio after a freak accident involving him and three women along a highway in North Cotabato Friday evening. Benny Queman, manager of Radyo Bandera FM station based in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato, immediately surrendered to police authorities after his vehicle ran over three persons along […]

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‘TARP-TO-BAGS’ TO BENEFIT ZAMBO SUR TOWN STUDENTS

June 1, 2019 - 8:40 PM

‘TARP-TO-BAGS’. Volunteers rush the production of school bags using recycled campaign materials in Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur. The school bags will be distributed to Subanen school children in Midsalip municipality in time for the opening of classes on June 3. (Photo by Leah D. Agonoy)  PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur — The upcycled campaign materials collected after the […]

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26 DIE OF DENGUE IN SOCCSKSARGEN SINCE JAN

June 1, 2019 - 8:36 PM

COTABATO CITY — The Department of Health (DOH) 12 (Soccsksargen) has reported that 26 persons have died of dengue fever from January 1 to May 18. Jenny Panizales, DOH-12 focal person for dengue and measles prevention program, said they have been urging the public to help address the rising incidence of dengue, a highly preventable disease. […]

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ASG BANDITS KILL FOREIGN HOSTAGE AMID SULU CLASH

May 31, 2019 - 5:54 PM

KILLED. Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits killed Dutch Birdwatcher Ewold Horn during a firefight Friday in Patikul, Sulu. The firefight resulted in the death of six ASG bandits, including Mingayan, the second wife of bandit leader Radullan Sahiron. (Photo courtesy of Western Mindanao Command Public Information Office) ZAMBOANGA CITY — Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits have killed […]

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ZAMBO COPS NAB 8, SEIZE P2-M SHABU

May 31, 2019 - 1:08 AM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Local police separately arrested eight people and seized some PHP2,059,000 worth of suspected shabu, as law enforcers vow to intensify the anti-illegal drug campaign in this southern port city. Brig. Gen. Froilan Quidilla, newly-installed acting Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) director, identified the arrested suspects as follows: Rohel Samla, 31, an online dealer; Merhana […]

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IMPROVED COORDINATION URGED FOR P5-B CDO FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT

May 31, 2019 - 1:05 AM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Mayor Oscar Moreno called for improved coordination Wednesday among all agencies and contractors involved in the PHP5.5-billion flood risk management project for Cagayan de Oro River. During a meeting with project managers, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and contractors at his office, Moreno voiced his concerns over the absence of […]

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PAOLO DUTERTE DENIES INTEREST IN HOUSE LEADERSHIP POST

May 30, 2019 - 12:42 AM

DAVAO CITY — Davao City 1st District congressman-elect Paolo Z. Duterte has debunked speculations that he wants to be Speaker of the House of Representatives. “Pwede ba tubag ani:? Pulong to President Duterte: I did not say I want to be Speaker…may nagkamali na naman bulong sa tenga mo Mr. President (Can I reply to this:? […]

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PDEA-11 CITES CITY’S LAW VS. ILLEGAL DRUGS

May 30, 2019 - 12:39 AM

DAVAO CITY-The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Davao regional office has recognized the efforts of the City Government of Davao in combating illegal drug by mandating establishments employing 10 persons and more to create a drug-free workplace program according to the City Information Office (CIO).  The city has mandated all establishments to create a drug-free […]

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ASG ‘BANDIT’ KILLED, 4 OTHERS HURT IN SULU CLASH

May 28, 2019 - 4:58 PM

FIGHT VS. ABU SAYYAF. AHelicopter gunship hovers above as ground troops, on focused military operations, pursue the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG ) bandits in the province of Sulu. (Photo courtesy of Western Mindanao Command Public Information Office)  ZAMBOANGA CITY — An Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandit was killed while four others were wounded in a clash between advancing […]

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DABAWENYOS TOLD TO COOPERATE AMID LA NIÑA THREAT

May 28, 2019 - 4:55 PM

ndbc photo credit DAVAO CITY-The City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) asked the cooperation of Dabawenyos during disaster operations amid threat of a La Niña phenomenon which comes with heavy rains according to the City Information Office (CIO). Alfredo Baloran, the chief of CDRRMO, emphasized the need for the cooperation of the public to […]

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‘NIGHT SHIFT TEAM’ FORMED FOR FASTER CLEARING OF CANALS, SIDEWALKS

May 28, 2019 - 4:52 PM

DAVAO CITY-The Ancillary Service Unit (ASU) has formed a “night shift team” for faster response to calls for assistance on clearing canals and sidewalks according to the City Information Office (CIO). ASU chief Paul Bermejo said his office receives at least three concerns per week mostly relayed at night time. He said usually, the overflowing […]

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DAVAO CITY’S HOME FACILITIES TO UNDERGO REHAB

May 28, 2019 - 4:48 PM

DAVAO CITY–In a statement issued by the City Information Office (CIO) the City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO) is rehabilitating the city  government’s seven home facilities to make them more comfortable for people in distress and senior citizens. CSSDO chief Maria Luisa Bermudo said the rehabilitation of the facilities is aimed at making the […]

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CITY GOV’T ABSTAINS FROM IPMR SELECTION

May 27, 2019 - 4:42 PM

DAVAO CITY-The City Government of Davao has abstained from the second selection of the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) to the City Council pending the court’s decision on the case filed by selected representative from Bagobo Klata tribe last year according to the City Information Office (CIO). Assistant City Legal Officer Osmundo Villanueva said the […]

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DAVAO CITY SEEKS HIGHER FINES FOR ANTI-SMOKING VIOLATORS

May 27, 2019 - 4:38 PM

DAVAO CITY- According to the City Information Office (CIO) the city’s Vices Regulation Unit (VRU) has sought higher fines for violators of the Anti-Smoking Ordinance to encourage Dabawenyos to kick the habit and to strictly follow the law. VRU chief Dr. Ashley Lopez said his unit is hoping that with the increase in fines, people […]

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PALACE APPOINTS OIC FOR MINDA

May 27, 2019 - 4:35 PM

Davao City- Malacanang  announced  last week  the designation of Assistant Secretary, Office of the President,  Nathaniel D. Dalumpines, as the new Officer in Charge (OIC) of  Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), succeeding the late Secretary and Chairman Datu Abul  Khayr  Alonto, who passed away last May 9.    The appointment was signed by Executive Secretary, Salvador […]

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