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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 DADS FAVOR ENTRY OF MORE TAXIS

February 8, 2019 - 4:46 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The City Council on Wednesday endorsed the operation of additional 100 taxicabs to boost the local transport service. The City Council issued the endorsement following a request from Jerson Monteverde, general manager of Asia’s Latin City Transport Cooperative. Monteverde sought the passage of a resolution as it is one of the requirements the […]

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ARMM GETS P1.4-B SAND AND GRAVEL INVESTMENT

February 8, 2019 - 4:44 PM

COTABATO CITY — The newly ratified Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) is up to a good start this year after a PHP1.4-billion sand and gravel project was approved by the Regional Board of Investments (RBOI), officials said Thursday. This came after the board accepted the registration of JMI Sand & Gravel and Truck Services Corp. Lawyer Ishak […]

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DOLE-12 WARNS RESIDENTS VS. NEW SCAM

February 8, 2019 - 4:28 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 has warned residents against a new “scam” that emerged in the area these past weeks, involving a group that claims to have links with the agency. Sisinio Cano, DOLE-Region 12 director, said Thursday a group named Mission for Rural Reform and Development […]

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NO EPAL CANDIDATES WELCOME IN ‘ARAW’ BUT NO CAMPAIGNING

February 8, 2019 - 4:17 PM

ELECTORAL OFFENSE? Police officers on bicycles pedal pass a billboard of a member of Davao City Council who is seeking for another term as City Councilor along Jacinto Extension, Davao City on Tuesday. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered the candidates to take down their posters and sent a reminder that early campaigning is […]

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ABU SAYYAF ‘BANDIT’ KILLED IN TAWI-TAWI SHOOTOUT

February 8, 2019 - 4:12 PM

Policemen inspect the remains of Shaifful Julaili, an alleged Abu Sayyaf bandit, who was killed in a shootout with authorities on Tuesday in Barangay Lapid-Lapid, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. (Photo courtesy of Naval Forces Western Mindanao Public Information Office)    ZAMBOANGA CITY — Government forces killed an Abu Sayyaf “bandit” allegedly involved in transborder kidnapping during a shootout in […]

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ARMY RECEIVES LOOSE FIREARMS FROM MAGUINDANAO TOWN EXECS

February 8, 2019 - 4:14 PM

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Town executives of Datu Salibo in Maguindanao turned over to the military on Wednesday 13 loose firearms they collected from local residents. Col. Joel Abregana, the Army’s 601st Brigade deputy commander, said among the firearms handed over by Datu Salibo Mayor Norodin Salasal were one Barrett sniper rifle, one rocket-propelled grenade launcher, […]

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COAST GUARD HOLDS ‘STATIC DISPLAY’ IN ZAMBO CITY

February 6, 2019 - 5:16 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday conducts static display and skills demonstration in Zamboanga port to test the readiness of its assets and personnel. (Photo by Ely E. Dumaboc)  ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted Tuesday a “static display” of assets and skills of its specialized units at the Port of Zamboanga here. Capt. Joseph […]

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‘BIG-TIME’ ZAMBOANGA PUSHER YIELDS P2-M SHABU

February 6, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Zamboanga policemen arrested Alfredo Mariano, 48, in a buy-bust operation on Sunday and seized some PHP2 million worth of suspected shabu. (Photo courtesy of Police Regional Office-9 Public Information Office) ZAMBOANGA CITY — The local police’s Drugs Enforcement Team (DET) arrested a suspected drug pusher and seized some PHP2 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation […]

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DAVAO CITY’S ANTI-DRUNK DRIVING CAMPAIGN GETS BOOST

February 6, 2019 - 5:14 PM

Members of the Davao City Police Office Traffic group receive their new motorcycles from the city government on Monday. DAVAO CITY — Mayor Sara Duterte on Monday handed over 12 motorcycles to the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) for its intensified anti-drunk driving and other traffic law enforcement campaign. Senior Supt. Alexander Tagum, DCPO director, who received […]

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3 BLASTS RECORDED IN LANAO NORTE DAY BEFORE BOL PLEBISCITE

February 6, 2019 - 5:12 PM

A personnel of the Explosive Ordnance Division checks on a motorcycle in front of a Catholic church in Barangay Maranding, Lala, past 2 p.m. Tuesday (February 5) while the confirmation mass for some 800 youth is ongoing.  (Photo by Divina M. Suson)  ILIGAN CITY — Another explosion occurred in Sultan Naga Dimaporo town in Lanao del Norte […]

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METRO SHUTTLE BUS CRASH:7 DEAD, 30 WOUNDED

February 6, 2019 - 5:09 PM

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday issued a 30-day preventive suspension to all 34-bus units of Davao Metro Shuttle, after one of  its buses collided headon with a Bachelor Express unit, killing seven persons (including the Metro Shuttle driver and two pregnant women) on Monday afternoon. DAVAO CITY – LTFRB also […]

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ARMY SEIZES GUNS, MOTORBIKES IN SULTAN KUDARAT OPS

February 5, 2019 - 6:12 PM

SEIZED. The guns seized from couple-suspects Bai Mashia Sangkai and Amando Ebad during a combined Army-police operation on Monday (Feb. 4) in Barangay Zeneben, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat. (Photo by 6ID) CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Army troopers and police officers on Monday seized illegal guns from a couple in Lambayong town, Sultan Kudarat province. Acting on reports from concerned […]

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GOV’T ALLOTS INITIAL P5-M FOR GENSAN MALASAKIT CENTER

February 5, 2019 - 6:08 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The national government has allotted an initial PHP5 million as financial assistance to poor patients from this city and neighboring areas through the newly-opened Malasakit Center here. Former Special Assistant to the President and senatorial aspirant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said Monday the funds will be mainly used to ensure that poor […]

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COPS BAN BACKPACKS INSIDE JARO CATHEDRAL AND PLAZA

February 4, 2019 - 3:56 PM

BACKPACKS of any size, as well as large bags, will not be allowed at the Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral and the Jaro public plaza on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.   The Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 said the move is part of the stricter security measures for the celebration of the Jaro fiesta or the Feast of […]

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MORE COPS DEPLOYED TO WORSHIP SITES IN CITY

February 4, 2019 - 3:43 PM

PROMPTED by the recent terror attacks in Mindanao and the alleged presence of terrorist group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) in the city, Mayor Jose Espinosa III ordered heightened police visibility in places of worship in Iloilo City. During a command conference on Friday, Espinosa emphasized the need to be ready following the […]

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ARMY DROPS THE HAMMER: KILLS 8 IN ABU SAYYAF BOMBING OPERATIONS

February 4, 2019 - 2:50 PM

Eight were confirmed dead, and 20 had been injured, after the military forces began pulverizing the terrorist lair of Abu Sayyaf Group last Saturday. Maj. Arvin John Encinas, spokesman for the 6th Infantry Division, said the assault was launched at 6 a.m. in Sitio Tatak, Barangay Tugal, Sultan in Barongis, Maguindanao.   Two Air Force […]

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