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DILG TELLS LGUS TO SUPPORT BARMM

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region[...]

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PAOLO DUTERTE SAYS NO REVENGE ON TRILLANES

November 17, 2018 - 4:05 PM

DAVAO CITY — Presidential son and former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte on Saturday said he was not bound to exact revenge on outgoing Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. On Friday, President Duterte said Paolo is running for Congress to get back at Trillanes, who had tagged him behind the P6.4 million shabu smuggling that the […]

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ARMM MARKS FOUNDING ANNIV FOR ‘LAST TIME’

November 16, 2018 - 3:14 PM

IN PHOTO: The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao administrative building in Cotabato City. (Photo courtesy of BPI-ARMM)   COTABATO CITY — The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is set to mark its 29th founding anniversary on Monday, November 19. “With the forthcoming passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, the ARMM would celebrate for the last time […]

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USAID TURNS OVER P11.7B SOLAR POWER PROJECT TO MARAWI

November 16, 2018 - 3:13 PM

IN PHOTO: Solar-powered lampposts light up the road in the temporary shelters in Marawi City. (Photo by Nef Luczon)   MARAWI CITY–The United States Agency International Development (USAID) and Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) turned-over Thursday (November 14) the completed solar electrification project to at least five barangay health centers and temporary relocation sites here. The project […]

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ZAMBO SIBUGAY TO RELEASE BONUS ON NOV 16

November 16, 2018 - 3:10 PM

IN PHOTO: The Zamboanga Sibugay provincial Capitol.   IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay–The 745 employees of the provincial government will receive their year-end bonus on Friday, November 16. Gov. Wilter Yap Palma said he has already ordered the provincial budget and treasurer’s offices to release the tax-free year-end bonus and cash gift, pursuant to Budget Circular No. […]

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MAUTE REMNANT, NPA REBEL SURRENDER

November 16, 2018 - 3:09 PM

IN PHOTO: Budo, a member of the Maute group, and Jhon-Jhon, a squad leader of the New People’s Army, on Wednesday surrender to the different units of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division in Lanao del Sur and Zamboanga del Sur provinces. (Photo courtesy: Army’s 1st Infantry Division PIO)   ZAMBOANGA CITY — A remnant of the Islamic […]

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CIDG NABS SAMAL EX-MAYOR FOR BRIBERY

November 15, 2018 - 4:50 PM

DAVAO CITY — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in Region 11 arrested Tuesday the former mayor of the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) in his residence in Barangay Miranda, Babak District. Former IGACOS mayor Aniano Antalan, 78, is facing three counts of indirect bribery and two counts in violation of Republic Act 3019 […]

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ABU SAYYAF BANDITS FREE 10-YEAR-OLD BOY IN SULU

November 15, 2018 - 4:53 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) released the 10-year-old boy they seized almost three months ago in the province of Sulu, police said Wednesday. The Sulu Provincial Police Office identified the freed victim as the son of Zaide Ahmad Pasil, chief of the Department of the Interior and Local Government in Sulu. Police said […]

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MISOR FIRM: TRASH FROM KOREA RAW MATERIALS FOR ‘RECYCLING’

November 15, 2018 - 4:48 PM

Verde Soko Philippine Industrial Corp. project engineer Nathaniel Carampatana checks the shredded plastics that they will use as raw materials for the company’s recycling facility in Sitio Buguac, Barangay Santa Cruz, Tagoloan town in Misamis Oriental province.  (Photo by Jigger J. Jerusalem)   CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The tons of discarded plastics that came from […]

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DELAY PLAGUES P585-M BYPASS ROAD IN BUKIDNON

November 15, 2018 - 4:49 PM

MALAYBALAY CITY – Completion of the two bypass road projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-10) in Valencia and Malaybalay cities will be moved next year due to road right-of-way issues. Engr. Florentino Macarayog Jr., project engineer of DPWH in Region 10, bared this during Tuesday’s regular session of the Provincial Board, whose […]

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NEA TO COMVAL AND DAVAO DEL NORTE ELECTRICITY CONSUMERS: PAY YOUR BILLS...

November 15, 2018 - 2:47 PM

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has advised anew the consumers of the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (Daneco) to pay their electricity bills to the legitimate court-recognized management backed by the state-run agency.     This, after the NEA ordered the Daneco group associated with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) to stop its illegal operations […]

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GENSAN DADS HONOR OFW SAVED FROM UAE DEATH ROW

November 14, 2018 - 6:14 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The City Council honored on Tuesday an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from this city who was saved from the death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). City Council members hailed former domestic helper Jennifer Dalquez for her perseverance and sacrifices, especially during her nearly four-year ordeal inside the UAE prison. Dalquez, […]

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BRITON NABBED FOR THEFT IN ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY TOWN

November 14, 2018 - 6:11 PM

police on Tuesday arrested Ali Mukta Zahid, a British, for the crime of theft, in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay. (Photo courtesy: Police Regional Office-9 PIO)   ZAMBOANGA CITY–Authorities arrested a British national for theft in the Zamboanga Sibugay town of Ipil, a top police official said Tuesday. Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) director, […]

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MISAMIS ORIENTAL GUV LEADS RANDOM DRUG TESTING

November 14, 2018 - 6:12 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente “Bambi” Emano led a surprise drug testing among provincial government employees on Monday, November 12. According to the Provincial Information Office (PIO), at least 43 male employees from various departments underwent drug testing inside the Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Department (PDRRMD). Results have yet to […]

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NOCOT POWER UTILITY EYES NEW SUBSTATION TO MEET RISING DEMAND

November 14, 2018 - 6:10 PM

COTABATO CITY — The North Cotabato Electric Cooperative (Cotelco) is set to construct a new power substation to meet the rising demand for electricity and to prevent future unscheduled power interruptions. “This is due to the increasing power demand in line with the continuing development and expansion of Kidapawan City as a central commercial hub in […]

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P186.5M ALLOTTED FOR 2 ZAMBO ROAD-WIDENING PROJECTS

November 14, 2018 - 6:10 PM

District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways has started the initial ground work for the two-lane road widening project from the junction of Mayor Vitaliano Agan Avenue to the intersection of Canelar-Sta. Maria road. (Photo courtesy: Dexter Yap)    ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has allocated PHP186.5 […]

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AFP LIKELY TO RECOMMEND ML EXTENSION IN MINDANAO

November 14, 2018 - 6:04 PM

MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is inclined to recommend the extension of martial law in Mindanao. This was disclosed by military spokesperson Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo in an interview with reporters Wednesday. “Well, yun nga ang sinasabi natin, successful yung ating conduct ng security (operations). (As we said, our conduct of security operations […]

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