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ABU SAYYAF KILLED IN COUNTER-TERRORIST OPS IN TAWI-TAWI

ZAMBOANGA CITY — A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) covered by martial law order for rebellion was killed in[...]

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NORTH COTABATO GOVERNOR ACQUITTED IN GRAFT AND CORRUPTION CASE

September 19, 2018 - 1:33 PM

The provincial governor of North Cotabato who was recently acquitted in a graft and corruption case by the Sandiganbayan said she learned a lot of lessons from the court charges she faced for six years. In a 35-page resolution promulgated last September 14, the Sandigan’s First Division cleared Gov. Emmylou Talino-Mendoza  of three-counts of graft […]

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ARMM, GOV HATAMAN PRAISED DURING LAST SENATE MEETING

September 19, 2018 - 12:16 PM

PASAY CITY – Senators on Tuesday commended the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for its improved governance under the leadership of Governor Mujiv Hataman.   “The ARMM has improved considerably in governance. In terms of governance ang daming improvement, kabilang na doon yung sa infrastructure, I [went] there years ago. Under Governor Mujiv, tumaas […]

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DAVAO CITY COUNCILOR: NO ONE MUST BE JOBLESS

September 19, 2018 - 11:37 AM

Davao City Councilor Antoinette Principe-Castrodes, vice chairman of the committee on labor and employment opportunities, commended government agencies’ employment programs and efforts for accepting the challenge of addressing the growing needs of Dabawenyos for stable employment. In her privilege speech during 18th City Council regular session on Tuesday, Principe-Castrodes said, “The Department of Labor and Employment XI […]

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1 FEMALE, 6 MALES CAUGHT IN TAGUM DRUG SESSION

September 19, 2018 - 11:16 AM

A total of seven drug personalities were arrested in a buy-bust operation on Monday at Purok Orange Valley, Barangay South, Tagum City. Chief Inspector Milgrace Driz, spokesperson of Police Regional (PRO) 11, revealed that personnel of the Tagum City Police Station conducted an anti-illegal drug operation resulting to the arrest of Louie Sanchez Diaz, also […]

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GENSAN MAYOR: SECURITY SITUATION UNDER CONTROL

September 18, 2018 - 4:27 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The city government assured on Monday that the city’s peace and order situation remains under control in the wake of the bomb attack near a lying-in clinic along the national highway here before noon Sunday, which injured eight people wounded. Mayor Ronnel Rivera, who convened the city’s peace and order council Monday, […]

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DAVAO CITY TO HOST OCEAN SUMMIT ON SEPT 21

September 18, 2018 - 4:25 PM

DAVAO CITY — Davao City will host an event that will gather “indipreneurs” or early-stage ventures for idea incubation on Friday, September 21, at the Radisson Hotel here. Dubbed the Open Collaboration with East Asian Networks (OCEAN) Summit, the event involves lectures, pitching and panel engagements, and networking. In a press release on Tuesday, organizers said […]

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MAYOR RIVERA CONDEMNS GENSAN BLAST, CALLS ACT ‘COWARDLY,’ ‘SPINELESS’

September 18, 2018 - 3:51 PM

Mayor Ronnel C. Rivera of General Santos City has condemned the bombing last Sunday at Barangay Apopong which injured many people, calling it “cowardly” and “spineless” in a press statement.   “This is a cowardly attempt to destabilize General Santos City’s peace and hard-earned economic development and progress,” Mayor Rivera said, adding it was “a […]

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DILG: MINDANAO TO PROSPER WITH NORMIN’S DEVELOPMENT IN INDUSTRIAL AND TRANSSHIPMENT INDUSTRY...

September 18, 2018 - 3:11 PM

Northern Mindanao’s headway in the industrial sector and transshipment industry could spur growth in the entire Mindanao cluster, especially under a federal form of government, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). “As the gateway in and out of Mindanao, Region 10 is in the best position to usher investments straight […]

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DAVAO CITY TO GIVE 10,000 FOOD PACKS TO ‘OMPONG

September 17, 2018 - 8:41 PM

The City Government of Davao will extend help to areas devastated by Typhoon Ompong over the weekend. As of Sunday, more than 70,000 families or 270,000 people were displaced due to the super typhoon that landed Saturday dawn, September 15, in Northern Luzon. “Davao City and the Dabawenyos are always willing and ready to help […]

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DAVAO ORIENTAL TO PUT UP COOP ACADEMY, GRANTS 5M TO COOPS

September 17, 2018 - 8:47 PM

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental. Cooperatives operating in the province of Davao Oriental can now anticipate a bright future with the plans of the provincial government under Gov. Nelson L. Dayanghirang to strengthen cooperatives by empowering them more, help each other grow, and be competitive and inculcate a mindset of entrepreneurship. In the recently concluded “Serbisyo […]

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MILD QUAKES JOLT COMPOSTELA VALLEY, SURIGAO DEL NORTE

September 17, 2018 - 8:36 PM

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 17, 2018. A total of six quakes were experienced in two earthquake-prone provinces of Mindanao today. Two magnitude 2.8 earthquakes jolted Compostela Valley province on Monday, but caused no damages and injury to persons. According to reports by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) and the Philippine Information Agency Region XI […]

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FOUR MINDANAO REGIONS READY TO AIRLIFT VEGGIES, FISH, FRUITS

September 17, 2018 - 4:39 PM

Four regional areas of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Mindanao are ready to airlift food supplies to Northern Luzon provinces devastated by Typhoon Ompong.   Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol has issued instructions to the DA Regional Directors of Regions IX, X, XI, and XII to consolidate basic food items which may be needed in […]

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DAVAO REGIONAL POLICE CHIEF ORDERS UNITS TO PREPARE FOR TYPHOON

September 15, 2018 - 12:17 PM

DAVAO CITY – The chief of the Police Regional Office 11 (Davao) has directed all police offices and units to stay on alert and activate police preparedness and response plan for the possible effects of Typhoon Ompong that may also bring heavy rains to the region. Police Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales said PRO-11 has activated its […]

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Jimenez: Comelec will be considerate with MILF in special registration

September 12, 2018 - 11:59 PM

SPECIAL LIST UP. Commission on Elections spokesperson Director James Jimenez (center) responds to queries on Monday (Sept. 10) by Cotabato newsmen on the scheduled Sept 11-13, 2018 special satellite registration in 16 areas of Mindanao in connection with the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) early next year. (PNA Cotabato photo)   COTABATO CITY – The Commission […]

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Five international contractors bid for Alsons Zamboanga power plant

September 12, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Five global construction and engineering companies have submitted bid proposals for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the Alsons Power Group’s planned 105-megawatt (MW) San Ramon Power, Inc. (SRPI) coal-fired power plant in Talisayan, Zamboanga City.   The plant will provide baseload power to Zamboanga City and nearby areas.  Construction is expected to begin […]

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Rice monitoring ordered sustained in Zamboanga City

September 1, 2018 - 4:03 PM

Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar (in pink baseball cap) spearheaded an inspection of avwarehouse recently amid the scarcity of rice supply in Zamboanga City. (Photo courtesy: City Hall Public Information Office)    ZAMBOANGA CITY – The inter-agency Rice Monitoring Team has been tasked to sustain its intensified monitoring of warehouses, as well as the prices of rice in […]

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