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119 Zambo cops undergo surprise drug test

Published 2 day(s) ago

By Teofilo Garcia, Jr. ZAMBOANGA CITY – A total of 119 policemen have undergone a surprise drug testing upon orders from Col. Alexander Lorenzo, the new Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director.

Declared as ‘used furniture,’ BOC-10 seizes P16M imported cigarettes

Published 2 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Cigarettes coming from China and wrongfully declared as used furniture was seized by the Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) at one of the ports in the region on two occasions recently.

As MisOr's Grand Imperial casino issue heats up, Opol mayor ready to face legal action

Published 2 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - As the controversy surrounding the Grand Imperial casino in Barangay Taboc, Opol, Misamis Oriental heats up, the town’s local chief executive has maintained he did nothing wrong in allowing the gambling establishment to operate in the municipality.

USTP launches masterplan for 3 S&T Parks

Published 2 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The University of Science and Technology of the Southern Philippines System (USTP) recently launched its masterplan for the upcoming Science and Technology Parks to be situated in three sites, namely the AGILA (Alubijid, Gitagum, Laguindingan), Claveria Agropolis, and Villanueva S&T Park.

TFBM maintains Marawi rehab nears target completion

Published 2 day(s) ago

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY – Seeing the advancement of various projects implemented to bring back the destroyed city, the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) maintained that the rehabilitation effort is indeed nearing its target completion.

Tagpuangi Fisherfolks Association benefit from DA's Enhanced Kadiwa financial grant

Published 2 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Eyed to empower more farmer cooperatives and associations (FCAs) in becoming sustainable food commodity suppliers, the Department of Agriculture-10 (DA-10) turned over a utility van worth P690,000 to the Tagpuangi Fisherfolks Association (TAGFA) of Barangay Agusan, this city.

DOST-10 gives solar-powered vending carts to Oro food vendors

Published 2 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Science and Technology-10 (DOST-10) turned over solar-powered vending carts to six ambulant street food vendors at the Office for Senior Citizen Affairs, this city, Jan. 7, 2022.

BARMM educ execs condemn killing of district supervisor

Published 5 day(s) ago

By Edwin Fernandez COTABATO CITY – Officials of the education department in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) on Wednesday condemned the killing of schools district supervisor Javier Kumandi Sr. in Tacurong City on January 17.

US citizen faces trafficking, child abuse raps in CDO

Published 5 day(s) ago

By Nef Luczon CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A United States (US) citizen is set to face criminal charges after police raided his condominium unit in Cagayan de Oro City and found three minors who were unrelated to him.

Bukidnon cops nab 3 ‘most wanted’ murder, rape suspects

Published 5 day(s) ago

By Nef Luczon TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental – Police units in Bukidnon have arrested three “most wanted” suspects facing separate murder and rape charges.

Iligan City enforces ‘no vax, no ride’ policy

Published 5 day(s) ago

By Uriel Quilinguing THE local government of Iligan started implementing a “no vaccination, no ride” scheme for all public transport on Wednesday, January 19 – the first among 22 cities to do so, outside Metro Manila, for areas placed under Alert Level 3 by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) over the weekend.

DOST-MisOr, Gingoog ink pact on agri dev't projects

Published 5 day(s) ago

By Vincent Philip Bautista GINGOOG CITY – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Misamis Oriental and the local government of Gingoog City held the memorandum of agreement (MOA) signing for the implementation of GIVEtoGROW: Vegetable Production and Processing project.

Former rebels in Bukidnon get assistance from DSWD

Published 5 day(s) ago

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon – Former rebels under the care of 8th Infantry Battalion and members of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) received financial and food assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development-10 (DSWD-10) to aid them in this Covid-19 pandemic.

Farmer groups tapped to supply cassava fresh tubers to Korean company

Published 5 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Farmer cooperatives and associations (FCAs) from Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon may have alternative markets for their fresh cassava tubers with a Korean company eyeing to establish a starch manufacturing plant in Misamis Oriental.

PSA-10 releases 1st semester 2021 poverty stats for NorMin

Published 5 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – In the first semester of 2021, a family of five in region 10 needed, on average, P11,920 per month to meet their basic food and non-food needs.

4 AgSur cops under custody over alleged robbery

Published 6 day(s) ago

By Alexander Lopez BUTUAN CITY – Four personnel of the Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Office (ADSPPO) are now under restrictive custody after their involvement in a robbery last January 14.

PRO-10 seizes assorted firearms

Published 6 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Police Regional Office-10 (PRO-10), under the leadership of Brig. Gen. Benjamin Acorda Jr., presented to reporters the various firearms they have confiscated over a two-week period from Jan. 1 to 15, 2022 as part of its law enforcement operations.

Village chief killed in Misamis Occidental shootout

Published 6 day(s) ago

By Uriel Quilinguing Contributing Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - A village chairperson died hours after he was shot several times by three gunmen while attending a necrological service on Friday, January 14, in Lopez Jaena, Misamis Occidental.

Kin to sue driver over road mishap

Published 6 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Several relatives of individuals who died in a road crash in Balingasag town, Misamis Oriental, are expected to file complaints against the vehicle’s driver at the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office Wednesday, Jan. 19, police said Tuesday.

NHA distributes financial assistance to fire, flood victims in LDN

Published 6 day(s) ago

By PIO LDN TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – Forty-four families whose houses were ravaged by fire and flood incidents received financial/housing assistance from the National Housing Authority (NHA) at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Capitol Grounds, Pigcarangan, this town, recently.

LDN governor: New projects proof of province’s resiliency

Published 6 day(s) ago

By Claire Gigje LANAO DEL NORTE – As new infrastructures will soon rise here, provincial governor Imelda Quibranza-Dimaporo conveyed that such manifested that the province is resilient even amid the coronavirus disease (Covid)-19 pandemic.

Cops foil Lamitan bombing attempt

Published 8 day(s) ago

By Teofilo Garcia, Jr. ZAMBOANGA CITY – State security forces foiled a bomb attack against an aspirant for town mayor as they prevented an improvised explosive device from blowing up Saturday in Lamitan City, Basilan province.

Choose quality GPS device, LTFRB-10 tells PUV drivers, operators

Published 8 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) has reminded drivers and operators of public utility vehicles, especially modernized ones, to use quality global positioning system (GPS) device for an effective monitoring of their units.

Justice for victims of bus attack sought

Published 8 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The management of the public transport company whose bus was bombed in North Cotabato recently has expressed its gratitude to the military authorities Sunday, Jan. 16, for their efforts in tracking down and neutralizing allegedly those responsible for the act.

DILG-10: Budget cut caps contact tracing

Published 8 day(s) ago

By Uriel Quilinguing Contributing Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Hiring of workers tasked to track down persons who may have been infected with the dcoronavirus disease will depend on regional allocations out of a reduced budget for contact tracing services, an interior and local government agency official said.

DILG-10 says no travel ban for Oro under Alert Level 3

Published 8 day(s) ago

By Gabriel Andres CAGAYAN DE ORO – There will be no restrictions for interzonal and intrazonal travel in the city despite its Alert Level 3 status, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 confirmed during an Emergency Press Briefer by the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (RIATF)-10 on the city’s alert level classification, January 13.

Camiguin requires RT-PCR for vaxxed travelers effective January 17

Published 8 day(s) ago

By Recthie Paculba CAMIGUIN – As a preemptive measure against Omicron variant of Covid-19, the provincial government will require fully vaccinated returning residents and tourists, who are coming from areas under Alert Levels 3 ,4 or 5 to present a negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result starting January 17, 2022.

Barangayanihan caravan benefits residents in Oroquieta village

Published 8 day(s) ago

By Shaine Mae Nagtalon OROQUIETA, Misamis Occidental – More than 300 residents of Barangay Toliyok, Oroquieta City received assistance and services during the “Duterte Legacy: Barangayanihan Caravan Towards National Recovery.”

Workplace envy eyed in Lanao shooting

Published 10 day(s) ago

By Divina Suson and Nef Luczon ILIGAN CITY – Police investigators are eyeing envy in the workplace as a possible motive in the recent shooting of a group of construction workers in Barangay Udalo, Piagapo town in Lanao del Sur that killed two persons and wounded two others.

NoCot cops on heightened alert vs. lawlessness, terrorism

Published 10 day(s) ago

By Edwin Fernandez PIKIT, North Cotabato – Police authorities have intensified their campaign against lawlessness and terrorism here and nearby towns after separate attacks in the towns of Aleosan and Pikit earlier this week.

Beach outing turns tragic: 11 dead in road accident in MisOr

Published 10 day(s) ago

By Uriel Quilinguing Contributing Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Eleven passengers died while at least 28 others were injured in a vehicular accident in Balingasag town, Misamis Oriental Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022.

NorMin family welfare committees send aid to Caraga Odette victims

Published 10 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – To provide much-needed help to thousands of workers affected by the onslaught of typhoon Odette, the Northern Mindanao Federation of Family Welfare Committees (NMFFWC) have initiated the 'NorthMin FWP: Bayanihan, Kaya Yan!' as its immediate disaster relief response to the affected member companies of Caraga Family Welfare Council, Inc. (CFWCI) for ravaged communities and workers in Surigao provinces.

PLGU-Lanao Sur ramps up response amid Omicron threat

Published 10 day(s) ago

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY – As the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic persists with a new Omicron variant now affecting the country, the provincial government here through its Provincial Inter-agency Task Force (PIATF) on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases intensified its surge response and other interventions to mitigate the present active cases.

Guidelines for rural dev't project interventions in Claveria town crafted

Published 10 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Agriculture-10 (DA-10) conducted a consultation meeting with the stakeholders of the Rural Development Project for Multi-Industry Cluster Zone (RDP-MIC) in the Philippines located in Claveria, Misamis Oriental for the crafting of the guidelines for implementation, operation, and maintenance of its interventions.

Families of missing persons: Why education matters for their future Helping children of people who went missing in the Marawi conflict

Published 10 day(s) ago

HIDAYA was 16 when the Marawi crisis in May 2017 happened. She was in fourth-year high school and lived like the usual teenager: carefree but grounded, while aspiring to attain her dreams.

Yanson matriarch, LRY reelected as Mindanao Star Bus officials anew

Published 10 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The incumbent top leaders of the Mindanao Star Bus Transport Inc. (MSBTI) has retained their positions following the annual stockholders’ meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Barangay Bulua, this city, Saturday, Jan. 15.

Genome Center clears NorMin’s 854 samples

Published 13 day(s) ago

By Uriel Quilinguing Contributing Editor ALL 854 specimens which various molecular laboratories in Northern Mindanao sent last year to the Philippine Genome Center had been discarded, an official of the Department of Health Region 10 said recently.

Residents hit NPA harassment during Odette evacuation

Published 13 day(s) ago

By Alexander Lopez BUTUAN CITY – Residents in different communities of Carmen, Surigao del Sur have condemned the communist New People’s Army (NPA) for harassing soldiers and civilians during the conduct of preemptive evacuation in the town due to Typhoon Odette.

Six hurt in NoCot bus bomb explosion

Published 13 day(s) ago

By Edwin Fernandez ALEOSAN, North Cotabato – At least six persons were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off inside a traveling Mindanao Star Bus (MSB) in Barangay San Mateo here Tuesday.

MisOr SP starts probe on casino in Opol town

Published 13 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Misamis Oriental provincial legislative board has started its investigation Tuesday, Jan. 11, into the operation of the Grand Imperial casino in Barangay Taboc, Opol town, as it questions the gambling establishment’s management if they have complied with the requirements of the local government units.

LDN hog raisers receive biogas training from PVO

Published 13 day(s) ago

By PIO LDN TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – To equip farmers with knowledge on environmentally safe alternatives for animal waste management, disposal, and utilization, the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) conducted a two-day training dubbed “Small-scale Biogas drum-type training and installation” recently.

MisOr guv gives SOPA, opens 9th Kuyamis Festival

Published 13 day(s) ago

By Rejiann Ammor Maygay MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano gave his provincial address and formally opened the 9th Kuyamis Festival, the last in his three-year term as the province’s chief executive, Monday.

Balakutan River flood control project completed in Balingasag

Published 13 day(s) ago

BALINGASAG, Misamis Oriental – The Department of Public Works and Highways-10 (DPWH-10) completed its flood control project in Barangay Mandangoa, here, as part of its initiative to bolster the province’s flood control mitigation capabilities.

COMELEC-10 reactivates MisOr joint security control centers for 2022 polls

Published 13 day(s) ago

MISAMIS ORIENTAL – The Commission of Elections-10 (COMELEC-10) held its Provincial Command Conference for the May 2022 Local and National Elections to reactivate the municipal, city, and provincial joint security control centers for the conduct of safe and peaceful elections recently.

Odette victims in Iligan thank BIR for relief aid

Published 13 day(s) ago

By Lou Ellen Antonio ILIGAN CITY – Families affected by typhoon Odette here thanked the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) through its Revenue District Office (RDO) 101 for their outpouring assistance.

ICRC PH extends help to Odette-affected Siargao residents

Published 13 day(s) ago

HUNDREDS of families affected by Typhoon #OdettePH in Siargao island have received urgently needed food, drinking water and household items recently.

DA-10 supports Brgy. 14’s urban container gardening project

Published 15 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – To promote food security, the Department of Agriculture - Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) turned over assorted vegetable seeds to Barangay 14 at the agency compound.

PNP-10: Campaign vs firecracker injuries 'successful'

Published 15 day(s) ago

By Gabriel Andres CAGAYAN DE ORO – The Ligtas Paskuhan campaign against firecracker injuries was successfully carried out in Northern Mindanao, an official from the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Office (PRO)-10 said during Talakayan sa PIA, January 6.

Village chair, others hurt in shooting inside Cotabato mosque

Published 15 day(s) ago

By Edwin Fernandez COTABATO CITY – A manhunt is underway against two men who shot and seriously injured a village chairperson and his companion while they were praying inside a mosque here on Thursday night.

Stay home, offer prayers for Black Nazarene instead, devotees told

Published 15 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - With the threat of infection from the coronavirus still a national concern, the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro has decided not to hold the “traslacion” or the traditional procession of the Black Nazarene during its feast day Sunday, Jan. 9.

NorMin launches joint checkpoints

Published 15 day(s) ago

By Uriel Quilinguing Contributing Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Officials of the Commission on Elections, Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines witnessed the simultaneous launch of joint checkpoint operations in Northern Mindanao region shortly past midnight Sunday, Jan. 9, this year.

Responsive services, infra key to Camiguin’s survival amid Covid

Published 15 day(s) ago

By Recthie Paculba CAMIGUIN – “Our pandemic response in the island is heavily focused on responsive public health, unhampered infrastructure development, and accessible financial and material aid to each and every Camiguingnon.”

Poor population in R-10 estimated at 33.8% in the 1st sem 2021

Published 15 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The proportion of poor individuals in Northern Mindanao whose per capita income is not sufficient to meet their basic food and non-food needs or the poverty incidence among the region 10 population, was estimated at 33.8 percent during the first semester of 2021, the Phil. Statistics Authority-10 said.

Troops kill most wanted NPA leader in Mindanao

Published 19 day(s) ago

By Che Palicte DAVAO CITY – The most wanted commander of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Mindanao was killed by government troops in an encounter at Barangay Libudon, Mabini, Davao de Oro on Wednesday evening (January 5), the 10th Infantry Division (10ID) said in a statement.

Power cut at Kidapawan Hall of Justice over unpaid bill

Published 19 day(s) ago

By Edwin Fernandez MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato – The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) in Kidapawan City is asking its clients for understanding as it cannot fully serve them due to a lack of electricity.

Oro prepares for Omicron variant

Published 19 day(s) ago

By Uriel Quilinguing Contributing Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The City Health Office (CHO) of Cagayan de Oro is closely monitoring the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), particularly on vaccine breakthrough infections, due to the recent detection of Omicron variant among local cases in Metro Manila.

MisOr town council OKs casino opening

Published 19 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor EVEN before the controversial casino has started its operation in Opol, Misamis Oriental, late last year, the town’s municipal council has passed a resolution signifying its acceptance to the gambling facility four years ago, a local official said Thursday, Jan. 6.

Pantar town continues to progress amidst crisi

Published 19 day(s) ago

By PIO LDN PANTAR, Lanao del Norte – Four significant events here marked the continuous progress of this town amidst the crisis.

BARMM solon gives cash aid to Lanao del Sur folks

Published 19 day(s) ago

LANAO DEL SUR – Some 973 students, orphans, and persons with special needs (PWSN) here in the province received financial assistance from a member of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) on January 3-5, 2022.

50 women in Marawi complete sustainable livelihood training

Published 19 day(s) ago

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY – Fifty women from the landfill area in Papandayan village, this city, are now empowered to gain access to business and livelihood opportunities after completing training on dressmaking and bread and pastry production on December 26, 2021.

Typhoid fever hits villagers in NoCot

Published 20 day(s) ago

COTABATO CITY – Health officials in North Cotabato province have sent a team to help the municipal health office of Pikit town to contain the rising number of typhoid fever cases in one of its remote villages.

Solon: Creation of disaster resilience dep’t needed

Published 20 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -With the reported slow action of the government in addressing the needs of those affected by Typhoon Odette, a senator from Mindanao has urged his fellow legislators to hasten the passage of a law that will create a separate department which will solely focus on disaster response.

Moro advocacy group asserts NoCot gunfight a rubout, not raid

Published 20 day(s) ago

By Jigger Jerusalem Associate Editor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The raid on a warehouse reportedly being used as a hideout by an alleged criminal syndicate involved in motorcycle thefts that left five persons dead and five others wounded in Barangay Gukotan, Pikit town, North Cotabato on Dec. 29, 2021 was a “rubout,” said a leader of a Moro advocacy group Tuesday, Jan. 4.

Gingoog City supports DepEd research program

Published 20 day(s) ago

GINGOOG CITY, Misamis Oriental – The Local Government of Gingoog successfully held the ceremonial Turnover of Research Allowance and Financial Aid to the Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel of the Gingoog City School Division at Manuel Lugod Central School Covered Court.

100 Manolo Fortich youth complete DOLE JobStart full-cycle

Published 20 day(s) ago

MANOLO FORTICH, Bukidnon – Some 100 youths graduated from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-JobStart Philippine Program’s (JSP) second wave implementation hosted by the local government of Manolo Fortich at the municipal gymnasium, here.

NFA-10 ships 6K bags of NFA rice to typhoon-hit region 7

Published 20 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A total of 4,499 bags (in 50 kilograms) of NFA rice from National Food Authority-10 (NFA-10) were shipped to NFA region 7 on Dec 28, 29 and 30, 2021 to replenish the depleted rice buffer stocks of the latter after Super Typhoon Odette devastated its provinces recently.

OTC reaches out to BARMM transport stakeholders, LGUs, line agencies

Published 20 day(s) ago

BASILAN PROVINCE – Top executives from the Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) have met stakeholders of both land and sea transports within the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) while holding coordination meetings with its transport officials to facilitate the region’s transformation of its operators into becoming legal entities and cope with the government’s modernization program.

Former combatants turn to Halal meat production as livelihood

Published 22 day(s) ago

PANTUKAN, DAVAO DE ORO – For decades, these sun-burnt men patrolled the fringes of this hinterland municipality, engaging government forces as they fought for their right to self-determination.

BIFF behind carnap gang in NoCot, PNP exec says

Published 22 day(s) ago

PIKIT, North Cotabato – The carnapping syndicate operating here has the backing of Moro extremists who traded shots with lawmen during the recent law enforcement operation in Barangay Gukotan, a police official said.

NorMin attains 58% herd immunity in 2021: DOH

Published 22 day(s) ago

By Jan Albert Araña AS the ongoing fight against Covid-19 and race to herd immunity continues, northern Mindanao reached 58.12 percent herd immunity as of December 30, the health department said.

Sultan Kudarat cops arrest bogus CIDG agents

Published 22 day(s) ago

By Edwin Fernandez ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat – Police in this province arrested two armed men who posed as agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and suspiciously roaming around neighboring President Quirino town on Friday morning.

Stray bullet, firecracker injure 3 in Bukidnon

Published 22 day(s) ago

THREE persons were injured due to a stray bullet and firecracker blasts on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2022 in Bukidnon, a police official said over the weekend.

Camiguin hailed as 3rd most competitive province in 9th CMCI

Published 22 day(s) ago

CAMIGUIN – Garnering 47.86 total score in the 9th Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI), Camiguin is named the third Most Competitive Province in the country tailing behind Rizal, Region IV-A (first) and Davao del Norte, Region 11 (second), recently.

19 more Lanao del Sur villages now drug-cleared

Published 22 day(s) ago

MARAWI CITY – The government’s massive campaign against illegal drugs is gaining ground in Lanao del Sur province after 19 more barangays were granted a drug-cleared status while another 13 were declared drug-free.

58IB supports 'Bangon VisMin donation' drive

Published 22 day(s) ago

CLAVERIA, Misamis Oriental – The 58th Infantry Dimalulupig Battalion together with its partner stakeholders and family members took part in the Bangon VisMin Typhoon Odette donation drive at Sitio Puyawon, Barangay Mahanob, Gigaquit, Surigao Del Norte, recently

Man in Agusan Norte who beheads daughter charged

Published 25 day(s) ago

By Alexander Lopez BUTUAN CITY – A man was charged with parricide after beheading his minor daughter in Agusan del Norte town.

Zambo City cops alerted vs. new smuggling scheme

Published 25 day(s) ago

By Teofilo Garcia, Jr. ZAMBOANGA CITY – The local police force is now on the lookout for any Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) with heavily tinted windshields that are transporting smuggled goods into this city.

5 killed, 440 motorbikes seized in police raid

Published 25 day(s) ago

By Edwin Fernandez PIKIT, North Cotabato – Police and military authorities have launched a continuing manhunt operation against other members of a carnapping syndicate-cum-private armed group following an encounter here that left five persons dead and five others injured, police reported Thursday, Dec. 30.

Aggie dept turns over P37.7M cash aid to MisOcc rice farmers

Published 25 day(s) ago

TANGUB CITY – The Department of Agriculture-10 (DA-10) turned over Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RFFA) worth P37.7 million to the province of Misamis Occidental to be distributed to more than 7,172 rice farmer-beneficiaries where each can receive P5,000, on December 27.

Gingoog City, DHSUD, ink pact on housing, street lights projects

Published 25 day(s) ago

GINGOOG CITY – The Local Government of Gingoog, Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) alongside the Public Housing and Settlements Division formally held the signing of memorandum of agreement (MOA) to develop Gingoog’s urban capability initiatives.