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Zamboanga child refugees cry for help

April 15, 2014 8:18 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: The recent military offensive against New People’s Army in Davao del Norte has uprooted more than 1,000 people, who are now living in temporary shelters in Davao City. Denied of nutrition, clean drinking water and medical assistance, these … Read more »

Funds for Maguindanao livelihood projects released

April 15, 2014 8:17 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Maguindanao’s South Upi town will start implementing various projects under its priority programs following the release of more than P25 million to the municipal government. Engineer Renato Sarikit, South Upi’s municipal planning and development coordinator, said P10.9 will … Read more »

Local Calvary braces for thousands of devotees

April 15, 2014 8:16 pm

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya: The passion, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ come alive again this Holy Week at the scenic Bangan Hill here – the favorite destination of Catholic devotees. Overlooking the capital town, Bangan Hill—or “Mount Calvary” as residents … Read more »

Baguio City ready for Holy Week

April 15, 2014 8:15 pm

BAGUIO CITY: The country’s summer capital is all set for the influx of visitors for the Holy Week and the rest of the summer season. City Tourism Officer Benedicto Alhambra said April is the month when the number of Baguio … Read more »

Marijuana farms in Benguet destroyed

April 15, 2014 8:15 pm

COMBINED elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police destroyed P14.7 million worth of marijuana during the three-day operation dubbed as “Golden Green Bush” in Benguet last week. Authorities destroyed 69,250 marijuana plants, 2,000 seedlings, … Read more »

PhilMech conducts prototype testing of compact cornmill

April 15, 2014 8:14 pm

The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) is currently conducting the prototype testing of a compact cornmill that can be easily transported and has a milling efficiency better to some units that are imported. PhilMech Executive Director Rex … Read more »

DOLE HELPS FLORIDA BUS DRIVERS, CONDUCTORS

April 15, 2014 8:14 pm

THE Department of Labor and Employment will give 50 Nego-Karts worth P500, 000 to more than 30 bus drivers and conductors of the suspended bus transport company, GV Florida Bus Transport on May 1. Region 2 director Sixto Rodriguez Jr. … Read more »

PMA CADETS VISIT EASTERN MINDANAO COMMAND

April 15, 2014 8:14 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: More than 200 cadets, support staff and faculty members of the Philippine Military Academy visited the Eastern Mindanao Command in Davao City, an army spokesman said on Tuesday. Capt. Alberto Caber said the visit is part of the … Read more »

NPA CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR RAID IN DAVAO OCCIDENTAL

April 15, 2014 8:13 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: The New People’s Army (NPA) claimed responsibility over the raid on the house of a town mayor in Davao Occidental on April 13. NPA spokesperson Ka Efren Aksasato said rebel forces under Alex Ababa Command stormed the house … Read more »

MAGUINDANAO TO BUILD P200M SPORTS COMPLEX

April 15, 2014 8:13 pm

MAGUINDANAO: A P200-million sports complex will be constructed in this province to promote sports and healthy lifestyle to residents here. Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu said the fund for the complex will come from the P2-billion Omnibus Loan approved recently … Read more »