Saturday, February 27, 2021
 

Antonio P. Rimando

Backriding ban in South economic bane – Piñol

KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato: The chairman of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) has appealed to the national government to stop enforcing its motorcycle No-backride policy in southern...

Zambo Sur farmers get P100-M farm machinery

PAGADIAN CITY: Close to P100 million worth of farm machinery was allocated to some 50 cooperative associations from 19 municipalities in Zamboanga del Sur...

Unicef wants special kids prioritized

ZAMBOANGA CITY: The United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) and the Early Child Care and Development (ECCD) Council Secretariat and members said there is a...

Work starts on new P15-B Zamboanga airport

ZAMBOANGA CITY: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has begun working on the P15-billion Zamboanga International Airport (ZIA) at the eastern coastal...

Indigenous People’ s rights protected

SIRAWAI, Zamboanga del Norte: For the past two decades, the indigenous people (IP), were considered as the country’s most vulnerable and marginal groups that...

Region 9 tribes back anti-terrorism act

DIPOLOG CITY: Various Subanen tribal leaders in Zamboanga del Norte (ZdN) and other Subanen organizations in Zamboanga Peninsula have reiterated their intensified all-out cooperation...

Low reading comprehension impacts PH education quality

A secondary school teacher in Zamboanga City noted that during the 2019 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Philippines, among 79 participating countries,...

Educator stresses significance of Mathematics in a student’s life

A female teacher who is an experienced and expert in teaching Mathematics — a learning area which incidentally is not the favorite of many...

BARMM vows to boost tourism

COTABATO CITY: The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has pledged to deliver economic gains for the region to attain socioeconomic growth and...

Top blood-donor Barangay in Zamboanga City honored

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Ten barangay (villages) in this city were recently awarded plaques of recognition by the City Blood Council (CBC) in coordination with the...

Jeremy Lin cries foul over ‘coronavirus’ slur

SAN FRANCISCO: Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Golden State coach...

House panel suspends PDEA-PNP shootout probe

THE House Committee on Dangerous Drugs will “temporarily suspend” its investigation into the shootout incident between the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine...

Govt scraps mandatory Covid-19 testing for travelers

MALACANANG on Saturday announced that it was no longer mandatory for travelers to undergo coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing and quarantine. This, after the Inter-Agency...

Duterte signs law creating coco levy trust fund

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill creating a trust fund for the country’s coconut farmers. Duterte signed on February 26 Republic Act...

Duterte makes Nov. 2, Dec. 24 and 31 ‘special working holidays’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has amended the list of holidays for 2021, declaring three special working days as part of efforts to minimize work disruption...