Turtle hatchlings released to sea in Noveleta, Cavite

Credit to Author: Dennis Abrina| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:23:47 +0000

NOVELETA, Cavite: The Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (Menro) here has released 58 turtle hatchlings to the sea from Sitio Longbeach, Barangay San Rafael 4 on December 24. Ed Chavez, head of Noveleta Menro, led the release of the turtle hatchlings with Cavite First District Board Member Davey Chua and Arriane Mugol from the […]

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BARMM towns receive P25M each for new municipal halls

Credit to Author: Asangan T. Madale| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:22:25 +0000

COTABATO CITY: Five municipalities in the Bangsamoro region each received a P25-million financing and capacity-building fund from the Bangsamoro Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MILG). Together with five mayors, MILG Minister Naguib Sinarimbo signed on Saturday memoranda of agreements for the implementation of the two-story municipal government centers. The municipalities of Sultan Dumalondong, Butig, […]

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Private firms called for alleged IP violations

Credit to Author: Dexter A. See| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:20:48 +0000

BAGUIO CITY: Newly installed National Commission on Indigenous Peoples–Cordillera Administrative Region (NCIP–CAR) Regional Director Marlon Bosantog issued six show-cause orders to different companies in Benguet because of nonpayment of royalties to their host Indigenous-People (IP) communities. These companies include mining sector’s Benguet Corp., Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corp. and Itogon Suyoc Resources Inc., a subsidiary of […]

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DILG holds Olongapo police liable for health protocol violation

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:17:17 +0000

THE Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) assured on Saturday the police, who organized a gathering in Olongapo City, would face charges over alleged violations of health protocols. According to DILG spokesman and Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya, Cpl. Randy Baltero would be held liable for violating the protocols of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the […]

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Baguio-bound buses, vans to resume after Christmas

Credit to Author: Gaby B. Keith| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:16:20 +0000

BAGUIO CITY: The operation of provincial buses and vans are expected to resume after Christmas or until operators are ready, said Mayor Benjamin Magalong. He said all the required inspections of the vehicles that will be allowed to ply the approved routes should have been completed by the Cordillera’s Office of the Land Transportation Franchising […]

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Bong Go’s team distributes gifts to patient watchers in SPMC

Credit to Author: Ruth Palo| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:15:02 +0000

DAVAO CITY: Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go’s staff visited Balay Pahulayan, a temporary resting area for patients’ watchers at the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) here on December 24. This is not the first time that Go provided aid to patients, their watchers and the hospital workers in Balay Pahulayan during the Christmas season. While […]

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Six muslim rebels surrender in Marawi

Credit to Author: Asangan T. Madale| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:14:25 +0000

KAMPO RANAO, Marawi City: Six members of the Dawlah Islamiya terrorist group surrendered in Lanao del Sur recently. Maj. Gen. Generroso Ponio, commanding general of the First Infantry (Tabak) Division said the campaign against terrorism also relies on the cooperation and development of the local government units, datus, ulamas (religious leaders) and residents. “We can […]

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Zamboanga City Council offers medical scholarships to poor students

Credit to Author: Antonio P. Rimando| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 17:13:46 +0000

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Starting next school year, the city council here has proposed to support indigent students, who wish to pursue a medical degree at the Ateneo de Zamboanga School of Medicine. Councilor Vincent Paul Elago, who sponsored the resolution, explained that the recipient scholars, once they become full-time physicians, will be required to serve at […]

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USAid invests P3B for TB program

Credit to Author: Jerry Hernandez| Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 17:01:13 +0000

THE United States Agency for International Development (USAid) is investing more than P3 billion to support the National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program and help the Department of Health (DoH) reduce the number of TB cases until 2022. The investment is under the USAid TB Platforms Project (USAid TB Platforms) aimed at assisting local government units […]

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Gunmen attack Zambo checkpoint, cop wounded

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 16:55:38 +0000

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Security forces were pursuing Monday two motorcycle gunmen who shot and wounded a policeman manning a checkpoint in the city. The gunmen stopped at a checkpoint in Curuan village late Sunday and shot one of two policemen, sparking a brief gunfight, according to Capt. Marvin Baclayo, the police station commander in the area. […]

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