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Mindanao

DPWH begins road widening projects in Koronadal City

MANILA -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Friday announced the start of two widening projects worth P33 million in Koronadal City, South Cotabato. According to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, the projects aim to facilitate improvement of economic activities in the city by solving t ...

To ensure public safety and promote faster mobility, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) began construction works on expanding vital hi ...

PNA | 9 hours ago

The Nation

PSA intensifying PhilSys drive

DAVAO CITY -- The Philippine Statistics Office (PSA) is intensifying its information drive to ensure that all Filipinos living are registered in the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) by July next year. Speaking to reporters during Kapehan on Friday, PSA Davao Region officer-in-charge Pepito Amoyen said the pilot testing for th ...

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a copy of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act after signing it during a ceremony at Malacañan Pala ...

Ruth Palo | 9 hours ago

Mindanao

Troops discover Dawlah Islamiya hideout in Lanao

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Troops pursuing remnants of the Islamic State-linked Dawlah Islamiya have discovered a hideout of the terror group in the hinterlands of Lanao del Sur, military officials said Friday. Major  General Roberto Ancan, the Army’s 1st Infantry Division commander, said the hideout was discovered w ...

ABANDONED HIDEOUT. A soldier stands guard at the hideout of the Dawlah Islamiya that was discovered while troops were in pursuit of the terror group ...

PNA | 9 hours ago

Mindanao

Inspection cubicles for Muslim women slammed

Muslim women pose for a photograph following the congregational prayer on Eid al-Adha (Feas ...

CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUE. A lawyer and Sharia Professor has raised concern over a City Council resolution recommending the installation of curtain-type in ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 9 hours ago

The Nation

Go thanks doctors for their service, cites Duterte as ‘Malasakit’ inspiration

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go thanked doctors who have always heeded the call to serve the sick, most especially the poor and indigent Filipino children, during the Strategic Planning Workshop and Leadership Meeting of the Pediatric Oncology Leaders in the Asia Pacific Region on Friday. Attended by international delegates from all ov ...

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go delivers his speech during the Strategic Planning Workshop and Leadership Meeting of the Pediatric Oncology Leaders in ...

MDM | 10 hours ago

News

Go vows further help for OFW he helped recover from coma

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go checked on the condition of Aljohn Andrade, an overseas Filipino worker who is undergoing therapy after falling into a coma for six months, when the Senator visited Kalibo, Aklan, on Thursday, September 19. Go has been helping defray the expenses for hospitalization and therapy sessio ...

Aljohn Andrade gives the thumbs up as Senator Christopher Lawrence Go checks on him during a visit to Kalibo, Aklan on Thursday.

MDM | 1 day ago

The Nation

PDEA 11 launches drug- free workplace program

DAVAO CITY -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement (PDEA) 11 on Friday launched an advocacy program dubbed “Oplan Kalasag” which promotes and implements a drug-free workplace in business establishments in the city. PDEA 11 director Antonio Rivera, who led the launch at the University of the I ...

MDM | 1 day ago

Mindanao

LGen Noel Clement is next AFP chief of staff

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews)— An Army general who has earned his stars fighting the communist-led New People’s Army has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as the next Armed Forces Chief of Staff. LGen Noel Clement, commander of the AFP Central Command based in Cebu, bested se ...

MindaNews | 1 day ago

On The Wall

On to the next one: Bigger things in mind for Dr. Bo Puentespina

His desire to make a positive change in the world and his experience in veterinary medicine opened his eyes to one of the primary problems faced by the country today: poor waste management. A waste-free Philippines. That’s the ultimate goal for Roberto ‘Dr. Bo’ Puentespina Jr., DVM and his ...

SHOW OFF. Dr. Bo Puentespina shows off one of Malagos Garden Resort's birds to guests who came to see his last show on August 25, 2019. Story on Pages ...

Daniel Joaquin | 1 day ago

News

PRO 11 awaits manhunt order vs freed convicts

DAVAO CITY -- The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 is awaiting directives from the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the manhunt operations against convicts freed under the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCA) law who failed to surrender on September 19, the deadline of President Rodrigo Duterte’s 15-day ultimatum ...

Ruth Palo | 1 day ago