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Mindanao

Three more arrested for selling overpriced alcohol, sanitizers

DAVAO CITY — The authorities arrested three persons for selling overpriced medical supplies in two entrapment operations in this city this week. Davao City Police Office (DCPO) spokesperson Captain Rose Aguilar identified one of the suspects as Prince Samama Caracol, 25, a resident of Emerald Street, Ecoland, Pha ...

Ruth Palo | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

2 COVID-19 patients recover in Marawi

ILIGAN CITY – Two patients who tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and confined at the Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City have fully recovered from the illness. Zia Alonto Adiong, Parliament Member of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said the tw ...

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MindaNews | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

GenSan to open isolation facility for COVID-19 patients

GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- An isolation facility for 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients will open soon at the city government-run Dr. Jorge P. Royeca Hospital (DJPRH). Dr. Ryan Aplicador, DJPRH chief, said Friday the preparations are ongoing for the opening of the “COVID Center,” w ...

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MindaNews | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

Sara reiterates call: ‘Don’t panic’

DAVAO CITY — Mayor Sara Duterte on Friday reiterated her call to the public to stay calm and avoid resorting to panic buying as the city transitions from community quarantine (CQ) to Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) at 9 p.m. today, Saturday (April 4). In her regular interview with city-owned Davao City Disast ...

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Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

Sarangani towns to get P1M each to fight coronavirus pandemic

GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- The provincial government of Sarangani is set to release some P1 million each to its seven municipalities to help them better combat the spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon said the funds will be utilized to augment the ...

Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon. PIA

MindaNews | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

Davao Region records 8 more COVID-19 cases

DAVAO CITY – The Department of Health (DOH)-Region 11 recorded eight new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing to 69 the total number of cases in the area as of April 2. In a report, DOH-11 said Davao City had 57 cases, Davao del Norte six, Davao del Sur two, Davao ...

SIx-cock derby announcement on tarpaulin outside the New Davao Matina Gallera says prize pot is 26 million pesos, 17 million for the champion. MindaaN ...

MindaNews | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

Go welcomes plan to start mass testing for PUIs, PUMs

DAVAO CITY — Senator Christopher Lawrence Go on Friday welcomed government’s plan to initiate mass testing for Persons Under Investigation and Persons Under Monitoring in its bid to combat the further spread of COVID-19 in the country.  “Maganda itong balita dahil sunud-sunod na ang hakbang natin ...

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Ruth Palo | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

DCPO vows to protect COVID-19 frontliners

DAVAO CITY — The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) will be deploying personnel to all identified facilities being used as temporary shelter for healthcare workers following the two separate incidents of violent attacks in Cebu City and Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat. DCPO spokesperson Captain Rose Aguilar told the Mirror ...

ON GUARD. A soldier stands guard at Bankerohan Public Market in Davao City to make sure market goers follow social distancing rules. Police have vowed ...

Ruth Palo | 16 hours ago

Mindanao

o recommends grant of one-time ‘Bayanihan’ Financial Assistance to LGUs to help constituents amid COVID-19 crisis

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go appealed to the Executive Department on Thursday, April 2, to grant a one-time ‘Bayanihan’ financial assistance to cities and municipalities to help them respond to the needs of their constituents while the country is addressing the COVID-19 health emergency and the socioeconomic imp ...

MDM | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Zambo Sur town buys, sells farm products amid COVID-19 crisis

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur -- The municipality of Labangan town has launched a mobile market to help the farmers sell their produce to earn a living amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. Labangan Mayor Eduardo Relacion said Wednesday the municipal government buys the farmer&rsqu ...

MOBILE MARKET. The municipal government of Labangan in Zamboanga del Sur has launched a mobile market to provide the farmers the outlet to sell their ...

PNA | 1 day ago