September 23, 2019 - Monday
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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

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

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

Mindanao

Davao City intensifies drive against polio

A mother watches as a health worker administers a polio vaccine during an anti-polio campai ...

ANTI-POLIO DRIVE. Health Secretary Francisco Duque administers a polio vaccine during an anti-polio campaign in Manila on Friday September 20, 2019. T ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 2 days ago

Mindanao

P300K reward for suspects in rape-slay of 4-year-old girl

DAVAO CITY -- The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) has announced a P300,000 reward for information against six persons who allegedly raped and killed a four-year-old girl on August 29 in Paquibato District in this city. DCPO chief Police Colonel Alexander Tagum confirmed to the Mirror that Mayor Sara Duterte will give a ...

Ruth Palo | 2 days ago

Mindanao

PRO 11 sets tracker teams to run after GCTA grantees

DAVAO CITY -- The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 has ordered the deployment of tracker teams in all of its police units to arrest all heinous crime convicts released under Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law who failed to surrender after the 15-day ultimatum given by President Rodrigo Duterte ended yesterday. Speak ...

Ruth Palo | 3 days ago

Mindanao

New x-ray machine installed at Davao airport cargo area

DAVAO CITY -- A new cargo x-ray machine has been installed at the cargo unit of the  Davao International Airport (DIA) to provide better services. Bureau of Customs Port of Davao district collector Erastus Sandino Austria said the new x-ray machine, which brings to five the total number at the DIA, will be used to ...

Ruth Palo | 3 days ago

Mindanao

Quarantine inspection set up vs entry of ASF

DAVAO CITY -- The city government is putting up quarantine inspection in all entry and exit points to prevent the entry and spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) and protect the hog industry in the city. Dr. Cerelyn Pinili, head of City Veterinarian Office (CVO), said her office has coordinated with Task Force Davao to put up the quarant ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 3 days ago

Mindanao

Charges set vs Kapa manager, 8 others

DAVAO CITY -- A complaint of syndicated estafa and violation of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Regulation Code was scheduled to be filed on Thursday afternoon by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) 11 against the manager of Kapa Ministry International Incorporated-Digos City chapter in Davao del Sur and seven ot ...

GOTCHA. Davao del Sur Provincial Board member Arvin “Jun Blanco” Malaza during his arrest with eight others in Digos, Davao del Sur on Wednesday. ...

Ruth Palo | 3 days ago