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Mindanao

Bukidnon tallies 54 COVID-19 cases

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews) – Bukidnon province has recorded 54 confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of 4 p.m. Sunday, July 12, as eight more persons tested positive for the virus, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) said. The PHO said all new cases were &ldqu ...

The Northern Mindanao Wellness and Reintegration Center in Malaybalay City, which caters to drug dependents, now serves as a quarantine facility for r ...

MindaNews | 6 hours ago

Mindanao

Sara nixes recommendation to put Davao City back to GCQ

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews) — Davao City has been recommended to be reverted to the stricter general community quarantine (GCQ) status from the less restrictive modified GCQ (MGCQ) as the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) soared when the city was placed under the latter, said Mayor Sara Duterte, who ...

Residents pass through a disinfection booth on Monday ( 29 June 2020) before entering Barangay 23-C, one of the high-risk villages in Davao City due t ...

MindaNews | 6 hours ago

Mindanao

DA sets culling as ASF hits NoCot town

COTABATO CITY – Three villages in North Cotabato have recorded cases of the African swine fever (ASF) after processed meat products were reportedly brought in one of the villages in Magpet town. Department of Agriculture in Region 12 (DA-12) Director Arlan Mangelen said the AS ...

File photo courtesy of the Department of Agriculture Facebook Page.

PNA | 6 hours ago

Mindanao

2 caught for ‘sabong’

DAVAO CITY - Two persons were caught on Sunday by operatives of Philippine National Police for engaging in illegal cockfighting or ‘sabong’ at Barangay Communal. Arrested were Jason Paraiso, 22 years old, vendor and  Gemar Surbano Carbonel, 32 ye ...

PNP identified the violators as Jason Paraiso, 22 years old, vendor and Gemar Surbano Carbonel, 32 years, laborer. PHOTOS COURTESY OF BUHANGIN POLICE ...

MDM | 13 hours ago

Mindanao

OWWA XI assists 3,486 repatriated OFWs

DAVAO CITY (PIA) -- As the lead government agency tasked to promote and protect the welfare and well-being of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration–Regional Welfare Office XI (OWWA-RWO XI) continues to provide assistance to repatriated OFWs upon arrival at the Davao Inter ...

(UPPER LEFT) OWWA counter at the arrival area of the Davao International Airport. (UPPER RIGHT)Seafarers arriving at the Cagayan de Oro pier from Mani ...

PIA | 14 hours ago

Mindanao

Newly-appointed ASec will handle Bangsamoro projects for MinDA

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews) —  Former three-term mayor Mayor Cherrylyn Santos-Akbar of Isabela City, Basilan,  newly-appointed Assistant Secretary, has been detailed at the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) where she has been tasked by Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to “handle the Bangsamor ...

ASec Cherrylyn Santos-Akbar will focus on the development programs in Taraka, Lanao del Sur, one of MinDA’s flagship efforts for the Bangsamoro Auto ...

MindaNews | 15 hours ago

Mindanao

EU pours fresh P3.4-B grant for Mindanao projects

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews) – The European Union (EU) has poured a combined grant of 60.5 million euros (around P3.4 billion) for peace and development projects in Mindanao, with focus on the fledgling Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III announced on Sunday. In a statemen ...

Children feast on ice cream distributed freely in Pidsandawan, Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said he recently signed ...

MindaNews | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Caraga logs 14 new Covid-19 cases

BUTUAN CITY – The Department of Health in Caraga Region (DOH-13) on Saturday evening reported 14 new confirmed coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) cases. The number increased Caraga’s Covid-19 infections to 190 with 90 recoveries and zero death as of July 11. The DOH-13 said 39 of the 174 individuals ...

Eight of the new cases are locally stranded individuals (LSIs) while six are returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs). PHOTO COURTESY OF PNA

PNA | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Another Sarangani court orders arrest of Kapa execs

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Another court in Sarangani province has ordered the arrest of Kapa Community Ministry International Inc. founder Pastor Joel Apolinario and his top associates for syndicated estafa. Lawyer Regner Peneza, head of the National Bureau of Investigation-Sarangani district office, said t ...

PNA | 1 day ago

Mindanao

DOLE-12 hands over starter kits to NoCot workers

ARAKAN, North Cotabato – More than 100 marginalized workers from three villages here were beneficiaries of some PHP2-million worth of livelihood kits from the Department of Labor and Employment Region 12 (DOLE-12) on Friday. The workers, mostly earning wages only during planting and harvest season at cr ...

At least 122 worker-beneficiaries of livelihood starter kits from the Department of Labor and Employment-Region 12 in Arakan, North Cotabato took time ...

PNA | 1 day ago