November 21, 2019 - Thursday
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Davao City, Philippines

Mindanao

Peace Economy launched; Paquibato farmers to benefit

DAVAO CITY -- Paquibato farmers will now have a stable avenue for their agricultural produce to stabilize their economy. On Wednesday, the city’s Peace 911 launched Peace Economy, where Paquibato farmers will directly supply NCCC supermarkets’ Helen’s farm. Peace Adviser to the City Mayor Ir ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 17 hours ago

Mindanao

PH, Indonesia agree to improve border security

DAVAO CITY -- The Philippines and Indonesia have agreed to strengthen patrol operations and diplomatic relations relative to border crossing. This was reached during the 38th Republic of the Philippines-Indonesia Border Committee Chairman’s  Conference held in Waterfront Insular Hotel, Lanang on Wednesday. ...

Photo by Gunawan Kartapranata

Ruth Palo | 17 hours ago

Mindanao

PDEA 11 burns P24M in drugs

DAVAO CITY -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-11 on Monday burned some P24 million worth of illegal drugs that have been presented as evidence in cases that had already been decided by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) 11. PDEA 11 director Antonio Rivera told MDM that under Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehen ...

Photo by Harley Palangchao

Ruth Palo | 17 hours ago

Mindanao

Low water pressure to no water in all areas served by Calinan WSS due to power cut

Davao City Water District advises the public of two schedules of low water pressure to no water on November 24 from 12:01 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. and from 7:30 a.m. to 10a.m. in all areas served by Calinan Water Supply System (WSS). Affected areas are Davao-Bukidnon Road (from corner Sampaguita Street to Kabisig Village) ...

MDM | 17 hours ago

Mindanao

Security ready for Pasko Fiesta

DAVAO CITY -- Security forces are ready for the month-long celebration of Pasko Fiesta in the city. Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) head Angel Sumagaysay said all forces are now coordinating with each other for the security measures that will be implemented during the entire event. “We ...

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Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 1 day ago

Mindanao

DOJ-PPA aims for 1M cc in bloodletting drive

DAVAO CITY -- The Department of Justice-Parole and Probation Administration (DOJ-PPA) is aiming to produce one million cubic centimeters of blood in its simultaneous nationwide bloodletting activity on December 11, 2019. Speaking to reporters in last Monday’s Kapehan sa Dabaw, DOJ-PPA Region 11 director Benjamin ...

BLOODLETTING. A file photo shows teachers from the Department of Education Cotabato Division donating blood to the Philippine Red Cross during the l ...

Ruth Palo | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Classes suspended due to magnitude 5.9 quake

COTABATO CITY -- Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi here has ordered Tuesday the suspension of classes in all levels, both public and private, following the magnitude 5.9 quake on Monday night that hit parts of Mindanao. The epicenter of the 9:22 p.m. quake, which was tectonic in origin, was traced ...

MEAGER BREAKFAST. A father and his son eats heated canned goods for breakfast at one of the 11 evacuation centers for earthquake victims in Makilala, ...

PNA | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Kin still crying for justice for Ampatuan massacre victims

MASSACRE SITE, Ampatuan, Maguindanao (MindaNews) – Every year for the past 10 years, the families of the victims of the country’s worst election-related violence and the world’s deadliest single attack against media workers would come here to dramatically press their demand for justice. As had been th ...

ONE DECADE. File photo shows a police investigator standing near a shallow grave where the bodies of victims of the Ampatuan massacre were found on No ...

MindaNews | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Soldier jailed for indiscriminate firing

DAVAO CITY -- A 27-year-old soldier was arrested after police received complaints that he fired a gun in Purok 2, Barangay Canatan, Asuncion in Davao del Norte early this week. Philippine Army Private Renante Dela Rama Gonzales, assigned in the Artillery Regiment of the 10th Infantry Division, was arrested by the Mobil ...

Photo courtesy of 10th Infantry Division

Ruth Palo | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Military condemns NPA for using minors

DAVAO CITY -- The Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) on Tuesday condemned the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) for using minors following the surrender of a 16-year-old to the authorities at Malaybalay City, Bukidnon on November 16, 2019. In a statement, Eastmincom commander Lieut ...

Photo courtesy of 67th Infantry Division

Ruth Palo | 1 day ago