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Short circuit sparked fire in Davao city

DAVAO City — Around 200 houses were razed in a massive fire that hit Purok 4, Isla Verde, Barangay 23-C in Davao City on Wednesday and displaced hundreds of families. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), after investigation, placed the cost of damaged properties to more than P1 million. The ...

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Filariasis vaccination goes to the hinterlands

DAVAO City — City health personnel are trekking the hinterlands to tract any case of filariasis, which has been declared controlled in the city. The move was preemptive, to prevent its occurrence, the Department of Health said. “The City Health Office does not stop on their campaign against filariasis, they ...

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Iligan city assessor’s office airs concerns on personnel

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief .  Iligan City — The City Assessor’s Office here has aired one of its principal concerns in the pursuit of its duties and responbilities. Ma. Elena Rodora A. Jimena, head of the department said many of the personnel of her office are due ...

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Group pushes for strict rules on surfing lessons

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent .  A surfing association for professionals based in Siargao Island is pushing for a strict implementation on the municipal ordinance on surfing that covers surfing lessons and instructors in the town of General Luna town in Siargao Island. On August of 2018, the municipal council ...

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Davao Region police handicapped to track down online scammers

DAVAO City — The Police Regional Office 11 admitted it has difficulty in tracking down suspects behind social media scams using names of some individuals to get money. Chief Insp. Jason Baria, PRO-11 spokesperson said, they have difficulty in pointing out the identity of their suspects behind social media scams ...

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Progressive solons hit anti-left campaign

DAVAO City — Progressive lawmakers blasted the reported sightings of tarpaulin materials in what appear to be a calculated “smearing campaign” against left-leaning party-list groups. Anti-left campaign materials were sighted hanging at major public centers in Davao City, urging the public not to vote party-list-groups: ACT Teachers, Anakpawis, Bayan Muna, ...

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Hot firearms yielded in Datu Salibo

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief .  CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Thirteen high-powered loose firearms were handed-over to the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion by the local government of Datu Salibo, Maguindanao recently. The firearms were turned over in a ceremony during the Muncipal Peace and Order Council (MPOC) ...

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Iligan city has new police chief

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent .  Iligan City — This city has a new city police director. Senior Supt. Michael Pareja replaced Senior Supt. Rene Solidarios last Friday in a turn over ceremony in Barangay Tipanoy, according to Chief Insp. Allan Abalde. The latter, ...

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Military discover arm cache in Datu Piang

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief .  CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Troops of 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion discovered an arm cache during the conduct of combat clearing operation in Brgy Buayan, Datu Piang, Maguindanao last Thursday at around 7:30 am. Recovered firearms that placed inside the vacant comfort ...

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