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Iligan officials run under admin party

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan  City — The party of incumbent city mayor Celso Regencia will be running under the PDP-Laban. This was confirmed by City Information Officer Jose Pantoja yesterday. Collectively called ‘Gareve,’ stands for Leony Roy Ga, Regencia, and Jemar Vera Cruz who are ...

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Increased income from fines on smoking, liquor ban projected

DAVAO City — The city government’s Vices Regulation Unit (VRU) said around five-million peso increase in revenue is expected to be collected by the end of this year due to violations to the anti-smoking ordinance and liquor ban here. From an average of P1 million a year, Ashley Lopez, head ...

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ANHS, Sped over-all champs in Butuan’s school division presscon

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — Agusan National High School (ANHS) and the Butuan City Special Education (Sped) here were both crowned as the over all-champion in the secondary and elementary rankings at the recently concluded Butuan’s Division School Press Conference. Butuan City School Paper Advisers Association, ...

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Troops encounter Reds in Agusan del Sur

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . GOVERNMENT troops encountered at least 15 suspected New People’s Army guerrillas in Barangay Valentina, Esperanza town in Agusan del Sur recently. The troops of 23rd Infantry Battalion responded to the reports of concerned civilian residents regarding the presence of Maoist rebels in their barangay at ...

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OPAPB urges civil society; Read Bangsamoro Organic Law

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process has urged members of civil society to go over the Bangsamoro Organic Law in its entirety as this will be the key in developing a better appreciation of the landmark measure. ...

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NIA-10: Water firm not the cause of low rice yield in Baungon town

Despite the claim that rice production in the municipality of Baungon, Bukidnon has decreased due to the siphoning of water of the town’s irrigation canal by a bulk water supplier, there was actually an increase in land converted to rice farm, a National Irrigation Administration-10 (NIA-10) official said. Engr. Kienzel ...

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Government troops recover improvised bombs in Maguindanao

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Government troops have safely recovered two improvised explosive devices in separate locations in Maguindanao. The first bomb was recovered by the troops of Bravo Company of 90th Infantry Battalion and Guindulungan Municipal Police in Sitio Pansol, Barangay ...

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