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6 rookie cops found positive for shabu

BUTUAN CITY — Six rookie policemen still in their PO1 and PO2 ranks were found positive of illegal drugs use after a random drug test. During Police Regional Office 13 command conference here in Butuan City recently, Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Director Senior Supt. Joseph Plaza confirmed that six ...

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Radioman injured as truck hits home

By Nora Sorino and Adelfa Lachica ILIGAN CITY—an Isuzu truck that experienced mechanical malfunction while running along Badeles Street here in the city bump and hit  a road side residential building last August 25 that resulted to injury of the home owner. Police identified the injured as certain Alfonso Peralta, ...

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Blast rocks Sulkud

By ROSE MUNEZA Bureau Chief TACURONG City– A loud explosion occurred at around 7:55 o’clock in the evening last August 23, 2015 at Bo. 2, Barangay EJC Montilla, TacurongCity. Athough no one was hurt on in the incident but it post as a warning to authorities here be alert at ...

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Mayor sustains scholarship program

By TONY A. CAMPUS CARASCAL, Surigao Sur—Mayor Vicente T. Pimentel has sustained this year the implementation of his scholarship program that benefitted the poor and deserving students in this town. The mayor’s scholarship program was implemented four years ago up to this time that already benifitted one hundred fifty scholars. ...

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Armm employees to get performance based bonus

COTABATO CITY — This is something officials and workers of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) are looking up to. More than 30,000 Armm employees are entitled to receive the bonus that mirrors the “upgrading of professionalism and delivery of services” in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Lawyer ...

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68,000 households in Davao region removed from 4Ps

DAVAO CITY — Sixty-eight thousand households in Region 11 have been removed from the PantawidPamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) during the first half of this year, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office on Monday said. Speaking in KapehansaDabaw at SM City, DSWD 11 director Priscilla Razon said ...

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South Upi stops holding horse fights during fiesta

SOUTH UPI, Maguindanao — Horses still took center stage when the town’s parish celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Salvation on Sunday. But unlike in the past celebrations where the Teduray-Lambangian tribe featured stallions in fights with the presence of a mare as “heater”, the contest involving horses has ...

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Fire razes over 100 houses in Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY — More than 100 houses, mostly made from light materials, were razed by fire  that hit a slum area in Barangay Talon-Talon, this city, Monday. Insp. Jasmine Tanog, Tetuan fire substation chief, said the fire broke out around 7:45 a.m. at SitioLaminusa, Logoy Grande, Barangay Talon-Talon, 4.71 kilometers ...

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DMC declares Moresco-1 100% Phl Distribution Code Compliant

MISAMIS ORIENTAL–“The experience felt by the MORESCO-1 workforce was simply overwhelming upon the declaration of the Distribution Management Committee that our Electric Cooperative is 100% PDC compliant…” quip the electric coop’s General Manager Julie Real. To give a brief background to link its importance to the member-consumers and stakeholders, the ...

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