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30 candidates vie for Nutrition Queen crown in Valencia City

VALENCIA City– The city government has culminated the nutrition month celebration with beauty and elegance as it held the search for Nutrition Queen 2015 in the city. It was learned thirty lovely candidates joined the search that made the activity worth to be witnessed by the local folks. The activity ...

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Norcot gov’t supports child rights, protection

KIDAPAWAN City– The provincial government of North Cotabato is focusing its attention and energy in upholding the rights of children and their protection, officials said on Friday. This after a three-day Pre-Summit Facilitators’ Training and Workshop for Child and Youth Code — spearheaded by the Committee on Revisiting the Child ...

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Rebel returnees receive aid from gov’t program

TAGUM City– Thirty rebel returnees recently received monetary assistance through the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) of the government. The former members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were given a total of P65 thousand  cash assistance to build their livelihood as they start a new life. In his message, ...

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Tagum holds forum on peace, security

TAGUM City– The city government here conducted the Enhanced Genuine Peace and Security Forum II on Tuesday, aiming to attain genuine peace and security in the city. The forum is a venue for the stakeholders to realistically assess the peace situation in the city by recognizing the problems that are ...

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MGB 12 steps up drive on disasters prevention

By ALLEN V. ESTABILLO GENERAL SANTOS City– The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) in Region 12 has stepped up its awareness campaign on various geohazards as it moves to prevent the occurrence of possible major disasters in the area in wake of the continuing rainy season. Constancio Paye Jr., MGB ...

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Mayor Huervas meets media in Bukidnon

  By BING TENORIO Bureau Chief VALENCIA City, Bukidnon– Mayor   Azucena P. Huervas has meet the print and broadcast media practitioners’ in the province during her  monthly activity scheduled last August 3, 2015. The chief executive’s meeting with the press was geared to discuss matters pertaining her administration and to ...

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One killed, one wounded in Tacurong shooting incident

By ROSE MUNEZA Bureau Chief TACURONG City—A shooting incident  transpired last August 5, 2015 here at Purok Imelda, Barangay San Pablo that resulted to the death  of a person and wounding another one. Police identified the fatalities as certain Randy Lorenzana, 32 years old, married and a resident of Barangay ...

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Davao City Council to probe lumads in Haran evac center

DAVAO CITY — The Davao City Council will probe into the case of some 700 lumads who were allegedly displaced by military presence in their communities in Talaingod and Kapa-long in Davao del Norte and San Fernando, Bukid-non. A joint committee hearing will be conducted between members of the indigenous ...

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