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PDEA 10 scores big, shutdowns drug dens

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent A series of operations by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA 10) and the local police were held which led to the dismantling of several drug dens in different barangays in Tangub City, on Monday. In a press statement, PDEA 10 Regional Director Wilkins M. Villanueva ...

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‘Insulted’

By Shiela Mae Butlig, Correspondent THE SON of the late Tagoloan Mayor Paulino Emano, Paul Richard Emano, has cried foul and said he felt insulted by the decision of his cousin, Board Member Heckert Emano, of not choosing him to run as town mayor –– to replace his dead father. ...

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DSWD 10: Rice relief for drought-hit areas now available

SOME 57,729 bags of rice are still available at the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office X which are ready to be distributed to the El Niño affected communities in Northern Mindanao should local government units need resource augmentation from the Department to respond to the El Niño-affected ...

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Baungon folk complain over lack of potable water

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Residents of the Baungon in Bukidnon have raised complaints over the lack of potable water supplied within the municipality despite the fact that the town has been the source of bulk water for Cagayan de Oro City and nearby towns. Atty. Ernie Palanan, acting-Agusan del Norte ...

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Regencia jail transfer planned anew

By Nora Soriño, Correspondent ILIGAN City — A lawyer of detained mayor Celso Regencia revealed over the weekend that there is an attempt to have the embattled mayor pulled out of the Bureau of Jail Management at Tipanoy, this city, anew. Voltaire Rovira, a lawyer for the mayor said this ...

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Caraga reports 75% rise in AIDS cases

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN CITY- Department of Health regional office has reported a 75% increase in the first quarter of this year particularly in the month of January as compared to same period last year affecting majority males with about 232 males already affected with only 15 females officially ...

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Energy board renews power deals with Therma Marine, Mindanao coops

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced approval of extended power supply deals to AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Marine, Inc. (TMI) and four Mindanao electric cooperatives (ECs). This will provide cost-effective and reliable power to the growing Mindanao grid in the next three years. In separate approvals, the ERC has cleared TMI’s ...

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