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Police holds manhunt vs 2 Norcot massacre suspects

KABACAN, North Cotabato–Police authorities are now hunting down two men who massacred a family of three in a far- flung farming village here Sunday. Police Supt. Bernard Tayong said residents of Barangay Aringay, Kabacan, NorthCotabato were awakened by a 5 a.m. “unusual event” happening inside the house of Roger Garcia, ...

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Rufus bill creating add’l RTC court in Misor gains nod in Senate Committee on Justice, Human Rights

Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, chaired by Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel, Jr. finds House Bill 1980 filed by Cong. Rufus B. Rodriguez, of Cagayan de Oro second district,  entitled “An  act creating  additional branch  of the Regional Trial Court of the Tenth  Judicial Region to be stationed at ...

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Sulkudgov implements strict monitoring vs entry of fake rice

Sultan Kudarat Governor Datu Suharto Mangudadatu said local officials are now strictly monitoring possible entry of fake rice in their home province. ”We already had a meeting to strictly monitor the fake rice,” the governor, who came to Iloilo City to meet  Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. Monday morning. He said ...

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ARMM cops implement taping of gun muzzles head of Eid al-Fitr

MAGUINDANAO– Police authorities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have started covering their guns with masking tapes to prevent indiscriminate firing when the fasting month of Ramadan ends on Friday. Chief Supt. Ronald Estilles, police regional director of Police Regional Office (PRO-ARMM), has ordered the gun muzzle taping ...

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Col. Gapay visits wounded soldiers in Iligan ospital

By FRANK DOSDOS AND SITA ASEQUIA Correspondents ILIGAN City– Col. Gilbert Gapay visited his wounded men who were confined in a hospital in the city after they incountered an ambush  that resulted  them got wounded and injuires early morning the other day along the highway at Pantar, west of Lanao del ...

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PZCCFI awards top taxpayers

PAGADIAN CITY — Six top taxpayers coming from the sole proprietorship and corporation categories have been recognized during the “2015 Business Night” hosted on Saturday by the Pagadian City-Zamboanga del Sur Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation, Inc. (PZCCFI) at Chandler Suites this city. The awardees were EdmarioRevelo, Thelma Yu-Udtohan, ...

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Environmentalist oppose aerial spraying in Socot

KORONADAL CITY — Local officials, environmentalists and residents on Monday protested in Surallah airport to prevent the continuation of aerial spray of a multi-national banana firm. Led by local officials, Church leaders and members of “SurallahAyawsa Aerial Spraying Movement” (SAASM), the protesters expressed opposition to aerial spray due to health ...

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Creation of National Cacao Council pushed

DAVAO CITY — The Cacao Industry Development Authority of Mindanao Inc. (Cidami) is pushing for the creation of a National Cacao Council that will oversee the growth of the industry. Cidami executive vice president Valente Turtur, speaking in Monday’s KapehansaDabaw at SM City Davao, said the industry lacks a representation ...

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