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No storm yet but expect more rain in next 3 days

THE Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) yesterday said the country will remain storm-free in the next two to three days but with rains in Mindanao and Visayas due to the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ). Pagasa weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said the agency has monitored a weather disturbance ...

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Magnitude 4.4 quake jolts Davao Occidental

A MAGNITUDE 4.4 earthquake struck the province of Davao Occidental yesterday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). In its bulletin, the agency said the tremor occurred at 10:55 am with the epicenter traced 164 kilometers southeast of Sarangani in Davao Occidental. The agency noted that ...

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15 new HIV cases detected in South Cotabato

By ANNA LIZA CABRIDO GENERAL SANTOS City– Fifteen more residents of South Cotabato province have tested positive of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) since last month, bringing the total incidence in the area to 269. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., South Cotabato Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) chief, said the new ...

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Police in Region 12 ups campaign vs illegal drugs

GENERAL SANTOS City– The Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 has committed to improve its accomplishments this year in terms of its campaign against the proliferation of illegal drugs. Chief Supt. Lester Camba, Region 12 police director, said he has directed all police units in the region to intensify their operations ...

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Moresco-1 gears as catalyst for transformation

As part of MORESCO-1’s social responsibility towards education and health, the electric cooperative has re-established and re-strengthened its partnership with the German Doctors’ Community, which share the same advocates with the cooperative and has been the partner organization since 2007, in implementing Community Education Program. The ten-month program is geared ...

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Kidapawan City to implement CCTV ordinance

KIDAPAWAN City– The Kidapawan City government will implement fully an ordinance requiring all business establishments in the city to install Closed- Circuit TV cameras as a form of crime deterrent. ”There’s no more reason for business owners not to comply with the ordinance. The city government has already given them ample ...

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