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Armm starts repair works of 612 classrooms in public schools

By TENG L. DATU Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Cotabato City  – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) has started repairing and rehabilitating a total of 612 classrooms both in public elementary and secondary schools across the region before classes begin in June. Armm’s Education Department (Deped-Armm) Assistant Secretary ...

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Digos Veterinary Office to declare city rabies-free

By Eldie S. Aguirre Digos City Bureau Chief . DIGOS City — The veterinary office here is set to declare this city as rabies-free before the year ends. Dr. Fermin Verallo, Digos City veterinary officer said his department has surpassed the World Health Organization (WHO) standards on the implementation of ...

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MSU-IIT hosts ‘Seed’ caravan

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) hosted the caravan here recently. Professor Darwin Manubag of the Department of Extension of MSU-IIT said the Caravan of Civil Society Organization – Social Enterprise Education and Development Project (CSO-SEED) intended to showcase ...

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Digos cops hunt 46 drug pushers

By ELDIE S. AGUIRRE Digos City Bureau Chief . DIGOS City — Drug traffickers operating in this city has reduced to a considerable number after the series of anti-illegal drugs operation under the government’s “Double Barrel” program. Supt. Diozar Almaza, Digos police chief said during the recent City Anti-Drug Abuse ...

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Tesda-Armm’s vocational courses attract 23,000 trainees

By TENG L. DATU Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Cotabato City — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Tesda-Armm) has been helping in the advancement of skills and technical education of the region’s constituents by providing free technical vocational education and training. ...

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Digos BFP records 16 fire calls

By Eldie S. Aguirre Digos City Bureau Chief . DIGOS City — The Bureau of Fire Protection office here has responded to at least 16 fire incidents that occurred in its area of responsibility from January to March of this year. Senior Insp. Carlos Gallego, BFP Digos acting city fire ...

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Briton, three others arrested for possession of marijuana

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — A Briton, a barangay council member and two others were arrested after an implementation of a search warrant by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-13 and the Municipal Police Office of General Luna in Siargao Island, Surigao del Sur province recently. Data ...

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Fire razes 7 stores in Butuan city

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — Seven business establishments were burned to the ground when a fire broke out allegedly in one of the food shops along the National Highway here in Barangay Libertad, on Monday morning. “We received the fire call at around 11:36 in the ...

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Missing man found dead in Gingoog city

By Edwin Iyo Correspondent . Gingoog City — An four days missing 80-year-old man, who had been missing for four days, was found dead at Purok 4A in Barangay 20, this city. Authorities identified the victim as Felizardo B. Sabuero. Gingoog City Police Director Supt. Ariel Philip Pontillas discovered the ...

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‘Ignorance of the law excuses no one’

By Joey P. Nacalaban Correspondent . LAWYER James Judith slammed at his detractors who have earlier refuted his assertion that the city mayor can remove his appointed board of directors at the Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD). Judith cited the Supreme Court decision in 1999 (Aguirre v de Castro, ...

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