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Moro traditional leaders call for passage of original BBL

COTABATO CITY — Muslim traditional leaders and Royal ladies of the Bangsamoro representing various sultanates in Minda-nao have appealed for Congress to act on the passage of the agreed version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Traditional leaders have gathered Monday at Alnor Convention Center, Cota-bato City and came up ...

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Davao to submit list to FDA

DAVAO CITY — The city’s Business Bureau is set to submit a list of establishments here that have been issued with mayor’s permits to Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) XI this week, following the food poisoning incident earlier this month that downed close to 2,000 victims, mostly children in Surigao ...

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BRP-Gregorio del Pilar makes port visit to Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY — One of the two patrol frigates of the Philippine Navy (PN) arrived Tuesday in this city as part of its port visits to the different parts of the country. Navy Capt. Vincent Sibala, commanding officer of BRP-Gregorio del Pilar or Patrol Frigate (PF)-15, said the port visits ...

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House resumes BBL interpellation on Aug. 4

DAVAO CITY — The House of Representatives will resume the interpellation period for House Bill 5811, the substitute bill to the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on Tuesday, August 4, Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL, told MindaNews Tuesday. Before Congress ...

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HIV treatment hub to open in Gensan

GENERAL SANTOS City– The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 12 is set to open a satellite treatment hub here for patients who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Dr. Ali Tumama, DOH-12 program manager for sexually-transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), said the construction of ...

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