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Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat get P400m for road upgrade

By ALLEN V. ESTABILLO GENERAL SANTOS CITY– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has allocated around P400 million for the upgrading of two vital sections of the national roads in Sarangani and Sultan Kudarat provinces. Reynaldo Tamayo, DPWH Region 12 director, said the preparations are now underway for ...

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ARMM local govt secretary urges passage of BBL

DAVAO City– The Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DILG-ARMM) has urged the Philippine Councilors League and its local government units to file resolutions urging Congress to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Speaking at the PCL’s Continuing Local Legislative ...

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Valencia City officials fete Kalayaan 2015

VALENCIA City– For the 117th Independence Day Celebration, the city government has celebrated freedom and patriotism with a twist. City Mayor Azucena P. Huervas together with the city officials, heads of Local and national agencies, city employees, non-government organizations, gathered at Plaza Rizal to commemorate this year’s celebration with the ...

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DAR joins Peace Caravan in Loreto

by cyrene flor b. tajonera The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) came in full force to join the Peace Caravan in Loreto to support the government’s move for public awareness in urban areas in relation to the various services rendered by the different agencies of the government specifically in Brgy. ...

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3 killed in NPA raid in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY– Three people were killed in an attack Sunday by the New People’s Army in an interior town of Bukidnon. In a statement Monday, the NPA Army Regional Command said its South Central Bukidnon Sub-regional Command attacked an outpost of the 69th Infantry Battalion in Sitio Mahayag, Barangay Namnam, ...

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Zambo City mayor orders release of PEI starting June 18

ZAMBOANGA City– Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, through a memorandum, has ordered the payment of the Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) for 2015 to qualified city government employees starting June 18. Salazar said the payment of the incentive is pursuant to Executive Order 181 of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III dated May ...

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OPAPP holds forum on peace process in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA City– A Malacañang official has allayed fears of the residents that this city will be included in the future into the Bangsamoro region because of the “opt-in” provision in the proposed Basic Law of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BLBAR). The Bangsamoro region will replace the present Autonomous Region in ...

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DPWH braces for rainy season, cleans CdO canals

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) here in Cagayan de Oro has started to clean major canals along the highways in anticipation of the rainy season. Sandra Flores, the DPWH spokesperson in Northern Mindanao, said on Wednesday that the cleaning of canals along the highways started last week ...

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Transport coop reminds drivers to observe safety of commuters

By TENG LAUBAN DATU Bureau Chief COTABATO City— KUTABATO Transport Operators Services Cooperative (KUTOCO) has reminded its members to always observe the safety of commuters as they drive their respective vehicle. Kutoco Secretary Hamza D. Guiwan revealed last week that one of the problems the coop has found out with ...

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