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Pimentel to file charges vs. candy maker

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN CITY — A furious governor of Surigao del Sur is hell-bent on charging the maker of the candies that downed at least 1,250 public school students in the light of the unprecedented mass food poisoning in Caraga region. Surigao del Sur Governor Johnny T. Pimentel ...

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No fake rice in GenSan, NFA-11 assures

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The National Food Authority (NFA) assured on Monday that the city and the neighboring areas have remained free of the presence of fake rice products similar to what was earlier found in Davao City. Dianne Silva, NFA Region 11 manager, said Monday they have not monitored ...

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DTI-10 cites LCEs for Go Negosyo hubs

OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental — The regional director of the Department of Trade and Industry, region 10 (DTI-10), expressed her appreciation for the support of Misamis Occidental local chief executives for hosting two Go Negosyo Centers in the province. Regional Director Linda O. Boniao, particularly, thanked Mayors Jason P. Almonte ...

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Population workers attend course on family planning

BUTUAN CITY — The barangay population volunteers (BPVs) from various barangays in the cities of Butuan and Cabadbaran, and in the province of Agusan del Sur are now ready to reach-out more couples in the community after completing a short course on Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning (RPFP). The training ...

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DPWH-12 suspends SoCot road project after guerrilla attacks

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 12 has temporarily suspended the development of a vital road network at an upland village in South Cotabato following a landmine attack by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels last week that left three people dead. ...

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DPWH suspends South Cotabato road project

GENERAL SANTOS City– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 12 has temporarily suspended the development of a vital road network at an upland village in South Cotabato following a landmine attack by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels last week that left three people dead. Reynaldo ...

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OWWA now opens scholarship program for OFWs, dependents

ZAMBOANGA City– The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) announced that they are now accepting applications for Skills-for-Employment Scholarship Program (SESP) for school year 2015-2016. OWWA Regional Director Hassan Gabra Jumdain said that 18 of the 160 scholarship slots nationwide are intended for Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay ...

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