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Zambo Sur LMP extends aid to Pagadian City fire victims

PAGADIAN City– The local League of Municipalities (LMP) has extended relief assistance to the 2,000 families displaced by fire that hit last week two coastal barangays in this city. Dumalinao Mayor Ace William Cerilles, LMP-Zamboanga del Sur chapter president, said Tuesday the relief assistance was made possible through the “Oplan ...

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ARMM introduces new rice varieties to farmers

COTABATO City—The Department of Agriculture – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Integrated Agricultural Research Center (DA-ARMMIARC) has introduced new inbred rice varieties to farmers in Maguindanao to help boost agricultural productivity. The high yielding rice varieties, composed of NSIC Rc226, NSIC Rc214, NSIC Rc158, NSIC Rc160, and NSIC Rc222, were ...

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Shelter program up for Tagum City’s lumads

TAGUM City– 28 families who are members of the city’s Indigenous Cultural Communities/ Indigenous Peoples were recently made as beneficiaries of the Shelter Assistance Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the City Government of Tagum. Implemented through the city’s Social Welfare and Development Office under the ...

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Lightning kills barangay official in Zambo Sibugay

ZAMBOANGA City– A barangay official was killed by lightning that hit a small community Tuesday in the nearby province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Senior Supt. Joe Bayani Gucela, Zamboanga Sibugay police director, identified the victim as Ayang Asaali, the barangay chairwoman of San Roque, Payao municipality. Gucela said they were informed ...

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5 GenSan barangays prone to landslides

GENERAL SANTOS City– The city government has identified five barangays here as highly vulnerable to landslides and related disasters. Dr. Agripino Dacera, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) head, said their assessment showed that the ground condition in portions of Barangays Upper Labay, Olympog, Conel, Mabuhay and Siguel ...

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Arrest of radio commentator in Bukidnon triggers protest

Local media in Northern Mindanao on Wednesday protested the arrest of a radio commentator in Bukidnon who was nabbed while “on air” during his regular program. Police operatives collared broadcaster Rey Cabaraban, 47, during his regular radio commentary in Valencia City, Tuesday afternoon. Cabaraban is now in the custody of ...

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