Home | Top Stories (page 352)

Top Stories

Solon wants Muslims as state schools policymakers

A CONGRESSWOMAN has filed a bill that seeks to give Muslim and indigenous groups membership in the governing bodies of the State Universities and Colleges (SUCs). Anak Mindanao Party-list Rep. Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman said House Bill 5786 seeks to amend Republic Act 8292, also known as the “Higher Education Modernization ...

Read More »

IT’S ROXAS

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MAYOR Oscar Moreno yesterday hailed President Aquino’s endorsement of Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II even as he declared support for the Liberal Party’s declared standard bearer in next year’s elections. Aquino went public with his preferred successor at the historic Club Filipino in San Juan, the ...

Read More »

DOH: No kid rushed to hospital in Caraga due to deworming

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City––Over 400 thousand children took antiparasitic tablets in Caraga but no one was hospitalized due to side effects unlike in other regions, the health department yesterday . The DOH however said nine students in Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Norte suffered abdominal pains, fever, ...

Read More »

Renewable energy projects seen to end crisis

DAVAO City––Mindanao would soon attain sufficient power supply with the addition of more renewable energy projects with a combined potential capacity of 2,998 megawatts, a government official said. Romeo Montenegro, director for the Investment Promotion and Public Affairs Office of the Mindanao Development Authority (Minda), said this would happen if ...

Read More »

Hungry sharks tale bewilders experts

By SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondent SHARKS feasting on a man’s body in the waters 10 kilometers off Molugan, El Salvador city in Misamis Oriental is an extraordinary claim that requires extraordinary evidence. But government officials and marine life experts have nothing but the account of a group of men who ...

Read More »

Deworming tablets down 14 Oro school kids

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent SOME 14 school children were rushed to government hospitals in the city on Wednesday after suffering the side effects of deworming tablets given by the Department of Health (DOH). Councilor Dante Pajo, chairman of the city council’s health committee, said the children were not supposed to ...

Read More »

Deworming tablets down 14 Oro school

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent SOME 14 school children were rushed to government hospitals in the city on Wednesday after suffering the side effects of deworming tablets given by the Department of Health (DOH). Councilor Dante Pajo, chairman of the city council’s health committee, said the children were not supposed to ...

Read More »

Armed men burn public van in Agsur

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City––Still unidentified men burned a passenger van bound to this city from Davao City along the highway in Purok 8, Barangay San Andres, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, on Tuesday morning. Police said they were still facing a blank wall and could not say who the ...

Read More »