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Whale sharks found in Sarangani

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Korondal City — A total of 14 whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) have recently been discovered and documented in Sarangani Bay over the weekend. The Task Force Butanding Gensan disclosed that the recent documentation of whale sharks in Sarangani Bay made the ...

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Barmm to benefit from Japan, UN projects

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Residents of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm) will have greater access to safe and reliable water supply as well as acquire new knowledge and skills on food production and security through new projects signed recently. The “Project for ...

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Guingona holds dialogue over fare hike

By Edwin Iyo Correspondent . Gingoog City — Mayor Marie L. Guingona called for an immediate solution over the increase of fare matrix of motorelas from P7 to P9 as she talked in a jampacked crowd during the conduct of an emergency public hearing last Friday morning held at the ...

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DENR heightens sea turtle conservation

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Glan, Sarangani Province — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-12) is now establishing enclosures to turtle nests in its effort to conserve this marine wildlife in Glan, Sarangani Province. This came during the observance of World Wildlife Day at ...

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Another pawikan nest found in AP baseload power plant

Another sea turtle or pawikan nest was discovered inside the plant complex of AboitizPower subsidiary Therma South, Inc. (TSI) on Feb. 23. This is the second discovered nest after the previous one was found last Dec. 14. Security personnel spotted a dark shape crawling along the shoreline of the coal-fired ...

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Apex Mining-FDC Misamis tandem ‘touching lives’

BEYOND business deal, the partnership of Apex Mining Co., Inc. (AMCI) and FDC Misamis Power Corporation (FDC Misamis) has started “touching lives” among poor families in the towns of Maco and Mabini in Compostela Valley Province. This, as AMCI and FDC Misamis held the cacao planting and medical-dental mission in ...

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Troops nab Abu Sayyaf in Zamboanga Sibugay

By Francisco E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . PAGADIAN City — A joint law enforcement operation by the Army’s 44th Infantry Battalion and police apprehended a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Barangay Madaup, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Monday morning, an Army report released yesterday show. Maldimar Mahmor, under the Sulu-based ...

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Baste Duterte to focus on youth, sports dev’t

DAVAO City — Presidential son Sebastian “Baste” Duterte will give more attention to the youth sector if elected and assume the Office of the Vice Mayor of this city. Baste told reporters that as a young elected official his advocacy and program will focus on the youth particularly on sports, ...

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4 commies yield with 4 firearms in Iligan city

By Francisco E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . PAGADIAN City — Through the intensified focused military operations of the government security forces and the sustained pressure from the different stakeholders, four New People’s Army militiamen surrendered in Barangay Rogongon, Iligan City last Thursday, officials reported. The surrender was facilitated by the ...

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