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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is to conduct the nationwide Junior Level Science Scholarship examination on Sunday, July 12. Examinees are regular third year college students who are taking up science, mathematics and engineering courses. In Northern Mindanao, there are about 300 examinees. …

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Narcs net Misoc drug ring leader, five others

GOVERNMENT agents arrested a suspected drug ring leader along with five others in a raid in Misamis Occidental, authorities said on Thursday. Wilkins Villanueva, regional director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), identified the suspect as Zorabel Revil Banga a.k.a. “Mamay,” 38, of Talic, Oroquieta City in Misamis Occidental. …

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FVR, Nene back calls for Duterte presidency

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent A GROUP that is drumming up support here for a Duterte presidential bid yesterday claimed that seasoned politicians that include former President Fidel Ramos and former Senate President  Aquilino Pimentel Jr. have continued to prod the Davao mayor to seek the country’s top post next year. …

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‘Unwilling bet’ says it’s all about destiny

DAVAO Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who has consistently rejected the idea of running for President, is willing to face his destiny should the presidency become a moral obligation for him. “Paeglahan ko na lang kung muabot gyud na nga panahon,” he said when asked what he would do when it becomes …

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Mindanao journos bag EU awards for peace

MINDANAO-BASED journalist Jefry Tupas of the Davao City-based Newsdesk is the Grand Winner of the EU Peace Journalism Awards. Tupas won the grand prize for his article, “The Teachers of Raja Muda.” He received the award during the awarding ceremonies on July 8 at the Hotel Intercontinental in Makati City. …

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Gensan allots P1.3-m for scholarships

GENERAL Santos City–– The city government has allocated around P1.3 million for the implementation this year of its flagship scholarship for “poor but deserving” college students. Mayor Ronnel Rivera said the funds will be utilized for the scholarship grants of 36 college students from various parts of the city who …

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DA to implement P188.3m- road project in Zambo Norte

DIPOLOG City– Some 10,000 farmers will benefit in the implementation of P88.3 million road concreting and rehabilitation project through the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in this province. This came as the Provincial Board has authorized Gov. Roberto Uy, through a resolution, to enter into a …

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Misor Cares marks 1st anniversary

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent Governor Bambi Emano’s   MisOrCares program  now marked its first anniversary.  It was founded by the governor on July 11, 2014 to compliment  the services of PhilHealth which was cut off for failure  of the previous provincial government  pay its due to the agency. MisOrCares  is a …

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