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Norcot church ‘bomber’ falls

PIKIT, North Cotabato — The long arm of the law has finally caught up with a man whom police said fired a rifle grenade inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) here that left three dead in October last year. Senior Inspector Sindatu Karim, Pikit PNP chief, ...

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Hataman: All Armm governors back Roxas

COTABATO CITY — Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Arm m) said Wednesday all the provincial governors of the region are backing the presidential bid of Manuel “Mar” Roxas. Hataman is the Liberal Party (LP) chair for the ARMM which is composed of the provinces of ...

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Duterte says there are 3 million addicts in PH

CATARMAN, CAMIGUIN — There are now three million drug addicts in the Philippines.There was deafening silence when Mayor Rodrigo Duterte made this revelation during a federalism forum in BaangayBorbon, Catarman Sunday afternoon. “If you have three million addicts, it means that you have at least 30,000 drug pushers,” Duterte told ...

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LTO warns public of fake deputized agents

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent  Be on the lookout for impostors posing as Land Transportation Office (LTO 10) deputized agents, an LTO official warned, yesterday. Land Transportation Office (LTO 10) Regional Director Hilarion Ulep issued the warning after LTO enforcers seized 10 fake identification cards (IDs) from 10 persons who posed ...

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Listahanan clarifies purpose of assessment

The Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) is now on its ending phase for the Second Round nationwide assessment. In Northern Mindanao, 793,989 households were targeted for assessment. The first round of household  Asessment was conducted in 2009. The Department of Social Welfare and Development ...

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P59.4m equipment for 118 farmers orgs in NMR

A total of 118 agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBOs) composed of 18,845 CARP beneficiaries and 10,217 non-CARP beneficiaries in Northern Mindanao will receive PHP59.4 million worth of farm equipment from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). Procured under the Agrarian Reform Communities Connectivity and Economic Support Services (ARCCESS), the equipment ...

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Army hunts down NPAs in South Cotabato attacks

KORONADAL CITY — Military authorities here have launched a province wide manhunt against a band of communist guerrillas who killed a security guard of a banana company and wounded five soldiers in an attack late Tuesday night in Tampakan town. Colonel Ronald Jess Alcudia, 27th Infantry Battalion commander, said the ...

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Armm to construct nine hundred classroom buildings

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur — Close to 900 new classrooms worth over P500 million will be built all over the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) starting this year. Dr. John Magno, the region’s Department of Education (DepEd) secretary, said P191 million was also earmarked for water, sanitation, and ...

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