ASIAN journalists to meet in Singapore

About 30 Asian journalist is set to meet for the five-day Digital Media Conference in Singapore on November 7 to 11. Delegates from Phillippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia are expected to enhance their skills on digital media as sponsored by WAN-IFRA. WAN-IFRA is the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers which help journalist …

DSWD-ARMM beneficiaries receive roughly P2 million worth of projects during Duterte visit

Cotabato City  – The Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-ARMM) distributed roughly P2 million worth of projects and services to more than 400 beneficiaries during the People’s Day celebration. The celebration coincides with the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte at the ARMM Compound in Cotabato City, on …

Dismantle all checkpoints!

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa ordered the dismantling of all checkpoints all over the country, starting November 2, 2016. The dismantling follows after President Rodrigo Duterte Saturday, October 29 in Cotabato City said “all checkpoints must be dismantle and only mobile checkpoints will be established if necessary.” Fixed checkpoints have been …

ARMM’s poor receives free PhilHealth cards

COTABATO– Free Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) cards were distributed simultaneously to 1,173,435 poor and indigent beneficiaries in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and in other parts of Mindanao. On Saturday, October 29, President Rodrigo Duterte who visited ARMM’s regional center here led the ceremonial turnover of the PhilHealth cards to selected beneficiaries. …

Duterte launches P187.54 million worth of electrification projects in ARMM

President Rodrigo Duterte and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman led the ceremonial switch-on for P187.54 million worth of electrification projects in the region Saturday afternoon, October 29. The project will benefit about 38,044 household in 21 sitios (sub-villages) mostly the coflict-affected areas in the region. Duterte said vowed he will give …

NorthCot Vice Gov dismisssed over PDAF scam

NORTH COTABATO VICE GOVERNOR ordered dismissed from service OVER PDAF scam The Ombudsman found probable cause to order the dismissal from office and perpetual disqualification from holding public office of North Cotabato Vice Governor Gregorio Ipong Ipong along with former Technology and Livelihood Resource Center Director General Antonio Ortiz; former TLRC Deputy Director General Dennis …

Maguindanao mayor, 9 others killed in a shootout

Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao Municipal Samdudin Utto Dimaukom and his nine bodyguards were killed in an alleged shootout early morning October 28, in Old Bulatukan, Makilala, North Cotabato. The fatalities identified as Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao Mayor Samsudin Utto Dimaukom, Suad Adam Guimad 24 (single); Mubarak Ali Pasagui 26 (married); Fajad Dimananal 25 ( married/driver ); …

North Cotabato Gov Mendoza suspended for graft

The Sandiganbayan has ordered suspended North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza for 90 days as she faces a graft charge for the anomalous procurement of diesel purchased from her mother’s gas station. Mendoza started serving her suspension on October 27. In a resolution by the anti-graft court First Division promulgated on Tuesday, the court granted the …

SK and Barangay elections postponement best option

President Rodrigo Duterte says postponing the barangay elections and the Sangguniang Kabataan elections to 2018 is best as the government is not in a position to spent huge amount for the polls. “I want it postponed because about a thousand barangay captains are into drugs, drug money will flood to ensur etheir victory if we …