ICT to deploy Nokia’s fiber solutions to target 300,000 customers in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY— Converge ICT, one of the leading Internet and digital services providers in the Philippines, will bring ultra-broadband services to the island of Mindanao by deploying Nokia’s fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) solution. With this deployment, Converge ICT will be expanding its broadband network coverage to the region by connecting more than 300,000 homes and businesses to …

Gov. Catamco vows to make remarkable changes in IP lives

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Governor Nancy Catamco today vowed to leave remarkable changes into the lives of Indigenous Peoples in North Cotabato and will not cease to work until it’s done. This was the statement of Gov. Catamco which she shared before Secretary Allen Capuyan of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP). Speaking before the …

Jubahib offers to buy produced rice from DavNor farmers at higher price

Tagum City — The Provincial government of Davao del Norte expressed willingness to buy locally produced rice in his province at P16 or P17 per kilo depending on the variety. Governor Edwin I. Jubahib made the announcement after meeting leaders from local government units who shared that rice farmers are worried because rice traders dropped …

Congressman Alvarez’s lawyer-daughter now Tagum City Councilor

DAVAO CITY — Lawyer Ana Amelia Alvarez, daughter of Davao del Norte First District Congressman Pantaleon Alvarez has been sworn into office as City Councilor of Tagum City on Friday, September 18. Attorney Alvarez, who used to serve as Chief of Staff of his father, was appointed by Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP …

Mayor accepts resignation of ailing Vice Mayor, his father

ISULAN, SULTAN KUDARAT — Gladly, the town Mayor of Shariff Aguak in Maguindanao accepted the resignation of the Vice Mayor, who happens to be his father. Mayor Marop B. Ampatuan was happy to accept the resignation of his father, Vice Mayor Datu Akmad Mitra Ampatuan, who cited his health problem as the reason for leaving …

Duterte wants publication of all government infra projects

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte wants more transparency in the implementation of infrastructure projects and called for the publication of projects under negotiation, as well as those already bidded out and completed. “Malaman ko ngayon kung — malaman ng tao ‘yung estimated project tapos magkano ang winning bid, to whom it was awarded to, …

Tagum City to enforce tighter Covid-19 measure in public market

DAVAO CITY — With the recent case involving a fish vendor in Tagum City, the city government will introduce measures to further tighten measures to prevent coronavirus disease infection. Mayor Allan L. Rellon in an interview with Newsline.ph said “We will review our existing health protocol and will re-implement the one-entrance-one-exit policy and this time, …

Tagum City closes public market after stall owner tested positive for COVID-19

DAVAO CITY — Tagum City Mayor Allan L. Rellon has ordered the closure of the city’s wet and dry market for seven days starting today September 8, after a fish vendor was tested positive for Coronavirus-19. In an interview with Newsline.ph, Rellon said, “We decided to close because we need to decontaminate the market as …