DA to release P14.9-M cash assistance to ASF-affected hog raisers in NoCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Some 736 hog raisers in North Cotabato affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) infestation will receive P14.9-M from the Department of Agriculture (DA). “The disbursement will begin next week and will be done per municipality,” said Provincial veterinarian Dr. Rufino Sorupia on Tuesday. Those in Arakan town will receive assistance on …

‘Rido’ displaces 83 families in N. Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Eighty-three families in Sitios Dimapulot and Compact in Barangay Malingao, Midsayap, North Cotabato left their homes and sought refuge in a covered court in nearby Barangay Salunayan on Saturday (Jan. 9) night. North Cotabato Police Provincial Director PCol. Henry Villar said the villagers were forced to leave Barangay Malingao for fear that …