“Oplan Marayag” To End Local Communist Armed Conflict Launched

LUPON, DAVAO ORIENTAL – In a bid to end the decades-long local Communist armed conflict here, the provincial government recently launched its innovative anti-insurgency campaign in Sitio Banhawan, Barangay Marayag in the Municipality of Lupon, one of the province’s top ten priority barangays for peace and development projects. Dubbed as “Oplan Marayag”, the initiative, which is …

DavNor Governor and farmers collaborate, rice farmers gets high price for Palay

DAVAO CITY — Rice farmers of Davao del Norte are now enjoying P16 per kilo of rice after the provincial government decided to facilitate and capacitate the rice farmers to attain a quality dried palay and sell the same to the National Food Authority This after, Governor Edwin I. Jubahib offered to intervene to buy …

Ozamiz taking the lead in Government’s ISF program-NHA

MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL — Finally! a local government has gave flesh to the government’s dream of providing high rise and beautiful housing project, it will soon be a reality in Ozamiz City, said National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. The Informal Settler Families or ISF program  involves relocation and resettlement of families living in …

Public school teacher killed in NoCot anti-drug op

COTABATO CITY — Police agents have killed in a shootout a public school teacher involved in illegal drug-peddling in Midsayap, North Cotabato on Thursday afternoon. Lt. Col. John Miridel Calinga, Midsayap police chief, identified the slain suspect as Jake Fargo Placibe, 23, of Barangay Cabayuran, Libungan, North Cotabato. Calinga said the suspect resisted arrest and pulled …

BARMM provides P5-million assistance to Tawi-Tawi provincial health office

DAVAO CITY — The Bangsamoro government through the Ministry of Social Services and Development released P5-million financial cash assistance to the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) of Tawi-Tawi. In a press statement, the BARMM stated that the fund will be used for the hospitalization, laboratory tests, and medicines of poor patients admitted at Datu Halun Sakilan …

BARMM’s fisheries production up by 5% despite Covid-19

COTABATO CITY —The fisheries sector in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) shows growth despite the effects brought about by the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) pandemic. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-BARMM has recorded an increase of 4.95 percent in regional fisheries production from 200,053.93 metric tons in the second quarter of 2019 to 209,953.87 …

Lanao Sur town councilor, 3 others fall in Marawi anti-drug op

COTABATO CITY – A town councilor in Lanao del Sur, two former municipal council members, and their alleged cohort were arrested by authorities during an anti-drug operation in Marawi City on Thursday. Director Juvenal Azurin of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-BARMM) said anti-narcotics agents seized more than PHP6.8 …