Riding-in-tandem kill undefeated lady councilor in Bukidnon

DAVAO CITY — At around 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 12 inside their compound in Purok 2, Barangay San Antonio, unidentified armed men riding in tandem killed an undefeated town councilor of Talakag, Bukidnon Province. Councilor Susan Gayoman, 64, was preparing for the feast of San Antonio de Padua when the gunmen rushed in and …

Solon wants to revive House subpanel on Marawi rehab

MANILA – A party-list lawmaker from Mindanao on Tuesday emphasized the need to revive the House sub-committee on Marawi Recovery, Reconstruction and Rehabilitation to help oversee the necessary actions that will hasten the post-disaster recovery and normalization of the most affected communities in Marawi City, four years after it was laid to siege. In a press …

Solo parents, trike drivers receive aid in Davao City

DAVAO CITY – The office of 1st District Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte, in collaboration with the Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region (DOLE-11), distributed food packs and cash assistance to some 997 marginalized workers on Saturday. Data from the Office of the Congressman showed some 683 workers who are solo parents and 314 tricycle …

Alert up in SoCot vs. entry of persons from Covid-hit areas

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Police personnel in South Cotabato have tightened their monitoring of vehicles entering the province’s borders to prevent the entry of individuals from areas with confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Lt. Renjun Bagaman, the spokesperson of the South Cotabato Police Provincial Office said Thursday, they received reports that a number …

BARMM to fast-track enactment of regional budget

Cotabato City— The Bangsamoro Government will fast-track the finalization and passage of the 2020 regional budget to avoid disruption in government operation.   BARMM Spokesperson Naguib Sinarimbo said “the urgency of that is if we fail to make appointments and comply with the publication requirements of the positions within December, we will have a situation …

BARMM chief minister Ebrahim reshuffles Cabinet

Cotabato City —A revamp in the Cabinet of Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim officially took effect Monday, November 11. Ebrahim initially made the announcement of minor changes in the setup of regional Cabinet officials in a meeting on November 4, 2019. In a cabinet meeting on Monday, Ebrahim said former Environment Minister Abdulraof Macacua will …

Police probes ambush of Lanao del Sur Mayor

ILIGAN CITY —– The Special Investigation Task Group created to probe behind the ambush of Masiu, Lanao del Sur Mayor Nasser Pangandaman is now working to determine the motive behind the incident. The convoy of Pangandaman Jr. was ambushed by still unidentified armed men, around 10:00 am Sunday, November 10, in Barangay Gata, Buadipuso Buntong town. …