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 …

Tagum City trader arrested for carnapping

DAVAO CITY —A businessman from Tagum City was arrested for allegedly carnapping a vehicle two years ago. Special operations group chief Police Major Milan Naz identified the businessman as Ernesto Aguimod Anong, a resident of Purok 8-C, Magdum, Tagum City, at Blk 10, Lot 10, Duranta St., RJP Village, Apokon, Tagum City. Anong was arrested …

Fil-Am abducted in Zamboanga del Norte

DAVAO CITY — Suspected armed men allegedly abducted a Filipino-American in Barangay Tapayanan, Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte at around 6 o’clock in the afternoon, Wednesday, September 15. A report from Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Police Office identified the victim as Rex Triplet, 64, married, Filipino-American, and a resident of Barangay Piacan, Sirawai. The report added …

Joint forces neutralize Dos Palmas kidnapping suspect in Zamboanga Sibugay

ILIGAN CITY — A joint enforcement operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Police Office neutralized a suspect of the 2001 Dos Palmas kidnapping incident early morning on Sunday in Sitio Tubigsina, Barangay La Paz, in Alicia town, Zamboanga Sibugay. The joint forces raided the suspected hideout of Furuji …

UNESCO classifies Ampatuan massacre case as “resolved “

DAVAO CITY —— The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has officially classified the Ampatuan massacre as “resolved” as it said the justice system of the country is working to protect the welfare of the working press. In a letter, Moez Chackchouk, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, announced this in his letter …

PH Army’s 2nd mechanized brigade celebrates 10th activation anniversary

ILIGAN CITY — In a simple ceremony, the Army’s 2nd Mechanized Infantry (Magbalantay) Brigade celebrates its 10th activation anniversary in the Armory Division here on Tuesday, together with the Philippine Army officers and troops, multisector stakeholders, and local government partners. MGen. Generoso M. Ponio, Commander of the 1st Infantry Division, attended the event as Guest …

Duterte kisses the soil where government soldiers fall

DAVAO CITY — Without saying a word, President Rodrigo Duterte kissed the soil where soldiers were killed in a blast in Patikul, Jolo, Sulu on Sunday. Duterte who is known for his heart for law enforcers who stand with the government fight against terrorism and criminalities was noticeably walking with a heavy heart to the …

Radyo ni Juan employees dissent sudden closure and dismissal amid COVID-19 crisis

DAVAO CITY—The employees of 94.7 Radyo ni Juan Davao (RNJ) has expressed dissent to the sudden company closure and their dismissal from work by their employer, Infomedia Resources Management (INFORM) Inc., at the height of the COVID19 outbreak. Station’s News Director Efren Armilla said in a statement, the group called the closure as bogus with an …

16 BIFF warriors surrender to PH Army in Maguindanao

RADJAH BUAYAN, MAGUINDANAO — Sixteen (16) members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) under Karialan faction yielded to ‘balik-loob’ joint efforts of the local government unit of Datu Abdullah Sangki (DAS) town and the 33rd Infantry (MAKABAYAN) Battalion of the Philippine Army aimed at bringing in more rebel returnees into the government side on …