Bio-testing laboratory in Marawi opens

MARAWI CITY —– The local government unit (LGU) of Marawi City opened on Wednesday (November 18) the 28-million peso worth bio-molecular testing laboratory located inside the old building of Amai Pakpak Medical Center (AMPC) here. The opening was two-month late because according to the chief of the hospital Dr. Shalimar Rakiin, there are several documents …

27 ka piniriso, 2 ka pulis nagpositibo sa Covid-19 antigen test sa Dipolog City

DIPOLOG CITY —– Anaa na karon sa Isolation Facility ang 27 ka piniriso ug 2 ka pulis human sila nag-positibo sa gipahigayong Coronavirus rapid antigen test, niadtong Biyernes, Nobyembre 6). Sumala ni Dipolog Mayor Dexter Uy, 27 sa 36 ka mga piniriso ug duha ka mga pulis sa Dipolog City Police Station (DCPS) ang anaa …

A missing teacher found dead with multiple stab wounds

LALA, LANAO DEL NORTE —– Authorities on Wednesday, November 3,  found the decomposing body of a public school teacher in a coconut plantation along barangay Pantar,  Kolambogan town, four days after he was reported missing. Police Major Salman Saad, information officer of Lanao del Norte provincial police identified the victim as Arthur Torres Jr., 37, a …

8.5K quarantine violators nabbed in Caraga Region

BUTUAN CITY – More than 8,500 violators of quarantine protocols in the Caraga Region have been arrested from Sept. 17 to Oct. 31 this year, the Police Regional Office-13 (PRO-13) reported Wednesday. “Of the 8,578 apprehended, 724 violated the existing curfew hours implemented in their localities, 3,807 for disobedience to a person or agent in authority, …

Medical Frontliner scheduled to fetch LSI arrested for possessing illegal drugs

ILIGAN CITY — A nurse working at the Department of Health was arrested Sunday night  after authorities  allegedly found illegal drugs  inside his room in Manticao town, Misamis Occidental. Regional Intelligence Unit 10, identified the suspect as Charles Trumata , 29, a nurse employed at the Department of Health stationed at Manticao Health Center. Armed …

Lanao del Norte Provincial budget re-aligned for Covid-19

Davao City — Lanao del Norte Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo has realigned  the budget of the provincial government   to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Dimaporo informed the members of the provincial development council during the 15th meeting of the body at the Multi-Purpose Building, Capitol Grounds, Pigcarangan, Tubod on September 1, 2020. The governor explained that the need to realign a …

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 …

MisOcc quarantine checkpoint attacked; 4 cops hurt

ILIGAN CITY – Four police officers were wounded when unidentified armed men fired at the quarantine checkpoint in the Misamis Occidental town of Concepcion Thursday morning. Maj. Jonathan Astillero, officer-in-charge of Police Community Affairs and Development Unit (PCADU) of Misamis Occidental Police Office, said the wounded police officers were on duty in Barangay Putongan during the …

GNPower, LGU launch ‘Scubasurero’ underwater clean-up initiative

KAUSWAGAN, LANAO DEL NORTE — A collaboration between GNPower Kauswagan (GNPK) Ltd. Co. , the local government unit (LGU) and the Philippine Coast Guard here has resulted to the successful launch of “Scubasurero Underwater Clean-up” on Saturday highlighting the commitment to help ensure marine life in this northern Mindanao town is protected.  GNPK is a …