40 plane passengers tested positive upon arrival at Davao Airport

DAVAO CITY —- A sweeper flight which landed in Davao City International Airport carried passengers with 40 coronavirus disease-19 positive. In a radio interview with the City Government-owned DCDR radio, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Friday, September 25, revealed “Adtong September 21, kabalo mo dunay isa ka plane nga dala niya 40 nga positive, diri na …

BP Gabriela Silang brings home 76 LSIs to Davao

DAVAO CITY — Some 76 locally stranded individuals arrived in Sasa port on Friday aboard the Philippine Navy’s BP Gabriela Silang. The Philippine Port Authority is a statement said the LSIs underwent health and safty protocol upon arrival in Sasa Wharf. They were immediately transported to the vehicles of the local government units where they …

RT-PCR test required for patients referred to Davao City

DAVAO CITY — All patients referred to hospitals in Davao City besides Southern Philippine Medical Center (SPMC) are now required to submit results of their reverse transmission-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) taken within 24 to 48 hours to protect healthcare workers from unnecessary exposure to COVID-19. The requirement for RT-PCR test of patients is contained in …

“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 …

Empleyado sa City Hall naghikog samtang gi-hearing sa utang

DAKDAYAN SA DABAW –— Usa ka employado sa lokal City Hall naghikog samtang gi-hearing sa opisina sa ilang barangay kapitan mga 3:00 kagahapon sa hapon. Sa report sa Marilog Pulis, giila ang biktima nga si Jake A. Pandian, auxiliay service worker sa lokal nga panggamhanan ug residente sa Barangay Malamba, Marilog District. Sa inisyal nga …