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Mindanao remains safe to visit – Palace

Mindanao remains a safe place to visit, Malacañang assured the public yesterday, following the recent travel alerts issued by United Kingdom and Australia. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said they understand the intention of the foreign governments to look after their citizens but assured that the bombing incident in Cotabato City was an isolated one. “It’s natural for any […]

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President Duterte is confident that the Bangsamoro Organic Law will be ratified in the upcoming plebiscite to help bring peace and development in Mindanao. “I hope and I pray that something good will come out of the BOL,” the President said during the birth anniversary celebration of former political adviser Francis Tolentino in Tagaytay City yesterday. […]

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INFANTA, Quezon – A 69-year-old farmer died when he was electrocuted by a live wire in Purok Rosal, Barangay Abiawin, here, Wednesday. The victim, Daniel Sol Rutas, a resident of the area, was tending to his rice field when he noticed that an electric wire was dangling from a Quezon Electric Cooperative post. Rutas attempted […]

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MULANAY, Quezon – Police reported that a member of the Bureau of Fire Protection  shot himself in the temple here Wednesday. Police identified the victim as Fire Officer 3 Carlo Garcia, assigned to BFP Mulanay and of Barangay Cambuga,  this town. Garcia was last seen alive last Dec. 30 in Sitio Parang, Barangay Mabini, here. […]

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‘Usman’ kills 122; 60 injured, 28 missing

One-hundred twenty-two persons persons have been killed by tropical depression “Usman” which battered Bicol and Eastern Visayas over the weekend. The 122 fatalities were from Regions 4-A and 4-B, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council spokesperson and Office of Civil Defense Director for Operations Edgar Posadas said 60 persons were injured while […]

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DAVAO CITY – The City Council of Davao approved in a special session yesterday an ordinance allowing the disbursement of food and cash assistance totaling P10 million for the five provinces in Luzon that were devastated by tropical depression “Usman” over the New Year weekend. The passage of the ordinance allowed Mayor Sara Duterte  to […]

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