WHO clears ‘rumors’ on COVID-19 vaccines

By Jayson Aucensillo ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 27 - World Health Organization (WHO) clarified the rumors and unverified information on COVID-19 vaccines that are currently spreading in the island barangays here. The Zamboanga City Demand Generation and Risk Communication Team doubled their efforts in addressing the pressing concerns of the island residents relating to the fast … Continue reading WHO clears ‘rumors’ on COVID-19 vaccines

Crime volume in Iligan up by 43% in 2Q of 2021

By Apipa Bagumbaran ILIGAN CITY--The Iligan City Police Office (ICPO) reported that crime volume in the city has increased by 43.25 percent (%) during the second quarter of 2021 despite the drop in both index and non-index crimes. PCol. Wilbur Salaguste, acting ICPO director, said the crime volume went up by 218 from 504 in … Continue reading Crime volume in Iligan up by 43% in 2Q of 2021

Iligan City records 16K health protocol violators

By Apipa Bagumbaran ILIGAN CITY--The Iligan City Police Office (ICPO) recorded a total of 16,179 quarantine violators from January to June this year. PCol. Wilbur Salaguste, acting ICPO director, said 2,500 were apprehended for violating curfew hours while 2,887 were caught not wearing facemasks, 5,702  for not wearing face shields, and 529 for not following … Continue reading Iligan City records 16K health protocol violators

Cotabato State Polytechnic College now a university – CHED

By CHED QUEZON CITY -- Cotabato will now have its own state university. This is after the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Popoy De Vera led the conferment of the university status of Cotabato City State Polytechnic College (CCSPC) on Thursday, July 22, 2021, after it had complied with the CHED standards as required … Continue reading Cotabato State Polytechnic College now a university – CHED

MSSD namahagi ng tulong pinansyal sa mga PWD sa BARMM

By PIA-Cotabato City LUNGSOD NG COTABATO--Abot sa 1,240 mahihirap na Person with Disability (PWD) mula sa Special Geographic Area (SGA) ng Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) ang nakatanggap kamakailan ng tulong pinansyal mula sa Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) ng BARMM. Ang bawat PWD mula sa mga bayan ng Kabacan, Carmen, … Continue reading MSSD namahagi ng tulong pinansyal sa mga PWD sa BARMM

OPAPP intensifies info drive on dispute resolution program

By OPAPP BULUAN, Maguindanao -- Representatives from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), provincial government of Maguindanao, government security forces, and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) met on Tuesday to discuss the program on dispute resolution being implemented in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The meeting is … Continue reading OPAPP intensifies info drive on dispute resolution program

Modernong city jail sa Marawi buksan karong Nobyembre

By Bernadith Epan MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur—Usa ka moderno nga city jail ang gitakdang buksan dinhi sa dili madugay. Sa usa ka interbyu, gipahayag ni Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario sa Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) ug Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) chairperson nga ang bilanggo-an sa syudad gikatakda nga mahuman sa … Continue reading Modernong city jail sa Marawi buksan karong Nobyembre

TFBM assures progressing housing projects in Marawi

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur--The Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) guaranteed to internally displaced persons (IDPs) that housing projects are currently underway in the city and their resettlement is visibly advancing.   Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary and TFBM Chairperson Eduardo Del Rosario shared in a press briefing … Continue reading TFBM assures progressing housing projects in Marawi

MOA para sa Adopt-an-Estero program sa Maguindanao nilagdaan

By Shahana Joy Duerme LUNGSOD NG COTABATO—Nilagdaan kamakailan ng Ministry of Environment Natural Resources and Energy ng Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MENRE-BARMM) at lokal na pamahalaan ng Parang, Maguindanao ang kasunduan upang protektahan at pangalagaan ang Nituan River sa Barangay Nituan sa nasabing bayan. Ang kasunduaan ay partikular na nilagdaan nina MENRE Chief … Continue reading MOA para sa Adopt-an-Estero program sa Maguindanao nilagdaan

IOM Philippines Launches Communications Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking in Vulnerable Communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)

By UNIC/IOM COTABATO CITY — Joining the international observance of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July 2021, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Philippines launched a regional communications campaign on countering human trafficking, covering the BARMM’s five provinces — Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi.  The campaign, organized with … Continue reading IOM Philippines Launches Communications Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking in Vulnerable Communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)