Maguindanao fugitive slain in police op; 2 cohorts arrested

Google map of General S. K. Pendatun, Maguindanao COTABATO CITY: Police authorities in Gen. S. K. Pendatun in Maguindanao neutralized one of the most wanted persons in the province during a law enforcement operation on Saturday. Col. Arnold Santiago, Maguindanao police director, identified the slain suspect as Ton Mohammad, 40, who has a standing warrant … Continue reading Maguindanao fugitive slain in police op; 2 cohorts arrested

NoCot religious leaders support gov’t efforts vs. Covid-19

RELIGIOUS LEADERS’ SUPPORT. North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco (seated center) meets with religious leaders across the province on Saturday (May 30, 2020) to get their views on the possible resumption of mass gathering and church-related activities that were suspended since the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak in March. During the meeting, the religious leaders have expressed their … Continue reading NoCot religious leaders support gov’t efforts vs. Covid-19

BARMM provides aid to victims of mortar shelling; justice, a primary concern

(Right) Health Minister Dr. Saffrullah Dipatuan visited and provided financial assistance to mortar shelling victims on May 26.  COTABATO CITY: The Bangsamoro Government, through its Ministry of Health (MOH), has provided cash assistance to the casualties and affected families of the mortar shelling incident in Datu Saudi Ampatuan in Maguindanao. MOH Minister Dr. Saffrullah Dipatuan … Continue reading BARMM provides aid to victims of mortar shelling; justice, a primary concern

MGCQ for BARMM starting June 1; Chief Minister and officials remind public to observe minimum health standards

COTABATO CITY: The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will be placed under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) starting June 1 until June 15, 2020, pursuant to the newly released Resolution No. 41 of the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19). According to BARMM Spokesperson Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo during an interview … Continue reading MGCQ for BARMM starting June 1; Chief Minister and officials remind public to observe minimum health standards

BARMM vows to protect never before seen otters in Tawi-Tawi

COTABATO CITY: At least six (6) small sea otters, a never before seen species in the Philippines, were spotted in the coasts of Taganak Island, a component island of Turtle Islands in Tawi-Tawi. According to the province’s District-1 Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) Abdulmukim Maruji, the otters, spotted on the island on May … Continue reading BARMM vows to protect never before seen otters in Tawi-Tawi

North Cotabato farmers’ groups earn P2.8-M amidst health crises

North Cotabato ARBOs deliver their farm products to various markets. Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R. Castriciones lauded the sixteen (16) DAR-assisted agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations (ARBOs) in North Cotabato for earning a combined gross sale of   P 2,897,931.00, despite the difficulties brought by the community quarantine due to Covid-19 pandemic. Castriciones said … Continue reading North Cotabato farmers’ groups earn P2.8-M amidst health crises

More trains, buses to run in NCR rail routes by June 1: DOTr

PUBLIC TRANSPORT RESUMPTION. Cars driving along Edsa beside an MRT-3 train before the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic hit the country. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Saturday (May 30) laid out its plans for the first phase of the resumption of public transportation on Monday (June 1) which would include an increased number of … Continue reading More trains, buses to run in NCR rail routes by June 1: DOTr

No SAP aid for families in GCQ, MGCQ zones: Palace

MANILA: Indigent families residing in areas placed under the general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ (MGCQ) will no longer receive the emergency subsidies under the national government’s social amelioration program (SAP), Malacañang said on Saturday. “Siyempre po, itong buwan ng Hunyo, dahil lahat po tayo ay nasa GCQ (at MGCQ) na, wala pong ayuda (Of … Continue reading No SAP aid for families in GCQ, MGCQ zones: Palace

Cops nab 6 for illegal cockfighting in Maguindanao

Google map of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao COTABATO CITY: Police on Friday afternoon arrested six persons for engaging in illegal cockfighting. In a report, Maguindanao Police Director, Col. Arnold Santiago, said the six were caught in the act of gambling in Barangay Labungan, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao. Police withheld the identities of the suspects pending … Continue reading Cops nab 6 for illegal cockfighting in Maguindanao

OFWs getting ‘VIP treatment’ from gov’t: Palace

MANILA: Returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are receiving special treatment from the government to ensure their protection amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Malacañang said on Saturday. The statement was issued to dispute the claim of labor group Migrante International that President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is neglecting the repatriated OFWs allegedly “dumped like garbage … Continue reading OFWs getting ‘VIP treatment’ from gov’t: Palace