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BARMM OKs P306-M pineapple packing plant in Lanao Sur

The administrative building of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in Cotabato City. (Photo courtesy of BPI – BARMM) COTABATO CITY – More than 700 locals are expected to be employed in the Lanao del Sur town of Wao after the establishment of a PHP306-million pineapple packing plant in …

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Kidapawan LGU delivers free meds to senior citizens’ homes

CARING FOR SENIOR CITIZENS. Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph Evangelista (right) speaks with an elderly citizen during a recent senior citizens’ event in the locality. The mayor has instructed the scheduled door-to-door delivery to senior citizens of their free maintenance medicine that commenced on Sept. 13, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Kidapawan …

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CAAP to recognize 2 honest Bohol airport employees

MANILA — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will recognize two honest workers of the Bohol – Panglao International Airport (BPIA), who returned items left behind by passengers. “Plans are being made to award Malou Montalban and Christopher Horcasitas, both facility cleaners,” CAAP spokesperson Eric Apolonio told the …

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Southwest monsoon to bring rains in Luzon

MANILA — The southwest monsoon (habagat) will continue to bring rains in most areas of Luzon. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 4 a.m. forecast that affected areas include Region IV-A (Calabarzon) and the provinces of Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon. Metro Manila and Central …

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2 alleged MILF members detained for illegal firearms

ILLEGAL FIREARMS. Police seized two firearms (inset) from two suspects claiming to be members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Barangay Dalumangcob, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. The suspects failed to present documents for the firearms they were carrying inside their vehicle. (Photos courtesy of Sultan …

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Gilas lineup for FIBA Women’s Asia Cup named

MANILA — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) revealed its final roster for the Gilas Pilipinas Women team that will play in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in Bangalore, India. Through social media posts on Thursday night, the Gilas Women lineup for the continental competition consist of Kelli Hayes, Afril …

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NegOcc faces oversupply of hogs amid ASF scare

ASF-FREE PORK. Pork sold in one of the supermarkets in Negros Occidental. Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson maintains that pigs raised in Negros Occidental are African swine fever-free and safe for transport to other provinces. (PNA-Bacolod file photo) BACOLOD CITY — Negros Occidental is facing oversupply of hogs and pork products …

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Duterte wants release of inmates aged 70 and older

President Rodrigo R. Duterte (Presidential Photo) MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said he wanted senior inmates 70 years old and up considered for parole. “Ako I’ll ask the administration, whoever will take over or the Secretary of Justice to fast-track ‘yung mga may sakit na at talagang …

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