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3 Cotabato Towns chosen pilot areas for rolling tienda

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Mindanao Development Authority (MINDA) Chairman Emmanuel Piñol paid a visit to Governor Nancy A. Catamco’s office today March 30, 2020 at the Provincial Governor's Office, Capitol Compound, Amas, Kidapawan City and discussed with the department heads, the different programs the MINDA could implement in the province of Cotabato.

MINDA Chair Piñol presented to Governor Catamco and department heads the Self-Sustaining Food Sufficiency Strategy (SSFSS) that will help the province of Cotabato to be more agriculturally productive and self-sustaining.


BARMM turns one: Shaping the new bureaucracy in the Bangsamoro

COTABATO CITY - As the Bangsamoro region faces a pandemic crisis, the quest towards moral governance continues.


CBCP sets special day to honor medical frontliners

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines announced a “Day of Prayer” for the medical frontliners against coronavirus, as nine doctors have died from the disease.

In a circular issued Friday, Archbishop Romulo Valles, CBCP President, invited all the dioceses to offer prayers for the country’s health workers on March 29, the fifth Sunday of Lent.

“We do this in all our Masses, our Rosaries, during our Holy Hour, and in our moments of personal prayer,” he said.


PCSO readies P420-M for transfer to PhilHealth for COVID-19 response

MANDALUYONG CITY - Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager (GM) Royina M. Garma said that the agency allotted PhP420 Million for the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) response as early as February of this year as its proactive measure to aid the government in its fight against the pandemic.


BARMM traced 37 Filipino attendees of Malaysia Tabligh gathering

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Inter-Agency Task Force (BARMM-IATF) on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has traced and verified 37 of the initially identified 196 Filipino attendees to a Tabligh (Islamic preachers) gathering held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, late February 2020.

According to Minister Dr. Saffrullah Dipatuan of the Ministry of Health (MOH), “just to ensure everyone that we are taking this seriously, we have the names and addresses of these people. However, the copy of their names is confidential.”


Sexagenarian is third Covid-19 positive patient in Region 12

COTABATO CITY – Two more patients, including a 68-year-old female, have been found positive of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen), raising the total number to three, the Department of Health (DOH-12) reported Wednesday.

The first Covid-19 positive patient referred to as Patient 145 (PH145) has already recovered and happily left the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center here over the weekend, according to Dr. Helen Yambao, the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center chief of hospital.


NDBC BIDA BALITA (March 24, 2020)


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1. MGA BARANGAY CHAIRMAN sa Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao at Marantao, Lanao del Sur, dahil pinababayaran umano ang Home Quarantine Pass sa kanilang mga residente.

2. North Cotabato Provincial Government, nagsimula ng mamahagi ng food truck passes

3. PNP 12, nagtalaga ng mahigit 200 mga pulis na magbabantay sa mga border ng SOCCKSARGEN kasunod ng pagsailalim sa buong rehiyon sa total lockdown dahil sa COVID-19


BARMM identifies 196 Filipino attendees to Malaysia Tabligh gathering

COTABATO CITY -- A total of 196 of the 215 Filipino-Muslims who attended a Tabligh (Islamic preachers) gathering in Malaysia has now been identified by the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID-19 (BARMM-IATF).

The gathering, attended by over 16,000 people, was held from February 27 - March 1, in Kuala Lumpur's Jamek Sri Petalling Mosque. It was reported to be linked to the spike of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Malaysia.


21 of 215 Filipino Muslims in Malaysia event tested positive of Covid-19

COTABATO CITY  - The National Commission of Muslim Filipino (NCMF) in Region-12 has confirmed that 21 out of 215 Filipino are still being held for quarantine and medication in Malaysia after outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic hit the gathering of Islamic missionaries in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Covid-19: Soccsksargen has 2 deaths, 63 PUI, 2,659 PUM

SOUTH COTABATO - The province has 22 PUI, 363 PUM

SULTAN KUDARAT - The province has 12 PUI, 562 PUM 

COTABATO CITY - The city has 9 PUI, 191 PUM

KIDAPAWAN CITY - The city has 9 PUI, 371 PUM

SARANGANI PROVINCE - The province has 5 PUI, 505 PUM








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